Welcome to your PTFA webpage
You will find latest news and information about the PTFA and all our fundraising events.
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World Book Day 2019
As in previous years the PTFA have bought book prizes for the best book day costumes.
These were voted for by the children in each class.
**** DATES FOR YOUR DIARY ****
Pre-loved Uniform Sales
Friday 28th February - Monday 2nd March - Tuesday 3rd March
After school finishes.
Book Swap 2nd - 6th March
To coincide with Book Day children are invited to bring in a book they are happy to swap.
Mother's Day Workshop
Week commencing 16th March - the children will be able to make something special for Mothering Sunday.
Bags 2 School
Wednesday 18th March
Chocolate Bingo - Wednesday 25th March
Doors open 5.30 - Eyes down 6pm
Family Fun for all!
Next Meeting - Monday 27th April at 6pm
Father's Day Workshop
Week commencing 15h June the children will be able to make something special for Father's Day.
Summer Fair - Friday 26th June - 3.30pm - 5.00pm
The highlight of our year!
Recent Spending ....
All reception children were given a new cap and water bottle paid for by the PTFA
We continue to provide Celebration Assembly Medals for the children
New benches, wicker reading shelter & other items for the Quiet Area July 2019
Pantomime - PTFA paid for a Pantomime to come into school this year to give a performance of Sleeping Beauty
£1000 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 2017
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.
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.
Recent Fundraising Events ...
Over £40,000 raised since October 2005...
Festive Activities 2019
including our Christmas Raffle, Festive Film Night and Reindeer Food Workshop - £808 raised this year
THANK YOU - YOU DID IT!
Shirland PTFA won the Tesco Blue Token event in July and August 2018 and therefore we received £4000!
This will be put to good use as we are in the process of purchasing filming equipment to enable us to film shows and assemblies that the children perform in.
Halloween Disco 2018
A great event at Shirland Miners Welfare attended by lots of families - raising over £500
Festive Activities 2018
including our Christmas Raffle and Reindeer Food Workshop - over £750 raised this year
Summer Fair 2018 - our biggest total raised - £2240!!
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
Choccy Bingo March 2018 - £516.25 raised on the night!
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.
Quiz Night 2018
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.
Festive Sales & workshop
The Festive sales which ran after celebration assemblies in December raised over £250, along with our Reindeer Dust workshop which raised £127.50. Thank you.
Christmas Raffle 2017 - £323.86 raised!
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.
On Going Fundraising ....
The Giving Machine - over £613.93 raised so far
27 givers registered - Thanks!!
Empties please (printing ink cartridges) - £346.95 so far