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Junior Infants 2022-2023

Start times for Junior Infants September 1st 2022   Thursday 1st September and Friday 2nd September: Start at 9.30am and finish at 10.30am Monday 5th September to Friday 9th September: Start at 9.30am and finish at 12 noon Monday 12th September onwards: Start 8.50am and finish at 1.30pm   For more information, please click here […]

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FIFTH CLASS SCHOOL TOUR

After missing school tours for the last two years due to covid restrictions, 5th Class were very excited to be heading off on June 22nd for their tour. First stop was the Re-Discovery Centre in Ballymun, where the girls from Mr. Maguire’s and Ms. McKay’s classes enjoyed a fascinating Space workshop. They learned lots of facts about […]

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A Visit from Jack Chambers

Jack Chambers, Fianna Fáil TD for Dublin West visited Scoil Bhríde Cailíní on Monday 16th May. Jack is currently the Government Chief Whip and is also Minister of State for Sport, Gaeltacht & Defence. He was welcomed to the school by our talented musicians from 6th Class. He then visited Ms. O’Connor’s second class where the girls […]

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Spring Flowers in Senior Infants

In Senior Infants we collected some wildflowers and weeds and used our spring flowers to make butterfly collages.

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2022/2023

School Calendar 2022-2023

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World Book Day in Ms. Cusack’s Class

Ms. Cusack’s 3rd Class celebrated World Book Day by taking part in an online workshop with author and illustrator Nick Sharrat. The girls enjoyed following the draw a long tutorial and ended up with some of their very own fabulous illustrations . 

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ST. BRIGID’S DAY CROSS MAKING 

The girls in Mr. Maguire’s class had a very enjoyable morning making St. Brigid’s Crosses out of rushes. St. Brigid is one of Ireland’s patron saints and she is celebrated every year on the 1st of February. St. Brigid used rushes to make a cross to help her teach about Jesus Christ and the tradition […]

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‘Incredible Edibles’ in Seoda

The girls in Seoda are taking part in the ‘Incredible Edibles’ project. This is a healthy eating project for primary schools. The aim of the project is to educate students about growing fruit and vegetables. This month, we have been learning all about fruit and vegetables. We have been learning songs and making fruit and […]

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Return to School Letter and Information

Welcome Back to a new school year! Dear Parents & Guardians,  I hope you and your families had a relaxing summer break and that you are continuing to keep safe and well. I am looking forward to welcoming you and your daughter back on 1st September, to another year in Scoil Bhríde Cailíní. I would […]

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French in 6th Class

Bonjour! The girls in 6th Class took part in the Primary Languages Sampler Module where Ms Kilroy taught them French for six weeks. We were one of the lucky 500 schools chosen to take part. The girls learned how to introduce themselves, the colours, the days of the week, food, numbers and lots more! We […]

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6th Class Rugby

The girls in Sixth Class have spent the last six weeks working with Ariel from Coolmine Rugby Club. They learned the basics of the sport, did lots of fun activities and got to play lots of tag rugby matches . There was a huge amount of progress made and everyone really enjoyed it. For many […]

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2021/2022

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June 2021

Please click here to read the June Newsletter.

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Active School’s Week 2021

Our Active School’s Week took place from Monday 31st of May to Thursday  3rd of June 2021. What an action packed week it was! All classes participated in a ‘Wake up Shake Up’  and ‘Ten @ Ten’ every morning. Throughout the week, the girls were playing playground games, doing the ‘Daily Mile’, skipping and involved […]

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May 2021

Please click here to read the May 2021 Newsletter.

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Supporting Young People: A webinar series for parents and teachers 

Dear Parent/Guardian, Please see the attached flyer on Supporting Young People: A webinar series for parents and teachers which is being organised by UCD. This is a free series of events for anyone interested in learning more about supporting young people’s mental health. The first event has already taken place. There is a link in the flyer to […]

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April 2021

Please click here to read April 2021 Newsletter.

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March 2021

Please click here to read March 2021 Newsletter.

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School Calendar

SBC Calendar-2021-2022 SBC Calendar 2022-2023

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March 2021

Congratulations to the very first winner of our school lotto represented here by his daughter.  The winner received €25 and an Easter egg presented by Ms. Dargan. As the jackpot was not won this week, it rolls over to next week. If you haven’t signed up already, you can do so here: https://www.ourfundraiser.ie/org/sbc. €2 a […]

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Family in Mind – Four days of free webinars

The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) works to improve outcomes for children, families, and communities in Tallaght and throughout Ireland. The organisation delivers evidence-informed prevention and early intervention programmes, in partnership with communities and services and support the child and family workforce through professional development.   This spring, commencing on Monday, 29 March, CDI is hosting […]

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School Lotto

Dear Parent/Guardian, I’m delighted to announce the launch of the Scoil Bhríde Cailíní Lotto! Click here to see attached document. This is a fundraising initiative and the money raised will go directly to purchasing additional resources to support your daughter’s education. If you can pass on the word to your family and friends, that would be great […]

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Letter to Parents-11/3/21

Dear Parent/Guardian, Please click here to see important note with guidelines for return to school on Monday 15th. Le meas, Paula Dargan

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DES Covid Response Plan for Schools

Please click HERE for the DES Covid-19 Response Plan for Schools.

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SBC Covid-19 Response Plan December 2021 (Statement and Risk Assessment)

Please click HERE for Covid- 19 Policy Statement. Please click HERE for Covid-19 Risk Assessment.

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SBC Plan for Return to School September 2021

Please click HERE for SBC Plan for Return to School September 2021.

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Zoom Information

How to join a Zoom Call: Before your child can participate in a Zoom call, please ensure: -That you have granted permission on Aladdin. -That your child’s first name is on display for the meeting.  If these are not completed, your child will not be allowed to enter the meeting. **Please be aware that if […]

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DES Supports for Parents 29/1/21

Continuity of schooling guidance Continuity of schooling guidance for parents is available at this link in several languages: https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/965639-continuity-of-schooling/ Online safety Extensive information and guidance on online safety is available to for parents and students at www.webwise.ie. The information contained at https://www.webwise.ie/parents/covid19-online-safety-advice-for-parents/ might be particularly useful. Curriculum Tagged Resources The Department’s Education portal Scoilnet (https://www.scoilnet.ie/) […]

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NEPS Resources

Click here to access NEPS resources.

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National Parents Council- ‘Let’s talk’ – A series of conversations with Dr. Colman Noctor.

Please click below to access a series of conversations with Dr. Colman Noctor: Colman Noctor Webinar 1 – Let`s talk about connecting with your child. – YouTube Colman Noctor Webinar 2 – Let`s talk about helping anxious children – YouTube Colman Noctor Webinar 3 – Lets talk about your child`s online life – YouTube Colman […]

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Seesaw Information

Scoil Bhride Cailíní is using the Seesaw platform for home learning. This is a platform for student and teacher engagement and is very easy to use. You should have received a code from your child’s class teacher.  If you did not receive a code you can e-mail office@scoilbhridecailini.ie To set your child up on Seesaw: […]

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Christmas Spirit in Scoil Bhríde Cailíní

The children in Scoil Bhríde Cailíní have been doing really nice Christmas activities. All classes watched the Helix pantomime ‘The Sword in the Stone’. It was really funny! On Friday 18th of December, the Student Council organised a Christmas jumper day in aid of Dublin Zoo. We had a Santa Dash around the yard in […]

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Engineering in 6th Class

The children in Sixth Class became engineers while making Christmas cards this year. Using 3V batteries, copper tape, LED bulbs and lots of determination the girls created circuits that when closed brought their light up card to life! The girls had a fantastic day!

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Application for Admission to Scoil Bhríde Cailíní

Click here to access the Application form for Admission to Scoil Bhríde Cailíní.

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Annual Admissions Notice for SBC

Click here to access the Annual Admissions Notice for SBC.

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Seó Faisean i Rang a Sé

Bhí Seó Faisean ag na cailíní i Rang a Sé. Bhain siad an-taitneamh as!  

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Rugby in Scoil Bhríde Cailíní

The children from 3rd to 6th class are enjoying weekly rugby training with their coach from Leinster Rugby. The girls are learning tag rugby, as well as fundamental skills that can be used across many sports!      

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National Parents Council Webinar 9/12/20

Please find information in relation to a National Parents’ Council Webinar, being held on Wednesday evening, the 9th December 2020, to give advice and support to parents of pupils with special needs.   Here is the link on the NPC Website: https://www.npc.ie/news-events/lets-talk-with-laura-berry-seno-supporting-children-with-additional-needs-when-starting-primary-school

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Covid 19- Advice for Parents and Carers

COVID19_advice-for-parents-and-carers

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Internet Safety

Please see below a list of websites that deal with internet safety for your child: Webwise Parents Hub – www.webwise.ie/parents www.cybersafeireland.org www.childnet.com www.npc.ie www.internetsafety.ie www.dataprotection.ie www.gdpr-info.eu

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Recommended Apps and Websites

Gaeilge -Cúla 4 app: Excellent for younger pupils for Irish vocab – very child friendly. There are also videos of your children’s favourite cartoons here as Gaeilge which would be useful to watch occasionally to keep up with Irish. -Duolingo app: most suitable from 2nd class upwards. Excellent app. Tests your child Irish ability level […]

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How to calm and support your child

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October 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians,  I am pleased to report that all has been going well in the school over the last six weeks. The girls have been great, in observing and co-operating  with all the new procedures and  measures that have been put in place. Hand washing and sanitizing are now a routine  part of the school day and there is a lovely atmosphere of calmness throughout the school and work is proceeding as normal.   […]

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September 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians,  Fáilte romhaibh ar ais arís.     Welcome back to another school year in Scoil Bhríde Cailíní, albeit with a difference. Thankfully, all is going nice and smoothly and all pupils and staff are settling back in very well and are taking the new cleaning and sanitizing measures very much in their stride. The procedures in relation to the staggered school start and finish times are also […]

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Code of Behaviour

Please click HERE for Code of Behaviour

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SBC Covid-19 Response Plan

Please click HERE for Covid-19 Policy Statement Please click HERE for Covid-19 Risk Assessment

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13th August 2020

Dear Parent / Guardian, Staff Member,    RE: Physical Distancing and Safe School Attendance    We are currently working on upgrading our procedures and routines within the school to ensure that there is as much Physical Distancing as is possible in our building. We will apply physical distancing in a practical and sensible way, recognising that the learning environment […]

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Supporting Pupils with Special Educational Needs: Resources to support continued engagement with learning

NCSE resources  The NCSE website outlines a wide range of resources suitable for children with special educational needs. The site has a new dedicated resource section to support home learning during this time. The site contains a section for teachers and a section for parents and guardians.    The resources are prepared by […]

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Parents of Incoming Junior Infants

Please click HERE for Welcome Message from Mrs. Dargan. Please click HERE for a Welcome to Scoil Bhríde (Cailíní) presentation.   Dear Parents/Guardians, Please find a link below to a webinar for parents of children starting primary school this September.   This practical webinar has been designed to support your child’s transition to primary school. […]

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Webinar: Transition to Second Level

We are running a webinar which may be of interest to parents/guardians who have children in 5th/6th classes.   20SPR60 Transition to Second Level: An Adventure and a Challenge Suitable for Teachers and Parents   The transition from Primary to Secondary school is an exciting time in a young person’s life. It also comes at a […]

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Aladdin ePayment System

Dear Parent/Guardian,    Our school is delighted to announce that we are rolling out the Aladdin ePayment system to parents/guardians of children in our school.      Our school uses the Aladdin software service for administrative purposes and the ePayment system will give you access from an internet browser on your computer, phone or tablet to make secure payments […]

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Aladdin Schools Connect

Dear Parent/Guardian,     Our school is delighted to announce that we will shortly roll out the Aladdin Schools Connect to parents/guardians of children in our classes.       The school uses the Aladdin Schools software service www.aladdin.ie for administrative purposes and Connect will give you secure access to messages from the school and to other details such as your child’s reports cards via secure […]

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Suggested Activities 11th-15th May

  Maths:  Tables – continue revising. Maths Matters: Addition of hours and minutes p121- 124 Remember there are 60 minutes in one hour. See SEE-SAW for extra tips. Ms Shine’s class – Mental Maths – next unit. See school website for “problem of the week”.   English:  Spellcheck: unit 31 School website – click extra […]

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Suggested Activities 20th April-24th April

Maths:  3D shapes; Cube, Cone, Sphere and Cylinder  Please watch the video   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guNdJ5MtX1A  Now, let’s see if you can find any of these shapes in your home!  Make a set of these shapes and count how many of each shape you found.  Once you have completed this, let’s see which 3D shapes can roll.  Have a […]

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Suggested activities for April 20th-24th  

 Section A  Suggested activities for April 20th-24th   Maths:  3D shapes; Cube, Cone, Sphere and Cylinder  Please watch the video   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guNdJ5MtX1A  Now, let’s see if you can find any of these shapes in your home!  Make a set of these shapes and count how many of each shape you found.  Once you have completed this, let’s […]

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Roald Dahl Day

The girls in Fourth Class have been reading Roald Dahl’s book, The Twits. They really enjoyed the story. They recommend this book to everyone who likes to curl up with a good book that will make you laugh!

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Scoil Bhríde Cailíní Time Capsule

September 2017 was our fifth September in our lovely new school. To mark this all the children in Scoil Bhríde Cailíní got involved in a time capsule project. Each child from 1st class to 6th class contributed a piece of writing to be buried in the time capsule. Children wrote on a variety of themes […]

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