Issue 7 – Brighstone Buzz – 16th October 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, Well, here we are at the end of our first half term, and what a busy few weeks it has been! The children and staff have all been working really hard in class—I have enjoyed popping in to see what they have been up to. In Y5 (Macarthur class) they have been learning about Survivors, and …

Issue 6 – Brighstone Buzz – 9th October 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, Our Collective Worship theme this half term is generosity, and it has been wonderful to see everyone’s generosity this week during our Harvest Festival. Children have brought in so many tins and packets of food that we had to bring out another table in the church to display them on! These are all going to the …

Issue 5 – Brighstone Buzz – 2nd October 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

(Please click on the link at the bottom of the page for the full newsletter) Dear parents and carers, Despite the weather this morning, the school was filled with sunshine due to all the colourful yellow clothing for our Go Yellow day. Seeing all the splashes of colour made everyone smile and brightened up the day! Our Collective Worship theme …

Issue 4 – Brighstone Buzz – 25th September 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, Well, we certainly felt the chill this morning as the temperature dropped to 7-8 degrees! Despite the cold winds, standing on the gate every day and seeing everyone’s welcoming smiles as you all come into school is certainly one of the highlights of my job, and sets me up for the day ahead! I had the …

Issue 3 – Brighstone Buzz – 18th September 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, I would like to start by saying a huge well done and congratulations to the Brighstone Team for being very worthy winners last weekend in our Round the Island Relay Race against Nine Acres. It was incredibly close—just a few seconds to spare between the last two runners. Well done to all who took part, thank …

Issue 2 – Brighstone Buzz – 11th September 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, We have come to the end of our first full week back, and I would like to thank you all for your support in ensuring that the children have had an enjoyable transition back to school. Despite all the extra health and safety measures that we have in place, we are trying to make their experience …

Issue 1 – Brighstone Buzz – 4th September 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, We would like to wish everyone a very warm welcome back to school. We hope that you all had a wonderful summer. It was lovely to see everyone once again on Thursday, with lots of smiling faces and friendly greetings from all the children and families. The children loved seeing their friends again, and they have …

A Letter from Mrs Lennon – 22nd July 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

  Dear parents and carers, You will have recently received a letter from our Chair of Governors informing you of my recent appointment as headteacher at Brighstone CE Aided Primary School. I am delighted and privileged to have been appointed to this role by the governors. Having taught at Brighstone for 13 years, as class teacher, English subject lead, Assistant …

Issue 37 Brighstone Buzz – 17th July 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, Well, what a fantastic week we’ve had in school! Our Brighstolympics were held throughout this week, and every day each bubble competed in their events to win points for their hives. It was very encouraging to see so much determination, enjoyment, resilience, perseverance, laughter, teamwork and encouragement. Participating in sporting activities has a huge positive impact …

Issue 36 Brighstone Buzz – 10th July 2020

Karen News, The Buzz

Dear parents and carers, We have come to the end of another week and it is not long now until the end of term. Transition activities are planned, and the children are looking forward to spending half a day with their new class teacher and LSA on Tuesday 21st July. Thank you to those who have already replied about this—if …