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Rupert Grint and Oliver Phelps Visit Sainsbury School

Posted by: Mel
December 15, 2011, 08:40 PM

The Bishop Walsh Roman Catholic School in Sutton Coldfield recently won a contest held by WB to have Rupert Grint visit their school:

n celebration of the release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ™ – Part 2” on 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray Triple Play and DVD on the 2nd December, Warner Home Video and Sainsbury’s offered one lucky person the chance to win a visit to their secondary school from Rupert Grint. Almost 2000 schools were entered into the competition which is a massive 42% of all eligible schools in the UK.

The winning school Bishop Walsh Roman Catholic School in Sutton Coldfield kept the visit a secret from pupils and revealed the surprise in a special assembly in the lead up to the Christmas break.

One of the stars of the worlds most success film franchise, Rupert Grint visited the school along with co star Oliver Phelps on the morning of the 13th December for an exclusive Q&A and personal delivery of copies of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ™ – Part 2” on Blu-ray. 

Sarah Bird, Director of Marketing for Warner Home Video UK commented "We are delighted to have partnered with Sainsbury's to give the pupils and teachers of the winning school Bishop Walsh Roman Catholic School the opportunity for Rupert Grint and Oliver Phelps to visit them.  They all had a day to remember and magical memories to share with their children in years to come!”

You can see pictures of the visit here in our galleries.

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10471 Points

Those lucky students! ARGH. But I’m glad they had a chance to meet two of all the amazing Weasleys! :D

And does anyone find it weird that James is not with Oliver this time?

Posted by . on December 15, 2011, 09:08 PM report to moderator
20981 Points

Those are indeed very lucky students. I bet they had a blast. :) I thought the same thing. Why wouldnt James have gone too? Seems a bit odd to me.

Posted by LunaLuver on December 16, 2011, 01:43 AM report to moderator
11771 Points

@LunaLuver, perhaps he had something else on? Just because people are twins, it doesn’t mean they have to go around together all their lives!

Posted by Valeria-Johanna on December 16, 2011, 02:16 AM report to moderator
103 Points

Waw we never had any interesting events going on in my school I bet the students and staff had a great day

Posted by daldula on December 16, 2011, 03:03 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

Those lucky students!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on December 16, 2011, 08:22 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

How lucky for them!

Posted by Won_Two on December 16, 2011, 10:40 AM report to moderator
4138 Points

Wow that’s pretty lucky :D really jealous now

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on December 16, 2011, 11:34 AM report to moderator
82 Points

Arrg! Im so jealous!! I wish i was at that school! :( <3

Posted by Luna-Rose on December 17, 2011, 12:35 PM report to moderator
1317 Points

How wonderful for the students and teachers and how great was it for Rupert and Oliver to spend time with the children answering questions. Way to go guys!!!!!!

Posted by hewy on December 17, 2011, 03:09 PM report to moderator
467 Points

That’s just too awesome! Congrats to the school who won, I’m so envious!

Posted by lovelle on December 18, 2011, 08:35 AM report to moderator
1985 Points

Lucky students. Congrats to them!

Posted by jhangelgurl (ITC!) on December 18, 2011, 04:09 PM report to moderator
71 Points

very very lucky students, i wish i had met them. In response to valeria – johanna: i think shes totally right – why should james and oliver follow each other around just because they’re twin, more specific – WEASLEY twins?? I think it’s perfectly fine

Posted by lilyluna257 on December 19, 2011, 10:16 AM report to moderator
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