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"Pupils thrive on the positive, aspirational approach"
Ofsted 2017

"The school has achieved an award for extending pupils’ understanding of world religions." SIAMS 2019

"As confident young learners, pupils are ambitious for themselves and supportive of each other." Ofsted 2017

"Worship is invitational allowing pupils of no religious affiliation to contribute with integrity."  SIAMS 2019

"The school has achieved an award for extending pupils’ understanding of world religions." SIAMS 2019

"Pupils are encouraged to think for themselves and to be curious." Ofsted 2017

"Your team are instilling a passion for learning that pupils find infectious." Ofsted 2017

Let Your Light Shine - Matthew 5:16

About the PTA

What is a PTA?
Most Schools have a PTA, which is an organisation between parents and staff. Its role is to encourage a closer link between home and school. We are best known for our fundraising work.

How is the PTA organised?
We hold our Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the start of the school year.
At this meeting a committee is elected to run the PTA – A Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary.
The PTA usually meet once a term (If needed) and set up smaller working groups to organise individual events.

How is the money spent?
Funds raised by the PTA are intended to provide ‘extras’, not already provided by the schools main income, and often ‘fun things’ to enhance the children’s learning.

The PTA committee and the school Head Teacher work together to decide how to spend the funds raised by the PTA each year. Common items include computers, playground equipment, coach trips/fees, and smaller purchases such as presents for Father Christmas to distribute.

How can I be involved in my PTA?
There are many different ways you can help with the PTA, whether you have lots of time to offer or not. Some things can be time consuming, although also rewarding. If you cannot commit to a big job, look out for things you can do less frequently such as running a stall at the Summer Fair or baking a cake for the Bake Sale. You can always support the PTA by simply attending a meeting and sharing any ideas you have.

Current committee:

Chair – Kate Ward
Vice Chair – Kelly Cole
Treasurer – Rachal Harding
Secretary – Lucie Ricketts

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PTA Newsletter July 2020