Useful Links

 

 

Local Contacts:

 

Scoil Bhride - Board of Management

Emai:  athgarvanschool.ias@eircom.net

 

Newbridge Parish Centre

For School Enrolment Forms

www.newbridgeparish.ie

 

Newbridge Library

Parenting Talks & Workshops, as well as books galore!

Newbridge Library Website

Government Bodies & Support Services

 

Dept of Education & Skills

Useful information for parents & teachers

www.education.ie

 

National Centre for Guidance in Education 

www.ncge.ie

 

National Council for Curriculum and Assessment

Information on the National Curriculum for primary schools: www.ncca.ie

 

Department of Social Protection - Child Relates Payments

www.welfare.ie

 

NCTE - National Centre for Technology in Education 

www.ncte.ie

 

The National Council for Special Education (NCSE)

Education services for persons with special educational needs arising from disabilities with particular emphasis on children

www.ncse.ie

 

ScoilNet

Activities and information for parents and children: 

www.scoilnet.ie

 

School Days (Parenting & Education in Ireland)

Online resource for Parents and Teachers with information, articles and discussion boards

SchoolDays.ie 

Academically Advanced Children

 

Gifted Kids.ie

A support website for parents and educators of “gifted” children in Ireland. This was the first website in Ireland to actively meet the needs of parents, teachers and exceptionally able children from an Irish perspective.
 

Centre for Talented Youth Ireland (CTYI)

Dublin City University (DCU) provide wonderful courses for primary school students between the ages of 6-13. These courses are designed to stand outside the mainstream school curriculum but also provide enrichment of this curriculum.

Internet & Social Media Safety

 

Webwise.ie 

Online information about the internet for parents and teachers.

 

Internet Safety.ie

Offers lots of helpful advice to children about how to stay safe when they are online, never to give out personal information and what to do if they are being bullied online.

 

Get Safe Online

Practical, useful advise on staying safe online. Includes a detailed section on Safeguarding Children online.

 

 

Think U Know

Guide to internet safety and safe surfing for young people. Learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting, online gaming, etc.

 

CommonsenseMedia 

Dedicated to improving the lives of children and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.

 

PCmag 

Online Magazine with guides to using parental settings and safety settings on popular gaming consoles, Sony PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable (PSP) , Nintendo Wii, etc.

Youth Support/ Children's Rights

 

National Youth Council of Ireland 

www.youth.ie 

 

Childline 

www.childline.ie

 

Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Child Welfare and Protection Policy

 

Ombudsman for Children 

www.oco.ie

 

ISPCC 

www.ispcc.ie

Maths & English


Maths:   Numicon

A proven approach to teaching maths to young children. Introduced into Scoil Bhride in 2015, we are delighted with how our Junior pupils are progressing at pace.

 

Maths:   IXL (Maths)

Maths:   Cool Math 4 Kids

Maths:   Destination Maths

 

English:    IXL (English)

Reading:  www.starfall.com

Note:

This is just a small selection of resources that you may find useful.  

 

If there are sites you use and find helpful, please do let us know and we will share the details with the rest of the parents using this site.  Simply Contact Us

 

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