Staying Safe Online and the Stay Safe Program

Tuesday 12th February 2018 is Safer Internet Day and children from 1st to 6th classes will engage in activities to raise awareness about staying safe online.

For more information about Safer Internet Day and some resources for parents you can check out the following links

Also, in line with our Child Protection policy, all classes are currently engaging in Stay Safe lessons, a primary school based approach to ensure the safety of children.  For those not familiar with what this entails you can find out more information and full details of the lessons for each age group at

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Merry Christmas

The children and staff of St. Brigid’s N.S., Coon wish all our families, friends and community a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Thank you for your help and support during the past year.

Enjoy the celebrations and see you in 2018!

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Bright Sparks

It has been a very busy term with lots of learning and activities.  You can keep up to date with news and arts projects on our twitter page, @coankkns.

Our Senior Room (4th, 5th and 6th classes) learning about electrical circuits by making working lighthouses.  They turned out very well, well done all!

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Active Update

Having received our second Active Flag in June, we hit the ground running from September and have had a very active first few weeks of school.

Attached is our Active Newsletter for some more information.

Active Flag Newsletter November

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School closes today for Summer holidays. We will re-open at 9.20am on Wednesday 30th August.

We wish our departing 6th class – Alyson, Jamie, Niall, Peter and Steven – all the best in Secondary School, they have been a terrific class and a great example to their classmates. We will miss them.

We hope you all have a great summer and look forward to seeing you all in late August. Keep up all your activities over the summer but please stay safe on the roads and around farmyards.



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Active Flag News!

Great News!

We have been awarded our second Active Flag – the first school in County Kilkenny to achieve this.

We will have an in-school celebration later this term, complete with a flag raising ceremony.

Well done to everyone for their hard work.  Attached is our newsletter for April/May

Active Flag Newsletter April May

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Camogie Coaching Day

Attached are details of a camogie coaching day being run by the Kilkenny Senior Camogie team over Easter.

Easter Camogie Camp

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Active Flag Newsletter

Our latest Active Flag newsletter will be sent home this week and it is also available to view under the Active Flag 2016-2017 tab 

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Kilkenny Music Festival

Our choir were 2nd in their main competition at the Kilkenny Music Festival over the weekend. They sang “Shine Bright Like A Diamond” and did a great job, it was very close between 1st and 2nd! The choir were also 3rd in the Sacred Music competition.

Well done to all the children, their teachers Mrs. Phelan, Mrs. Crilly and Mr. Coogan and thank you to all our parents for having them so well turned out on the day.


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Kilkenny Music Festival

Well done to Emma, Leanne and Rachel who took part in the 4th to 6th class solo category at the Kilkenny Music Festival. They sang beautifully and received very high marks from the adjudicator.  Well done girls. Best of luck to our choir who are taking part in the festival tomorrow.


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