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What a week!

May 31st, 2024

It has been an amazing week at Scoil Bhríde this…

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Smartphone survey results

May 31st, 2024

Dear Parents,    Many thanks to everyone who replied to…

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Skipathon Fundraiser Launch

May 30th, 2024

After a great start to our skipping workshops with Skipping John…

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Home Based July Provision

May 29th, 2024

Please be advised that the DES have finally uploaded information on their…

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Voice of Spring Concert, Straffan Hall this Thursday

May 28th, 2024

Our school choir will be performing at the "Voice of…

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Summer Solstice

May 28th, 2024

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Smartphone Survey

May 27th, 2024

Dear Parents,  Many thanks everyone.  Almost 70% of our parents…

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6th Class Gaeltacht Trip 2024

May 21st, 2024

Dear parents, We are almost ready!!  We are off to…

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Reminder- Skipping Workshops

May 20th, 2024

Just a reminder of our skipping workshops taking place on…

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Save the Date !! Girls Senior Football Final

May 20th, 2024

Girls Cumann na mBunscol Football Final Details Venue: Moorefield GAA…

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Upcoming Election: School Closed

May 20th, 2024

Our school will be closed on Friday 7th June due…

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Comfirmation Day

May 15th, 2024

We would like to wish all our 6th class children…

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Thank you to our Parents Association

May 13th, 2024

The parents of the First Holy Communion classes would like…

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First Communion in Straffan

May 10th, 2024

On behalf of everyone from Scoil Bhríde, we wish all…

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Skipping 4 Life

May 9th, 2024

Dear Parents/Guardians, Skipping 4 Life day to be held on…

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Free School Books for every child for 24/25

May 9th, 2024

Dear Parents,   The Minister for Education, Ms Norma Foley…

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MS Readathon

April 24th, 2024

Well done and congratulations to Ms. Crowe’s 3rd class who…

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Stay Safe training for ALL Parents tonight

April 11th, 2024

Stay Safe Training Session for all Parents regardless of what class…

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Girls senior football

April 9th, 2024

Hi all,  The senior girls have their first Gaelic football…

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Invitation to the Stay Safe Training for all Parents, 11th April at 7pm in the school hall

April 9th, 2024

The Stay Safe Programme is currently being taught in our…

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Boys & Girls Senior Football Training

April 7th, 2024

Hi all,  Senior Boys & Girls Gaelic Football after school…

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Easter Science Camps at The K Club 23rd March-7th April

March 26th, 2024

The K Club, Science Easter Camp for kids  23rd March,…

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Reminder of Parent Stay Safe Training, 11th April at 7pm after Easter

March 22nd, 2024

The Stay Safe Programme is currently being taught in our…

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Success for Straffan at CnamB Cross Country!

March 21st, 2024

We had a great day at the Cumann na mBunscol…

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Intel Mini Scientist National Success

March 16th, 2024

We are beyond proud of our 6th class pupil Niall…

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Update from our recent Whole School Evaluation

March 15th, 2024

Dear Parents, We are thrilled to share some exciting news…

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St. Patrick and the Snakes

March 13th, 2024

Ms. Giblin's 3rd class proudly presents their production of "St.…

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Lá Glas Parade this Friday

March 11th, 2024

Dia daoibh go léir agus fáilte go seachtain na Gaeilge!…

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World Book Day Celebrations

March 7th, 2024

Straffan NS had a great day celebrating World Book Day…

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Straffan NS taking part in FAI Schools Competition

March 7th, 2024

This year, for the first time, Straffan NS are taking…

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Watch Dancing With The Stars this Sunday night to see our Little Star !!

March 7th, 2024

Hi all, I went to a dance workshop last year…

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School closing at 2pm on Monday 11th March

March 4th, 2024

Dear parents, Our school will close next Monday at 2pm…

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Congratulations to our choir!

March 4th, 2024

Congratulations to our choir who performed so wonderfully last night…

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Reminder Book Fair Next Week and World Book Day Dress Up 2024

March 3rd, 2024

Dear Parents/Guardians, The Book Fair has arrived at the school…

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Final reminder to complete the Parents Survey for our upcoming WSE inspection

February 29th, 2024

As part of the evaluation, you are invited to complete…

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The Three Tenors and our School Choir as special guests at the National Concert Hall , March 2nd

February 28th, 2024

It's almost time for Our Scoil Bhríde School Choir to…

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Story Time

February 28th, 2024

The Parents Association are delighted to show off the new…

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Save the Date: Parent Stay Safe Training, 11th April at 7pm

February 28th, 2024

Save the Date: Parent Stay Safe Training, 11th April at…

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Reminder to come and see our School Choir in the NCH perform with the Three Tenors

February 21st, 2024

We are extremely excited about our upcoming performance in The National…

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6th Class Gaeltacht Talk reminder

February 21st, 2024

Dear parents, Just a quick reminder that the 6th Class…

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Soccer

February 20th, 2024

Hello all,  Soccer will be on again tomorrow for 5th…

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Department of Education upcoming Whole School Evaluation

February 20th, 2024

Dear parents,   We have just received notification from the…

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School Attendances

February 19th, 2024

Dear parents,   Welcome back after the midterm break and…

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It’s almost Midterm Break

February 12th, 2024

The school will close tomorrow at our normal school day…

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Upcoming Sacraments: Times, Classes and Dates

February 12th, 2024

Dear parents, We are just confirming that the upcoming Sacraments…

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Soccer on Monday

February 11th, 2024

Hi all,  Due to the mid term we will have…

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CONFIRMATION : FLAMEBEARERS

February 9th, 2024

Just a little reminder of our gathering next Wednesday evening.…

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FIRST HOLY COMMUNION : CLOSER TO JESUS

February 9th, 2024

Just a little reminder of our Mass on Saturday at…

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Beannachtaí lá Fheile Bríde oraibh go léir.

February 1st, 2024

 Beannachtaí lá Fheile Bríde oraibh go léir. Happy St. Brigid’s…

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6th Class Gaeltacht Trip 2024

February 1st, 2024

Dear Parents,  An  email has been sent with information regarding…

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Soccer Cancelled

January 31st, 2024

Hi all,  Due to the rain that is forecast, we…

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5th and 6th class soccer

January 30th, 2024

Hi all,  Soccer will start tomorrow, Wednesday, for any child…

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Date for the Diary: Referendum, Friday, 8th March

January 25th, 2024

Dear all, We have been informed that our school will…

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Storm Isha update for Monday

January 21st, 2024

We are expecting to open the school as normal tomorrow. A…

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Storm Isha :Orange Weather warning alert

January 21st, 2024

Dear all, As you are aware, there is a National…

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Come See Our School Choir in the NCH!

January 18th, 2024

We are extremely excited about our upcoming performance in The National…

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FREE online safety webinars for parent’s/ carers & young people age12+

January 18th, 2024

Hello there! As an organisation registered for Shield, We are…

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School closed tomorrow

January 15th, 2024

Just a quick reminder that our school is closed tomorrow…

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School closed next Tuesday 16th Jan

January 11th, 2024

Dear parents, Please be reminded that the school will be…

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Black Ice

January 8th, 2024

Good morning everyone and welcome back.  Please take care around…

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That’s a wrap for 2023: Merry Christmas Everyone

December 22nd, 2023

 What a term we have just completed and probably one…

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Christmas Fair tomorrow

December 20th, 2023

Our annual Christmas Fair will take place tomorrow during the…

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Christmas Holiday’s Hometime Collection Plan

December 19th, 2023

This Friday, 22nd December, we will close for our Christmas…

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Date for the Diary: School Closure: 16th January, 2024

December 19th, 2023

 We have just been informed that our school will close…

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Last Hurling and Camogie Session

December 17th, 2023

Our last hurling and camogie session will take place on…

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FIRST HOLY COMMUNION A GENTLE REMINDER

December 15th, 2023

 The first Mass of our new programme, Closer to Jesus,…

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Reminder: Confirmation Launch 16th December

December 15th, 2023

The launch of our new Confirmation programme, FLAMEBEARERS, takes place…

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Illnesses in school

December 14th, 2023

Dear Parents and Guardians, Christmas is just around the corner…

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Newsletter from the Inspectorate for the children

December 8th, 2023

Attached you will find a newsletter for children and young…

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Winter Solstice Celebration in Barberstown Castle

December 6th, 2023

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Straffan Colours Day this Friday for celebrations

November 29th, 2023

The time has come to celebrate the fantastic sporting successes…

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Christmas Decorations donations sought

November 28th, 2023

Dear parents, As we approach December, we are looking to…

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4th class camogie and hurling

November 27th, 2023

Hi all,  Quick reminder that for anyone with their own…

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School Closed tomorrow

November 23rd, 2023

As a reminder as per the school calendar, there is…

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IS YOUR CHILD PREPARING FOR CONFIRMATION 2024?

November 22nd, 2023

Dear Parents,      I hope this finds you well. I am…

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IS YOUR CHILD PREPARING FOR FIRST HOLY COMMUNION?

November 22nd, 2023

Dear Parents,                              I hope this finds you…

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Parent Teacher Meetings reminder

November 21st, 2023

Dear Parents, Parent Teacher meetings are scheduled for tomorrow and…

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Introduction to Hurling and Camogie

November 16th, 2023

Hello all,  Due to high demand, we are going to split…

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Singing Lessons Cancelled until further notice

November 16th, 2023

Due to unforseen circumstances and Ms Ni Ghríofa's absence tomorrow,…

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Parent Meeting tonight postponed to Tues 21st November

November 13th, 2023

Dear parents,  Unfortunately due to a power cut in the…

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School Transport tomorrow morning

November 12th, 2023

For those using Barton’s school transport, there will be no…

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Late opening tomorrow due to weather warning

November 12th, 2023

Due to the severe weather warning tomorrow morning, we will…

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Some pictures from Intel Mini Scientist Science Fair today

November 9th, 2023

More picture will follow tomorrow

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Face to Face Parent Teacher Meetings Booking Links 23/24

November 8th, 2023

Dear parents, Our in person Parent Teacher meetings are scheduled for…

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Headlice time of year !!!

November 6th, 2023

It’s that time of year when those pesky bugs get…

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Reminder: Parent Nominee election for the School Board of Management tomorrow night at 7.30pm

November 6th, 2023

Reminder that our two Parent Nominee Elections to the new…

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Parent Nominees sought for the new Board of Management Term 2023-2027

October 25th, 2023

The four-year term for the current Board of Management ends…

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Homework Survey for Mini Scientist Project

October 25th, 2023

Dear Parents and Guardians,   We are 4 sixth class…

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Drama Classes in Straffan Community Hall

October 25th, 2023

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Date for your Diary: Parent Teacher Meetings 23/24

October 23rd, 2023

Dear parents,   I am just sharing dates for your…

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Halloween Break

October 23rd, 2023

Just a quick reminder that we are holding our annual…

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Halloween Decorations at the Steam Museum

October 23rd, 2023

Well done to all the children and their teachers for…

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Senior hurling training

October 22nd, 2023

Hello all,  There is a possibility that the replay for…

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Straffan NS Past Pupil Making History

October 19th, 2023

History will be made on Friday, October 19 when the…

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Straffan Community First Responders Group

October 19th, 2023

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Video shooting for the Department of Education today

October 3rd, 2023

We had an exciting morning in the school as we…

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Illness Prevention and Absences

September 28th, 2023

Dear Parents and Guardians, I hope this message finds you…

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Food Allergies and Healthcare Form Reminder

September 26th, 2023

We are just reminding everyone that we are a Nut…

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Road Safety at the school

September 26th, 2023

Dear parents, Since returning to school this year, the road…

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Back to school tomorrow

August 29th, 2023

Dear Parents and Children, It’s hard to believe that the…

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Wishing everyone a Happy Summer Holiday

June 29th, 2023

Please take a read of the Principal's Newsletter with the…

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Statement from Scoil Bhríde, Straffan National School BOM and Lagan Homes Limited

June 29th, 2023

  The Board of Management at Scoil Bhríde Straffan National…

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3rd &4th class recent STEM Workshops

June 28th, 2023

We have been extremely lucky this Term to have had…

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Safety Reminder: Suncream and sun hats

June 11th, 2023

Just a quick reminder to encourage all children to wear…

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Bumblebee 1000 SuperCar Run: 5th and 6th attending 8:45am tomorrow

June 8th, 2023

Dear parents, Fifth and Sixth Class pupils and parents have…

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Reminder for stamped addressed envelopes for School Reports 2023

May 30th, 2023

Dear parents, As we approach June, we are preparing the…

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Department of Education and Skills Inspectorate visit to Scoil Bhríde

May 26th, 2023

 This week, we were delighted to welcome two Department of…

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Reminder: Parents Association Annual General Meeting Thursday 8th June

May 25th, 2023

Dear Parents, You are invited to attend the Parents Association Annual General Meeting, which will be held on Thursday 8th June at 7.45pm in the School Hall.…

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Seeking Parents Support on Wednesday 31st May

May 23rd, 2023

Dear 5th Class Parents The 6th class students have their…

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Extended June Bank Holiday Weekend

May 23rd, 2023

Dear all,   The June Bank Holiday weekend is fast…

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Junior Medics After-School Science Club, 13th-27th June

May 18th, 2023

Dear Parents, Straffan National School, Junior & Senior Infants, Junior…

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Wear rainbow colours for our Rainbow Skipathon for Wellness Day this Friday

May 10th, 2023

Dear parents, This week we will be hosting a Wellness Day…

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Home Based Support Programme 2023

May 10th, 2023

Dear Parents, The Department of Education and Skills released information…

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Gaeltacht Trip almost here!!!

May 8th, 2023

Dear parents, Our 6th class trip to the Gaeltacht is…

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Internet Safety Information Sessions for Parents

April 20th, 2023

    From Monday 24 – Friday 28 April 2023,…

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Free Schoolbooks for all Primary School Pupils from September 2023

March 22nd, 2023

Dear Parents/Guardians, In recognition of the cost of preparing children…

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Information for families regarding School Transport Application Process for 2023/24 School Year

March 13th, 2023

 Families are asked to note that the closing date for…

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Afterschool Singing Lessons

March 9th, 2023

Ms. Ní Ghríofa will be providing singing lessons after school…

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Darkness into Light – Saturday 6th May 2023

March 9th, 2023

  This year the Darkness into Light walk will take…

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Scoil Bhride Golf Classic

March 9th, 2023

Dear Parents The Scoil Bhride Golf Classic took place on…

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Reminder:6th Class Gaeltacht Trip Registration form

March 8th, 2023

  Dear parents,   Thank you to everyone who has…

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World Book Day Celebrations 2023

March 2nd, 2023

Literacy Month kicked off to a great start today with…

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Free Online Workshop for Parents: Understanding Autism

February 21st, 2023

The Prevention, Partnership and Family Support team in Tusla Child…

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The Sound of Music Kill

January 26th, 2023

My name is Finn O Shea and I'm in sixth…

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Confirmation Date for 6th Class confirmed

January 23rd, 2023

Dear parents, I have received confirmation from the Parish Office…

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6th Class talk tomorrow night

January 20th, 2023

Dear parents, The Gaeltacht Trip to Gaoth Dobhair has been…

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The Craft Corner Classes Spring 2023

January 19th, 2023

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HSE Memo for parents re: Walk in flu vaccinations

January 18th, 2023

Dear Parents, We have just received a Memo from the…

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Scoil Bhride Parent’s Association 2023 Golf Classic, The K Club

January 18th, 2023

Dear Parents There are still some spaces available to book…

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CBeebies are bringing “The Ridiculous Rhyme Show” to Scoil Bhríde, Straffan next week

January 17th, 2023

We are absolutely thrilled to share with everyone that next…

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Scoil Bhride Parent’s Association 2023 Golf Classic ️

January 10th, 2023

*When* : Monday 6th March 2023 *Where* : Palmer South…

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Junior Einstein’s 2023

January 9th, 2023

Details and Booking; Junior & Senior Infant Classes; https://junioreinsteinsscienceclub.com/events/straffan-national-school-junior-senior-infants-after-school-science-club-10th-jan-28th-march-2pm-3pm/ 1st-6th…

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Christmas Week in school

December 12th, 2022

Dear Parents/Guardians, The Christmas Holidays are looming fast but we…

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Christmas Fair 2022

December 12th, 2022

This year our school will run two Fairs/ Sales of…

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What to do if your child is sick

December 7th, 2022

Dear parents, We are asking that if your child is…

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Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections (iGAS) Information

December 7th, 2022

As there are a lot of media reports around the…

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Exceptional Closure: This Monday 16th January 2023

December 7th, 2022

There will be no school this Monday, 16th January 2023…

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2023 School Calendar

November 30th, 2022

Our calendars are on sale through the school app and…

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Opening Day: The Rainbow Room

November 29th, 2022

I am delighted to share, that after 3 years of…

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First Communion

November 17th, 2022

Dear Parents, I'm delighted to be able to share a…

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ESB network working at An Lumann Thursday 17th Nov

November 15th, 2022

We have been notified from Lagan Homes that the ESB…

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3rd Class fundraiser and Donation to Little Patients in all Children’s Health Ireland Hospitals

November 15th, 2022

Some girls in 3rd class took it upon themselves to…

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Thanks from our Parents Association

November 14th, 2022

Dear Parents Our Trivia Night on Friday was a great…

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Parent Teacher Meetings: Dismissals Weds and Thursday

November 14th, 2022

Parent Teacher Meetings for 3rd -6th classes along with some…

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Throwback Friday: Straffan Colours Day 2 video

November 11th, 2022

We are still reeling from our fantastic sporting achievements recently.…

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Halloween Sponsored Walk, 28th October: A massive thank you.

November 9th, 2022

A BIG Thank you! - To all our Halloween Spook…

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Arrivals in the morning: School Insurance

November 9th, 2022

In reference to some queries this morning I am reminding…

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Repeat of Straffan Colours Day Tomorrow

October 20th, 2022

To celebrate the fantastic achievement of both U-11 Teams (Boys…

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Cumann NS mBunscol Double Champions

October 19th, 2022

What a historic day for our school today!! We are…

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2023 School Calendar Art Competition

October 18th, 2022

For the 2023 school Calendar we would like to run…

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Job Vacancy: School Bus Escort at Scoil Bhríde

October 14th, 2022

We are currently seeking to fill a position of a…

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Míle Buíochas to our Straffan GAA Champions

October 7th, 2022

Today was one of those magical days in school where…

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Halloween Dress up Day & Sponsored Walk – Friday 27th October

October 6th, 2022

The Parents Association Committee are hosting a sponsored Halloween walk…

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Best Wishes to Oisin O Dea (past pupil)

October 4th, 2022

Oisin O’Dea is a past pupil and is in 5th…

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Straffan’s Got Talent Returns

October 4th, 2022

Straffan’s Got Talent is back again this year!! This is…

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Free Books for Junior Infant Children from Celbridge Library

September 22nd, 2022

My Little Library Book Bags are available for collection from…

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Naas CBS Open Night

September 22nd, 2022

Open Night Thursday, 13th October 2022 5.pm to 7.pm Dear…

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SEVERE NUT ALLERGY IN OUR SCHOOL

September 21st, 2022

Hi all, Just a gentle reminder that there is a…

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Straffan Abú

September 20th, 2022

Great exciting news as this weekend saw two senior Straffan…

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Tomorrow Night: Information Talk for Parents hosted by our Parents Association Committee

September 19th, 2022

Dear Parents We would like to invite you to attend…

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Updated Policies: Child Safeguarding Statement & Risk Assessment and Antibullying Policy 2/23

September 14th, 2022

Dear Parents, Please find below two updated policies for 22/23:…

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Cyber Safety Message from Jim Kelly Crime Prevention Officer Kildare

August 30th, 2022

September sees school children return to education and proud parents…

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Road Safety at the school

August 30th, 2022

Dear parents, We are back 3 weeks now and we…

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Collection Times reminders

August 29th, 2022

Dear parents, Just a quick reminder that our dismissal times…

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Return to school 22/23

August 29th, 2022

Dear Parents and Children, It’s hard to believe that we…

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Classes and Teachers 22/23

August 24th, 2022

Dear parents and children, Where has the summer gone? It’s…

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Straffan School of Music

August 22nd, 2022

Hi Everybody, Music lessons are now available in Straffan school…

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Goodbye Mary our Special SNA, Friend and Colleague

June 29th, 2022

Today, our dear friend and colleague Mary has retired after…

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Thank You!

June 24th, 2022

On behalf of 5th and 6th Class in Straffan National…

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Fifth Class Bake Sale

June 21st, 2022

Dear parents, As part of the Sale of Work, Fifth…

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Wear White for Kildare tomorrow

June 16th, 2022

We have asked all our pupils to wear their Kildare…

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Register your interest for Music Lessons in September.

June 13th, 2022

Hi Everbody, Music lessons are now available in Straffan school…

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Junior Infant Induction Meeting 16th June

June 10th, 2022

Next Thursday, 16th June, we are hosting our first face…

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Scoil Bhríde Parents Association

June 8th, 2022

This Friday, 10th June, we are having a no uniform…

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Extended June Bank Holiday Weekend

May 31st, 2022

The school will be closed this Friday, 3rd June, Monday…

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Home Based Support Programme 2022

May 23rd, 2022

Dear Parents, The Department of Education and Skills released information…

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Thank you

May 16th, 2022

It was lovely to welcome the First Holy Communion boys…

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First Communion Day

May 13th, 2022

On behalf of everyone from Scoil Bhríde, we wish all…

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Ria Byrne’s Hair Doantion

May 9th, 2022

I am delighted to share this wonderful act of kindness…

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Darkness into Light 2022

May 6th, 2022

Due to the absence of the Darkness into light in…

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First Class Parents help sought

May 5th, 2022

Dear 1st Class Parents You will have seen a message…

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Scoil Bhríde Parents Association

May 5th, 2022

Dear Parents I am delighted to let you know that…

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Craft Corner After School Classes

April 27th, 2022

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Reminder: Parent Information Talk about Setting up a New Parents Association TONIGHT

April 7th, 2022

Reminder that we are hosting an information Talk for parents…

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Raising the Ukraine Flag

April 6th, 2022

We were delighted to have our new friends at Scoil…

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School Tours 2022

April 4th, 2022

Dear Parents, We are currently organising school tours for the…

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Supporting the Safe Provision of Schooling Inspection

March 22nd, 2022

Scoil Bhríde, Straffan underwent a Supporting Safe Provision of Schooling…

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Straffan Fun Run Sunday 27th March

March 16th, 2022

Good morning all, Please see poster attached for the Straffan…

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Straffan Annual Fun Run 2022

March 11th, 2022

Your support would be greatly appreciated.

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Ash Wednesday 2022

March 2nd, 2022

Pope Francis calls for Ash Wednesday to be Day of…

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ADVENT CONFIRMATIONS UPDATE

March 1st, 2022

Dear Parents, after prayer and reflection I want to share…

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Friendship February Wrap up

February 23rd, 2022

A Chairde, As we break up for the much anticipated…

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Its almost Midterm Break

February 17th, 2022

Just a reminder that in line with our School Calendar,…

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Celebrating Literacy in March!

February 17th, 2022

Dear Parents/Guardians, We have an action packed month planned for…

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CFM – Important information for parents of 5th class pupils

February 13th, 2022

​​Parish of St Patrick & St Brigid, ​​​​​​​Celbridge & Straffan,…

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Safer Internet Day, Next Tuesday 8th

February 3rd, 2022

Next Tuesday, February 8th we will be celebrating Safer Internet…

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Notice of the sad passing of one of our parents: Eoghan “Jay” Hynes RIP

February 2nd, 2022

It is with great sadness that I inform the school…

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Under 6’s & GAA Nursery

February 2nd, 2022

Under 6s and GAA nursery starts back this coming Saturday…

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Increasing cases in the school

February 1st, 2022

Since the easing of restrictions in January, we have noticed…

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Half Day for children on Monday 31st Jan

January 28th, 2022

Dear parents, Just a quick message to remind all parents…

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Straffan Walking Group

January 28th, 2022

‘Straffan Walking Group has been set up by June Lanigan…

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COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years: Message from the HSE

January 26th, 2022

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) recommends parents and guardians…

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Enrolment Time at Scoil Bhríde for September 2023

January 24th, 2022

Today we have started accepting Application Forms for children wishing…

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Half Day Closure Next Monday 31st Jan

January 24th, 2022

Dear parents, Just a quick message to remind all parents…

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The Craft Corner Is Back!

January 19th, 2022

The Craft Corner Arts and Craft Classes Spring Term starting…

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Irish Dance Classes

January 19th, 2022

Good afternoon all, Just a quick notification to let you…

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Lets Talk about Parenting: Free Parent Courses

January 19th, 2022

Below please find details of 2 FREE online talks for…

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#TalkListenLearn Safer Internet Day 2022 event

January 17th, 2022

Webwise, in partnership with the National Parents Council Primary, are…

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Severe Nut allergies in the school

January 14th, 2022

Dear parents, Just a gentle reminder to all that there…

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Junior Einsteins Saturday Science Club at The K Club 15th January 2022

January 11th, 2022

Junior Einsteins are holidng two events on the 15th January…

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Seeking Volunteers for a New Parents Association 2022

January 11th, 2022

I hope you are all settling back to your new…

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Enrolment Time for 2022

January 10th, 2022

We are now accepting Admission Forms for children wishing to…

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HSE/ HSPC Isolation Guide for Children aged 3 months to 13 years

January 7th, 2022

I am sharing the most recent Isolation quick guide for…

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Welcome Back after Christmas: Message from Principal

January 5th, 2022

Dear all, Happy New Year everyone. I hope you all…

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A Christmas Message from the Principal

December 21st, 2021

To everyone in Scoil Bhríde School Community, As we finish…

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Holiday Collection Times

December 14th, 2021

Dear Parents, Reminder of the collection Times for Tomorrow. In…

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Urgent Reminder Notice for parents. Annual Peter McVerry Trust Bag Drop

December 7th, 2021

The Celbridge & Straffan Parish Confirmation Team have asked us…

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Wear Purple to school tomorrow 03rd December for Disability Week

December 2nd, 2021

Just aquick reminder that tomorrow is International Day of Persons…

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COVID-19 and Child protection Inspection by the DES

December 2nd, 2021

Dear parents, Yesterday we had a visit from the School…

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Best of Luck Ollie in the All-Ireland Athletics Competition this Sunday in Kilkenny

December 2nd, 2021

We are delighted to share a piece written by one…

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Face Masks from 3rd-6th Classes

November 30th, 2021

Dear Parents, Late this evening, schools received information from the…

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Information Meeting for Incoming JI parents 8th Dec, 7pm

November 29th, 2021

There will be a Zoom Information Meeting for Junior Infant…

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Antigen Testing in Primary Schools commencing today

November 29th, 2021

Dear Parents/ Guardians, From today, the Antigen Testing Programme commences…

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Information letter for parents regarding Antigen testing in Primary Schools

November 26th, 2021

Dear parents/ guardians, Please read the information letter for parents…

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Equestrian Interschool competition Update

November 25th, 2021

We are thrilled to share with everyone Team Scoil Bhride…

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Update from the HSE and Principal

November 25th, 2021

A Thuismitheoirí It is understandable that many parents/guardians are anxious…

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Late Late Toy Show Appearance

November 24th, 2021

It’s that time of year and the children are getting…

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Press Release this afternoon from Department of Education regarding Antigen Testing in Schools

November 18th, 2021

Please see the press release link below that we received…

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Equestrian Interschools Showjumping Competition

November 17th, 2021

The next phase of the Equestrian Interschools Showjumping Competition is…

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TechCreate STEM After School in Straffan

November 17th, 2021

STEM classes for children aged 7+, please see details below:.…

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Science Week 2021

November 10th, 2021

This week we are celebrating Science Week 2021 all across…

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Gaming & Social- A Free Parent Internet Safety Talk Tuesday Nov 9th

November 8th, 2021

Dear parents, What should you consider as you allow your…

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The Craft Corner

November 4th, 2021

The Straffan term of arts and craft classes starts back…

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Parent Teacher Meetings 2021 via Zoom

November 4th, 2021

Dear Parents, This year we will hold our Parent Teacher…

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Important Information for Parents

November 4th, 2021

COVID 19 Parent Focused Health Advice : Please see link…

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COVID 19

October 18th, 2021

Dear parents, We have become aware of a number of…

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Scoil Bhríde “Helping to Save the Planet”

October 18th, 2021

This Friday, we will be welcoming some Coillte Representatives and…

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Halloween Dress Up Day, Friday 22nd October

October 14th, 2021

We look forward to seeing the children dress up in…

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Road Safety Talks

October 14th, 2021

Over the last two days, all classes in our school…

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REMINDER Last day for Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal is this Thursday 04th November

October 14th, 2021

Good morning all, All children have received a leaflet for…

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Little Blue Hero at Scoil Bhríde

October 13th, 2021

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Congratulations to Honorary Garda Faye Deane from 1st Class….. Our Little Blue Hero

October 13th, 2021

What an exciting day today at Scoil Bhríde!! Today we…

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Safer Routes to School Survey

October 7th, 2021

Dear Parents, I am encouraging EVERYONE to complete the survey…

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Reminder: School Closed this Monday

October 1st, 2021

Dear parents, Just a reminder that the school is closed…

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Salesian College Open Day

October 1st, 2021

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Naas CBS Open Night

October 1st, 2021

Naas CBS Open Night will take the format of a…

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Information for Parents about the changes to contact tracing and testing for children aged between 3 months and 13 years in Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School Age Childcare (SAC), education (primary school), sports, and social settings

September 29th, 2021

Dear parents, The HSE has provided information for parents about…

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Science Event this Saturday 2nd October

September 28th, 2021

Junior Einsteins are holding an event of Saturday 2nd October…

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Straffan GAA Nursery Section

September 28th, 2021

Hi all, Straffan GAA have developed the attached brochure that…

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Welcome back and reminders for Term 1

September 24th, 2021

A Chairde, Happy Friday everyone. It’s hard to believe that…

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Naas CBS Admission Policy and Application Form for Secondary School

September 16th, 2021

Naas CBS have been in touch with us and asked…

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Date for your Diary: School Closed 4th October for Primary Language Curriculum Staff Training

September 16th, 2021

Dear parents, In addition to our school calendar, our school…

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Return To School Information 2021/22

August 27th, 2021

Dear Parents and Children, It’s hard to believe that we…

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Storage Boxes for 2nd class to 6th class except Mr. Keane’s class

August 27th, 2021

Hi all, Hope everyone is looking forward to the new…

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Music Lessons now available in Straffan School of Music

August 23rd, 2021

Hi all, Damian has been in contact to let us…

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Straffan Foroige Youth Club

August 23rd, 2021

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Advice for Senior Infants to Second Class Returning to School from the Department of Education

August 20th, 2021

The Department of Education has developed a lovely video to…

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Advice for Third to Sixth Classes Returning to School from the Department of Education

August 20th, 2021

The Department of Education has developed a lovely video to…

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Advice for Junior Infants starting school in September 2021 from the Department of Education

August 20th, 2021

The Department of Education has developed a lovely video to…

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Huge Congratulation Devan from all in Straffan NS

July 6th, 2021

Devan competed in the Golf All Ireland Junior Open Schools…

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Sixth Class Graduation 2021

June 22nd, 2021

The last year has been a difficult year for all…

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2021 Home Based Summer Programme to support the education or care needs of students with Complex Special Educational Needs

June 18th, 2021

If any parent is interested in Home Based Summer Provision…

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2021 – 2022 School Calendar

June 17th, 2021

Hi all, Please see next year school calendar below. Kind…

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Sacramental Update Letter from Fr. Joe

June 3rd, 2021

SACRAMENTS UPDATE - JUNE 3rd 2021 FEAST OF ST. KEVIN…

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Code of Behaviour Launch Week 2021

May 24th, 2021

Dear all, This week we are launching our newly reviewed…

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Worksheet 2 for Parents from the Parish Office

May 19th, 2021

Dear Parents, Following on from Worksheet 1 that was shared…

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New Carbon Dioxide Monitors in Classrooms

May 17th, 2021

As shops and retail reopen today, we are excited that…

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COVID-19 Reminders for Everyone

May 10th, 2021

Today is a great day that offers hope and positivity…

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1st Anniversary of Ms. Bernie Shinnors

May 5th, 2021

Today we remember with great sadness our former esteemed colleague…

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Easter Holidays Collection Plan

March 22nd, 2021

Dear Parents, Following a very unusual term and a short…

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Easter Holidays Collection Plan

March 22nd, 2021

Dear Parents, Following a very unusual term and a short…

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Good News: 3rd-6th classes return to school Monday 15th March

March 8th, 2021

Dear parents and 3rd-6th class children, We have just received…

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Letter from Dr. Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for parents

February 26th, 2021

Dear parents, Please find attached a copy of a letter…

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Letter from Minister Foley to parents

February 26th, 2021

Please take a read of the attached letter from Minister…

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Letter from Principal about Reopening on Monday 1st March

February 25th, 2021

Dear parents and guardians of our children from Junior Infants…

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Congratulations to Patrick our Caretaker

February 13th, 2021

This weekend our caretaker Patrick celebrates a very special birthday…

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Update: In-person supplementary programme for children with complex needs

February 9th, 2021

In addition to my previous message on the above and…

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In-person supplementary programme for children with complex needs

February 5th, 2021

Dear parents, In addition to the current remote learning support…

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Online GAA/PE sessions

February 5th, 2021

Reminder to sign up to Conor Herbert, GPO, as he…

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To parents of children preparing for Sacraments

February 1st, 2021

MEMO TO PARENTS OF CHILDREN PREPARING FOR SACRAMENTS FROM FR…

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Beannachtaí lá Fheile Bríde oraibh go léir.

February 1st, 2021

Beannachtaí lá Fheile Bríde oraibh go léir. Happy St. Brigid's…

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Message from The Department of Education National Educational Psychology Service (NEPS) for parents

February 1st, 2021

The Department of Education NEPS psychologists have developed the following…

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Music Generation Kildare- Online Afterschool hubs

February 1st, 2021

Please find attached a poster for Music Generation Kildare's online…

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Remote Learning Plan for Scoil Bhríde, Straffan

January 30th, 2021

Dear parents, I hope you are all keeping well, and…

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Update from the Department of Education and Skills

January 30th, 2021

Dear parents, As you are aware, the Government has made…

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Reminder: Junior Infant 2021 – 2022 Enrolment Closing Date is 05th February 2021

January 27th, 2021

Good afternoon Parents, Just a quick reminder that the closing…

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If you need to contact the school!

January 13th, 2021

Good afternoon all, I am unable to answer the schools…

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Minister for Education Letter to Parents

January 12th, 2021

Please find below a copy of a "Letter to Parents"…

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Book Collections

January 11th, 2021

The children's Books/ resources will be available for collection at…

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Welcome Back everyone to term 2 remotely: Principal Message

January 11th, 2021

I hope you are all well and ready for the…

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Christmas Message from Mrs. Colleran

December 22nd, 2020

To everyone in Scoil Bhríde School Community, As we finish…

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Christmas Food Appeal

December 22nd, 2020

The school normally do a Christmas food collection for Brother…

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Letter to Parents from Chief Medical Office, Dr. Tony Houlihan

December 21st, 2020

Dear Parents, Please read the attached letter which was released…

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Holiday Collection Plan of the children next Tuesday

December 18th, 2020

Dear Parents, As you are aware we are finishing next…

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Junior Einsteins Saturday Science Club at The K Club 19th December 2020

December 17th, 2020

Booking is now open for our Saturday Science Club at…

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School Christmas Quiz

December 15th, 2020

There was great excitement around the school today as we…

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#GRMA: Go Raibh Maith Agaibh

December 11th, 2020

Dear all, Today is National Go Raibh Maith Agaibh (GRMA)…

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Enrolment 20/21

December 2nd, 2020

It's that time of year again when we start planning…

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Enrolments for September 2021

December 2nd, 2020

Have you a child to start in Scoil Bhríde Straffan…

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Confirmation Update: New Service Project 2020 – 2021

December 2nd, 2020

Dear all, A sincere thank you for your support with…

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November Month of the Holy Souls

November 27th, 2020

Today we held a lovely Children’s Prayer Service for November…

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The Craft Corner Winter 2020 After School Arts and Crafts Classes

November 25th, 2020

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Parent Teacher Meeting 20/21 Update

November 23rd, 2020

Dear Parents, I had been in touch recently about the…

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Celbridge Community School – Enrolment Closing date

November 12th, 2020

The closing date for receipt of 2021/22 enrolment applications to…

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Health and Safety: Driving around the school vicinity

November 10th, 2020

Dear Parents, I would like to thank those of you…

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Parent Teacher Meetings 2020/21

November 9th, 2020

Dear parents, Earlier this year when we created our school…

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Oral Health promotion: A message from the HSE Dental Service Team

November 4th, 2020

Due to Covid 19 restrictions, the HSE Dental service staff…

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The magic of Christmas is alive with Folens Christmas Annuals

November 4th, 2020

Folens are Celebrating 50 years of Christmas Annuals this year.…

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Celbridge Community School online Webinar is on tomorrow October 20th at 8pm

October 19th, 2020

Celbridge Community School is currently open for enrolment for incoming…

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Isolation Guide from HSE

September 21st, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please see an updated Isolation Quick Guide from…

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Message From Fr. Joe

September 18th, 2020

MEMO TO: PARENTS OF FIRST HOLY COMMUNION CHILDREN FROM: FR.…

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The Craft Corner Autumn 2020 After School Arts and Crafts Classes

September 15th, 2020

Starting on Tuesday the 22nd September in Straffan Community Hall…

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Letter from Dr. Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer

September 2nd, 2020

Dear all, Please find attached, a letter from the acting…

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First day back at school

August 31st, 2020

With a party themed celebration we had a wonderful morning…

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Back to School Induction Video

August 29th, 2020

It’s almost time. We are ready to welcome all the…

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Parents FAQ

August 27th, 2020

27th August, 2020 Dear Parents / Guardians, Please find below…

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Junior Infant Timetable Update for September

August 25th, 2020

Dear Junior Infant Parents/Guardians Please note below amendments to the…

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Back to School Advice from the Department of Education

August 24th, 2020

Dear parents and children, Please click on the link below…

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Return to School: Covid 19 School Plan Summary for Parents

August 21st, 2020

Dear parents and children, Please find attached a summary document…

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Message 2 from the Principal: Mrs. Colleran

August 17th, 2020

17th August, 2020 Dear Parent / Guardian, Staff Member, RE:…

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Message from the Principal: Mrs Colleran

August 17th, 2020

RE: Re-opening of Scoil Bhríde Straffan Dear Parent / Guardian,…

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Updated Important Message for First Communion Families

August 10th, 2020

Please see the latest Memo from Fr. Joe regarding the…

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First Communion scheduled for Friday, 21st August

July 29th, 2020

Please see the letter below from the Parish Office regarding…

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Minister for Education Letter to Parents and Documentation from the DES

July 29th, 2020

Dear Parents, Please find attached a letter from our new…

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School Fee & Book Rental Payments

July 7th, 2020

Good afternoon all, The rollover has been completed for 2020…

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School Calendar & School Fees 2020 -2021

July 1st, 2020

Dear Parents, Please see the school calendar and the school…

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Rescheduled date for Confirmation Ceremony 2020

June 29th, 2020

Message from the Parish Office for parents of 6th Class…

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Reopening of Schools in the Autumn

June 17th, 2020

Dear parents, We are very aware that there is a…

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Cruinniú na nÓg

June 5th, 2020

A Day of Youthful Creativity Ireland is the first, and only,…

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Starting Secondary School Talk

June 4th, 2020

This event is brought to your by the Kildare County…

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Department of Education and Skills Guidance Document for Parents

May 25th, 2020

The Department of Education and Skills published a guidance document…

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Special Video message from the Staff at Scoil Bhríde

May 18th, 2020

The staff at Scoil Bhríde have created a special message…

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Seesaw for Parents Course: Today at 5pm

May 15th, 2020

SEESAW FOR PARENTS - WEBINAR FREE Do you need help…

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Parentline Support Helplines

May 15th, 2020

Do you need support during these difficult times? Parentline helplines…

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News 5

February 26th, 2020

For languages that count 'words' by the individual character (such…

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February 19th, 2020

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting…

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February 19th, 2020

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February 19th, 2020

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February 19th, 2020

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