Rocket Man: How one PTA dad’s hobby is helping to bring the whole school community together

When his son moved from a small nursery to a relatively large primary school last year, Richard Brigg decided that he would like to get involved with the PTA to help the transition. Little did Richard know that his love of engineering would help to inspire so many school children! We spoke to Richard to find out how, and why, he became involved in the PTA and school life…

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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 breaks down barriers to support parents in the school community

Mrs Suchitra Varma, a parent with a child at Botanic Primary School in Northern Ireland, explains how becoming involved in the PTA helped to break down cultural barriers - and eventually led to her taking a role at the school.

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PTA breaks down home/school barriers using Family Support Worker

The PTA recognised that some families required extra support, and opted to spend some of their funds hiring a Family Support Worker.

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Secondary Success: PTFA helps new school get off to a good start

New school ensured that parental engagement was built in to their ethos from the start.

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