Issue 6, Brighstone Buzz, 11th October, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, Only one week left before half-term, it has been a very busy few weeks and we have achieved so much since returning to school in September. Yesterday our year 6 children enjoyed a trip to the mainland, their visit to Salisbury made interesting links for them to their current learning in history. I think they know …

Issue 5, Brighstone Buzz, 4th October, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, It is almost impossible to sum up our life in school this week using just a few short paragraphs! So many opportunities to be generous, to be thankful, to celebrate, to be creative and to enjoy our learning. Thank you to all of our families for your overwhelming generosity towards the Food Bank this week; the …

Issue 4, Brighstone Buzz, 27th September, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, Wet and windy weather arrived with the Autumn equinox at the start of this week. Unfortunately, this meant that the walk on to the downs and the forest planned by year 1 and 2 had to be postponed. We are hoping to be able to reschedule this so that the children are able to have the …

Issue 3, Brighstone Buzz, 20th September, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, ‘It is in giving that we receive’ St Francis of Assisi. This half-term we are focusing on Generosity as our theme for collective worship. We have been thinking about how we can be generous with our love and kindness towards one another and that we do not need to be rich in order to do things …

Issue 2, Brighstone Buzz, 13th September, 2019

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Dear Parents and Carers, Our school has been a ‘hive’ of activity this week! The children have settled in to the routines of school life and it is a real pleasure to see them so engaged in their learning. The first school trip of the year was for the year 6 children, who went to UKSA on Thursday. They demonstrated …

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 …