Images from life in St. Brigid's Primary School


June 2023

From TV appearances,  sports days, blitzes, awards ceremonies, school tours, projects, trails, gardening and graduations to name a few, June activities just kept on coming.  It was a busy month but a thoroughly enjoyable one as can be seen below. 

Ms. Whittle, Ms. Nugent and the Sunshine suite went litter picking. 


Mr. Dunne produced a fabulous St. Brigid’s cloak with his class using paper collage technique.

Members of the Chess team had a great time participating in Féile Fichille in Scoil Bhríde today. 

Fifth class are beginning their cycle training programme with Cycle Right.


Sixth class were given a tour of the church by Fr Andy in preparation for the confirmation this year. 


Hurlers from Senior Infant’s training to the big kids in St. Brigid’s Park

Ms. O Callaghan’s class went back in time to the Stone Age to learn more about the culture of that time. 


Ms. Ryan’s class had great fun in preparation for Halloween. 

Ms. Hogan’s class were very busy this term learning how to draw one point perspective autumn hayfields and how to make different tones of blue while painting their haunted houses. 

For maths week this week classes played number games, held table quizzes, participated in Maths trails, engaged with talks and events in Kildare Library and in general had lots of fun.

Ms. O Neill took her first class on an Autumn hunt recently

Children are preparing for The Peace Proms next February under the guidance of Ms. Flynn, Ms. Henry, Ms. O Neill and Mr. Dunne

Mr. Dunne Hurling

Ms. Nugent’s 6th class making ‘scribblebots’.




In conjunction with Kildare library Ms. Heffernan invited Kildare author and former BBC journalist Debbie Thomas in to speak with the children.  She enthralled them with tales of fossils and dinosaurs which were her inspiration for some of her books.  They are looking forward to reading a selection of her books as we add them to our class library. 



Ms. Pearson’s 6th class completed projects on Kildare Town while learning about their history rich locality.


Ms. Egan’s Senior Infants have done some great work since they started Senior Infants enjoying exploring autumn colours and visiting the library.


SCHOOL YEAR 2022/2023 ⬆️


Ms Egan’s 4th class completed impressive projects on Outer Space.

Ms. Daly’s 6th class paid a visit to St. Brigid’s well this week and Ms. Merrin’s infants took a stroll up to St. Brigid’s cathedral.

Listen to members of the Trad group which meet every Wednesday in the Presentation Hall. All new members welcome!

De La Salle Art Exhibition December 14 2021

World War 1 Tanks

Engineering challenge in Ms. Egan’s class

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

Christmas Celebrations

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

   The BFG

 Jurrasic Park Paleontologist

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.

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

Infant Art

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

The Farm

The Airport

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

Confirmation 2018

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

St. Vincent De Paul Christmas Food and Goods Drive

Winner of Christmas draw for bike – Tadhg

Some of the work done in Mr O Neill’s class this term

Mrs. Monaghan’s class – Aistear – Homes

Shoebox appeal 2017

Science Week

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.

Academy Art

World Book Day 2017

Fun Run February

Submission for Young Scientist Exhibition 2017 by Mrs. O Dwyer’s 5th class

Mrs O Dwyer’s class submission to the BT Young Scientist exhibition

5th class, participating in the Primary Schools Junior Enterprise Programme in association with kildare local enterprise

Pumpkin Carving

Witches Walk 2016

U13 Hurling Blitz Winners 2016