Our Philosophy

Our school promotes the holistic development of each child. We encourage children to reach their true potential through a  broad and balanced curriculum. We aspire our pupils to develop opinions, views and beliefs in a safe, inclusive learning environment.

Bracken Educate Together is a primary school in Balbriggan, Co. Dublin. We operate under the Educate Together ethos. The whole school community – Board of Management, Parents, Children, Teachers and other staff are together working towards an Ireland in which all children have access to an excellent education that is inclusive of all, irrespective of belief system, race, ethnicity, class, culture, gender, language, lifestyle and ability.

Our school is:

  • Multi-denominational – all children having equal rights of access to the school, and children of all social, cultural and religious backgrounds being equally respected
  • Co-educational and committed to encouraging all children to explore their full range of abilities and opportunities
  • Child centred in our approach to education
  • Democratically run with active participation by parents in the daily life of the school, whilst positively affirming the professional role of the teachers.

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