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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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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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Reminder for stamped addressed envelopes for School Reports 2022

May 31st, 2022

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

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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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Final Week of Enrolments for 22/23

January 24th, 2022

Just a reminder that we are in the final week…

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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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Parent volunteers sought

March 6th, 2020

We are looking for interested parents to join our policy…

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Office hours during the Book Fair

March 6th, 2020

As Mandy our secretary is involved in the Book Fair,…

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Readathon Fundraiser

March 6th, 2020

This month as part of literacy month we will be…

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Motivational Quote

March 5th, 2020

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.

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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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