Issue 17 – Brighstone Buzz – 22nd January 2021

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents, carers and children, Our Wellbeing Wednesday focus this week is ‘What have you done today (or recently) to make you feel proud?’ I can confidently say that you should all be proud of yourselves for working so well at home and in school, and getting to grips with Google Classroom and Zoom sessions – I know that some …

Issue 16 – Brighstone Buzz – 15th January 2021

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, I would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you and well done to you all for everything that you are doing to support your child’s education at home and in school. I would also like to say a huge thank you to all the staff in school for all the extra hours …

Issue 15 – Brighstone Buzz – 8th January 2021

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, Christmas and New Year seems so long ago, but I hope that you all managed to have a restful and enjoyable time with your families where possible. We hope that you are all keeping safe and well in this very tumultuous and strange week. I heard someone say “What a year this week has been” and …

Issue 14 – Brighstone Buzz – 18th December 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, Wow, what a wonderful Christmassy week we have had! All around school we have had Rudolph jumpers, Santa hats, sparkle, glitter, holly, elves, and Christmas stockings, to name but a few.  The children have taken part in many Christmas activities, including a fun Christmas Dinner on Wednesday, which was full of merriment. I am very pleased to …

Issue 13 – Brighstone Buzz – 11th December 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, Has anyone seen Rudolph? He’s gone missing—someone left the gate open and he’s run away! We’ve heard that he’s somewhere in Brighstone, so please keep an eye out for him. Some of the Reception children have already seen glimpses of his red nose in their gardens, so we know he’s somewhere around. Reception are going on …

Issue 12 – Brighstone Buzz – 4th December 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, Have you got your tree and decorations up yet? The winter darkness can make the evenings seem very long, but it always cheers the heart to see the colourful, bright and twinkling Christmas displays as you go out and about. Putting up Christmas decorations is one way to bring a smile to others in the community, …

Issue 11 – Brighstone Buzz – 27th November 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, It is getting colder and the hats, scarves and gloves are being dug out from the back of wardrobes or from bags under the bed. It is winter days like these that are perfect for a family walk through the countryside, spotting the seasonal changes and enjoying the fresh air. Walking also does wonders for mental …

Issue 10 – Brighstone Buzz – 20th November 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, Our Collective Worship theme this week, as part of our half term focus of Compassion, is ‘Putting on the right attitude’. We have been talking about how we can choose to put on the right attitude, just like we put on our clothes in the morning. We can choose to show compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and …

Issue 9 – Brighstone Buzz – 13th November 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, I am constantly overwhelmed and delighted by the amount of generosity and compassion shown by the children and families here at Brighstone Primary School when supporting worthwhile causes. This week saw two fundraising days: Remembrance Day and Children in Need. On Wednesday, the school commemorated Remembrance Day by gathering in their socially-distanced bubbles to respect the …

Issue 8 – Brighstone Buzz – 6th November 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, We hope you all had a restful half-term break. It was such a shame that the weather was a bit wet and windy, but maybe some of you took the opportunity to go outside in your macs and wellies to splash in the puddles! Doing little activities like that are fun and does wonders for your …