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Mrs. D. Allen

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Cotysmore Road
Sutton Coldfield
Birmingham
B75 6BL

Visitors from India

indian_visitorsOn Wednesday 18th May, Whitehouse Common Primary School were thrilled to welcome visiting Headteachers from India.  The visit was a great success and the celebrations were enjoyed by all.

The children greeted the visitors by lining the path and waving UK and Indian flags that they had made.  Children then performed an exciting programme of song and dance, which consisted of a variety of dances from India and the UK.  Reception performed a traditional folk dance, Year One impressed us all with a Bolllwood style performance, Year Four tackled an impressive Bhangra routine and Year Six had our toes tapping with their Rock n’ Roll moves.  The visitors were clearly impressed with the children’s behaviour and standards across the whole of our school and were ‘truly touched’ by the efforts of the children and the welcome they received.

 

picture_198The visit was a continuation of our Global Links Partnership which Mrs Allen and another local Headteacher visited the Punjab in October last year to initiate links with ten schools in Birmingham.  The aim of the partnership is that the schools learn about each other and our cultures and more importantly learn together about issues that affect all of us all.  Children in our link school and here in Whitehouse Common have chosen to develop their knowledge of sustainability and looking after the world we live in.  The children discussed what they wanted to gain from this opportunity and have enjoyed writing and receiving letters from the Punjab schools, sharing their knowledge and life experiences.


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During their week long stay in Birmingham, the visitors went to all ten schools involved in the partnership and also visited local places of interest, including, Lichfield Cathedral, the Bull Ring and Birmingham Metropolitan College.  The visit culminated in lunch with the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress in Birmingham Town Hall.

It is clear to see that our global links are now well established and we look forward to continuing to work with our link school in India well into the future.

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