Ask, Seek, Knock. Matthew 7:7
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.
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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