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Welcome to Lowercroft Primary School PTA (Charity number: 1176048)

 

Everyone linked to the school automatically becomes part of our PTA.  We encourage you to get involved in any way you can, whether that be through helping out on a stall at an event, delivering leaflets, helping to plan an event, creating posters… the list is endless!  There really is a task for everyone.

 

We raise a huge amount of much-needed money for the school. As always, any help, ideas or support are greatly appreciated, as are new helpers!!  We would love to see you soon...

 

The PTA sees a natural turnover of parents each year with people leaving and new parents joining. We are currently looking for people to help in accounting. If this is something you can do please contact us.

 

PTA Leaders :

Caroline Sharp / Chris Nixon - Chair

Nicola Brinkman - Secretary

Lisa Lucas - Treasurer

See us in the playground!

 

Fundraising objectives:

The PTA work closely with the school to raise money for any items not covered by school budgets. Mrs Farr keeps us informed of the exciting plans for the children and where the PTA can help develop the projects that benefit them.

 

Items the PTA have bought for the school include:
•    Cameras
•    Tablets
•    Fantastic interactive whiteboards
•    Subscription to Maths app
•    Class Books – This is a current focus for the school and PTA
 

Ways we raise funds

 

Grant applications
The school and the PTA look out for local and national grants that we can apply for to aid the school in its projects. We have been successful in obtaining several grants recently from the Co-op and Morrisons.
 
EasyFundraising
You can raise funds for our school each time you shop online. 
https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/lowercroftprimary/


Amazon Smile
Amazon kindly donate money to local registered charities with nearly every purchase. This does not cost anything extra for the purchaser and is an excellent, easy way of raising money for the school. In order to help simply follow the link and register Lowercroft Primary School PTA as your chosen charity.

 

Click here to help AmazonSmile - LowercroftPTA

 

Amazon keep track of your donations and let you know how much you have generated along with the total amount raised for the PTA.

 

School events

Before Covid 19 we used to hold regular social events throughout the year. Our aim was to entertain the children whilst allowing the parents to meet up and get to know each other better. Our main events have been.


Summer Fair
Christmas Fair
Halloween discos


Unfortunately this year it looks like we will be limited in our ability to hold events. We are therefore looking at other avenues and would welcome help from anyone with ideas.
 

50:50 Club 

 

Each academic year we hold a 50/50 club lottery. It costs £1 per month and half the proceeds of the tickets sold goes towards the fundraising objectives for the school. The other half forms part of the lottery for all the people who entered. There are three draws a month and these draws are held in school, usually in assembly.

October 50:50 draw winners

 

1st Bryony Jones
2nd Mark Brinkman
3rd Rebecca Self
 

Key Contacts:

 

To contact the PTA please speak to the following people 
 
Reception – Caroline Sharp
Year 1 – Amy Bunnell
Year 1/2 – Wendy Marsh
Year 2 – Shelley Turner
Year 3 – Caroline Sharp
Year 4 – Steph Lloyd
Year 5 - Stacey Nelson
Year 6 - Shelley Turner

 

 

Christmas Eve bags

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