October 2016 Update

By October 13, 2016 No Comments

Welcome to the Autumn term Year 1 and Year 2,  and a big hello to all new Reception parents and carers joining us this year.

It was great to meet so many of you at the New Starter’s Coffee Morning and Welcome Drinks. We hope you and your children are settling in well and getting to know one another.

We had a staggering turn out for our first PTA meeting of the year. Thanks to all for showing such fantastic support! Its going to be an exciting and fun filled year.

Our New Committee:

Kate Currie and Helen Waddington – Co Chairs
Samantha Lock – Vice Chair
Charlotte Dury- Treasurer

Committee Members:

Lisa Bailey, Laura Hollinger, Emma Sefton, Claire Sceats, Athalie Tarr, Sarah Barter, Louise Bernau, Deborah Haywood.

Please find any of us in the playground for a chat and to share your ideas, or you can contact us through your class reps.

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Last year our fundraising total reached a dizzying…

The classroom canopies that we have been saving for are due to arrive soon!

FoML has contributed £25k to buy these wonderful canopies. The difference they will make to how the children can use their outside space will be amazing. Thank you! Your hard work and donations have made this project possible.

Other ways in which our funds have helped the school over the last 12 months:

£2000 towards the new library,
£2000 towards classroom enhancement activities,
£2000 towards school photocopying,
£1295 towards ICT equipment.

Our new fundraising target for this year is £15,000

Ways that we would like to help the school include:

  • New equipment and resources to improve the school playground and garden areas
  • ITC: Buying new Learning Pads for use across the school
  • Improvements to the audio and lighting equipment in the school hall
  • Helping to create a “music room” for the school to enjoy

We’ve had our first Cake Bake of the year. Lion class raised a fantastic £177. Half of funds raised go directly to buy extra resources for your class, so a big well done Lions!

Will Tiger class be able to better this at their sale in November?


The Pumpkin Parade on 20th October looks set to be lots of fun. Don’t forget to bring your £1 donation along with your entry at drop off!