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The aim of the PTFA is to raise funds for the benefit of the children at the school.

Our current committee members are:

Lucy Morris (Chair)

Fiona Kingston (Secretary)

Zoe Cosens (Treasurer)

Jamie-Lee Reed (Fund-raising Co-ordinator)

Date of next meeting: Tuesday 20th February at 7pm

We welcome new parents who would like to get involved.

 

Tesco Bags of Help Grant Scheme

We are very excited that our Playground Renovations Project has been selected for the Tesco Bags of Help Grant Scheme has now been put forward to a customer vote in Tesco stores.

Our project along with two other local projects can be voted on, in the Tesco stores listed below. Customers will decide the outcome by voting for their favourite project each time they shop. Voting takes place between Tuesday 2nd January and Wednesday 28th February 2018.  The stores taking part are: GALMINGTON TAUNTON EXPRESS, LISIEUX WAY TAUNTON EXPRESS, EAST REACH TAUNTON EXPRESS, TAUNTON TESCO SUPERSTORE, TAUNTON HIGH STREET EXPRESS, TAUNTON PRIORSWOOD EXPRESS.
To vote, you will need to make a purchase within store of any value. You will receive one token per transaction. Please help us by voting as many times as possible and asking friends and family to also support the project.  Please remember to ask for the tokens as they do not always give them out.

 

Easyfundraising

There is no charge for the Easyfundraising scheme. The school benefits from all your online purchases and its very easy to use. There are no catches or hidden charges and we will be really grateful for your donations.

Once you have registered you simply need to click on the Easyfundraising App which will direct you to all your online suppliers at the click on an icon. It really is very simple and quick. There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, eBay, Asda, Argos, Tesco, Boots, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and many more.

Any questions please ask a member of the PTFA or see our step by step guide on our Facebook page. 

 

Uniform Labels

Please remember St Andrews PTFA are registered with Stamp Tastic and Stikins. They offer parents the opportunity to purchase quality labels for your children’s school uniform etc, whilst earning the school PTFA commission at the same time! Lost property is a problem in all schools and having your child’s items named is extremely helpful to the school in getting them back to you. You can simply stick Stikins labels onto lunchboxes, water bottles, or clothing. They can even be used in shoes! Or you can use the personalised stamp on fabric, metal, wood & some plastics. How it works:

 www.stikins.co.uk. Each order placed quoting the St Andrews fundraising number 18649 will provide the PTFA with up to 30% commission.

 www.stamptastic.co.uk Each order placed quoting the school code TA26HA will provide the PTFA with 20% commission.

 

Future Events

Spring dates for the diary:

Reception & KS1 PJ Storytime – to be rescheduled

 

 Cake Sale – Tuesday 20th March. This cake sale will be a dual theme – Sports and Easter! The children will be taking part in Sports relief during the day at school and we will have our ‘Guess the Mini eggs’ competition running alongside the sale.

 Easter competitions. More details to follow soon.

Save the date: Summer Fair ~ This has been set for Friday 22nd June. It will be held 5pm-7pm at the school.

Please check back here regularly for more details of forthcoming events. We also plan to try and fit in as many of the following during the summer term:

~Sponsored Football~ ~Horse Racing Night~ ~Penny Wars~ ~Sponsored Bounce ~ ~Family Treasure Hunt~ ~Uniform Sale~ ~Tuck Shops/Ice Pole Fridays~ ~Summer Discos~ ~Summer Raffle~

Thank you.