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St. Brigid’s Primary School

On 1st September 2013 Scoil Na Mainistreach De La Salle and Scoil Bhríde Naofa Presentation Primary amalgamated to form St. Brigid’s Primary School. This seamless transition bears testament to the strong sense of community and support in Kildare Town.

“Ní neart go cur le chéile”

In our school you will find happy children supported by dedicated, enthusiastic staff with the support of a vibrant, active parent body. With a broad range of in-school and extra-curricular activities we are committed to encouraging the full development of your child.

Catholic Ethos

St Brigid’s Primary School is a Catholic, co-educational school and in this atmosphere the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social and physical growth of its students is nurtured in accordance with the provisions of the schedule for Catholic Schools.


Aistear helps children learn new vocabulary, develop their problem solving skills, work as part of a team as well as developing communication and play skills.

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School Calendar

Here is a list of important school dates, holidays, closures and events that you should add to your calendar for the 2019/2020 School Year.

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Parents Association

Parents Association work is only possible through the dedication of parents who come together and help with a range of activities and initiatives in the school.

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Extra Curricular

Here is a list of extra curricular, after school activities that children can partake in at our school each day of the week.

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Throughout the school year we gather many photos and videos of our students and their activities, take a look at our gallery and see if there's anyone you recognise.

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Vision Statement

The ethos of the school is Catholic and in this atmosphere the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social and physical growth of its students is nurtured.

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One Big Happy Family.





Credit Union Art Competition

Pictured below are some of the winners of the Credit Union art Competition some of whom went on to chapter level.

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Halloween walk 2023

Thank you to the parents and community for once again supporting our Halloween walks this year.

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Spooky Halloween Spectacle

Come along to the Presentation hall over the next few days to witness all kinds of ghoulish and wickedly delightful displays of art. The children have been very busy cooking up all kinds of paintings & potions and will spellbind you with their brilliance. Thank you to Ms. Hogan, Ms. Page and Ms. Ryan for ...

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National Tree Day Planting

Ms. Merrin’s 1st class and Ms. Whittle’s Junior Infants planned a holly tree in the school garden with the help of Martin last week for National Tree day. They also had a visit from Harvey the hedgehog during the week.

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Intergenerational project

Ms. Nugent’s 6th class engaged in an intergenerational project in association with the local arts and crafts group at Kildare Library. Local poet and illustrator Tessie Barret aged 90 was star of the show. Some participants pictured below.

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Green Schools

We won our 6th Green Flag this year.  This flag is a renewal flag.   It is called Global Citizenship/Litter and Waste.  Our work focused around raising awareness on how looking after our environment aids people all over the world.  We helped the children to see the connection between our actions in Ireland and how they affect people in ...

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