Issue 13, Brighstone Buzz, 7th December, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, “Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give.” Our first week of Advent has been really special. All of the acts of kindness have been very thought provoking and we hope that we can continue beyond this week to build in daily acts of kindness for the remainder of Advent. The Christmas Tree Festival has …

Issue 11, Brighstone Buzz, 23rd November, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, It is hard to believe that tomorrow it will be exactly one month until Christmas Eve. Every week from now until the end of term is packed with a wide range of activities that will enhance and broaden the learning experiences for the children. This week the children in year 4, 5 and 6 enjoyed a …

Issue 10, Brighstone Buzz, 16th November, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, Remembrance and Respect. Our week began with the whole school attending a short service of remembrance led by Rev Linda Porter and the Royal British Legion. The school council representatives from each class laid a wreath made by the children; it was moving to hear all of the children sing as part of the service after …

Issue 9, 9th November, 2018, Brighstone Buzz

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Dear Parents and Carers, Making our learning memorable has been a focus for all of us this week. Our World War 1 day gave us all the opportunity to take a glimpse into life 100 years ago. The children engaged in a number of learning activities that gave them a greater understanding of how life has changed and the differences …

Issue 8, Brighstone Primary, 2nd November, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, Welcome back, we hope you had an enjoyable half-term break. The theme of this week’s news is about thanking a number of people for all of their effort, hard work and commitment to the school. Firstly, I would like to thank the BSA for organising the Autumn Disco followed by the pumpkin lantern competition. We are …

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 …