Library Bus is just the ticket as PTA raises £39,000 for new facility

Baston CE Primary is a small, one form entry village school, which had grown to the point of bursting at the seams. The building was originally designed for almost half the number of children on the register, so facilities like the library are far too small. That’s when the school came up with the ideal solution: a moveable space in the form of a library bus! Lucy Hartley, PTA committee member, tells us how they went about it…

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Parent Council creates a vital link between home and school

Having faced a challenging few years, St Nicholas CE Primary Academy decided to set up a Parent Council to create a vital link between home and school. We spoke to the school's Parent Council Chair, Jenny Ross, about why it's been so beneficial.

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PTA helps transform school's sports area into a community astroturf pitch

Friends of Heathbrook (PTA) have helped to raise £130,000 for an all-weather astroturf that will benefit the whole community. Here’s how they did it.

 

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Parent forum key to helping refurbished school support its parent community

When Glenbrook Primary School moved into a new premises, the Principal decided that, to help with the transition period, a parent forum should be established, and one was created in February 2017.

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From reading projects to safer roads – how one Parent Council makes a big impact

Borestone Parent Council (BPC) is a well-established group who describe themselves as "parents who represent parent views and work in partnership with school staff and the local authority to achieve the best for all pupils."

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