PTA Meeting – Monday 13th January 2020

Ship Inn 7 pm

1. News

Planning permission has been agreed for the new classroom!! Need just that last few thousand so hopefully the fundraising events below will meet this.

2. Fundraising

School Lottery January – £219.20
Christmas Fayre – £1353.66

Main PTA account balance £3850.00

Ongoing fundraising through the school lottery scheme, easy fundraising and smile amazon. Please do ask if you are not using these and wish to join the easy ways to raise money for the school.

3. Events

Australia Appeal Mufti Day – Friday 31st January

The PTA felt we should raise funds for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for them to be able to distribute directly to Australia, to help with the ongoing devastating bushfires. Your child/children can wear their own clothes for a donation of £1 per child please, with any additional donations gratefully received for this fund.

Easter Family Bingo – Friday 20th March 6pm to 8pm £5 per family (hot supper extra TBC)

Games/boards/markers – P Pearson/J Proctor
Door/book hall/chocolate donations request letter – G Spencer
Catering/Drinks – pie and peas with veggie option (to be confirmed who to lead on this)
Caller – S Brabant/G Drinkall
Publicity/Poster – L Duff

Bags2School Collection Wednesday 29th April

All donations go to countries where they reuse/recycle our unwanted items to sell and make themselves a living. Top tip – shoes and boots help with the weight and final amount!! 

Spring Fayre – Saturday 25th April 10am to 12pm

Discussed initial ideas for what the fayre will look like this term, any new ideas for stalls which can be run by anyone who would like to be involved please let us know!!

Lightening McQueen car (potentially with Mario showcasing)/Stocks – RT
Obstacle Course and Prizes – GS
Sweets in a Jar – RB
Guess the weight of the lamb – SG

Letter to go out for donations as per Christmas Fayre for four weeks previous –

Week One – Mufti Day/Food bank
Week Two – Film Afternoon/Raffle prizes
Week Three – Chocolate Treats/Tombola prizes
Week Four – Games afternoon/Bottle prizes

Charity Football Match/BBQ – Friday 5th June 5.30pm ?TBC

Ideas of getting more Dad’s/Grandad’s involved to arrange a football match of perhaps school parents/carers/children against Storth village etc. Lots of substitutions so all can play. BBQ as a family summer event. Maybe in fancy dress? Need more ideas to discuss this over coming meetings.

Next meeting Wednesday 11th March 7 pm, Ship Inn

Hopefully having it on a Wednesday, rather than our normal Monday’s, means we can welcome new members!! Everyone welcome

Present: S Ansell R Boyd T Bellamy K Lenton L Duff K Salt J Procter R Thompson G Spencer

Apologies: L Scott K and T Shepherd N Parker J Buchanan P Pearson G Drinkall S Brabant