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Keep up to date with all the latest news happening in our school. Don't forget to visit the classes section on this website for news and photos of each class.

September 2018: Beginning of the Year Newsletter
It is a privilege to introduce myself as the new principal in St. Brigid’s National School. I look forward to getting to know you individually and I thank all who have made me feel so welcome in the school already. I am delighted to be working in St. Brigid’s National School. I firmly believe in the importance of the partnership between school, home and the community and I am confident with your support St. Brigid’s school will continue to be a special place for our children to grow and learn. Mary Gallagher.
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September 2018: GAA 5 Star Centre / Initiative
We are looking to be accredited as a GAA 5 Star Centre. It is awarded to National Schools that undertake to deliver a programme of Gaelic Games activity that is age-appropriate and meets the evelopmental needs of children within the school. In order to receive recognition as a GAA 5 Star Centre, a National School must provide for the flexible delivery of the following activities over the course of a school year. Séan Gannon, Games Development Administrator at Leinster GAA, is working closely with our teachers on this project.

- Have-a-ball

- Fun & Run

- Caman & Play / Catchy & Kick

- Go Games Skill Challenges

- Go Games


September 2018: Welcome Back!

Welcome back to all! Hopefully you have had a lovely and warm summer break and are now ready for our new school year. A special welcome to our eight new Junior Infants. We hope they and their families will be very happy with us!


August 2018: Bank of Ireland Enterprise Visits School for Nationwide Competition
The Bank of Ireland Enterprise section visited our school on 23 August 2018. The main purpose of the visit was to see how the school interacts with the community. They had a particular interest in the ASD Units and how they facilitate our local community. Moreover, they received a presentation on the Junior Entrepreneur Award project from Mrs. Ryan and Mrs. Warren. As this is a nationwide competition, results will follow in the coming months. Well done to all involved; they were well impressed!


July 2018: Pride of Place Judges Visit our School

On 26 july three Pride of Place judges visited our school. The pupils showed the judges our rockery, pond, Bug hotel, vegetable garden and flower boxes. They looked at six class' projects on the history of Clonegal. They also looked at our Awards Hall and they listened to the pupils playing guitar and also looked at our website in detail. The results will follow on 17 November 2018. Stay tuned!

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