Archive - Past news and previous events
World Book Day Winners 2018
Congratulations to the Winners of the Best Book Day Costumes 2017
voted for by the pupils in their classes, who all received a book donated by the PTFA
Bags to School collections for the year
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.
Halloween Disco 2017
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.
*** Summer Fair 2017 ***
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.
Fashion Show & Sale May 2017
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!!
Choccy Bingo March 2017
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.
Quiz Night 2017
Matt & Lisa 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'.
Christmas Hamper Raffle 2016
Just over £373 was raised from our annual Christmas hamper raffle, with E. Hadfield winning
the main Food & Drink Hamper and T. Evans winning the 2 First Class train tickets to London.
Thanks to everyone who supported this yearly raffle.
Our Mini Festive Workshop...
to make Magical Reindeer Dust made us a jolly holly £138
The Halloween Disco at Shirland Miners Welfare 2016
on Friday 14th October raised our biggest total yet for this event - a brilliant £252.87!! - Thank you
Summer Fair 2016 - What an amazing total raised - over £1680!!
The weather held for us again this year with a fun filled afternoon including Punch & Judy, BBQ, KMX bikes, Raffle and Mr Flanagan having sponges thrown at him for most of the afternoon! The amazing attendance and support from parents and the local community meant that we raised over £1680 this year an enormous total so thank you!
Fashion Show & Sale May 2016
This years fashion show by Red Frog Fashions took place on Monday 23rd May.
We sold nearly 80 tickets and raised £396.60 through refreshments and raffle - what a fabulous total!
KS2 Film Night - May 2016 - raised £135
The Junior pupils enjoyed watching 'Inside Out' whilst munching on popcorn.
Choccy Bingo March 2016 - £454 raised - thank you!
There was a packed hall again this year with some very lucky winners - thanks goes to Thorntons for sponsoring the event again.
Quiz Night - January 2016
Our thanks go again to Matt & Lisa Brewin for organising the evening - we saw a packed function room at Shirland Welfare raising £156 for PTFA funds.
Winners were 'Can't think of a name' and losing team (winners of the wooden spoons) were
'The Wright Stuff'.
Congratulations to the Winners of the Design a Snow Globe Competition December 2016
Christmas Hamper Raffle 2015
A superb amount of £357 was raised from our annual Christmas raffle, with
Mrs G. Rose winning the main Luxury Food & Drink Hamper.
KS1 Festive Film Night November 2015
Our infant children enjoyed watching The Snow Dog and The Snowman whilst eating popcorn and raised £90 at the same time!
The Halloween Disco at Shirland Miners Welfare 2015
on Friday 23rd October raised a Spooktacular £225.24!!
Summer Fair 2015
We raised an amazing £1500 from a fun filled afternoon - thank you for your fabulous support!
Congratulations to the Winners of the Halloween hat competition October 2015
Easter Mugs Raised £254
Polestar Planetarium Visit - April 2015
The school hall was transformed into the Solar System during the recent visit from Polestar Planetarium in which every child was able to take part - pupils and staff had and amazing informative experience.
Chocolate bingo - March 2015 - £426 raised!
A fun filled family evening with some lucky winners leaving with arms full of chocolate.
Quiz Night 2015 - £120 raised
Special thanks to Matt & Lisa Brewin Quiz Masters Extraordinaire!
Winning Team 'No Eye Deer'
Festive Film Night - December 2014
93 children attended the film night this year where they watched 'Muppets Christmas Carol' and
Halloween Disco 2014
Thank you to everyone who supported us at the Halloween Disco. The turn out was great and we raised in excess £180!!!!!!!
Thank you to the Shirland Miners Welfare for your continued support and use of the function room.
Congratulations to the Design a Pumpkin Competition Winners
Halloween Disco 2013
The 2013 disco raised an amazing £136.70. Thank you to everybody involved.
Bags 2 School - October 2013
Thank you to everyone who had a clear out for our bags 2 school collection. It really makes a difference to our fundraising year.
Fashion Show - September 2013
Thank you to everyone who came to the Fashion show. A fantastic time was had by all and around £300 was raised.
A great result!
Summer Fair 2013
Bags 2 School - April 2013
Andy Tooze Poetry Workshop - March 2013
Andy Tooze 'The Poet from the Peaks' visited school on Monday 11th March to share his poems and work with the children to create their own. Every child at school was inspired to write a poem and at the end of the day they were shared and celebrated during a special assembly.
Your continued support at events throughout the year means that the PTFA has the funds to pay for these unique experiences for all our children.
Again we would like to say thank you.
Chocolate Bingo Evening - March 2013
Our first chocolate bingo evening took place on Wednesday 20th March. The school hall was filled with families who had come along for a chance to win many impressive chocolate prizes.
As the evening moved on, the prizes got bigger, the tension mounted and excitement grew. It was a very enjoyable evening and over £250 was raised. Fantastic!
...Shirland Welfare for the loan of their bingo machine, Mrs Buxton for calling out the numbers throughout the evening, Sarah Naylor and Thomas and Eleanor Brewins Grandma, for the amazing cakes on sale, the PTFA for organising and volunteering in lots of different ways, parents and friends for the chocolate donations, Thorntons for the chocolate prizes and all the adults and children that supported the event by coming on the night.
Quiz Night - January 2013
Christmas Concert December 2012
During the interval the PTFA sold refreshments, Christmas gifts and lucky dip goodies.
At the end of the evening the luxury hamper raffle was drawn and one lucky winner went home with a very impressive and very luxurious hamper.
A big thank you to everyone who helped organise the event or donated items for the raffle prizes.
Congratulations to the Christmas competition winners!
Book Fair - November 2012