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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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Cumann na mBunscoil Champions

On the 1st of June the SBPS camogie team were crowned Cumann na mBunscoil champions after a triumphant team performance against Patrician Primary school, Newbridge. The girls started the match at a blistering pace and early scores from Isabelle Kelly, Sarah Finn and Eva Donlon settled us right into the game. The girls worked very ...

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Challenge to Change

Ms. Nugent’s 6th class took part in the Challenge to Change project this year. Click the link to see their journey. https://www.canva.com/design/DAFDIFbvRTw/iJ9z4EYDl8l7h8k-HViK_A/watch?utm_content=DAFDIFbvRTw&utm_campaign=celebratory_first_publish&utm_medium=link&utm_source=celebratory_first_publishhttps://www.canva.com/design/DAFDIFbvRTw/watch

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Easter Chicks

The computer room in DLS was taken over by very strange visitors for the past couple of weeks. These fluffy creatures made a very welcome appearance and were well cared for by Ms. Everard’s class. Ms. Hutchinson/ Ms Heffernan’s class were delighted to welcome them in to their room as well during the week.

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Community Spirit

Jenny from Mr. O Carroll’s class was busy baking this week in order to raise money for a hospital in Dublin. She brought in some delicious baked goods today and raised over €75. It is lovely to see the children being so proactive and civic minded.

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Lá Glas

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Pancake Tuesday Celebrations in Ms. D. Burke’s 5th Class and Ms. Phelan’s 3rd Class

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Fun Run returns

The sun shone today as we enjoyed our first whole school fun run since 2020. The boys and girls were delighted to run, jog and walk the route. Thank you to all parents who came out to help as stewards and ensure the safety of all the children. Thanks also to Brian McGowan for leading ...

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Cash4Clothes Parent’s Association Fundraiser

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St. Brigid

Some of Ms. Daly’s 6th class helped @intokildare make a tiktok to celebrate St. Brigid’s day this week.

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Traditional Irish Music

Listen to the members of the Traditional Music group who meet and practice each Wednesday in the Presentation PE hall. New members are always welcome. https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Ht6p6ueieoc?playlist=Ht6p6ueieoc&autoplay=1&iv_load_policy=3&loop=1&modestbranding=1&start=

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Christmas Greetings from Student Council

http://www.sbps.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Student-council.mp4

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School Band

The school band has been busy raising Christmas spirits over the past week visiting Daycare centres and playing in the square in Kildare Town. The band is made up of children from 3rd to 6th class and includes a wide variety of instruments from tin whistle and accordions to drums and bell ayres. The band ...

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War Horse

Ms. D. Burke’s 5th class have been reading the novel War Horse this month. Mr. Fleming talked them through the different elements of tack that a horse needs and brought in his own to show the class. The class also explored the book through drama creating a still image/ tableau of a miserable, wounded group ...

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Back to school 2021

We are all delighted to be settling back in to school life. The infants are settling in and the older classes are welcoming new members to their class and getting to know their new teachers. Classroom walls are slowly being adorned with children’s art and project work, a small selection of which can be seen ...

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Summer term 3rd class

It was a super busy last few weeks in school. Well done to all the children. We had great fun participating in all the various activities- Escape rooms, where the children have to solve various cryptic clues to escape each room and progress to the next level. We had our last fun run, Sports Day, ...

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Live Music Day/ End of year mass

The sun split the rocks for our end of year mass and Live Music Celebration this year. The morning began with a beautifully solemn and celebratory whole school mass. Many thanks to Fr. Adrian for his wondrous ways with the children and his thoughtful words. In the afternoon we continued our celebration with Live Music ...

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6th Class STEAMing ahead

Ms. Nugent’s 6th class created some very colourful and innovative models with the aid of ‘Make, Create, Innovate’.

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Biodiversity

John Paul Construction sponsored and delivered top soil for our school garden where it is planned to plant wildflower seeds in the coming days to coincide with International Biodiversity Day. The photo shows some children from Ms. D. Burke’s class having received Biodiversity Posters and packs of wildflower seeds for the school.

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Thank you

We would like to thank Lambert Surveyors for sponsoring 115 junior hurls for our school. The children will get great use out of these down the field now that the weather is improving.

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Lá Glas 2021- St. Patrick’s Celebrations

Comóradh ar an Lá Glas Bhí ceoilchoirm iontach againn i gclós na scoile le haghaidh Lá Glas. Bhí céilí mór againn ina theanta leis an Haka Gaelach. Bhí an-áthas orainn fáilte a chur roimh Fr. Andy, ambasadoir na Gaeilge, Sheachtain na Gaeilge agus ceoltóir, Nicky Brennan ar an stáitse chomh maith! Go raibh míle maith ...

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Remote Learning

Mr. Killeen’s class haven’t stopped learning just because they are at home. In fact they look busier than ever. Have a look at the wonderful work they have been doing on capacity. They had lots of fun measuring and comparing different containers and finding household items to measure a litre. You can tell they have ...

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Leinster Leader spread

Ms. Pearson’s 6th class had a 2 page spread in the Leinster Leader on December 29th featuring their creative writing and artwork.

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Connecting with some local nursing homes for Chistmas.

Ms. Monaghan organised for the Third and Fouth Classes to make and send personalised messages and gifts to some of the local nursing homes this Christmas. These included Ashley Lodge, Curragh Lawns, Oghill, Willowbrook, Craddock House, Suncroft and Larchfield Nursing Homes. Having the first names of the residents meant that the children in Third and ...

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Creative writing by Ms Pearson’s Class

The national creative writing organisation Fighting Words published a news piece on their website celebrating the brilliant ‘Christmas with Covid’ creative writing our class carried out and it can be viewed at this link: https://fightingwords.ie/news/christmas-covid-using-write-right-create-new-stories. Fighting Words also created a wonderful digital magazine of all 23 pieces of writing and artwork which looks great and ...

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Science Week

Have a look in our gallery to see the huge amount of work that was done throughout the school to celebrate Science week 2020.

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Mrs. Cunningham Retires

After 37 years of loyal service to education in Kildare Town, Ms. Cunningham has retired. Arriving from County Clare in 1984, as a fresh-faced young teacher, she quickly established herself as a dedicated and committed professional firstly in Scoil na Mainistreach de la Salle, and subsequently in St. Brigid’s Primary School. Her care for the ...

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Mrs. O Dwyer’s Retirement

On Friday 2nd of October, we said a fond farewell to our beloved colleague and friend Mrs. O’Dwyer as she retired. Maura began working in Scoil Bhríde Naofa in 2004, before the amalgamation in 2013. She enjoyed 16 fulfilling years of teaching before her retirement. Maura’s passion for Science and Math amassed an array of ...

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Goodbye Fr. Gaspar

As Fr. Gaspar prepared to leave Kildare for his new role in Carlow as CC Cathedral he called in for a little visit to the school where we presented him with a piece of Bog Oak to remember his time in Kildare. We are thankful for all the support Fr. Gaspar has provided to the ...

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Seachtain na Gaeilge

Rang a haon First class got together to perform some well known Irish songs and rhymes for each other. The children from Ms. E. Burke’s class put on the play, Na Trí Mhuc. Mr Kileen’s class sang a well know song by John Spillane called Beidh Aonach Amárach a nd ecited the poem, ‘ar ais ar scoil. ...

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Seacthtain na Gaeilge – Damhsa le Rang a 4

Fourth Class decided to learn two dances as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge. They came together in the Academy Hall and learned ‘An Damhsa Mór’ and ‘The Siege of Ennis. It was great exercise as well as great fun.

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3rd and 4th Class choir attended the Kilkenny Music Festival this year.

The Third and Fourth Class Choir attended the Kilkenny Music Festival again this year. 46 children performed ‘Can’t stop the feeling’ under the direction of Ms. Flynn. They achieved 2nd place in their competition. The children worked so hard preparing for this event along with their choir teachers, Ms. Hogan, Ms. Barry and Ms. Flynn. ...

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St Brigid’s Day

The pupils and teachers celebrated St Brigid’s day on Friday last. The school attended a prayer service in St Brigid’s Parish church. The school choirs sang beautifully we listened to the story of St. Brigid. Ms. Keating 6th class pupils helped Ms. Hyland’s First class to make St. Brigid’s crosses. First Class visited St. Brigid’s ...

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An Nuacht ag rang a haon

Tá rang a hoan ag cleachtadh a chuid gaeilge an táim ar fad.. Baineann na pháistí taitneamh as an Nuacht a léamh gach maidin.

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BT Young Scientist

Ms Gray’s 6th class project was titled ‘Understanding and improving energy efficiency’. They were commended on their work in investigating how Irish homes can be more energy efficient. Mr O Connor’s 6th class project was titled, ‘The effect of carbon dioxide on our lakes/rivers and their environments.’ They recorded the ph of rain and investigated ...

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Adult SBPS School and Community Choir

Teachers and parents of St. Brigid’s Primary School come together every Tuesday evening in the Presentation P.E hall at 7pm to sing under the talented direction of Lisa Nagle. They performed Joy to the World in St .Brigid’s Parish church recently for our school Christmas celebration. New participants are always welcome.

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Maths Week

Ms Callaghan’s 2nd class used Bee Bots during Maths week. Here you can see the children working together to plan and problem solve putting their maths skills to the test.

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Science Week

Ms. Scully’s 3rd class attended a ‘fabulous fossils’ workshop in the library.The children absolutely loved working as geologists and detectives examining all the different types of rocks and using clues to solve a crime! Classes also visited the ‘Mad Professor’ workshop in the library where they predicted the results of many different experiments. The ‘Mad ...

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Under 13 Hurling County Champions 2019

In September the boys arrived back from their summer holidays and eagerly anticipated the first training session. Mr Stakelum along with new teachers; Mr. O Brien and Ms. Nolan wasted no time in getting the u13 hurlers back together again on Thursday evenings. It was clear after the first training session the boys had improved ...

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