Issue 30, Brighstone Buzz, 17th May, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, We have had an eventful week that brought together a combination of hard work, excitement and activity. On Tuesday we welcomed Mr Daniel Lambert – HMI (Her Majesties Inspector) to our school, as he completed a Section 8 monitoring visit. There will be a letter published by OFSTED following this visit and we will share it …

Issue 29, Brighstone Buzz, 10th May, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, “Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” Albert Camus. During our worship times this half-term we have been exploring our core values of Love, Courage and Respect through the concept of Friendship. We have been thinking about …

Issue 28, Brighstone Buzz, 3rd May, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, What a fantastic start to the term! We have an exciting and busy time ahead of us, the wide range of trips and activities planned to enhance the curriculum have already started. Last week our Year 4 children went to Kingswood in Bembridge for their residential trip. They had an amazing time, facing up to challenges, …

Issue 27, Brighstone Buzz, 26th April, 2019

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Dear Parents, I hope you all had a wonderful Easter break and enjoyed the marvellous weather. I have been enjoying my time spent with Year 4 on their Residential at Kingswood this week, normal service will be resumed next week when I will give you a full update and insight into what’s coming up for the Summer term. Wishing you …

Issue 26, Brighstone Buzz, 5th April, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, Our journey through Lent towards Easter has been slightly different this year; instead of concluding our Spring term, Easter celebrations will signal the start our summer term. Over the past week we have been able to come together in church to continue our preparations for Easter. Thank you to all of the families and children that …

Issue 25, Brighstone Buzz, 29th March, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, The days are getting longer, warmer and brighter. There are many reminders that Spring has arrived and Easter is fast approaching. This weekend there is a family service for Mothering Sunday in church at 11.00am. For the past two years we have invited the children to take part in the service and we would like to …

Issue 24, Brighstone Buzz, 22nd March, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, ‘Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning’ Archbishop Desmond Tutu. This half term we have been focusing on the theme of forgiveness. This week we explored how when things go wrong it is important to be sorry and that we need to have the opportunity to ‘wipe the slate clean’ so …

Issue 23, 15th March, 2019 – Brighstone Buzz

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Dear Parents and Carers, We are now well into our Spring Term and the second of Lent. An important date in the calendar as we approach Easter is Mothering Sunday, this year it is on 31st March 2019. For the past two years we have invited the children to take part in the service at church on the Sunday and …

Issue 22, Brighstone Buzz, 8th March, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, Celebration, characters and creativity. The events of our week have been wide ranging: from exploring history through a visit to a reconstruction of an ancient farm to following a trail of breadcrumbs on a hunt for a gingerbread house. In our Golden Book today we had two whole class nominations, both year 3 and 4 showed …

Issue 21, Brighstone Buzz, 1st March, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers,  WOW! What a fantastic start we have had to the second half of our Spring Term! The warmth of the early spring sun has been a welcome break from the darkness of winter and the children have been able to enjoy some of their playtimes on the school field. At this time of year our thoughts …