Meet Our Principal, Mrs. Mary Gallagher
It is a privilege to introduce myself as the principal of St. Brigid’s National School. I am delighted to be working in St. Brigid’s National School.
I firmly believe in the importance of the partnership between school, home, and the community and I am confident with your support St. Brigid’s school will continue to be a special place for our children to grow and learn.
St. Brigid’s N.S. is a Catholic co-educational school under the patronage of the Kildare/Leighlin Diocese. We are a community that is open, welcoming, and inclusive. We also welcome children who adhere to other religions or stances of faith. Our core values include respect, fairness and our motto is ‘Mol an oíge agus tiocfaidh sí’. We are a vibrant team and committed to providing a high standard of education. We aim to support each pupil as they strive to reach their full potential in a caring, safe and respectful environment. In December 2019 a Whole School Evaluation was completed in our school by the Department of Education https://www.gov.ie/en/school-report/p8ema1-/ We see our students as very important participants in their own learning and feel that parental support is hugely important. Our active Parents’ Council work arduously to further enhance and support our school.
Our excellent facilities include eight classrooms alongside two Special Education classrooms. We have beautiful gardens, a playground, a basketball court and a football pitch to the rear of our school. We have a Student Council which has representatives from all classes. It represents the student voice at meetings. There is an excellent In School Management team who work very closely with all the stakeholders in our school. It is very difficult to do justice to all that is happening in St. Brigid’s N.S. in this brief message, we hope that by browsing our website, you will get a good snapshot of life here in our school.
Should any concerns or issues arise during the year do not hesitate to contact the school and we will be happy to arrange to meet with you.