Issue 11, Brighstone Buzz, 7th December, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, The Festive Season is now in full swing. All of the preparations for the Christmas Tree Festival are completed, we are holding our school Christmas Fair on Saturday and Nativity preparations are well underway. The children have remained very focused on their learning while fitting in opportunities to rehearse for all of the events. We have …

Issue 10, 1st December, 2017, Brighstone Buzz

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Dear Parents and Carers, December has arrived, marking the beginning of the season of Advent. The first door on the Advent Calendar has been opened, the wreaths have been dusted off and the tree has been decorated. It was a delight to see the looks of joy and excitement on the children’s faces as they came into the hall this …

Issue 9, Brighstone Buzz, 24th November, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, It is hard to believe that Christmas is only a month away and that we are already four weeks into this half-term. Every week is packed with a wide range of activities that enhance and broaden the learning experience for the children. Earlier this week the children in year 3 and 4 hosted a fantastic Poetry, …

Issue 8, Brighstone Buzz, 17th November, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, We have explored our core values of Love, Courage and Respect with the children this week through our work on Anti-Bullying. I would like to say a huge well done to the children in year 6 and year 5 who helped to prepare and deliver worship on Tuesday. They did a thought provoking presentation that encouraged …

Issue 7, Brighstone Buzz, 10th November, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, ‘A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself’’ Joseph Campbell This week we have been thinking about the coming weekend and Remembrance Day. This is a time that the church, the school and the whole community can come together. We have focused on our core values of Love, …

Issue 6, Brighstone Buzz, 2nd November, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, Welcome back, we hope you had an enjoyable half-term break. I would like to say a well done and thank you to all of the children and families who took part in the pumpkin lantern competition organised by the BSA on Tuesday. I’m sure that those of you that were there will agree it was a …

Issue 5, Brighstone Buzz, 20th October, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, ‘No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.’ Aesop Our theme for worship this half term has been exploring the quality of generosity linked to our school values of ‘Love, Courage and Respect.’ We have thought about giving to each other through the things that we do: – love, money, gifts and our …

Issue 4, Friday 6th October, 2017, Brighstone Buzz

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Dear Parents and Carers, What a great celebration we had at the Harvest Festival this week! The children were amazing and it was lovely to welcome the parents that joined us in church. Thank you so much for the donations of Harvest gifts for the Food Bank, your generosity will make a difference to families in need. On the theme …

Issue 3, Brighstone Buzz, 22nd September, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, Our term is now well under way. A lot has happened this week to help build the school into a challenging and positive learning environment. Our year 6 children have applied for and been given their roles and responsibilities. The year 5 & 6 girls have competed in a football match as part of the Danone …

Issue 2, Brighstone Buzz, 15th September, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, It is hard to believe we have now completed our first full week back at school; the children have shown a real sense of enjoyment and engagement in their learning. I have been impressed by the way the children in Apple Tree Class (Reception) have settled into the routines of school life. Our children in Willow …