The Friends of the School
The PTA helps to form an important link between home and school. All parents/carers and friends of the school are automatically members of the Friends of The Meadows Primary School and we would love you to help us! Members of the Friends simply volunteer some of their time to attend meetings and/or help to organise fun events for the children and we are always looking for extra help and new fresh ideas.
We’re a small, friendly bunch and if you would like to become involved in the Friends activities or join the committee, we would love to hear from you, no matter how big or small a contribution you are able to make.
What we do
The Friends focus on organising events and raising funds to make the childrens experience at school, as fun and valuable as possible. Each year we hold the very popular Christmas and Summer Fayres alongside regular children’s discos, film nights and even a couple of social events just for the adults too. These events help to raise really important funds that are used to provide extra equipment for the school. Most recently, purchases for the school have ranged from exciting new play equipment including table tennis tables, craft materials for all children / parents to make Christmas tree decorations in school, year 6 personalised leavers sweatshirts, and a PA system.
We really care about making a positive contribution to the school and are proud that the Friends can help in so many ways, such as;
It can help parents:
- Improve the school and its facilities
- Get to know each other through taking part in a range of fun activities
- Share common concerns
- Find out more about how the school works
- Raise funds for extra items or services to enrich children’s education.
It can help children:
- Receive a richer education as a result of items bought by the Friends
- Benefit from parents/carers' increased understanding of the school.
It can help teachers:
- Reach potential volunteers and enthusiasts who may help with school projects
We would love you to help us! If you would like to become involved in the Friends activities, we would love to hear from you, no matter how big or small a contribution you are able to make.
- Chair: Abi
- Vice Chair:
The PTA have a regular slot in the school newsletter which helps to keep you up to date on forthcoming events and exciting new fundraising ideas. Please keep an eye on the dates for your diary pages for full event details.
The Friends of the Meadows have a facebook page where upcoming events and PTA information will be advertised. Simply ‘like; the page to see updates and news events in your feed.
Another way you can support the Friends is by simply letting us know if you work for one of the companies below that are currently running match funding schemes.