We suggest that class reps organise one event per year, but as a group across two years to ensure you have enough volunteers: Nursery and Reception; Y1 & Y2; Y3 &Y4; Y5 & Y6.
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Events should be intended to build community and/or raise money.
Every event is different, so not everything to be considered will be included here, but the PCSA committee is available to answer any questions you may have. It is only with the help of volunteers that we can achieve our goals of building community and meeting our fundraising targets. We thank you for your valuable input and don’t hesitate to ask if you’re unsure of anything.
See below a list of events that have been organised by PCSA class reps over the last few years. While the main objective is to run something to bring the school community together, the totals raised have been included for your information. The names of people who have organised each event before are included so you can contact them if you need to.
Scootathon -This event was for all EYFS children which they all enjoyed, parents were present and it took place on the KS1 playground - mydonate forms were sent home and the majority of money was raised via the website. Organised by Sarah Cryer and raised an amazing £700.
Film night - This event is open to all children in KS1 and KS2 and is very popular. Limited tickets due to space so sold on a first come first served basis. Drinks and popcorn provided in ticket price. All children must be signed in and out. This event has been organised by Vicki Jones, Sandra Eager, Ceris Heath and Monika Green and raised £150.
Quiz Night - This was a great night and was open to all parents. Food was provided in the ticket price and alcohol available to buy. This event has been organised by Sarah Bradley and raised £400.
Car Boot Sale - This was held on a Saturday morning in the school car park and was well attended. This event was organised by Kelly Shirley and raised £50.
School disco - This event was open to KS1 and KS2 children. A drink and hot dog were included in the ticket. There was one session for younger children and one slightly later for older children. This event has been organised by Vicki Jones, Sandra Eager and Ceris Heath and raised £90.
Year 1 Olympic event - This event was for year 1 only to take part in some Olympic events after school on the KS2 playground, with help and support from Darren McLaughlin and year 5 young leaders. Mydonate forms were sent home and the majority of the money was raised via the website. The event was organised by Justin Irwin and Kerri Perkins and raised £330.
EYFS Party in the Park - This event was for all children and families in EYFS and was held at King Athelstan Park after school. Families brought their own snacks and children could take part in a dance class. Parents were asked for donations. This event was organised by Maryka Sennema and raised £70.
Line Dancing - This event was open to all parents. Food and a cowboy hat/bandana were included in the price. This event was organised by Sarah Bradley and Anita-Dian Bennett and raised £160.
Easter Bonnet Parade and cake sale - All children were encouraged to make an Easter Bonnet and each key stage was judged and prizes given to the winners. Also, an Easter cake sale at the same event. This event has been organised by Ceris Heath and raised £70
Bake Off - There were several categories for people to enter cakes to; best decorated for each key stage and a most unusual flavour cake for the adults. Prizes given. Tea and coffee available. Crafts for children were available at this event. This event has been organised by Ceris Heath and Michelle Hazell.
Pub Olympics – This was an adult only event and solely for community building, therefore no funds were raised. It was one of the best social events ever held. It took place in a pub and there were a number of games people could compete in if they wished, such as ‘crazy golf’, darts, building the tallest structure from playing cards, and coin toss. This event was organised by Justin Irwin, Kerri Perkins and Monica Samuel.
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