20th June 2014

Technology Fun at Brighton Marina

Several classes this week had been visiting Brighton Marina where there were new technology workshops. The children experienced the power of learning with the support of a tablet

Cricket Tournament

On Wednesday Mr Brazil accompanied our cricket team to take part in a cricket tournament. Children were awarded a certificate and medal in assembly this morning. Thank you team and well done!

Dot to Dot Productions

Children from year 6 have been asked to audition for a new CBeebies programme: Art Ninja. The children have to submit a short video and application form.

Fishers Farm Visit

On Thursday Year 1 and 2 had a fabulous time at Fishers Farm. The visit was all paid for and arranged by the Brighton Lions. So a very big thank you to them from all the children, staff and parents of years 1 and 2. The classes were joined by members of the Brighton Lions who in the words of Ms Busby were ‘very lovely’.

Golden Hinde Visit

Years 1 and 2 are off out again next week. This time they are travelling to London to visit the Golden Hinde as part of their learning journey.

Year 6 Residential

Our year 6 children leave today for their residential long weekend in Kent. They are of course very excited and it looks like they will have some great weather for their adventures.

Athletics Championships

Our years 4, 5 and 6 athletes are competing in the Brighton and Hove athletics championships next Wednesday.

Diary Dates

New (September) reception children visits: Wednesday afternoons – 18th June, 25th June & 2nd July,

Class photos Monday 30th June (TBC).

Year 6 partnership schools transition event: Friday 18th July

Classes meet their new teacher and teaching assistant: 18th July

Year 6 Leavers Assembly: Tuesday 22nd July at 1.30

On-Time Teds

This week’s Key Stage 1 winners are Year 1 and in Key Stage 2 the winners are Year 5. Well done to both classes for being on time for school!

Governor News

The next full governing body meeting takes place next Thursday 26th June.

Skydive for Charity

Alfie’s dad: Jason Cohen is doing a skydive on 19th July at Headcorn Kent. The charity he is raising money for is the Macmillan Cancer Charity. If you would like to sponsor Jason please go to www.virginmoneygiving.com      and look for Jason’s name.

Questions about Dyslexia

The Literacy Support Service is offering a parents’ open evening. The event is free. You can meet the literacy specialists and get tips and strategies to support your child.at 7.00: Dyslexia guidance talk, 7.30: primary apps presentation, 8.00: secondary apps presentation. There will also be stalls with books, software and games.
The event takes place on Thursday 3rd July from 7.00 till 9.00 pm. The venue is Goldstone Primary school, Laburnum Avenue, Hove BN3 7JW


Juno in Nursery has lost a small purple backpack with her name written on it and wings. The backpack has obviously escaped and flown off. If you see it please capture and return to Juno, Nursery or the school office.

Summer Holidays

The last day of term is Wednesday 23rd July. We return to school on Thursday 4th September. Nursery will return on Monday 8th September.

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