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 …

Issue 32, Brighstone Buzz, 7th June, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers Welcome back, I hope you all had a restful and enjoyable half-term break. What an incredible start we have had to this part of the Summer Term! Our year 6 children had a fantastic time in London on their residential. This gave them the opportunity to experience, science, history, music, dance and theatre in a wider …

Issue 31, Brighstone Buzz, 24th May, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, Well done to all of the children and staff for achieving so much during the past half-term. It has been shorter than normal due to Easter being so late on in April, yet it has been extremely busy with a wide range of activity and enhancement to the curriculum. On Monday the Isle of Wight NHS …

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, …