Minutes of the PTA Meeting 6th November


Present – Simon Brabant, Helen Ireland, Chrissy Wilson, Rachel Thompson, Jen Elvish, Alice Heywood, Kelly Salt, Emmie Bland, Anna Peter, Kate Stonehouse, Susan Goodfellow, Tina Bellamy

Apologies for Absence – Genni Spencer, Katy Shepherd, Lucy Scott, Andrea Hine-Johnson

Christmas Fair Saturday 2nd December 2023 10am – Midday


ADVERTISING Posters/Fliers/Email
SET UP Friday 1st December afternoon
ENTRANCE Sell raffle tickets for hampers Alice Heywood

1. Reindeer Food Station
2. Face Painting
3. Hook A Cracker
4. Xmas Tattoos
5. Bottle Tube Game
6. Book Stall
7. Wooden Toys
8. Sweets in Jar/Reindeer Sweets/Hot Chocolate
9. Wine Raffle
10. Guess Name of Reindeer
11.Pony Rides
12. Beat the Goalie (weather dependent)
13. Santa’s Grotto in Gazebo
14.Knitted Xmas Items
15. Games – suggestions Treasure Hunt, Rudolph Noses, Pin Nose on Reindeer, Lucky Apron Dip
16. Game
17. Candy Floss Stall
18. Wreath Making Kits
19. Cake Wheel

20. Wooden Reindeer
21. Uniform Shop

REFRESHMENTS Tea, Coffee, Mulled Wine, Mince Pies
• Supplies to be purchased

Email to be sent out asking local businesses to donate experiences/products/services for raffle prizes

Amble Holiday Squares Board to be circulated to get more squares sold
Investigate the possibility of using a card machine as an alternative method of payment at Fair


Treat Weeks
Friday 10th November – Bring a Bottle / Games for Children
Friday 17th November – Chocolates / Bring your Teddy to School/Children in Need themed clothes
Friday 24th November – Xmas Hamper Items (no nuts) / Own Clothes
Friday 1st December – Bring Cake/Biscuits/Books / Xmas Jumpers

To source –
Selection boxes for Santas Grotto
A few chocolate oranges/sweets to use as props to demonstrate the knitted Xmas items
Small prizes for the games

Wednesday 22nd November Xmas Jumper swap/sale
Christmas Lights Switch On Friday 1st December 5.30pm