14.12.2018 Football Strip

We promised our Facebook friends that we would create our School Football Strip Competitoin. The design has been brought to life and we could be happier!!

13.12.2018 Christmas Card Competition

Our Annual Christmas Card winner has been announced. Our Lucky winner was from our Denny School. What a beautiful design!

09.12.18 Christmas Party

Our Annual Christmas Party was held today. Fun was had by all and Santa also made an appearance! An amazing £222 was raised for the Charity CHAS through our raffle and tombola.

Breaking NEWS!

The now house manager for these services Louisa Spratt was the first ever employee of Common Thread and Whitcastles Cottage was our first home, I think it is safe to say that we are only just getting started and there are many more firsts to come!
Louisa and her teams have managed to secure EXCELLENT GRADINGS for Leadership and Management and for Care and Support at both houses — WELL DONE EVERYONE INVOLVED!
Ray said “This demonstrates the absolutely brilliant work that takes place with our young people at Common Thread. This represents a fine example of how these houses are providing outstanding services to our young people.
I know the whole team at Common Thread will join me in heart felt congratulations.”

17.10.18 Common Thread Bake Off

We had so much fun last year at the Common Thread Bake Off we just had do it again! This year’s competition did not disappoint. Amazing bakes were enjoyed by all! Head Office are happily struggling to finish what was left over!

28.09.18 MacMillan Coffee Morning

Our Dumfries School held their annual MacMillan Cancer Coffee Morning last Friday. An amazing £137.70 was raised for the charity. The amazing cakes were enjoted by everyone!

06.07.18 New to the Board

Common Thread is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Paterson to the Board of Directors. Michael has worked for Common Thread for the last seven years as the facilitator to our Creative Supervison sessions.  We know that he will add huge value to the organisation as he shares his extensive experience to support our values and efforts to improve the outcomes for our young people.

02.07.18 Football Kit

As World Cup fever has well and truly started, pupils across our education provisions created what they would want Common Thread’s Football strip to look like.

Our winner is to your right. Keep an eye in the coming months to see the design come to life!

21.06.18 Ben Lomond Climb

On Thursday, our Kilmarnock Education Team completed a sponsored Mountain Climb up Ben Lomond. Three Young People were brave enough to journey up the mountain!

So far £230 has been raised for Women’s Aid, the charity was picked specifically by the students. Today the team is heading to the Kilmarnock Women’s Aid Centre to hand in their donation. We think everyone can agree that this is a huge achievement and a very worthy cause.

14/06/18 Summer Show

Common Thread’s Got Talent. We had some truly amazing performances from across our education provisions, it couldn’t have happened without our amazing education team. We can’t wait for next year!