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PTFA

It has been fantastic this year to strengthen the PTFA and our thanks to Trudi and Kim (our new Chair and Vice Chair) for all their hard work and commitment to raising extra funds for the school. We have raised a fantastic total of £2697.00 this year.

The Parent's Forum continues to be an important group where parents meet regularly with the Headteacher to discuss how we can further improve the school. This year we have developed communication further, increased the number of after-school clubs available and reviewed the school meals service.

Thanks to all of the parents for their hard work, commitment to the school and their enthusiasm to work with us to help the school improve even further.

 

Previous events:

  • Summer Fair
  • PTFA cake sale 
  • Father's Day Raffle
  • Monthly cake sales
  • Spring Disco - Thursday 27th April 2017
  • Mother's Day Raffle. We raised £62.10!
  • Christmas Fair - Wednesday 7th December - 3.30-5pm.
  • Summer Fayre 2016 - This event was  very successful and we raised a whooping £1006!!!!!
  • KS1 and Nursery Sport's Day - the PTFA raised around £30 at this event but selling refreshments, snacks and hiring out blankets.
  • The Queens 90th Birthday Celebrations - This was a lovely day with amazing performances from the children. The children brought in home made cakes for a competition and what was left was sold by the PTFA. They also sold refreshments and made £98 in total.
  •  Easter Raffle and Colouring Competition - This was the first event our new PTFA hosted and they raised £50.50!

Thank you for taking the time to read about the PTFA and we look forward to seeing you all at our upcoming events.

We are currently collecting unwanted gifts/items for future fundraising. Items must be new. Please can children bring them in and hand to their teacher or Mrs Webb.

About the PFTA

PTFA stands for Parents, Teachers and Friends Association. Every member of staff and every parent who has a child who attends Avonmouth C of E primary School are automatically part of the PTFA. We have a board of committee members who have been elected by staff and parents. 

 

These members organise fundraising events like the Summer Fayre. The funds raised at these events can then be used in many ways, for example, buying new sports equipment or musical instruments. The committee members will hand out questionnaires to staff and parents for suggestions and these idea will then be taken to a vote at a committee meeting.

Once a year we hold an AGM, (Annual general Meeting) and ask that as many staff members and parents attend as possible. At this meeting the committee will make any adjustments to the constitution needed, propose new people who wish to be elected for a leadership role with the committee. The chair will address the attendees and let them all know how well the PTFA did with raising funds the year before, what the money was spent on and ask for opinions.

 

Who's who?

 

Chair - Trudi Webb

Vice Chair - Kim O'Connor

Secretary - Kate Williams

Treasurer - Emily Parrott

Head Teacher - Nicky McMahon

School Business Manager - Eleanor Armstrong

General Committee Member - Trudi Webb

General Committee Member - Amy Paddock

General Committee Member - Sarah Lock

General Committee Member - Lucy Salahi-ali

General Committee Member - Emily Parrott

General Committee Member - Emma Harvey

General Committee Member - Amy Smith

General Committee Member - Abbie McDuff

General Committee Member - Aimie Sage

General Committee Member - Nicola Harvey

General Committee Member - Paul Giles

 

How can you help?

 

If you are interested in becoming a committee member whether it be with a more formal role or a general member please contact the school office.

If you would like to just help here and there please get in contact. The PTFA appreciate all the help they can get.