Debating Club

Some members of Ms. Murray’s and Ms. O’Brien’s classes have been participating in a debating club these last few weeks. The club, run by Ms. Ní Fheargail, has been meeting at lunchtimes in the library . The members have completes activities to develop their debating skills. The improvement in these


What is Rainbows ?Rainbows is a national children’s voluntary service with an average of 6,000 children and young people coming into the service every year throughout Ireland.The Rainbows ethos is that the grief experienced by children and young people in Ireland, following a significant loss in th

Digital Schools of Distinction

We are delighted to announce that St. Brigid’s has received a Digital Schools of Distinction Award!Back in June, we received a visit from a Digital Schools validator who assessed the school’s use of technology for learning across a range of class levels. Representatives from infants up to sixth cla

Discover Primary Science and Maths Award

We are delighted to announce we have received a Discover Primary Science and Maths Plaque of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Excellence for the year 2016/2017.As part of our new STEM initiative this year each class in the school were involved in a variety of hands-on, specially sel

Buddy Reading

Infants visit their buddies classroom in June Junior Infants have just begun BUDDY READING . We have used buddy reading in Junior Infants for the last number of years and we love it! Each child is paired with an older buddy from 5th class who comes down to their classroom and listens to them read

One Book One School

Given the huge interest generated in school and in homes by the “One School One Book” Project over the past two years, we have decided to continue with the project in third, fourth, fifth and sixth classes after the midterm break.One School One Book is a community reading project based on the succes

Early Maths

We have introduced Maths support in the Junior Classes using the Ready Steady Maths , Numicon and Mata sa Ranga Programs whilst the support in the Senior Classes is mainly in problem solving.The videos on this page were taken in Senior Infants and show the children playing Ready Steady Go Maths Gam

Guided Reading

Fountas and Pinnell 1996 The ultimate goal of Guided Reading is to help children learn how to use independent reading strategies effectively.” We now have guided reading running all year in every class from Senior Infants to 4th. A teacher works with 4-8 students in each groupLeveled/banded readers