Our next PTFA meeting is on Wednesday 29th March at 3.20pm. We will be making preparations for the Spring Fayre which will take place on Friday 19th May at 2pm and of course our Easter Chocolate Bingo on Thursday 30th March.
Easter Chocolate Bingo on Thursday 30th March. Doors open at 6pm, eyes down at 6.30pm. Free refreshments and a raffle with lots of choclate goodies. There will be a children's game and the big flyer with a £20 gift voucher as the full house prize. Join us for some fun and prizes.
Our annual Christmas Fayre was a great success and we raised a record amount £1,451.91. We had some wonderful donations from our local community including; Jee Ja Jees, Branston Golf Club, Bretby Planters, Swadlincote Ski Centre, Nestle, Sharkeys Fish Bar to mention just a few. A BIG THANK YOU to everyone for their support.
Our Children in Need Coffee Morning along with our dressing up Spotty on the day raised £483.56. Thank you to all ofour families for their support. Wer know it will go to good causes.
The end of year Coffee Morning raised £86.14 and some delicious cakes were enjoyed by all. There was also a raffle of various fun activity prizes all donated by our Chair Lisa Shaw. A big thank you to all the staff and parents who got busy baking and helping on the morinng.
The School Council have consulted with their classes about what they would like the money raised by the PTFA to be spent on. The school children have asked the PTFA for more wet play activities, more outdoor play equipment, playground marking such as Hop Skotch, and a Fun Day. The PTFA have organised a Circus Skills Workshop for all the classes in the main school on the last day of term. They will also be serving ice cream at break time too, along with each class planning their own fun activities. The PTFA will be busy shopping over the summer holidays.
Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday 21st September at 3.20pm.
We will be planning our Christmas Fayre which will take place on Friday 2nd December at 2pm.
Our Spring Fayre on 27th May was a great success with fabulous weather and lots of fun. We raised a record breaking amount of £1290.30. A great big THANK YOU to all of our supporters who attended and donated including, Branston Golf Club, M&S, Nestle, Sea Life Centre Manchester, Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester, National Brewery Centre, Calke Abbey, Burton Albion, Tesco, National Adventure Farm and the Monkey Forest. Burton Albion also provided a Beat the Goalie. Mr Darlingtona dn Mr Naylor spent a wet afternoon rasing money along with all the staff helping in various ways. A BIG Thank You to some of our Year 5 pupils who helped out at the event running stalls and selling sweets.
The Easter Bingo was another great success with lots of chocolate and winners.
The Christmas Bingo was another fun night and we raised just over £120. Thank you to al our supporters and donators.
Our annual Christmas Fair was a great success. We made a record amount of £940.38. Thank you so much to all our families who came along to support us and all the staff who worked hard to make it a fun afternoon. We would also like to say a BIG THANK YOU to all our local supporters who generously provided donations including a Wine Hamper from Morrison's, a Spa Day for Two at Branston Golf Club, a Tour for Two around The Pirelli Stadium, a meal for two at Jee Ja Jees, car care kits from Motor Mania, chocolates from ASDA and lots of chocolate selection boxes from Nestle. The children loved meeting Santa and recieving a gift and photograph. What a wonderful afternoon!
We have just enjoyed a great night testing our brains at the Quiz Night. We are now looking forward to the Christmas Fair on Friday 4th December and the Bingo on Tuesday 15th December from 6pm.
Our Coffee Morning for Children in Need was a great success. We had lots of delicious cakes donated and lots of tea and coffee was drunk. The children looked fabulous as well as the staff dressed as their heroes. We raised a total of £378.07 for Children in Need. Thank you to everyone for your support.
Our Summer Fair was a huge success. We had lovely weather and the outdoor area was filled with families winning prizes and soaking Mr Darlington and Mr Naylor. We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to all of our supporters including Burton Albion for loaning us the Beat the Goalie and Matt and Dan, Holiday Football Coaching vouchers from Burton Albion, Sharky's for their donations of wine, ASDA for the sweetie bags for prizes, Branston Golf Club for their Spa Day for two, Jee Jaa Jee's for the meal for two, Nestle for their hamper, Academy Photography for their vouchers, Sylvia for her jewellery, the National Adventure Farm for their vouchers and all the other wonderful donations. We raised just over £700 making that a new record.
The Bingo was a great night and rasied just over £200. We have purchased Christmas Crackers for all the children for our Christmas Dinner and we will buying food and drink for the Christmas Party and Disco on the last day of term. Thanks to all our wonderful team on the PTFA, we couldn't do it without you.
Our annual Christmas Fair was a wonderful event. Santa was there as always and also Elsa from Frozen made a special appearance. The children loved meeting her. We raised over £600 of which some of the proceeds will go towards gardening equipment for our Gardening Club ready for the Gardening Olympics, and also the purchase of new library books. We would like to say a very BIG THANK YOU to Jee Jaa Jees, Motormania, Wilkinsons, Branston Golf Club, ASDA, Sainsbury and Nestle for all their wonderful donations.
At our Children in Need Coffee Morning we made over £430 with all proceeds being donated to Children in Need. The children looked fabulous on the day and our parents are so generous with their baking and cake donations.
The PTFA have given our new year 4 classes money to purchase Wet Play Boxes filled with fun activities on those oh so too wet days.
Our annual Summer Fair was a great success. We had beautiful weather and lots of space outside. We raised almost £600. We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to everyone for contributing and spending their money. Also a big thank you to our contributors of our Big Prize Raffle-we had a satnav from Motormania, a meal for two at Jee Ja Jees, a Spa Day for two at Branston Golf Club, two tickets for a tour of the home ground of Burton Albion, a hamper from Nestle and jewellery from Sylvia plus many more fantastic prizes.
Our Quiz Night was great success and the winning team were thrilled.
The Easter Bingo was another great success with over £120 being raised.
Our Coffee Morning was a great success and we had a little game of Bingo ready for the big Easter Bingo next week. All proceeds will be going towards science equipment for our roof top garden where the children would like a weather station and some planters to grow vegetable for the Gardening Olympics in June.
There were some wonderful entries for the Easter Colouring Competition causing some difficulty for our judges. PTFA have purchased amazing prizes for the best girl and boy in each class. There were also two runners up in each class and a small gift for every entry. The whole school also got an Easter treat from the Easter Bunny.
The Easter Disco was great fun and the Easter Bonnet's were stunning.