COVID Parental Advice

Back to school advice for parents

A letter to parents 

from the Minister of Education

Back to School Information

From Together Ireland

Watch the video for advice on returning to school safely. 

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Booklist and School Items

Stationery - please provide your child with the following stationery items. Wipeable pencil case if possible, 2 pencils, 2 blue pens, 2 red pens, sharpener, highlighter, 1 large glue stick, whiteboard marker, ruler and a rubber. No items can be shared. We won’t be able to provide any stationery items.

School will provide plastic boxes for your child to use in school. Please do not buy and/or bring in plastic boxes to school.

Rental Books - please return your child’s rental books from last year. We need the books urgently. Please ensure that you send them with your child on the first day of school. When  we receive all last year’s rental books we will issue this year’s booklists. 


There are no changes to the school uniform. We have a navy school uniform.School jumper with Scoil Bhríde School Crest (a navy jumper without a crest is suitable also), sky blue shirt/blouse/polo shirt, navy trousers/skirt, navy socks/tights, shoes/runners (a closed shoe. No sandals.Preferably suitable for winter conditions). 


Free Lunches

The school will provide free school lunches from Monday September, 7th 2020. Please provide a lunch for your child/children from Tuesday 1st - Friday 4th September 2020. The school will send home Carambola login details for each child as soon as possible. When you receive your log in details please choose your child’s lunch food promptly online.

Water Bottles

Please ensure that your child has a water bottle each day. The water bottle must be big enough to last the child for the day. We have no facility to provide water. This is due to COVID restrictions.