About Us

Patrician Primary School is a two-storied, co-educational school in Newbridge, Co. Kildare. The school caters for classes ranging from 2nd to 6th, with a current enrolment of 307 pupils.

Led by the principal, David Dempsey, the school has a staff of 21 teachers, 6 special needs assistants, our secretary, Susan, and caretaker, Paschal.

The school has a Catholic ethos and is under the patronage of the Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin, Bishop Denis Nulty.

As the oldest school in Newbridge, the Patrician Primary School boasts a proud tradition of education in the town of Newbridge, while we also provide a wide array of extra-curricular activities; senior and junior brass bands, boys’ and girls’ football, hurling, soccer, athletics and choir.

Patrician Primary School in the snow

School Staff

Principal: David Dempsey

Secretary: Susan Creggy

Caretaker: Paschal Murray

2nd Class Teachers: Ciara Heffernan, Breda O'Rourke,

3rd Class Teachers: Cathy Gorman, Jamie Headon, Aoife O’Sullivan

4th Class Teachers: Niamh Campbell, Gemma Harnett, Mary King,

5th Class Teachers:   Monica Bridge, Dara Ryan, Elaine Ryan,

6th Class Teachers:  Aileen Branagan, Malvin Moloney, Órla Wright,

SET Teachers: Joan Brennan, Brenda Callaghan, Noreen Dooley, Mark Fogarty, Ailish O’Shea, Cormac O'Shea, Ciara O'Sullivan,

SNAs: Ann Corcoran, Lisa Cunningham, Pauline Kenny, Doreen Keyes, Deirdre Nolan,  Sandra Whelan

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