Springtime in St. Brigid’s Primary School: Ms. O Callaghan’s class went on a Easter flower walk and Ms. Page’s class did some lovely Spring art. 6th class attended their Journey to confirmation 2021 diocesan mass Covid style. They also engaged with a STEAM activity with Kildare Library and Dublin zoon designing a habitat for a giraffe. Ms. Nolan’s class did some lovely Spring art and wore odd socks to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. Ms. Hyland’s first class released some tadpoles back to their natural habitat at St. Brigid’s Well. Ms. Heffernan and Ms. Hutchinson’s class were taught to sign ‘Happy Easter’ and the Alphabet by their classmates to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day and they also attended a very interesting webinar by Éanna ní Lamhna for Tree week. Mr. Linehan’s class explored engineering with marshmallows and toothpicks.
Lá Glas 2021
3rd and 4th class hosted Culture Day 2020. We visited Nigeria, Spain, Poland, India, The Philippines and many more countries around the world.
Easons Spelling Bee Finalists 2020
A huge congratulations to Emily Shanahan from Ms. Boyle’s 6th class who represented SBPS in the Eason’s Spelling Bee.
Sam Maguire Visit
6th class prepare for the BT Young Scientist taking place the 8th-11th of January
Titanic Project from Ms. Gray’s 5th Class
4th class chess lessons
Tree planting in the Irish National Stud for National Tree Week with Ms. Hyland
Japan- Ms Hyland’s 4th class
World Book Day
Harry and Hermione
Gymnastics in 1st class
Aistear: At the Airport
The children from Sunshine and Rainbow suites were very busy over the past few months.
Ms. Hyland’s class made fabric and fibre lovehearts for Valentines day.
Ms Donoghue’s 2nd class are preparing for St. Brigid’s Day. They made St. Brigid’s crosses using rushes which their teacher brought all the way from Co. Clare.
Whole School Play Day
The U11 camogie team played extremely well in their blitz before Halloween. They topped their group beating Scoil na Naomh Uilig and Monasterevin and played against St. Patrick’s in the final. Unfortunately we didn’t win the cup but the girls had great fun and we are looking forward to our matches in 2019.
Every year the students show overwhelming generosity with the Shoe Box Appeal.The total number of shoe boxes collected was 280. We can just imagine how happy this will make a little girl or boy this Christmas.
The children engaged in lots of experiments during Science Week. We asked questions, predicted outcomes and were fascinated with some of the results.
Ms. Grey’s class took to the outdoors for maths during Maths Week 2018
Mrs. O Dwyer’s class had a salad party during the week with the vegetables that they had grown themselves during the year.
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Lowering the flag on 2018
Final Fun Run of 2018
Debating Team Trip to the Dail
Ms. Hyland’s 4th class
Ms. Watter’s 4th class explore Black Abbey
Mrs. Doughty’s 1st class school tour to the zoo
Mrs. O Dwyer’s 5th class Summer fun
Ms. Hyland’s Class: Green School Project: Plastic is not fantastic
Aistear Ms. McInerney
Aistear: Ms. Tynan’s Class
People who help us
Houses and Homes
2nd class enjoyed a Biodiversity talk learning about living things in the bog.
Pat Spillane Concert
6th class trip to Carlow IT
They visited lecture theatres, student union, TV production suite, playing fields and the Centre for Aerospace Engineering
Sports Day 2018
5th class trip to the Curragh
5th class tour
Ms. McGrath’s class making the most of the sun
It’s nice for hard work to be acknowledged by another school. Thanks Scoil Ide. Mrs. O Dwyer’s 5th class really enjoyed working on their Challenge to Change project.
Ms. Gray’s 5th class were in NUI Maynooth today at the Trócaire Romero Award Ceremony receiving certificates for their project entry.
5th class went on a trip to Moore Abbey Woods where they were shown the flora and fauna of the place by Paddy Madden.
Ms. Flynn’sclass attended a presentation on 3D printing in the library recently.
Ms. Gray and her 5th class visited Solas Bhríde for a Presentation on Trócaire and Climate change.
Thank you to the O’ Carroll family for their very generous donation of a Defibrillator to the school.
Some senior students studying a copy of the Signatories of the Belfast Agreement along with Mr. O Hara (History Coordinator), Robbie and Mrs. Hutchinson.
The third classes have been exploring the Stone Age this term. Below are just some of the fantastic projects that the children created. A lot of time, creativity and effort was put into these projects at home which has to be applauded!
Cian representing St. Brigid’s Primary School in the Kildare Finals of the Eason Spelling Bee
The children from the Rainbow and Sunshine suites dined out in the Silken Thomas last Friday.
Mario Corrigan talks to the 4th class children about the history of Kildare Town.
Rainbow Suite visit Presentation Convent
RDS Young Scientist Competition
Another great day was had by the 5th and 6th class children in the RDS recently when they attended the young Scientist Competition. Mrs. O Dwyer’s class had entered their work titled ‘How does a thermos flask keep our soup warm?’ The judges commended their work both in terms of content, it’s presentation and how well the children worked together and displayed their work to the public. Well done to all involved.
Honouring St. Brigid
Some of the work done in Mr O Neill’s class this term
Mrs. Monaghan’s class – Aistear – Homes
Shoebox appeal 2017
Ms Hyland’s Class Projects
Halloween Fun Run
October Fun Run
Ms. Burke’s Class trip to Planetarium and fun during Maths Week
Ms. Water’s Trip to the Round Tower
Mrs. Monaghan’s Senior Infants At the Airport
Kildare West Wicklow Society of Prevention of Cruelty for Animals
Mrs. Monaghan’s School Tour to Lullymore
5th Class trip to Kildangan Stud
Time to Read – Business in the Community
2nd class children receiving their certificates from Business in the Community volunteers who gave up their time to read with these children every week.
Sports Day 2017
Ms. Scannell – Let’s Go – Kilcullen
Ms. C. Burke’s Senior Infants –
Aistear: Mini Beasts and The Dentist, Healthy eating talk from Bradburys, Playing in our community, Tasting Spanish food (after learning about Spain) and planting a garden with Martin. They have been busy!!
Bord Gais Awards 2017
Aistear in Mrs. Monaghan’s Class Theme: People who help us
Algebra Project with Ms. Hennelly and Mr. Whitlow
IPad Art Classes with Mr. O Grady
Business in the Community have partnered up with Kildare Village to provide some wonderful volunteers to read with some of our second class pupils. This week the children were treated to an audience with Audrey Moore, author of “Ping and Po-Li” in the Village Management Suite. They were very proud of themselves for putting in the work to deserve such a reward.
World Book Day 2017
Fun Run February
Submission for Young Scientist Exhibition 2017 by Mrs. O Dwyer’s 5th class
5th class, participating in the Primary Schools Junior Enterprise Programme in association with kildare local enterprise
Witches Walk 2016
U13 Hurling Blitz Winners 2016