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Mrs. D. Allen

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Cotysmore Road
Sutton Coldfield
Birmingham
B75 6BL

Whitehouse Common Primary School Ball

ptaThank you to all those that attended the PTA Ball on Saturday 1st October. It was a great success and over £3800 was raised for the school. We were very blessed with the weather and everyone enjoyed their drinks on the terrace! Aston Wood certainly lived up to their reputation and provided a great service. We hope to have another PTA ball in October 2012 so watch this space!

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A special thanks to Helen Myers who organised the event.

Parent Governor Election Result

The official notice of the results of the Parent Governor Election held on 6 October 2011 are as below. They are also posted in the school notice boards. May we take this opportunity to thank all the candidates for their commitment to the school and to everyone who took the time to vote.

Official Notice of the Result of the Parent Governor Election Held on 6 October 2011. There are 2 Parent Governor positions to be filled on the Governing Body. Below are the names of the candidates in the election and the number of votes that were cast for each of them.

Alexander Dunn  18

Wayne Merrick   43

Matthew Wilkinson  33

Clair Wheeler      43

It is declared that the following candidates have been duly elected to the position of parent governor and will serve for a period of 4 years from the date of their election.

Wayne Merrick and Clair Wheeler

 

Staff Vacancy- Class Teacher

Whitehouse Common Primary School has a vacancy for a Class Teacher to work two days per week to meet the needs of the school, currently Leadership and PPA cover.

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint a dynamic, creative, enthusiastic, motivated teacher to become part of our hard working and successful team. Applicants should be committed to raising standards and show a willingness to teach in all phases.

Whitehouse Common is a good and improving School with outstanding features (Ofsted 2007)

An exciting opportunity exists to join our successful School. We are looking for an excellent teacher with a passion for teaching and learning. The candidate should be someone who can demonstrate the drive and ability to ensure the highest possible standards for all children in our care from Nursery to Year ‘6’.

We can offer

v Well behaved, enthusiastic children.
v An opportunity to play a significant part in the future development of the School.
v Excellent continued professional development.
v Year groups and areas of responsibility can be negotiated.
v Applications from NQT’s are welcome.

Documents to download:

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Job Description

Class Teacher Specification

Application Form

Autism Information Evening

arthurLogo.ashxYou are cordially invited to a talk on Practical Strategies for Supporting High Levels of Anxiety in Children and Young People on the Autistic Spectrum by Geoff Evans. Geoff is a qualified social worker, outdoor educator and a fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management. The talk will take place at Arthur Terry School, for more information please [click here].

Nursery Outdoor Area Official Opening!

Nursery children and staff are very excited to be having Councilor Waddington visit there brand new outdoor play area. Councillor Waddingtom will be cutting the ribbon at 11.15am on Monday 26th September 2011 to officially open this wonderful outdoor space. Parents of nursery children are very welcome to come along and join in the celebration.

PTA Newsletter September 2011

ptaPlease [click here] to see the September PTA Newsletter.

Howtown 2011 Day Two

Heavy rain overnight gave way to sunshine for breakfast and the morning presentation. The day's activities include gorge walking and climbing up waterfalls, tunneling through a series of tunnels, building a raft and orienteering around Howtown village.   Although the winds limited time on the lake, there were smiles all round. Packed lunches consisting of a packet of crisps, a choice of sandwiches, flapjacks or brownies and fruit refreshed us at lunchtime and even more enthusiasm was generated in the by now wet afternoon. One very popular choice tonight at tea was Pizza!

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Howtown 2011 Day One

We managed to leave school on time, sped up the motorway and soon made our stop at Charnock Richard. We then went through lots more torrential rain showers before ending up at sunny Howtown. Everybody was soon settled and after lunch the now traditional 'Jog & Dips' took place. A very welcome tea of either chicken curry, cottage pie, macaroni cheese or vegetarian rolls was soon consumed, followed by a mixture of indoor and outdoor evening activities. A final cup of cocoa and we were glad to get to bed.

To visit The Outward Bound Trust Howtown website please [click here].

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WCPS awarded Full International School Award

isa_logo_2011_2014We have just received some wonderful news to start the new academic year - Whitehouse Common Primary has been awarded the Full International School Award.

The British Council website says that "the Full International School Award accreditation is for schools that have successfully embedded internationalism into parts of the curriculum and whole school ethos." We are very proud that all the exciting things we do at WCPS to look beyond our immediate surroundings and appreciate the lives, culture and beliefs of others has been recognised in this way, and we will proudly display the logo - and certificate when it arrives! 

Thank you to everyone who contributed to achieving the award - our partner schools in Barcelona, India and Birmingham, all the visitors who have shared their experiences with us, the parents and families who share in our international work by showing an interest (and especially those who kindly sent letters in support of our application) and of course, most of all the staff and pupils of Whitehouse Common who participate in all the activities which such enthusiasm, interest and joy.

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