Friends of St Joseph's
We are the fundraising team. Whether you are a parent, guardian, grandparent or friend of a child at St Joseph's you too are a Friend of St Joseph's. Together we can make a difference by raising money for those extras that the school budget may struggle to pay for.
Keep an eye on this page as it will always be up to date on what we are doing, what we have done and how much we have raised after each event.
If you can help out at any event or have any fundraising ideas please contact me in school any time!
Our fundraising total for the year 2016/17 was:
We are currently fundraising to pay for new maths resources for KS1. Please support us as much as possible!
|26.10.17||Year 3 Cake Sale||£102.00|
|27.10.17||Autumn Term (1) Tuck Shop Profit||£165.77|
|24.11.17||Year 4 Cake Sale||£96.25|
|29.11.17||Glowstick Sales at Disco||£36.15|
|23.12.17||Autumn 1&2 Pocket Money Stall Profit||£167.34|
|23.12.17||Autumn (2) Tuck Shop Profit||£94.36|
|02.01.18||Year 5 Cake Sale||£96.25|
|09.02.18||Spring (1) Tuck Shop Profits||£103.85|
|09.02.18||Spring (1) Pocket Money Stall||£68.42|
Total raised so far 2017-2018...
Friday 9th June 2017
Friends of St Joseph's called a School Council meeting to propose the idea of purchasing some sheltered seating to go around the trees by the school playground. It was a unanimous decision to go ahead with this, resulting in excitement and further discussion on which colours to go for.
The seating is made from recycled plastic that requires no maintenance and come in a choice of attractive colours. Each class was given a laptop for their School Councillors to view the product website and then a vote was taken on which colours would be popular.
It was agreed that we would purchase at least 2 rainbow seats, one red, one blue and one green if the colours are available.
We also tackled the problem of rubbish around the school playground and field by unanimously agreeing to purchase three brightly coloured bins for the playground, also made out of recycled plastic.
It was fabulous for the children to have a say on what we spend and for them to put their stamp on it by selecting colours. Well done to our school council for such a successful outcome.
What we have bought this year 2017/2018
Christmas Panto paid for all children
New play equipment for the Nursery and Reception outdoor area
A NOTE FROM US........
Your generosity and support is second to none...thank you!
The school budget is getting tighter so our help is needed more than ever to ensure that resources and equipment are kept up to date to aid the education of our children. If you can help at any event, I would love to hear from you!!
Helen Forbes, Friends of St Joseph's