Issue 39, Brighstone Buzz, 18th July, 2014

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I cannot believe today is the end of this term and tomorrow the beginning of the summer holiday. I do not know where this academic year has gone! We have been reflecting on the wonderful things that have happened this year. The Fun Run, the Christmas Hey Ewe production and Panto, the residential visits and trips both on the island …

Issue 38, 11th July, 2014, Brighstone Buzz

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There can be no doubt that Brighstone CE Primary School is certainly a small school where big things happen! If you were in the audience at Medina Theatre on either Monday or Tuesday night I am sure that you will join with me in saying congratulations and thank you to everyone who took part. I thoroughly enjoyed two amazing performances …

Issue 37, Brighstone Buzz, 4th July

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What a week this has been!   We welcomed Year 6 back to Brighstone on Monday only to bid them Bon Voyage once again as on Thursday they travelled to their future Secondary Schools. They had an amazing time in Wales and my thanks go to all the staff who made such an invaluable experience possible. Initial reports regarding the …

Issue 36, 27th June, 2014

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I had the pleasure of leading Golden Worship this morning and there was an unplanned theme which ran through many of the comments written about children. Many of them had displayed acts of kindness or had selflessly given their time to serve others. Rebecca in Year 3 was congratulated on her positive attitude and when asked for her top tip …

Issue 35, 20th June, 2014, Brighstone Buzz

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Wednesday was an amazing display of our Brighstone Primary family at its best. Congratulations to all of the children who took part in the various events. There were too many highlights to mention just a few but I would like to thank all of our visitors for joining us and I know that all of the competitors appreciated your encouragement …

13th June 2014

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We have had a lovely week – mainly because the sun has finally decided to shine! The children have spent lots of time outside, including taking part in the field/track trials for our Sports Day next week. You will be informed as to whether your child has made it into the finals. On that note, if the good weather continues, …

Friday, March 14, 2014

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Musicians line up for folk and blues fair ISLANDERS can dust off their rhythm and blues and get ready to dance on May 17, when the Wolverton Folk and Blues Fair returns for its fourth year. This year, the annual fair, at Wolverton Manor, Shorwell, will raise money for leukaemia research. The main stage will play host to Island favourites …

Friday, March 21, 2014

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Listen to parents on music service future From Jean Wavell, Brighstone: Ref: article Music hub future probed (CP, 14-03-14) A consultation is vital to look at this sad state of affairs. The range of people being included looks fairly broad but I feel one important group has been omitted. As one who has seen my own children benefit from the …

Monday 12th May 2014

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Broadband boost for villages THE first villages to benefit from a multi-million pound rural broadband project have been announced today (Monday). Residents in parts of Shalfleet, Gurnard, Whippingham, Brighstone and Shorwell will be the first to receive high-speed broadband this summer, as part of an Isle of Wight Council scheme, in partnership with BT, to improve internet access in rural …

24th January 2012

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A £1,150 DONATION to Brighstone Primary School was music to the pupils’ ears. West Wight Rotary Club donated the money to the school, which it spent on new musical equipment — notably percussion instruments, such as maracas, triangles, bongos, tambourines and triangles. The school’s population has more than doubled under the schools’ reorganisation — it now has 182 pupils — …