School Start / Finish

Principal: Mrs M. Wall-Coughlan
Deputy Principal: Mr J Fennell
Scoil Bhríde N.S.,
Co. Laois.
Roll No. 19747M


Return to School

In order to make the Return to School process as safe as possible for the whole school community, Scoil Bhride will reopen on a staggered basis, The staggered return will assist pupils with familiarisation with new safety measures in place in the school.

Staggered Return

Monday August 31st. Only pupils in 6th Class and 5th Class and  Aoibhneas will attend School.

Tuesday September 1st:     Only pupils in 3rd and 4th classes and Aoibhneas will attend School

Wednesday September 2nd:    Only pupils in Senior Infants, 1st Class,  2nd Class and Aoibhneas will attend .  Pupils in Junior Infants will attend school from 9:30 until 12 noon.

Thursday  September 3rd and all following school days:  All pupils will attend School.

Arrival At School

  • Gates will be opened at 8:40 and will remain open until 9 a.m..  
  • Pupils are asked to come in time for school but not to congregate before this time.  
  • They are also asked to keep the required Social Distance.
  • All adults are asked to maintain appropriate social distance.  
  • SNAs will be on duty at the gates / all pupils must enter through their assigned gate, [all gates are clearly marked. See school website for gate entry/exit plan]  
  • Teachers will be waiting to escort the pupils to their class. 

Parents / Guardians or other adults may not enter with their child and we ask that, to preserve the safety of all, you adhere to this requirement.

Any pupil who arrives after 9 a.m should wait at the main gate for admission, if a parent is accompanying the pupil please phone the school for access.

Home time

Pupils will be walked to their Exit Gate by Class Teacher , Special Education Teacher and SNA where appropriate.

Junior Infant pupils will be walked , in their class groups, to line up inside their assigned gate. 
Ms Butler and Mrs Mahon’s Classes will be ready for collection at 1:10  and Mrs Redmond and Ms Callanan’s  Classes at 1:20
(until Friday Sept 11th, Ms Butler & Mrs Mahons classes will be ready for collection at 12 noon and Mrs Redmond and Ms Callanans Classes at 12:10)
Parents may then collect these pupils from their line. This is to ensure , in as far as is possible, that Social Distance is preserved.

Senior Infant pupils will be walked, in their class groups , to line up inside their assigned Gate. 
Mrs D. Delaney and Mrs Troy’s classes will be ready for collection at 1:10 and Ms Fogarty and Mrs M Delaney classes at 1:20. 
Parents will then come to the line to collect their child.

All other classes will be walked to their assigned gates and meet parents outside.

1st , 2nd , 5th and 6th  classes will exit at 2:20.

3rd and 4th classes will exit at 2:10. All pupils will leave via their designated gates and parents/guardians may only collect pupils from their designated gate area.

Any pupil not collected by a parent or guardian should return to the Reception area of the school and parent/ guardian will be contacted.

We look forward to seeing all our pupils back at school shortly and thank you for your co-operation.

Mrs Wall-Coughlan (Principal)