Parent Involvement

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

 

The PTA is a group of interested parents and teachers who take responsibility for organising various activities to support the School.  These activities include:

Community events which include a school dance for the children, Quiz Nite for parents, family orienteering in Cornwall Park, parenting presenters and afternoon tea for new parents

Support activities for the school such as walking school buses and parent helpers at the school crossing.

Fundraising activities including family photos, children’s art calendars, annual knowledge and spelling “Athon” and entertainment book sales.

 

The PTA raises funds which are used to provide resources for the school which are not covered by other school funding. Funds raised over the last few years have been used for library books, ICT equipment such as interactive whiteboard technology for classrooms and digital cameras, outdoor play equipment, sun shades, equipment and uniforms for sports teams, classroom play resources, musical instruments and much more.

 

The PTA also plays a key role in keeping parents informed about things that are going on around the school.   The PTA offers a great opportunity for both teachers and parents to enjoy a better understanding of each other.  Everyone is welcome and any level of contribution is always appreciated.

 

Parent Helpers

We appreciate the help given to the School by parents during the year.  Indeed without such help, it would be difficult for students to become as involved as they are. 

Some of the ways of helping in and around the school include in the classroom or library, down at the swimming pool or at Waterwise during the summer, the PTA, the Fair and the Board of Trustees.

If you would like to help in some way at the School, please speak to your child’s teacher.  Requests for assistance with specific activities will be included in school newsletters and notices.

 

 

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