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Pupil Ambassador- News 2020-2021

The children have spoken to Mrs Abraham about having a kitchen where we can learn to cook. So this term Pupil Ambassadors are raising money to go towards the new kitchen. Our first event took place on 21st October. We are very fortunate that Mrs Abraham has ordered us lots of new books for our Library. We needed to make room for them so we held a book sale and sold our old books. The children were very excited and were helped by Mrs Zentani, Miss Sheppard and Mrs Haines. We raised £126 towards our new kitchen.

Today (7/10/20) we held our first meeting, socially distanced of course! We discussed the roles of the ambassadors, and our ideas for making our school even better than it is. We had some fabulous ideas so watch this space to see what events will be coming soon!

Mrs Abraham and Bailey visited each class today to announce who had won the Pupil Ambassador elections. We will have our first socially distanced meeting very soon. Congratulations to the successful candidates.

We held a vote to see who we wanted to represent us as our class ambassadors...we chose 2 pupils in our class who we thought would be good representatives.

On Monday 21st September we shall be voting for the new Pupil Ambassadors for 2020/21.

Do you think you could be a good representative for your class? 

If you would like to be an Ambassador please speak to your class mates and tell them why you would make a good Ambassador for your class.



We have received a cheque for £90 from Bags 2 Schools. Thank you to everyone who donated bags of clothes. This money will go into our new kitchen fund.

The Bags2schools van came to collect all the bags we have collected. They will now be weighed. Once weighed we will find out how much money we have raised.

Mrs Broadfield and Rights Respecting Pupil Ambassadors have launched Bags2School. We are collecting old clothes to be recycled. Our bags of clothes will be collected on 28th February. These bags will then be exchanged for cash. The money raised will go towards our new exciting classroom kitchen project. Please continue to send in your bags of unwanted clothes.  Thank you for supporting us. 


Mrs Zentani, Miss Kemp, Ellie and Laci B went to Clarks at The Fort to deliver the shoes we have collected for shoe share. We had eight bags of shoes to donate. Thank you for all your donations.

Shoe Share update...we now have three large sacks of shoes to deliver to Clark's...we have sorted the shoes into pairs. We hope to collect even more by next week

Shoe Share

Pupil Ambassadors have launched shoe share in conjunction with Clarks. We will be collecting any unwanted shoes up until the 14th Feb. We will then take the shoes to our nearest Clarks store. They will donate the shoes to UNICEF who will distribute them to people in need. Please send in your unwanted shoes and put them in our wheelie bin in the main office. Please make sure they are in pairs and in reasonable condition. We have made posters to inform our pupils about the charity. Thank you for supporting us. 


Shoe Share 2020

Pupil Ambassadors Judge the Hawthorn Christmas Window Displays- We chose the Co-op florist as our winner.

Thank you for supporting Festive Jumper Day, we will let you know how much money we have raised for Good Hope Hospital once we have counted it all!

Festive Jumper Day!

Festive Jumper day 2019

Festive Jumper day. Friday 13th December 

This year Pupil Ambassadors are organising a festive jumper day to raise money for Good Hope Hospital. The money we raise will help buy Christmas presents for patients who have to spend the holidays in hospital.

We are aware that not all of our children celebrate Christmas, and we don't want your parents spending lots of money on Christmas Jumpers.

So... this will be a non uniform day, you can wear a Christmas Jumper or something festive. Please donate £1 which will go towards our fund raising. Good Hope Hospital have said for ever £1 we collect we can keep 50p for school. This would help us to buy some equipment for school. 


Kyrah & Ayaan Year 5 Pupil Ambassadors. 




We had a very busy day for Children in Need, we did our assembly, sold cakes and lots of children dressed up in their Pudsey clothes. We shall now be busy counting all the money raised.

We have been busy getting ready for our Children in Need Assembly.

Children in Need Cake sale..Friday at morning break

Children in Need 2019

Children in Need will take place on Friday 15th November...Please look below at some of the activities taking place.


From Monday 11th November Head Bands and Wrist Bands will be on sale in the parent Shelter. from 8.30 am


Colouring Sheets will be available from Monday for 20p in the office. Design and decorate your Pudsey. 2 children from every class will win a prize.


On Friday 15th, Children can donate a £1 and wear their own clothes. You could wear something Pudsey themed or something spotty. 


At tuck shop on Friday you have the chance to buy a cake for 20p.


After school on Friday we shall be having a cake sale. 


Pupil Ambassadors would like to thank you in advance for helping us support this event and raising money to help other children.






Pupil Ambassadors meeting 6/11/19


At today's Pupil Ambassador meeting we discussed the activities that would take place next week for Children in Need.


Please look out for the newsletter coming home on Friday.



Children In Need 2019

Children in Need 2019.


Pupil Ambassadors are working hard to organise this years Children in Need event.

Watch out for a letter coming home on Friday 8th November to let you know what we have planned!


Pupil Ambassador Secretary.

Pupil Ambassadors Autumn Term 2019

A message from our Chairperson - Naoroj


I would like to welcome you to the Pupil Ambassadors 2019/2020. 

We recently held elections for this year's Pupil Ambassadors. Please take a look at the pictures of the children who will be your class representatives. 


This year we shall be working towards our Gold Rights Respecting Award. We shall be organising lots of activities in school to help us achieve this.

We shall also be organising lots of events to support local and national charities. These include, Children in Need, Christmas Jumper day (for Good Hope Hospital) Red Nose Day etc. If you know of a local charity we could support and raise awareness for please tell your Class Representative. 


We are your Pupil voice, we meet regularly with Mrs Abraham, Mrs Zentani and Miss Kemp so if you have any ideas to help us improve our school please tell your Class Representative who can then share these ideas at our meetings. 


Pupil Ambassador Chairperson







Pupil Ambassadors 2019

Help the Homeless

We are helping a charity called 'Have a Hart help the homeless'. Please help us by donating a few items for the homeless people of Birmingham. We need to collect small items such as Shower gel, shampoo. toothpaste, toothbrushes, sweets, biscuits. If you can donate any old sleeping bags or blankets we would be very grateful. We have placed boxes in our reception area to collect your donations. Thank you

Our latest Pupil Ambassador news 2018...

We have been very busy these past few weeks planning for Children in Need. We sold headbands and Wrist bands everyday as well as organising a non uniform day. Once we have counted all our donations we will let you know how much money we have raised.


We have been finding out about Child Activists, children who have used their voice to make a difference in the world. Next week on Universal Children's Day we shall be sharing these amazing stories with the rest of the school.


Look out for our Hawthorn Tree of Dreams!



Coming soon...

We have been very worried about the parking outside school and the speed of the traffic. During road safety week we shall be asking parents to sign a petition to ask the Council for a crossing. Please support us by signing the petition.


Shoe Appeal...


We will be organising a shoe appeal shortly in partnership Clarks Shoe Shop...details to follow.




Chefs for the day at the City Kitchen

Thank you to everyone who supported our Macmillan Coffee event!

Eggs Got Talent- We have had some amazing creations for our Easter competition!

We have held our first meeting of 2016. During the first few weeks of this term we shall be monitoring the corridors and hall at lunchtimes to ensure children are walking around our school in the correct manner. We are also monitoring the toilets as we find that tissue is being dropped on the floor. Please help us by trying to keep the toilets tidy and remember to always wash your hands after you have been to the toilet. Look out for our posters which we are making this week!

We have now delivered our blankets and warm clothing to the homeless people. Thank you for your donations.

Helping the Homeless.

Pupil Council want to help people in the wider community, we know Christmas is an expensive time of year for families so we tried to think of a way we can help others less fortunate than ourselves that doesn't involve us raising money.

Mrs Broadfield explained to us that her family volunteer to help homeless people and during the cold winter they need extra warm clothing as well as blankets.

So... we thought this was an excellent project for us to support.

Next week we would like you to donate any old jumpers, hats, scarves or blankets you may have and on Saturday 5th December these will be distributed to the people living on the streets of Birmingham.

If you can help us please send any items into school next week.

Lets help keep people warm this winter.

Tashana, Romareo and Chyanne

Children in Need

We are very proud to announce that we raised a grand total of £556.07 from all our fundraising activities... Thank you for supporting us!

The Winning Cake! (No clues about WHO came up with this amazing rubic design...except that it's a teacher in Class R who doesen't cook as often as you might think...! Well done Mrs M..........................!

Children in Need fun! Cakes, Face painting and Henna Patterns!

Dressing up as Champions of Change for Children in Need

Children in Need Friday 13th November

Children in Need!

This is years theme is "Champions of Change" we would like you to dress up as a profession or person who has made a positive change to our world. This could be an historical figure, a famous explorer or world leader. For an example Pupil council thought about people like Nelson Mandela, Marie Curie or Florence Nightingale.


We are asking for £1 donation (£1.50 for a family) for this non uniform day, we are looking forward to seeing your costumes. Pudsey Ears and wrist bands are on sale now from the office.


Miss Lynch will be holding a Bake off competition! Can you bake a cake with a Pudsey or Champion of Change theme? The cakes will then go on sale after school on Friday... Please come along and buy one (or Two!)


Wear it Pink update!

Mrs Swann has been very busy counting all the money raised on Pink Friday, we have a grand total of £300! This money has now been sent to the  "Breast Cancer Now " charity. Thank you to everyone for all your donations!

Our Pink Cake Sale!

Thank you to everyone who donated cakes and came along to buy some after school. We are now busy counting all the money (so far we have counted £150), we will let you know the final total after half term Thank you to all the staff and children who stayed to help!

Wear It Pink!

We've had great fun dressing up in Pink today! We are hoping to raise lots of money for the Breast Cancer charity, we will let you know how much, once we've counted it all!

Our Pupil Council were voted for in a democratic Election In May 2015. (see below for Election Photos) This coincided with the General Election. Each child voted in a secret ballot for the candidate of their choice. Congratulations to the successful candidates!

This year Pupil Councils aims are...

  • To work alongside our teachers to continue the development of our curriculum
  • Raise money for local, national and international charities.
  • Re design the KS1 Playground.
  • Listen to ideas from our Class Councils to improve our school.
  • Work as a team to ensure we make positive changes

Pupil Council 2015

Welcome to The Pupil Council page


Our Pupil Council has been set up to help ensure that all our pupils throughout the school have a voice.

We value every child's opinion and idea. The Class representatives from Year 1 to 6 meet regularly (every Wednesday) in order to contribute ideas on behalf of their class, discuss, listen to others and to help create change where and when necessary at Hawthorn.


Keep looking in on this section of the website in order to find out more about what's going on in Pupil Council!


Watch this space for news of Our Children in Need day in November!

Wear it Pink!

Friday 23rd October will be our "Wear it Pink" day!

We are raising money for the Breast Cancer campaign. Wear an item of Pink clothing or dress from head to foot in Pink! Please pay £1 towards this non uniform day... all the money raised will got to Cancer Research.

Calling all Bakers!

We shall be holding a Pink Cake sale after school on Friday. Please bake us a cake or cakes...(Pink of course!) and send them to school Friday morning, we shall sell them in the hall from 3.15!

Improving our environment.

We visited a local store to purchase some plants which will make our parent shelter much more colourful!


Reception Induction Day July 2015

Pupil Council members assisted at the Reception Induction day. We welcomed new parents, helped to sell school uniform and we then escorted the parents and their children to Reception, where they spent some time meeting their teachers.

Pupil Council Elections!


Our elections took place in May 2015. Alongside the rest of the country we took to the ballot box to vote for our class representative. The votes were counted and the new Pupil Council elected. The out going Pupil Council held a picnic to celebrate their year of office.

Pupil Council Elections 2015

The Grand Opening of our new Playground!

Pupil council were given the task of redesigning the KS2 playground. We looked at other schools and contacted companies to visit us. We wanted a quiet area, a performing space and an activity area.

When it was completed Mr Poulton our Chair of Governors came to open the play area.

We are now looking at redesigning the KS1 playground!

A visit to Elim Food Bank