Mission Statement

St Brigid’s Primary School provides a primary education with a Catholic ethos for the children of Moate and surrounding areas.

St Brigid’s primary school is a Catholic School under the Patronage of the Bishop of Ardagh  and Clonmacnoise and is committed to giving each child the opportunity to reach his/her full potential. Our school is characterised by an atmosphere of respect and concern for one anther, our school, our community and the environment.

St Brigid’s Primary School is committed to the aims and principles of the revised 1999 Primary Schools’ Curriculum. We celebrate the uniqueness of each child as expressed in each child’s personality, intelligence and potential for development. We aim to promote the full and harmonious development of al pupils; – cognitive, intellectual, cultural, moral and spiritual, including a living relationship with God and other people and promotes a Christin philosophy of life.

We strive to cherish and challenge our students in a safe, secure and attractive learning environment.

As a Christian community we aim to be a warm and welcoming place respectful and accommodating of diversity in race, culture, religion, gender and ability. We aim to promote equality and support pupils with special educational needs.

We are a learning community promoting, modelling and valuing life-long learning.

Parents are their children’s primary educators and we strive to empower and utilise parents to be actively involved in their child’s education and the life of our school.

We are an integral part of the town of Moate. We value our relationship with our local community and actively promote our pupils’ and their families’ involvement in their community.

We strive to provide a nurturing, positive, holistic learning experience for every pupil and commit our resources to challenging and empowering each other.