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St. Brigid's GNS was established by the Holy Faith Sisters in 1928 to cater for the educational needs of the children of Killester parish and the surrounding area. The school supports the principles of

"inclusiveness, equality of access and participation in the school and respect for
diversity of values, beliefs, traditions, languages
and ways of life in society"

We are committed to nurturing the Catholic faith through religious education, preparation for the sacraments and through the ethos of the school. The ethos is demonstrated through respect shown for each person in the school - pupils, members of staff, parents and visitors. We value our relationship with parents and the community and we are committed to working in partnership with all involved in the education process so as the best interests of each child are catered for.

Latest News

Basketball Teams
Basketball Teams
Basketball Teams
Mini Scientists!
Mini Scientists!
Mini Scientists!
Christmas Jumper Day in aid of LauraLynn & a special visit from RTE!
Christmas Jumper Day in aid of LauraLynn & a special visit from RTE!
Christmas Jumper Day in aid of LauraLynn & a special visit from RTE!
Pointillism in Ms.Flynn's 1st class!
Pointillism in Ms.Flynn's 1st class!
Pointillism in Ms.Flynn's 1st class!
Science week in Ms.Delany's 6th class!
Science week in Ms.Delany's 6th class!
Science week in Ms.Delany's 6th class!
Ms.O'Donovan's class perform a flashmob dance!
Ms.O'Donovan's class perform a flashmob dance!
Ms.O'Donovan's class perform a flashmob dance!
Basketball Teams

St Brigid’s Girls Basketball Afterschool Program in association with Killester Basketball Club.

Following on from our great success in recent years we have two teams representing the school from 5th and 6th classes. The teams are entered into a primary school league where they will play local schools in the hopes to make the league finals. The girls train every Wednesday 2.20-3.20pm. There is varying ability on the team with girls who play for different clubs and girls who are starting for the first time! Our aim is to have fun, learn something new and give our school a day out at the finals!

Killester Basketball Club is one of the oldest clubs in the country. Leesa our coach has been involved in this club since a very young age. Killester have coaches in various schools throughout Dublin spreading the love of the game. For those interested in playing basketball there are girls and boys teams for every age group starting from ages 4yrs old. The club also has women's, men's, wheelchair and special Olympic teams. On Saturday’s you are welcome go to our local Irish Wheelchair Association in Clontarf to see some exciting games with the family.

 

 

Please check out www.killester.com for more information.

Alternatively, send a text to our coach Leesa Turner 0879221658 for any basketball info!

 

 

 

 

Mini Scientists!

Well done to the girls from 5th & 6th classes who participated in our school Science exhibition as part of Intel Mini Scientist Competition. The winning group from Ms. Delany's 6th class will represent the school at the regional final!

Click on the image below to view the photographs from the exhibition...

Mini Scientist Exhibition 2016

Christmas Jumper Day in aid of LauraLynn & a special visit from RTE!

What better way to begin the festive season than with a Christmas Jumper Day! The girls dressed up in Christmas jumpers today and kindly donated any spare change to LauraLynn, Ireland's first children's hospice. The choir sang some lovely Christmas songs and the infants sang a song or two! We had RTE News2day visit the school to record all the excitement and to interview some of the pupils! You can watch a video of the choir perform 'Candle in the Window' (from the Home Alone movie).  

Choir sing "Candle in the Window from Killester on Vimeo.

 View some photographs of the day by clicking on the image below...

 

Christmas Jumper Day 2016!

Pointillism in Ms.Flynn's 1st class!

Ms.Flynn’s 1st class learnt about pointillism in Art and looked at paintings by Paul Signac and Georges Seurat. They were surprised and impressed that one painting took over two years to make. First of all, they practised painting with dots on paper using the back of a paintbrush. Then they decided to make a class quilt using this style of art. The girls all got a piece of fabric to create an animal scene and with the help of Ms. Flynn's Mum, the pieces were sewn together using an old sewing machine!

 

A Masterpiece! Well done girls! Click on the image below to view more photographs.

 

Pointillism in Ms.Flynn's 1st class!

Science week in Ms.Delany's 6th class!

The girls in Ms.Delany's class had lots of fun during Science Week carrying out different experiments! Click on the image below to bring you to Flickr where you can view all the photographs!

 

Science Week in Ms.Delany's class!

Ms.O'Donovan's class perform a flashmob dance!

Ms O'Donovan's 4th class perform a flashmob dance to the popular Gaeltacht song "An Dreoilín". Enjoy!

 

An Dreoilín (2) from Killester on Vimeo.

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Dec 02
November #Splitthepot winners 1.Ciara Sexton (€100) 2.Juno Sadlier(€50) 3.Aibigeal O'Brien (€25) CONGRATS!
Nov 29
Well done to our 5th & 6th classes who participated in our #scienceexhibition with @intelireland! Congrats to the w… https://t.co/ScBscDgAfT
Nov 28
RT @rtenews: Students at a school in Dublin have swapped their school uniforms for Christmas jumpers to raise funds for charity https://t.c
Nov 28
School is full of excitement today #ChristmasJumperDay and some #Christmassongs in aid of @LauraLynnHouse & a vis… https://t.co/2XCkDj9rRi

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St. Brigids Road,

Killester,

Dublin 5

 

Contact

Email: info@stbrigidsgns.ie
Telephone: +353 (1) 831 5138