Welcome to the Scoil Bhríde Parent's Association Dedicated Page

 

 

Click below for relevant publications and information

Parents' Association Booklet                   Parents' Association email   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click for Information about Parents' Association Table Quiz May 22nd 2015

 

Please click here for info from Residents of Earls Court 1/5/2015

 

Click for information on the Movie Night  20th March and Disco 27th March run by your Parents' Association.

 

 

Parents' Association Facebook Link

ITEMS OF INTEREST

 

Contact Point for the Parent Association

Kill National School parents association are now contactable on a new e-mail address  which has been set up to give all parents the opportunity to ask questions or make comments about any matters relating to the school. The new e-mail address is

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National Parents Council Bullying Helpline

The helpline is available on 01 – 8874477 and is open from

·         10am – 5pm Monday to Wednesday

·         10am – 4pm Thursday to Friday 

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School car park rules                ( See also Traffic Management Scoil Bhríde) in Policies Page

1.      The car park is ONE WAY ONLY at all times during the day

2.      There is NO DROP OFF ON THE ROUNDABOUT

3.      There is NO DROP OFF IN THE CAR PARK– you must park first and then let your children out

4.      Disabled spaces are to be used by PERMIT HOLDERS only

5.      You must DRIVE AROUND THE ROUNDABOUT & not cut across it to get to the car park

6.      You must REVERSE into the car spots.

7.      You cannot use the teachers car park

8.      There is NO RIGHT TURN UPON EXITING  the school

 

Training for Parents

The parent association organise free training courses for parents during the course of the school year. Parents are notified of upcoming training courses through texts and the school/PA newsletters. If you would like to attend any course please send an e-mail to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  detailing your name and contact number.  Limited places are available and will be given on a first come first serve basis.

 

Local Bookstores

School & Office World - Newlands Retail Centre, Clondalkin

5% Discount on schoolbooks & 10% discount on stationery for Kill National School

School and office world have been selling schoolbooks for over 37 years in Ireland. They are suppliers of office and school stationery and they also supply arts and craft materials for schools, creches and individuals alike. They are based in Clondalkin and Dundrum but can deliver to anywhere in the country. They also purchase second-hand schoolbooks & provide a book covering service.

Tel: (01) 464 0174

Website: www.schoolandofficeworld.ie

 

Barker & Jones – The Book Centre, Friary Rd., Naas

Barker & Jones School Book Shop in Naas offers a school books savings card to help parents manage the yearly cost of school books. Simply pick up a school book savings card from the shop and start saving whatever amount you like onto the card. Once you have your school book savings card you can top it up at any till point in the store at anytime. When you are collecting your school book order hand the savings card to the cashier and the total on your card will be deducted from your total bill. If you lose your card simply contact the shop where they have your details on file and they will issue you with a replacement card. Barker & Jones also provide a service whereby you hand in your book list at any time and the books will be reserved for you for collection at a later date.

Tel: (045) 896595

Website: www.barkerandjones.ie

 

Cill Dara Education Supplies - 4 Limerick Lane, Newbridge

Tel:  (045) 434033.

They do not have a website address.

 

The Wise Owl – Monread Shopping Centre,  Naas.

Tel:  (045) 883722

Website:  www.wiseowl.ie

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The Wise Owl Bookshop was established in 1984, and now has 11 branches in Leinster as well as its online bookshop. Wise Owl specialise in schoolbooks for primary and secondary schools in Ireland. In addition, they supply art, craft, educational games and toys, educational resource materials including maps and globes along with a wide range of stationery supplies for school, home or office use. As specialists in the schoolbook and educational sector they carry school supplies on a year round basis and offer parents and schools excellent choice, service and value for money.

Online Bookstores

Schoolbooks.ie

The schoolbooks.ie school book service includes selling both primary and secondary books with nationwide delivery for a small charge. They also supply school stationary and schoolbags. They also offer a book covering service.Schoolbooks.ie provides secure online payment through AIB's credit/debit card processing and also accepts payment by phone, fax and post.

Tel: (1890) 223344

Website: www.schoolbooks.ie

 

Booksunlimited.ie

Books Unlimited have been in business in Ireland since 1981. They have four bookshops in Dublin and offer delivery for a small fee. They also offer a book covering service.

Tel:(01) 8479740

Website: www.booksunlimited.ie

 

Wiseowl.ie

Please see above for further details on shop. The website shows the full range of products available.

Tel: (01) 8353687

Website: www.wiseowl.ie

 

Schoolbooksonline.ie

Schoolbooksonline was set up in 2004. They offer schoolbooks for primary, secondary and third level. They also offer a book covering and delivery service. They are also stationary suppliers.

Tel: (086) 8576787 or (01) 4929673

Website: www.schoolbooksonline.ie

 

School Policy on Teachers Presents

Kill National School enforces a policy of no presents for teachers, a policy that is fully supported by the schools’ parent association. We would ask every parent to adhere strictly to this policy.

 

Yearly Fundraising Events

The Parents Association organise a number of fundraising events during the course of the school year in addition to fundraising run by the school itself. All fundraising by the PA and by the school is completely voluntary but we would encourage all parents to support any of these events whenever they can.

 

Secondary Schools in the Area 

(See also Secondary Schools In the Area) in Policies page

Kill National School is a feeder school for many post primary schools in the surrounding area. As is the case with most secondary schools in the country parents are advised to register their children’s names in the local schools early as places can be limited.

 

In Naas these schools are:

·         Christian Brothers (Boys only)    

Ph: 045-866402 ---
e-mail: 
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website:www.naascbs.ie

 

·         St Marys (Girls only)

Ph: 045-879634 ---
e-mail: 
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·         Pipers Hill (Co-Ed)

Ph: 045-897885 ---
e-mail: 
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website:www.phcol.ie

 

·         Gaelscoil Nas Na Riogh

 

 

In Newbridge these schools are:

·         Holy Family (Girls only)

Ph: 045-431957 
e-mail: 
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·         Newbridge College (Co-Ed)

Ph: 045-487200 ---
e-mail: 
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website:www.newbridge-college.ie

 

·         Patrician Brothers ( Boys only)

Ph: 045-432410 
e-mail: 
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website:www.patriciansecondary.com

 

·         St Conleths (Co-Ed)

Ph: 045-431417 ---
e-mail: 
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website:www.stconlethsvs.ie

 

In Rathcoole the school is:

·         Holy Family (Co-Ed)

Ph: 01-4580766 ---
e-mail: 
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website:www.hfcs.ie

 

In Kilcullen the school is:

·         Cross & Passion(Co-Ed)

Ph: 045-481524 ---
e-mail: 
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In Clane the schools are:

·         Clongowes Wood (Co-Ed)

Ph: 045-868202 ---
e-mail: 
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website:www.clongowes.com

 

·         Scoil Mhuire (Co-Ed)

Ph: 045-868121 ---
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Click here for scholarship information from ROCKBROOK PARK School 2014

Bus Service to/from Kill  School

Two bus services are operated by Bus Eireann to/from Kill National School

1.      Transports children living in Johnstown village

2.      Transports children living in the various towns’ lands around the village itself including Sherlockstown, Killeen, Alasty, Painstown, Castlewarden,  Blackhill & Kilwarden.

There are a number of criteria which must be fulfilled before a student is eligible for school transport. Full details are available on the bus eireann website under the school transport section. http://www.buseireann.ie

 

Bus tickets for children attending secondary schools for the first time must be organised before end of April in the year they are due to start.

 

After School Activities

The following after school activities take place on the school premises after school hours.

Chess:

·         Monday 2.40pm – 3.40pm

·         Wednesday  2.40pm – 3.40pm

ContactGabrielle Martin on 0876189587.  Enrolment forms are handed out to the relevant classes just prior to the start of new terms.

French:

·         Tuesday – Intermediate  2.40pm – 3.40pm (3rd to 6th class)

Contact Miss Reynolds.  Enrolment forms are handed out to the relevant classes just prior to the start of new terms.

Homework Club

·         Monday – Thursday 2.40pm – 3.40pm (2nd  - 6th class only)

Contact Miss O Reilly on 086 8914428 

Ballet

·         Friday 3.00pm – 6pm

Contact Ailbhe  O Rourke on 086 3025524. Royal Academy of Dance Registered.

Karate

·         Monday 7pm – 8pm

·         Wednesday 7pm – 8pm

Contact George Holden on 0879910948

Basketball

·         Sunday 10am -  12pm

Church Choir

·         Wednesday 7pm – 8pm (2nd class upwards only). Practice takes place in church

Contact Leslie McCarthy – 087 6439207

Anam Choir

·         Saturday 10.15am – 12.30pm

Contact Leslie McCarthy – 087 6439207

Adult Classes

The following Adults Classes take place in the school hall during the week

Zumba

·         Monday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

PJ Fitness

·         Tuesday 7pm – 8pm, 8pm – 9pm

·         Thursday 8pm – 9pm

Kill Singers

·         Wednesday 8pm – 10.30pm