C of E (VA) Junior School
The school has strong links with the local community and the Parent Teacher Association plays a very active part in developing liaison between the staff, pupils, Governors, parents and friends of the school. Although the Association raises substantial funds to help finance school projects, it is not intended as being purely a fundraising instrument. A whole range of regular and varied social functions are arranged to help strengthen the bond between parents and school.
The committee usually meets once every 6 weeks at the school and the meeting lasts for about an hour. They make decisions about forthcoming events and how funds are spent. Please feel welcome to come along to the next meeting and find out how we enhance school life for all children passing through Dunchurch Junior School.
The next PTA meeting will take place on: Tuesday 10th October 2017 - 3.30pm
Message from the PTA: Every parent / carer that has a child attending Dunchurch Junior School is a member of the PTA. We are not an exclusive group and we need your help. The PTA are always looking for willing volunteers to help with events, from serving refreshments at the school disco to decorating Santa's grotto for the Christmas Fayre. If you have any hidden talents or ideas that could be used for fundraising activities, or could spare any time to help (even if you cannot attend PTA meetings), the PTA would love to hear from you. You do not have to commit yourself to every event or meeting, any time you could spare would be greatly appreciated, however short. Please leave your details with the school office and someone from the PTA will get back to you.
Friday 13th October 2017 - Family Bingo Night, 6.30-8.30pm. Forms are on the newsletter if you would like to come along.
Thursday 19th October 2017 - Disco. Year 3&4 6.30-7.30pm, Year 5&6 8.00-9.00pm.
The Summer term school (2017) discos were very well attended once again, and the children all enjoyed the evening. This event raised £308.
Summer music concert 2017 refreshments - £30 raised in donations.
The Christmas Fair 2016 raised an incredible £2060!
How the PTA contribute to school:
Fun Easter Egg Drop
Leaver's gifts for Year 6
Dunchurch village fete - the PTA run a stall
Year 6 Leaver's BBQ
Donation towards Year 6 leaver's trip
Juice/ snacks for sports day
Refreshments for Year 4, 5 and 6 residential trips, school shows and concerts
2010 - £1,000 to subsidise school trips
2011 - £2,000 for re-surfacing and marking of the playground
2012 - £2,500 for stage lighting
60 trees planted within the school grounds to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee
2013 - £1,200 for playground equipment
2014 - £500 for wet play toys and games
2015 - £2,000 donated towards a project of a fenced sports pitch with AstroTurf and all-in-one waterproofs for the forest area
2016 - £500 towards T-Shirts for sports events and £104.40 for staff 'coach' hoodies for sports events. £27.50 donated to the gardening club to purchase items.
The PTA are currently purchasing cameras for each year group.
This is a fantastic achievement and wouldn’t have been possible without the hard work of the PTA and generous support from families and friends.
The PTA would like to thank parents for their continued support and hope you can help raise more much needed funds during this year.
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