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As in previous years the PTFA have bought book prizes for the best book day costumes.
These are voted for by the children in each class.
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All reception children were given a new cap and water bottle paid for by the PTFA
Pantomime - PTFA paid for a Pantomime to come into school this year to give a performance of Sleeping Beauty
£1000s worth of brand new books for the library and Accelerated Reading Scheme for the whole school
Costumes for the Year 5/6 production of Ali Baba &
the Bongo Bandits
Story Teller visit for World Book Day 2017
All classes were treated to a fabulous story telling session. Staff and
pupils all enjoyed this inspirational event.
We treated every pupil with a visit to Mansfield Palace Theatre to see the Christmas Panto Peter Pan.
To celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday we gave every pupil at School a commemorative medal.
As in previous years every pupil was given a £5 book voucher to spend at the Book Fair in October.
Friday 19th October
Shirland Miners Welfare
6.30 - 9.30pm
£1 entry per person
Prizes for best fancy dress!
7th & 8th November
all children will receive a £5 voucher to spend at the fair
The weather was kind to us again this year and fun filled afternoon was had by all who attended.
Our thanks go to everyone who took part in any way including volunteers, parents and staff.
Fathers Day Crafts, Mothers Day Gifts & Silver Smarties made a combined
total for the year of £706.21
Some fantastic prizes from parents, Tescos, Thorntons and the Co-op this year made for a fun family evening. Mr Flanagan took over this year as our bingo caller coming up with some very inventive names for numbers! Some of the lucky winners are pictured below.
Stuart and Oonagh Maltby took over the Quiz Master role this year and we think the event went down well. Everyone had a good evening at the Shirland Miners Welfare. The Winners of the Wine, Chocolates and Voucher for a meal at Nando's were the 'Swiss Villans' with an impressive 77 points. The winners of the wooden spoons this year were the 'Bullawayo Birds', however there were only two people on the team so we think they did a fine job!! £94.60 was raised towards PTFA funds.
The Festive sales which ran after celebration assemblies in December raised over £250. Thank you.
The Children made reindeer dust to ensure Rudolf and the other reindeer could find their houses, this raised £127.50. Thank you.
This year there were a number of prizes that made an impressive Christmas Raffle including the main hamper prize and the 2 First Class tickets to London. The picture below shows all the prizes laid out ready for the draw. Thank you for supporting this yearly event.
You raised £259.60 over the last Bags 2 School collections, well done on having that clear out.
Film Nights 2017/2018
The KS1 Children watched Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas and Merry Madagascar and had snacks that were donated by Tesco. The children enjoyed the evening and this event raised £117.50. KS2 children were treated to a David Walliams film night raising £272.50 from ticket sales.
A good night was had by all at the Shirland Miners Welfare for the 2017 Halloween Disco. The evening raised a record £321.32. Thank you.
Wow!! What a fabulous total raised this year - over £2150!!
Thanks to everyone who helped plan this event and all those who attended on
the day - a fun filled family afternoon.
The class challenge to make the most profit on the day went again to Class SF, who chose to have the chocolate fountain for the afternoon as their reward.
This years fashion show by Blue Sky Fashions took place on Monday 8th May.
We sold over 50 tickets and raised £267.10 through refreshments and raffle - Thanks to our cake bakers you know who you are!!
A packed school hall raised over £500 during the evening - there were lots of great prizes donated again this year from parents, Tescos, Thorntons and the Co-op. Some of the lucky winners are shown here.
Matt & Lisa Brewin were once again our amazing compares/organisers for the night
raising £139 from the raffle and team entries.
Winners this year were again 'Can't think of a name' and losing team
(winners of the wooden spoons) were 'The Fantastic 4'.
Uniform Sales - £340.00 so far
The Giving Machine - over £570.38 raised so far
27 givers registered - Thanks!!
Empties please (printing ink cartridges) - £252.50 so far