Issue 3, Brighstone Buzz, 20th September, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, ‘It is in giving that we receive’ St Francis of Assisi. This half-term we are focusing on Generosity as our theme for collective worship. We have been thinking about how we can be generous with our love and kindness towards one another and that we do not need to be rich in order to do things …

Issue 2, Brighstone Buzz, 13th September, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, Our school has been a ‘hive’ of activity this week! The children have settled in to the routines of school life and it is a real pleasure to see them so engaged in their learning. The first school trip of the year was for the year 6 children, who went to UKSA on Thursday. They demonstrated …

Issue 37, Brighstone Buzz, 12th July, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, What a fantastic day we had at the beach on Wednesday! Our whole school beach day was a huge success and it was lovely to share it with so many parents. I know this will be one of the lasting memories that the children will have of their time at Brighstone Primary School This week we …

Issue 36, 5th July, Brighstone Buzz

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Dear Parents and Carers, Celebrating success continues to be a theme for Brighstone over the past week. Knowing how much has been achieved and what we have ahead of us for the next two weeks makes me feel very proud of our children and staff. Last Tuesday our year 6 children attended their leaver’s service at Portsmouth Cathedral. This was …

Issue 35, Brighstone Buzz, 28th June, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, Summer sunshine and sporting stamina are our headlines this week. We batted the week off with 10 of our Year 5/6 going to the Ageas Bowl in Southampton for the England/Wales World Cup Cricket.  Mr. Goldsmith/Mrs Norman spent the day at the Bowl, and the children enjoyed rock climbing/laser shooting as well as watching the cricket.  …

Issue 34, Brighstone Buzz, 21st June, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, Each week brings with it opportunities for inspiration, exploration and challenge in the learning experiences of the children. Our children have displayed limitless stamina this week. On Wednesday four children took part in a STEM project. Their planning and design was exemplary and stood out for its carefully considered engineering alongside the projects from other schools. …

Issue 33, Brighstone Buzz, 14th June, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers Another week has flown by in the life of Brighstone Primary School. The slightly unseasonable and unpredictable weather has not dampened spirits as we put plans in place for the range of activities that we have scheduled. We have now a finalised list of dates for the whole school beach day, sports day, summer show and …

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Dear Parents and Carers, It is hard to believe that we have only one week left until half-term. Earlier this week the school governors spent a day in school, there was a vibrant, purposeful and hardworking atmosphere and the children were very eager to share their learning with the governors as they visited the classrooms. Over the past two days …

Issue 3, Brighstone Buzz, 29th September, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, We have had an entertaining week filled with poetry, rhyme and song. Yesterday was National Poetry Day and to mark the occasion every class learnt a poem that was performed in today’s Golden Worship. All of the children participated, sharing their poems in unique and entertaining ways. This included the use of sign language, props, acting …

Issue 33, Brighstone Buzz, 16th June, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, The excitement and activity, as we approach the final few weeks of our Summer Term, has continued to gather pace. Please check the dates for your diary section, there is a lot happening over the coming weeks. This week the children in Robin Class have made Scarecrows for the County Show, they were eager to share …