Issue 7, Brighstone Buzz, 19th October, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, As our half-term draws to a close, I would like to ask everyone to reflect on something that they are thankful for. Our worship theme of ‘Thankfulness’ has encouraged the children to explore different aspects of being thankful through our core values of ‘Love, Courage and Respect’. This week has probably been the most challenging as …

Issue 6, Brighstone Buzz, 12th October, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, What a vibrant, busy and action packed week we have had! Our service of Thanksgiving for harvest was one of praise, celebration and joyful giving. The children were amazing – they performed, read and sang with great enthusiasm and it was lovely to welcome the parents that joined us in church. Thank you so much for …

Issue 5, Brighstone Buzz, 5th October, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, Our term is now well underway; it is wonderful to go around the school and see such a purposeful and hardworking atmosphere. There has been enthusiasm for learning both in and outside the classroom. Earlier this week our year 6 children had the opportunity to experience a sailing activity. They spent Tuesday afternoon at UKSA in …

Issue 4, 28th September, 2018, Brighstone Buzz

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Dear Parents and Carers, ‘Thank you, Lord, for the beauty of your creation.’ Moments of awe and wonder have been enhanced by the exceptional autumn days we have experienced this week. Thinking of Autumn turns our thoughts to Harvest time. On Wednesday 10th October we have our Harvest Festival Celebration, this will be in church at 8.45am. Instead of a …

Issue 3, Brighstone Buzz, 21st September, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, Our headline this week really should be ‘The mystery of the missing Tarmac’! As many of you will have realized, the roadworks in New Road are not fully completed. I would like to thank parents and staff for their patience and cooperation over the past week while the road closure has been in place. Island Roads …

Issue 2, Brighstone Buzz, 14th September, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, The children have settled back in well to the daily routines of school life and I have been impressed by their excitement, enthusiasm and positive attitude to their learning. Thank you to all of the parents that came along to our Meet and Greet evening on Tuesday, your involvement with the children’s learning is very much appreciated. Our …

Issue 1, Brighstone Buzz, 7th September, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, Brighstone really is – a small school where BIG things happen! Our welcome back to school this week, was launched into orbit on the first day of term with a visit from the Island Planetarium. Every class had the opportunity to explore the Solar System, locate and identify their own planet. I enjoyed joining in the …

Issue 35, Brighstone Buzz, 13th July, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, Where has this school year gone? It seems like only yesterday that we were making all of our Autumn term preparations for Harvest and Christmas and now we are building up to the final week of the Summer Term. Well done to all of the Year 4 and 5 children, who shared their work from their …

Issue 34, Brighstone Buzz, 9th July, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, The past week has been one of non-stop events and activity. The momentum towards the end of term is building and we hope the next two weeks will be enjoyable for our whole school community. Earlier this week we held our final Eucharist of the year in church. We would like to thank Rev Clive for …

Issue 33, Brighstone Buzz, 29th June, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, Yesterday we welcomed our new reception children for September 2018 into school. Our transition morning was a great success; all of the children enjoyed spending time with their class teachers for next year. The atmosphere in school was one of pride, anticipation and excitement. We also wish our year 6 children the very best as they …