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 …

Issue 25, Brighstone Buzz, 24th March, 2017

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Dear Parents and Carers, We have had another exciting week; the children have been stimulated with learning opportunities both in and out of school. On Monday Year 5 visited Amazon World; this provided the children with additional insight into their topic work linked to Rain Forests. Their persuasive letter writing linked to endangered species has been very powerful – Government …

Issue 19, 3rd February, 2017, Brighstone Buzz

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Dear Parents and Carers,   Over the past week we have experienced some very wet, dull and dismal weather, despite this the children’s enthusiasm for learning has not been dampened. As I walk around school and spend time in the classrooms, I am greeted by engaging, stimulating and varied learning opportunities for the children. We look forward to being able …