Issue 20, Brighstone Buzz, 15th February, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, ‘Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the Universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.’ Stephen …

Issue 19, Brighstone Buzz, 8th February, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, ‘Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow,’ Mary Anne Radmacher. We are now in our fifth week of our worship theme linked to Courage. Over the past two weeks we have thought about being reflective and working together in our learning, …

Issue 18, 25th January, 2019, Brighstone Buzz

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Dear Parents and Carers, ‘If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.’ David Viscott. Our exploration of courage this week has been about facing challenges and we have thought about different ways of overcoming difficulty. I would like to say well done to all of the children; they have been very positive, eager and enthusiastic …

Issue 17, Brighstone Buzz, 18th January,

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Dear Parents and Carers, ‘It’s easy to stand in the crowd but it takes courage to stand alone.’ Mahatma Ghandi. We have continued to develop our thinking based on the theme of courage, this week our focus has been on doing the right thing – this is not always an easy option. Our year 6 children have had the opportunity …

Issue 16, Brighstone Buzz, 11th January, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, Happy New Year. Welcome back to the start of our Spring Term. Over the past week we have been thinking about the season of Epiphany and the journey of the wise men. The focus was on the courage, resilience and perseverance that they needed to follow the star and not give up. This has led in …

Issue 15, Brighstone Buzz, 20th December, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, Only five more sleeps until Christmas Day. The children are very excited and it has been magical to share festivities and celebrations with them so close to Christmas.  This week has literally been ‘Out of this world’ – congratulations and well done to all of our children, their enthusiasm and participation in our school Nativity got …

Issue 14, Brighstone Buzz, 14th December, 2018

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Dear Parents and Carers, As we approach the end of term, I would like to thank all of the staff, children and parents for the focus they have given to our acts of kind-ness. We would like to acknowledge this together as a whole school. On Monday 17th December our whole school worship will be a celebra-tion of the pledges …

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 …