Category Archives: School Life

Outdoor Assemblies

We have been very lucky with the weather as most weeks we’ve been able to hold an outdoor assembly for the whole school. This week, we celebrate the 3rd week in Advent and we are excited as Christmas is so near. We were going to hold a School Carol Service on Friday, 18th December, but […]

A Graduation to make the history books

On Wednesday 17th of June, sixth class gathered for the last time to celebrate the end of their primary school life but in a very unique way. For the first time in the history of Ballysax, we held a virtual celebration via Zoom. We are really happy to report that all went well and it […]

Coronovirus, a Book for Children This booklet is a great resource for parents, guardians and anyone in contact with children, to help explain about coronovirus and the restrictions we are supporting to keep each other safe. It is illustrated by Axel Scheffler, who is also well known for illustrating the Gruffalo books.


Dear students, We received this notice from Dog’s Trust and some of you may be interested in entering the short story competition. DOGS TRUST I hope this finds you well. I know the past few weeks have been challenging for your school and your students. The Dogs Trust Education team really miss delivering our workshops […]

Community Games

It's time for another Quiz in association with FolensTime to find out if you are smarter than a 14 year old! There's… Posted by Community Games on Wednesday, April 15, 2020

2nd class working at home!!!

2nd class have been very busy at home! They have been completing projects on animals of their choice, doing some research on the solar system, learning about spring and learning lots of new skills while enjoying the beautiful sunshine:)                            


In St Brigid’s NS, Ballysax, we have been using the MindUP programme since January of this year. All members of staff have been trained in the programme and it has been received with enthusiasm by the children in our classes. MindUP is the signature program of The Goldie Hawn Foundation, a not-for-profit organization, created in […]

3rd class working from home

The boys and girls in third class have been busy at home. Some of the children emailed me their projects so we could share them on our website. Click on the links to view the powerpoint presentations. Keep an eye on the website for more updates over the coming days. Most importantly I hope you […]

Dublin Zoo webcams

Dublin Zoo have free webcams so you can still look at the wonderful animals! Catch a glimpse of the giraffes, zebras and rhinos on the African Savanna, get a birds-eye view of the penguins or watch the wondrous herd of Asian elephants bathe and chomp on their lunch with our webcams. Feeding time is usually […]