A huge thank you to everyone who helped with the summer fair, either by running a stall, donating or simply coming along. We are delighted to announce that we have raised around £1600 for the school.
Who are we?
The St Jude’s Parents and Families Association are a group of parents and friends who regularly get together to organise events and raise additional funds for the benefit of the school and the pupils. We meet roughly once a month, usually at 7.30pm in the school staff room. Exact dates can be found on the newsletter and here on the website. New members and ideas are always welcome.
We understand that not everyone has the time to commit to regular meetings, and so have been working over the past academic year to try to build up a bank of volunteers who we can call on for specific events, such as discos or the summer fair. If you think this could apply to you then we'd love to hear from you. We can be contacted at any time either via the Main Office (and leave a message) or via our email address firstname.lastname@example.org
The committee members are listed below:
Chair - Katherine Hughes
Treasurer - Rachel Rodriguez-Garcia, Louise Emmons
Secretary - Vacant
We are currently searching for a new Secretary - if you have the skills we need then we would love to hear from you!
What do we do?
We see our role as a mixture of fundraising for those additional extras which are not available in the school budget, and organising activities which are sociable and fun. In the previous few years we have raised money towards the new Key Stage 1 kitchen, as well as helping purchase equipment and food for the school chickens, supporting the new uniform changeover with some subsidies towards the cost, funding forest school sessions and author visits. We could not do this without the support of teachers, parents and pupils in attending events and spending your money.
12.7.19 - Summer Disco - KS1: 4.45-6.00pm, KS2: 6.15-7.30pm
We already have plans for our pre- Christmas shopping event in the Autumn term, so keep watching this space!
All meetings to take place at 19.30 in the school staff room, unless otherwise stated...
There will be no further meetings this academic year, but an initial meeting has been booked in for Weds 25th September.
New members are always welcome. Not everyone makes every meeting, so don't be put off if you can only come to some. All help is always gratefully received. We look forward to meeting some new faces in September.