PTAextra Magazine

Discover our brand new magazine, free to members and packed full of insightful content, creative ideas, and helpful guidance to help your PTA thrive.

At Parentkind, we work closely with our members to make PTA life simpler, more engaging, and more rewarding. Our range of member benefits is designed to provide you with the resources and expertise needed to tackle the complexities of contemporary education and make a tangible difference in your child’s school journey.

Which is we’re so proud of PTAextra, our termly member magazine!

It’s packed with great ideas to help PTAs work together, empower their communities and get parents involved. Plus, there are helpful tips, fundraising strategies, planning calendars and other resources you’ll want to keep handy.

Summer 2024 edition

Parentkind PTA Extra Magazine cover - Spring 2024

Summer 2024 edition highlights

  • National PTA Awards 2024 categories revealed!
  • RHS and Department for Education on utilising your school’s outdoor space
  • How to host a teddy bears’ picnic for new starters
  • Eco-friendly fundraising tips

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National PTA Awards 2024 categories revealed!

The National PTA Awards 2024 are a celebration of the time, hard work and dedication your PTA and supporters volunteer to raise vital funds for the school community. Our annual awards give you the chance to receive local and national recognition for your achievements and a chance to win up to £2,000 for your fundraising pot!

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Calendar for the Summer 2024 term

Whether you’re new to the PTA game or just in need of some inspiration, check out our handy calendar of significant days and dates for summer term 2024.

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New Parent Webinars for Summer 2024

At Parentkind, we don’t just support PTAs, but anyone in a parenting role. And let’s face it, that’s a challenging job. 

We’ve just launched our latest programme of webinars — free for all parents — run by our team of parenting experts and professionals.

Book today

Become a member

Your PTA can receive every edition of our physical PTAextra magazine free of charge, plus many other member benefits, by becoming a member today:

  • a community of almost 13,000 PTAs
  • limitless PTA support from our Community Advisers
  • bespoke PTA insurance provided by Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
  • Access to trusts and grants for a much-needed
    financial boost to fundraising
  • exclusive partner services, offers & discounts
  • free CPD-certified training for your school staff
  • and much more! 

Join today