Facing your fundraising challenges and coming out stronger than before

Kerry-Jane Packman
27 May 2020
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The world has been turned upside down by the corona virus - this includes the world of fundraising. Not will only large charities take a hit financially but also the smaller and local charities that contribute significantly to their communities. For PTAs, much of this will come from the cancellation of annual fundraising events like the summer fair. I truly believe however that with challenge comes opportunity for growth. Now is not the time to despair but to embrace the change and give different types of fundraising a go - one great example is applying for grants. 

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Your Parentkind Membership in the time of Covid

Clare Jenner
27 May 2020
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In these ever changing times, we are being asked about the need to renew membership while PTAs aren’t able to hold events. So, we wanted to take this chance to show you that your Parentkind membership is much more than insurance cover.

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Half-term activities: keep the good times rolling

Liz, Parentkind
22 May 2020
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As we approach another unusual half-term, with plans for getaways and big days out either on hold or cancelled because of the global coronavirus pandemic, here’s five easy ideas for enjoyable family days in or out, so you can keep the good times rolling!

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Home learning - we’re in it together

Our Lady's Girls' Primary School
19 May 2020
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In these uncertain times, it's been great to see how schools and families have come together to support children's learning at home. The need to change how things work in a short amount of time has challenged everyone involved, but here we hear from a teacher, pupil and parent about how they have been able to make this work well for them and their class.

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Five ways to celebrate with your school leaver

Stephanie Barclay
19 May 2020
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This is a strange time for everybody, but spare a thought for the young people leaving primary or secondary school this summer. It’s possible they’ve had their last day at school already, but managing an ending is really important. 

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