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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Thank you to everyone for a superb effort in today’s amazing celebration of learning.  At the end of the day, children were able to tell us about learning Spanish, learning songs,…

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Our thanks to Mrs Bryson and the dozen or so children who staged a nativity tableau during this year’s Christmas Concert.  Special mention must go to the Salvation Army who lent…

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On Wednesday we welcomed visitors from various churches around Portsmouth who make up the Church Assembly School Team or CAST for short.  With the help of a trio of willing volunteers,…

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All hail Brunel Time – our twice half-termly celebration of excellent behaviour in school when we mixed up all the children and teachers for an hour of craft, fun, games, DVDs…

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A day full of classic Christmas clothes, gallons of glitter, tons of tinsel and sensational singing saw Brunel transformed.  The children spent all day working on Rudolph picture frames, rice-filled sock…