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Our Amazing Trust!

We are really proud to be members of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust especially as Brunel, with our friends at Newbridge, were the first TSAT primary schools in the city.  We always share our good news…

Year 5 Away at Thorness Bay!

Twenty eight of our Year 5 children are enjoying a three day residential at Thorness Bay on the Isle of Wight this week. We are using this residential as a chance to pilot adding daily photographs…

Crumbs! What a cracking cake sale!

Our fantastic School Council organised a Cake Sale today and the response was amazing!  The tables in the lower hall were bulging with the weight of cup cakes, fairy cakes, angel cakes, butterfly cakes, carrot cakes,…

Uplifting Ukuleles!

Year 3 proudly demonstrated their musical skills this week when they performed a short concert showcasing their ukulele skills, lead by their teacher from the Portsmouth Music Service.  The ukulele is growing in popularity and these…

Magnificent Mad Scientists!

Monday evening saw our fabulous Year 4 choir take part in the Portsmouth Music Hub’s Mad Scientist concert at Portsmouth Guildhall. This annual extravaganza features schools from all over the city singing brand new songs written…

We’ve done it – we’re officially a Thinking School!

Here’s a copy of the press release sent out today celebrating our achievement of becoming a Thinking School – should be in The News Friday or Saturday we hope! Children and staff at Isambard Brunel Junior…

Hurrah for Holly – our very own Staedler Sketching Star!

We were delighted to hear that one of our Year 5 girls was a runner-up in a national competition run by Staedler stationery. Holly in Year 5 entered Staedler’s Sketching Stars competition and from the 6,475…

Pompey Pluckers Prove Popular!

Year 3 are learning the ukulele this year thanks to our friends at The Portsmouth Music Hub.  As a way of inspiring them, they were visited by local amateur group the Pompey Pluckers who played a…

Flipping ‘eck!

Today is Shrove Tuesday, more commonly known as Pancake Day.  Here’s a little bit of RE for you: Shrove Tuesday is actually a Christian Festival marking the start of 40 days of Lent which comes before…

Project HeartBeatz at Brunel!

Today was Project HeartBeatz Day – a pilot project to teach children CPR.  Brunel is one of five pilot schools in the country for this project together with four other Portsmouth schools.  The Project involves teaching…