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Latest news and press releases from Isambard Brunel Junior School.

Year 6 residential – Great Fun at Gaveston!

Twenty of our Year 6 children are enjoying the sun and a series of amazing activities during their residential to Gavescon Hall this week.  We’ve been updating our Facebook page during…

Fantastic Year Four at Fishborne!

As part of their topic on the Romans, Year 4 visited the brilliant Fishborne Roman Palace this week.  Our thanks to the parents who helped with this trip. Here are a…

We’re So Proud of Mrs Paine!

Mr Gilmour writes… I first met Mrs Paine in 2012 when she applied to become Assistant Headteacher at Brunel.  Almost immediately, I was struck by her energy and passion for teaching…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…