PTFA_summer_fair_14The PTFA is our Parent, Teacher and Friends Association

 Our next event is the Christmas Fayre, currently scheduled for Saturday 8th December (TBC).

The PTFA is our Parent, Teacher and Friends Association.

All parents/carers and staff at Stanford Infant School are automatically considered members of the PTFA. It serves an essential role, firstly by providing a sense of community and secondly by organising events that raise funds for the school to buy the extras that we would not be able to afford from the normal school budget.

PTFA Roles 2018

How to contact us:

Classlist.com

As a parent or carer you can request to join us on Classlist.com. This is the online communication tool for all things PTFA-related: find out about our events, meetings and how to get involved. You can also send us an email: stanfordinfantsptfa@gmail.com. Or catch us in the playground!

The Treasurers can now be contacted separately at:

stanfordinfantsptfatreasurer@gmail.com

Class Reps are a vital link between the parents and carers and the PTFA so you can always ask yours for more information.

How to find out what we are up to:

Check your emails from the school and the PTFA to find out when our committee meetings are being held and to read our minutes. Check the notice board in the lower playground, check Classlist and speak to your Class Representative.

We always welcome help and support:

The PTFA welcomes all offers of help throughout the year. We are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who wants to get involved in our bi annual Raffle and Silent Auction and anyone who could help with design and technology. There is plenty to get involved with though, so any help is much appreciated. It’s a great way to meet people and have fun and you can get involved as little or as much as you’re able to. Please also try and come along to our termly meetings that are crucial to organising events.

Events

The PTFA organises two major annual fundraising events; the summer and Christmas Fayres. Additional events such as discos, film and quiz nights take place during the year.

PTFA 2017/2018

We had a fantastic academic year, raising almost £13,000 for the school. We elected a new committee for 2018/2019 at our AGM and hope that we see lots of new parents and carers at our meetings this academic year. Details of these and all event dates are shared on Classlist.com, sent through regular school communications and can be found on the noticeboards.

 

PTFA Summer Fayre 2018

Our most recent event and the last of the calendar year was our Summer Fayre in July, which raised nearly £4,000! This was an incredible achievement and thank you to all who helped and supported this event.

Thank you to everyone who donated a prize for the Raffle and Silent Auction.

Please click on the link below to see a PDF of all our sponsors and please do visit their websites and businesses to show your support!

Summer Fayre Flyer 2018

 

What does the money buy?

Our PTFA events are key fundraisers that provide essential money for our ‘Outstanding’ school. The school increasingly relies on PTFA support to offset Government cutbacks, for example replacing funds that provide our children with a stimulating and enriched curriculum.

In the past academic year (2017/18) the School’s strategy for improving outdoor learning continued with the fantastic addition of an outdoor shelter in the upper playground. We also funded the re-vamp of the outdoor area between Alex and Pier classes with our fabulous ‘nomow’ terrace. We will be continuing to fundraise to subsidise school trips and enhance activities and work to our school grounds to embrace outdoor learning.

 

Help raise funds when you shop online with Easy Fundraising!

Using Easyfundraising you can raise money for Stanford Infant School every time you shop online. It won’t cost you a penny extra and is easy to register – sign up at https://easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/stanfordinfants/ We’re already raising lots of extra money through our shopping!

 

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