PTA

PTA Committee

Chairperson: Julie Hurds

Joint Vice-Chair: Gina Borman and Sophie Knight

Secretary: Tracy May

Co-Treasurers: Sarah Powell

Lottery Co-Ordinator: Alyson Layton

PTA update October 2017

Half a term has already gone of this school year and what a busy half term it has been so far.

Last Monday we held the PTA AGM where a new committee was voted in.

I am very pleased to be entrusted the role of chair this year so I will briefly introduce myself for those who do not know me. I am Mum to 2 boys, William in Year 6 and Arthur in Reception so this school has been a big part of my life for the past 7 years and will be for the foreseeable future. Up until August 2014 I was a primary school teacher in Herefordshire when I unfortunately had to give up for health reasons.  Having worked in schools I am very aware of what an important role the PTA has in terms of raising money to provide the extras that ever-decreasing school budgets can’t.

 

The PTA has organised many fund-raising activities this year ranging from discos, fetes, colouring competitions and ice-cream sales.  Money has been spent in many different ways including providing each class with a pot of money to spend as they wished, new reading books and developing the school grounds.

The staff are busy compiling wish lists of items that they would like us to raise money for this year and so far, we are aiming to raise as much money towards new laptops, maths resources and more reading books as possible.

Ice-cream Fridays have proved very popular but are stopping this week (Thursday 19th) until after Easter.  There is another disco happening this Friday (20th) too following on from the success of the one that was held in February and we are busy planning for the Christmas Fair which is happening on 8th December.

Please remember that all parents are automatically members of the PTA and we look forward to hearing your ideas either through you personally in meetings or via email or notes handed in at the school office.  Minutes of meetings will be available in the office and agendas will also be sent out when appropriate.

Here’s to a successful year of fundraising.

Kind regards

Julie Hurds
Chair of the PTA

 

Useful Links

Just Giving Page

https://www.justgiving.com/friendsofstmaryspta

PTA Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/groups/546906008823201/?fref=ts

This is our ‘secret’ Facebook group page to inform parents and carers about PTA events and updates (not school issues). You need to be ‘added’ by an existing member of the group and we currently have over 100 members, but if you’d like to join but are having trouble doing so, please contact us.

What the PTA Does

The minutes of the last PTA AGM meeting –  PTA AGM Meeting MINUTES Jan 2016