Remote Home Learning

This area is to be used if your child is self isolating but the rest of the bubble remain in school. 

It provides English, Maths and other curriculum areas so your child can continue this learning.  



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Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Self Isolation Flowchart

Please click on the graphic below (or here) to see our self-isolation flowchart, which details the steps you should take should you or your child need to self isolate. 

WHC Isolation flowchart Ver 2


If a class or year group has to self isolate we will use MS Teams to set work.  This will allow children to complete work online and return it directly to their class teacher who in turn can offer feedback and support.

The links below are guides to help you access Teams.


Black Lives Matter

Over the past few weeks our children will have seen and heard a lot in the news about the events in the USA and around the world following the death of George Floyd.

The children at Whitehouse Common have always been very aware of events in the world through our daily watching of ‘Newsround’. We uphold the belief that there are ‘No Outsiders’ at our school, that none of us should be bystanders and all of the
children are encouraged to be socially aware. 

I have always been very proud of all our children who stand up for what is right and who have shown that they want to make a difference. I am sure that your children are asking you questions about what is happening in the world and will be thinking deeply about what they should or can do.

To support this, you will find below links to a key stage 1 and a key stage 2 lesson that may help you in explaining and discussing the death of George Floyd and how this has developed into protests. Please have a look through the lessons to decide which
one you feel is most appropriate to your child. There is also a covering letter from the group that has written the lessons and a survey that your child can take part in if you wish.

Key Stage 1

Key Stage 2


Dear Teachers/Parents/Carers,

Here at VotesforSchools, we strive to promote equality and celebrate diversity in all its forms. With this in mind, we have made the decision to discuss the topic of racism this week in our KS2 lesson, to reflect the ongoing events across the world in
response to George Floyd’s death.

The lesson explores the impact of systemic racism & the changes the current Black Lives Matter protests hope to prompt. We focus primarily on the USA, particularly on the role of protesting, social media, and Government response. While these are
serious themes, please rest assured we introduce students to them in an ageappropriate way. They will also be provided with ways that they can safely take a stand through our Call to Action, so we hope they feel empowered to make
themselves heard.

We are keen to stress that we too still have much to learn about the true extent of these issues, but hope that we have provided voters with a good grounding in what is happening and why things need to change. While it may not be a subject that pupils have looked at in depth before, we believe it to be a necessary conversation. Whether it is in the classroom or at home, we hope
that the topic will prompt interesting, insightful, and impassioned discussion. We look forward to hearing what our young people have to say on this vital topic.

Best wishes,

The VotesforSchools Team

The Book of Hopes

bookofhopesThe Book of Hopes is a completely free collection of short stories, poems and pictures. Over 100 children’s writers have contributed including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo and Jacqueline Wilson.The collection, published by Bloomsbury, is dedicated to the doctors, nurses, carers, porters, cleaners and everyone currently working in hospitals. It is a really nice thing to share with families, best suited to KS2 upwards.

Cornonavirus - Free Book Download

coronavirus book coverIf you are looking for a free to download book to read with children which explains the coronavirus, please see the link below. The authors have consulted with a Professor of Infectious Disease Modelling & it's illustrated by Alex Scheffler (well known for illustrating Julia Donaldson's books.)

[click here]

White Rose Maths

As schools close in response to Covid19, you might be wondering how best to help your child or children with their mathematics at home.

The White Rose Maths Team (the scheme of learning we use at Whitehouse Common) has prepared a series of five brand new Maths lessons for each year group from Years 1-6. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.

Please follow the link and read the guidance on the website: 
Similarly, this link will take you to a website with free video tutorials for Maths (and Science in KS2)

Parent Support

bhamcitycouncilClick on the City Council logo to access some info on how parents or carers can get support in this troubling time. If the image fails to load, [click here] instead.

PTA Fundraising


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By quoting "WHC", you get 5% discount and the PTA receives 15% commission.



Go to My Nametags to order nametags, and help us raise funds.
By quoting our school ID "23926", the PTA will receive 24% commission.


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Ordering using our school link or by quoting "B756BL" when ordering gets the PTA 20% commission on all orders.


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