Welcome to the Scoil Bhríde Parents’ Association Dedicated Page.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Parents Council Bullying Helpline
The helpline is available on 01 887 4477 and is open from:
- 10 am – 5 pm Monday to Wednesday
- 10 am – 4 pm Thursday to Friday.
They are also available on email: email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org detailing your name and contact number. Limited places are available and will be given on a first come first serve basis.
1. 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
2. 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 any time. 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) 896 595
3. Cill Dara Education Supplies – 4 Limerick Lane, Newbridge
Tel: (045) 434 033.
They do not have a website address.
4. The Wise Owl – Monread Shopping Centre, Naas
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.
Tel: (045) 883 722
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 223 344
Please see above for further details on the shop. The website shows the full range of products available.
Tel: (01) 835 3687
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) 857 6787 or (01) 492 9673
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
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)
Tel: 045 866 402
- St Marys (Girls only)
Tel: 045 879 634
- Pipers Hill (Co-Ed)
- Gaelscoil Nas Na Riogh
In Newbridge these schools are:
- Holy Family (Girls only)
Tel: 045 431 957
- Newbridge College (Co-Ed)
Tel: 045 487 200
- Patrician Brothers ( Boys only)
Tel: 045 432 410
- St Conleths (Co-Ed)
Tel: 045 431 417
In Rathcoole the school is:
In Kilcullen the school is:
Cross & Passion (Co-Ed)
Tel: 045 481 524
In Clane the schools are:
- Clongowes Wood (Co-Ed)
Tel: 045 868 202
- Scoil Mhuire (Co-Ed)
Tel: 045 868 121
Bus Service to/from Kill School
Two bus services are operated by Bus Eireann to/from Kill National School:
- 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 – 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.