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 School History

St Brigid's is a co-educational Catholic Primary School serving families of the Nerang Catholic Parish. We currently have 429 students enrolled at the school.  We offer a quality educational experience for students from Preparatory - Year Six.

St Brigid's offers a quality education within the context of Catholic values and traditions. The school aims to be a true community of learning and faith - one which recognizes the uniqueness and dignity of the individual and operates on the gospel values of respect and care for one another.

Through its curriculum and courses, its celebration and worship rituals, its cultivation of the aesthetics and its Religious Education program, the school attempts to give witness to the essential wholeness of the human experience - social, moral, physical, spiritual and intellectual development.

St Brigid's School was opened in 1994 with a Pre-school, six classrooms and an administration block, catering for an initial enrolment of 128 students from Pre-school to Year 4.

A second building stage was completed in 1996, extending the school's size by four more classrooms and by the end of 1998, our new library, covered area and tuckshop completed at the end of 1999, extend the school to "two stream" capacity.

At St Brigid's we aim to provide a seven year program, from Prep to Year Six which is designed to equip our young people to confront social issues in the light of Gospel teachings.

Faith development is considered an essential component for education of the whole person. The school's formal Religious Education program is based on the Archdiocesan Education in Faith Guidelines.

Students participate regularly in liturgies, celebrations, prayer times and assemblies which help develop the community of faith.

Current and future developments at St Brigid's take into account the physical development needs of students. An emphasis on skills development in the early years culminating in interaction with other schools are features of our physical education programs.

St Brigid's has adopted National Curriculum documents, Education Queensland's Curriculum for Primary Schools and Brisbane Catholic Education's documents as the basis for all courses.

There is a genuine need to meet the needs of all learners by providing a variety of learning opportunities and teaching strategies. There is an emphasis on the developmental skills and needs of individuals.