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Mrs. D. Allen

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Magic mascots - choosing our mascot.

This year Whitehouse Common are participating in a couple of eTwinning projects. The first is entitled Magic Mascots and involves six schools from six countries exchanging mascots over the school year. We will be working with schools in Croatia, Poland, Spain, Finland and the Ukraine.


Our first task was to choose a mascot for Whitehouse Common, and the Language Leaders decided upon a bear in dungarees. They then debated and voted on his name, and would like to present to you:


William Henry was named after Shakespeare and the Duke of Cambridge, and Henry VIII.

He has now begun his travels representing Whitehouse Common and has flown to Madrid in Spain, complete with his passport, scrapbook, gifts for the partner schools and a game of table ping pong to play. You can see inside his box here.


Language Leaders 2016-17

LANGUAGE LEADERFollowing the success of the Language Leaders last year, a new school year brought a new round of applications. Once again all KS2 pupils were invited to apply for the post by submitting a letter explaining why they wanted the position and what they felt they could offer.

This year, the outgoing Language Leaders were involved in the selection of their successors. Following their deliberations (which were long and detailed including some interviews when they weren't sure who to choose) at least one Language Leader was appointed for each class with a few having two.

So congratulations to Scarlett, Roman, Beau and Tia, Hollie, Sofia and Kirstie, Olivia and Amsa, Maddie, Rohan and Freddie and Josh and Yousaf, the Whitehouse Common Language Leaders 2016-17.

Their first task was to pick a mascot to represent our school in our latest eTwinning project...

Excellent Work (Week Beginning 17/10/16)

Excellent Work (Week Beginning 10/10/16)

Newsletter 14th October 2016

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Cross country at BVGS

This evening there was a cross country competition for primary schools across the Sutton Coldfield area. After an overwhelming number of Year 5 and 6s at the trails last week, our team of 8 boys and 6 girls set off across the Vesey field to compete.The course ran from the very furthest Vesey field all the way back to Whitehouse Common, along our fence and back down to Vesey. "Then just run around the back of the tennis courts and you finish in front of the cricket pavillion," Señora Stevens said. Well, that was until Mr Davies told us all that they'd made the course longer with an added out and back along the length of the field! 

All our runners did an amazing job, running as fast as they could and persevering when they were really tired and felt like giving up so well done Joe D, Saleh, Ollie, Joshua, Kyan, Luke and Finlay; Martha, Amy, Rebecca, Aliya, Laila and Isabell with  special congratulations to Joe L who finished 3rd in the boys' race and Amy who finished 11th in the girls' race. You represented Whitehouse Common well and were very sporting in your support of each other. Our next meet is in March when we'll be ready for surprises with a further strengthened squad.

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[Fortunately Señora Stevens is a better runner than photographer!]

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Excellent Work (Week Beginning 3/10/16)

Happy Hometime Club October 2016 Newsletter

hhtc sign2The Happy Hometime Club October Newsletter is now available to open [click here].

Excellent Work (Week Beginning 26/9/16)

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