PTA Newsletters

Newsletter Archive
All PTA news is reported in the weekly school newsletter which is emailed on Wednesdays. The school newsletter can also be found on the website here. Our most recent update can be found below, and previous PTA Newsletters can be accessed further down.
PTA Fundraising Update
December 2019
Since September the PTA has held and/or helped out at several events, raising around £6,240 for the school to spend on curriculum enrichment projects and equipment that the school may otherwise not be able to provide for the pupils. Details of the events and funds/commission raised are listed below:
  • Just under £260: Kittle photography commission from the 2018-19 school year
  • Almost £10: AmazonSmile comisssion
  • Just over £340: September Camp out
  • Just under £830: October Bike sale
  • Just over £70: November Cake at the Gates
  • Almost £155: House T-Shirts
  • Nearly £4,200 Lights Switch On
  • Nearly £100: Nativity refreshments
  • Just over £310: Kids' Christmas Disco
Thanks to your tireless support of the PTA over the last year, we have been recently been able to provide funds for the following at the request of the school:
  • £750 Purple Mash Online homework platform
  • £920 Starz online learning subscriptions
  • £995 Library reading cloud subscription
  • £265 First News School Junior Newspaper subscription
  • £8,450 for 23 new iPads, charging and storage trolley, cases, licence and installation costs etc
  • £950 for year group curriculum enrichment activities
  • £2,390 for whole school curriculum enrichment activities (£1,495 Art Day, £345 International Day,
  • £550 Science workshops)
  • £330 final tranche of library improvement funding
  • £32 for a small Christmas decoration art activity for the whole school
A huge thank you to everyone who has helped with the events, whether you have camped out, volunteered, baked, bought, washed bicycles, lugged equipment, hung decorations, set up or cleared down we are thankful for all your efforts and look forward to sharing our next exciting events with you and our Shelford School family in 2020. Actions from PTA meetings: If you would like to read more about the decisions made at our meetings this session, please see the PTA meeting updates page for a brief summary.
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