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 …

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 …