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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PTA's first colour run is a big hit!

Having recently moved into a new purpose-built building, Friends of Three Rivers needed to help the school raise as much money as possible to fund the purchase of new equipment. Having asked pupils for some fundraising ideas, the result was a hugely successful colour run, which raised £2,500. We asked PTA Chair, Maggie Flannigan, to share her tips and insight into how they did it…

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PTA becomes plastic free

Community Involvement, Volunteering, Primary
12 December 2018
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Joanne Denne has been the chair of HOPA, the Parents Association for Oaktree Infant School and Hermitage Junior School in Woking, Surrey, for the last three years. Like many PTAs they are busy all year round running 15-20 events. When it came to their attention that at a single disco of only 120 children they had used nearly 500 cups in one night, Joanne and her PTA decided to do something about their use of plastic, here is their story…

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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-friendly culture blooms at Ysgol y Cribarth

Ysgol y Cribarth's PTFA contribute to the school's success and standing in the community. They speak about their one-peak challenge, parent focus group, community tea party and much more besides. 

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