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Upwood Primary Academy PTA

The PTA is a registered charity made up of a committee of parents and teachers who volunteer their time to organise or help at events. Every parent, carer and teacher is automatically a member of the PTA and are welcome to attend PTA meetings at any time. We are extremely fortunate at Upwood Primary Academy to have a high degree of involvement and commitment from our parents and carers.

WHO’S WHO?

PTA Chair – Mrs Holly Piaggesi

Vice Chair – Mrs Megan Workman

Treasurer – Mrs Kirsty Payne

Secretary – Mrs Emma Smith

The PTA is actively involved in a full programme of educational, social and fundraising activities, from which the school benefit greatly. The PTA raises funds for school, to provide vital extra resources for all the children.

Remember it is YOUR Association, and it can only continue to do all the great things it does if YOU join in – so please do!

In the past year we have succeeded in raising enough funds to purchase 30 iPads and enough headphones for each device, we have supported the school with reading incentives, purchased new curtains for the stage and hampers full of consumables such as pens, pencils, glue sticks & highlighters for each classroom! The PTA also funded the recent visit from M and M Productions, who came in to perform the tale of Robin Hood.

       

We are currently working with the School Council to consider new initiatives, so any ideas are welcome!

FUNDRAISING

Since September 2017 we have raised…

Disco – October 2017

£322.99

Spooky Tuck Shop – October 2017

£86.81

Pop & Popcorn – November 2017

£122.56

Christmas Fayre - 2017

£2,070.43       

Christmas Performance Refreshments & Collection

£328.48

Pop & Popcorn – March 2018

£218.20

Disco – May 2018

£278.28

Pop & Popcorn – June 2018

£293.58

Summer Fayre

£1152.61

Proms on the Playground Refreshments

£150.52

Summer Tuck Shop

£72.55

Disco – October 2018

£462.00

Other

£809.18

…making a grand total of £6,368.19 so far.

If you would like to get involved in any way or have a great fundraising idea, please get in touch.

UPCOMING PTA EVENTS

Friday 16th November 2018 - Pop & Popcorn Evening

Come and watch an entertaining film with your friends for £1.50!

Entry fee includes one drink and one bag of popcorn.

Extra refreshments will be on sale.

Friday 30th November 2018 - Christmas Fayre

Get into the festive spirit with lots of games & activities. Enjoy hot & cold food, drinks and treats.

Entry by silver collection.

Plans for the Christmas Fayre have started, so if you would like to get involved, please let us know.  

 How can you help?

  • Man a stall at the Christmas Fayre. • Help to set up stalls and tidy up after events. • Serve refreshments at any event. • Ask your employer to donate Raffle Prizes (the more the better).

Why not donate your time?

Do you have a special talent e.g. DJ, children’s entertainment, nail art, face painting, hair plaiting? You name it; we can make use of it!

Your support is vital in helping to organise the events and attending them; it really does make a difference!