William Alvey PTA
At the first meeting in September, the PTA agreed to contribute £300 towards the cost of a Year 4 Samba Drumming Workshop. The Pumpkin Carving Competition in October had close to 100 entries and at their meeting on Tuesday 30th October the PTA decided to donate £50 to the school for Christmas decorations. The November Bags2School raised £168. T.he Christmas Fair raised close to £1600. The Christmas Discos raised £675. The Galley Hill Co-op have kindly donated £666 to the school through the Community Champions scheme. The Tuck Shops in January raised £75. In their meeting on Tuesday 15th January the PTA agreed to pay for the new LED lights in the main hall and contribute £500 toward the cost of the LED bulbs in the astro-turf flood lights. Bags2School in February raised £132.Our Chocolate Bingo on Friday 29th March was great fun and raised £330.The Magic Show raised £270 and the Easter Discos £859. The June Bags2School raised £80. The PTA have agreed to buy a special speaker for our sound system and to fund part of Doctor Bike's cycling training. The Sports Day raffle raised £219. The Summer Discos raised £986. The PTA offered to buy a new fine motor skills handwriting scheme for the school at a cost of £1300.
Year group cake sales. Look at the running total below:
Welcome to the PTA
If you are a parent or guardian of a child attending the William Alvey School then you are automatically members of the PTA along with any member of staff . As a member you are entitled to attend the regular committee meetings that are frequently held either at the Solo Club Sleaford or at the School . At these meetings you are welcome to put forward any suggestions for fundraising and how to spend the funds raised by the PTA.
We really look forward to seeing you there !!
How do we raise money?
For the last couple of years we have raised money from school discos , Christmas fair, Chocolate bingo night, quiz night , cake sales , bags to school and the sale of drinks, sweets etc at various functions.
How is the money spent?
Last year money raised by the PTA was spent on subsidising trips for every year group, sports equipment, new musical instruments and musical equipment, new goal posts , french dictionaries and the Year 6 leaving activities and yearbooks.
As well as these PTA run events fundraising can also be achieved using the following:
easyfundraising.org.uk is a great way of raising funds for the school and it doesn't cost a penny. Simply log onto the website before shopping online and the school receives a percentage of the value you have spent. Amongst the 2000 companies that take part in this scheme are Tesco, Argos, ebay, Amazon, Groupon, M&S and John Lewis. Book holidays, car rentals, airport parking using Thomas Cook, Butlins, Virgin Holidays, Haven , Jet2.com and expedia all through easyfundraising. In 2016 we raised £44.44. Thank you.
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