Welcome to the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) area of the website. We hope this will give you a good understanding of what the PTA does, what we have planned in the coming year and how these activities generate very well received funds for the school. Perhaps we may even convince you to get involved.
What is the PTA?
The PTA is essentially a fundraising organisation whose sole aim is to raise funds to support the pupils of Broadoak School. It is made up of a small committee of teachers and parents who work together.
What does the PTA do?
Throughout the year, the PTA plan and run a number of events aimed at raising funds for the school.
Our aim is to raise between £10,000 and £20,000 per year for the school. All the money raised is used to improve facilities or enhance the curriculum for the schools children. Decisions around how the money raised is distributed are made in collaboration between the PTA members and teaching staff.
A schedule of events are planned at the start of the academic year. Letters will then be sent out ahead of events asking for volunteers. If you can spare time, please volunteer as without this support, the running of events can become challenging.
PTA Spending 2016/2017
Below is a breakdown of the PTA spending during 2016/2017:
Contribution to the Transport for Year 6 Patterdale Hall Residential visit
Paid for Pantomime Visits for Nursery through to Year 6
Provided party food and prizes for all the Christmas parties and UKS2 Disco
Contributed to the buying of an Infant stage for performances
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Autumn Term Events
Tue 31st Oct - Rec & KS1 Magic Show
Wed 1st Nov - KS2 Halloween Disco
Fri 1st Dec - Christmas Fair
Wed 6th Dec - Family Christmas Movie Night
Spring Term Events
Thu 1st Feb - Quiz Night
Wed 7th Mar - Children's Disco
Wed 28th Mar - Easter Bingo
Summer Term Events
Fri 18th May - Spring Fair
Sat 14th July - Family Fun Day