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PTA

Welcome to the PTA section of our website. The PTA is a registered charity (registered with the charity commission for England and Wales – No.1026341) and run by a group of parent volunteers who give their time to create better learning experiences for our children.  As well as raising much needed funds that improve our school, the social events run by the PTA bring the whole school community together.
 

Make a Difference
As well as fundraising, the PTA organise events which add so much to our children’s school experience. The PTA organise school discos, Christmas and Summer Fairs and our fabulous Fireworks Nights in conjunction with Kennet School PTA to name but a few.  This creates a real sense of community and benefits the children.

 

Second-hand Uniform Shop

The PTA runs a very successful second hand uniform shop where you can find all items needed for the school day as well as a few extras such as Brownie and Scouts uniforms too. You can purchase items online by visiting our website


We’re happy to take donations of any unwanted items too including coats, shoes, trainers, Christmas jumpers, as well as all guiding and scout uniforms.

 

Get Involved

Don’t be put off if you feel you can’t give your time, haven’t been asked or are unsure of what’s involved.

  • We have parents who work part-time, full-time or are stay at home parents
  • Having a child at this school means you can join us. We can use any skills you have and you might even learn new ones
  • Being involved is a great way to get to know the school and other parents
  • You benefit. It’s a great way to make friends, be involved in a group which can make a difference and can be a great addition to your CV!

 

Get in Touch

If you’d like more information, please get in touch with us by email:

Contact:  francisbailypta@gmail.com

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/francisbailypta

Twitter:  www.twitter.com/francisbailypta

Register on our website:  www.francisbailypta.co.uk
 

Amazon Smile & Amazon Wishlist
Have you signed up for Amazon Smile? It is now available on Android and Apple apps as well as on your usual web browser. Sign up just once and choose Francis Baily PTA as your chosen charity; then, every time you purchase something from smile.amazon.co.uk, a donation will be made to our PTA. You can also gift items directly to the PTA or the school by visiting our Amazon wishlist. There are items for every price range and it works just like a normal wishlist.

 

Matched Funding

If you work for a company who match funds it would be lovely to talk to you! Many companies offer match funding to their employees and if you work in any of the below sectors you may be able to claim. Whether you man a stall at a fair or help tidy up after a bingo night, you could help boost our funds.


The following is a list of some of the larger companies who offer match funding.  Yours not listed?  Why not ask to see if they run the scheme? Abbey National, Alliance & Leicester, ASDA, Heathrow, Bank of England, BP, BT, Centrica, DHL, Ernst & Young, HSBC, Kelloggs, Kingfisher, Littlewoods, Lloyds Bank, M&S, Microsoft, Natwest Group, Norwich Union, Peugeot Motor Company, RBS, Royal London Mutual Insurance, Sainsbury, Stagecoach, Tesco, Thames Water, Woolwich, Unilever and Vodafone.

 

Your PTA Committee

The 2021/2022 committee consists of:

  • President and Headteacher - Yvonne Standing 
  • Chair - Lisa Moss
  • Vice Chair - Alex Taylor
  • Treasurer - Lindsay Jenkins
  • Deputy Treasurer - Claire O'Sullivan 
  • Secretary -  Chloe Byrne

 

Committee Members

Rebecca Bennett, Liz Fisher, Max Ives, Lisa Parker, Marina White, Lauren Evans, Vicky Taylor.

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