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F1 Challenge for local primary school

As the Formula 1 season gets underway in Melbourne, our local school are busy preparing for their very own F1 Challenge. Balsall Common Primary School children taking part in the F1 in Schools Challenge had a huge boost recently when they got to visit Solihull College, Smithswood, and test their cars in a wind tunnel. […]

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Balsall Common Primary ‘Slips into Slippers’ for Older People’s Day

Balsall Common Primary School recently took part in Slip into Slippers for the second year running. Age UK Solihull is one of their favourite charities, not least because the children love to hear from one of their teachers, Miss Hughes, about her weekly visits to Stan aged 93, as she volunteers as a befriender for […]

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Long serving member of local school staff retires

The end of term this year will see one of the longest serving members of staff leave Balsall Common Primary School. With 30 years of service Sue has the longest service record since the 1950’s and is the second longest serving member of staff in the schools 102 year history. Sue said there are so […]