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EASTER BONNETS & BAKES

 

What an amazing lot you all are!  We had so many beautifully designed Easter bonnets and some absolutely delicious and stunning Easter bakes.  Judging them all was so incredibly hard as they were all brilliant and so much effort had gone into everything.  Thank you all so much.  The Easter Bonnet parade was lovely and much deserved applause was given.  Well done to our winners and I hope all of you that took part enjoyed your chocolate lollies.  Everyone at the PTA would like to wish you a very Happy Easter and thank you again for your incredible support.

Pizza Oven Launch

 

Saturday 30th March marked the official launch of the school's brand new pizza oven that was built and donated by Andy Mullet and Glen Forrester.

 

The pizza oven is situated at the end of the school field, nestled between some blossom trees, overlooking the Mendips - a superb position.

 

Thank you to everyone that came and supported the event.  We sold just under 70 pizzas which is amazing as we had no idea how many to cater for!  There was a fantastic atmosphere as always and it was lovely to be able to sit out on the school field in the sunshine and watch the children playing.

 

We look forward to incorporating the oven into many more events, especially as summer is on the way.

POP UP ROCK UP RAISES A STAGGERING £5,000!!!!

 

Wow, just wow!  Thank you to everyone that came and supported the event.  We sang, we danced, we ate and we drank.  It was a truly fantastic evening and everyone left with huge smiles on their faces, what more could we ask for.  Every penny raised is going directly to our wonderful school.

 

A huge thank you to Gary Stringer and Jack Bessant of Reef, Amy Newton, Simon Murfet and Jools Bath who put on an amazing performance for us all.

 

Thank you to everyone that donated to the auction (Michael Eavis, Fearne Cotton, Reef, Kate Chidley - Castles in the Sky and Guy Martin), the auction alone raised a whopping £1,000!  Thanks to those of you that bid (and pushed the bids up!), Phil Turley - the best auctioneer ever, The Crown Inn, Catcott for the bar, Elaine Ellis of Catcott CVA for the food, Emma Stryker (Em & Woz) for all the photography, Kore Antonsen for the amazing posters, Mike Villis for printing and everyone else who donated items, donated their time and those that came and supported this marvellous event.  Catcott PTA extends a huge thank you to you all.

Pop Up Rock Up - PTA Fundraiser

50/50 Club Winners

 

The PTA are pleased to announce that the winners of the January and February draws that were held at the recent Pop Up Rock Up, are:

 

January - Mrs D Baker (ticket no. 8)

February - Mrs D Earley (ticket no. 60)

 

Congratulations ladies and thank you for your support

END OF TERM THANKS FROM OUR PTA CHAIR - RACHAEL ARMSTRONG

 

This term's fund raising has reached an amazing total of £1,693 - totally awesome!  This includes the Halloween Disco, the Christmas raffle, Christmas cards, Movie night and the 50/50 club. 

 

As Chair of the committee I would like to say an enormous thank you to all the committee and volunteers.  And on behalf of the PTA we would like to say a huge thank you to all the teachers and Mr Axten-Higgs for your support at the events, we genuinely couldn't have done it without you all.

 

Thank you to all the parents who have supported these events and given so generously.

 

It's so enjoyable and rewarding to work alongside such a committed team of parents and teachers.  Merry Christmas everyone and roll on 2019!

Christmas Raffle

A big thank you to everyone that bought raffle tickets at the school Christmas performances, a grand total of £280.60 was raised for the school.  And well done to our two lucky winners of the hamper and Clarks shopping voucher.

Movie Night - December 2018

 

Over 100 children attended movie night this year choosing between three films; The Star, Christopher Robin and The Greatest Showman.  Everyone wore their pyjamas for the movie and tucked into popcorn, a hot dog and chips.  The night was a huge success and the PTA hope to hold another one later in the school year smiley 

Halloween Disco - November 2018

Wow what a fantastic time was had by all at our Halloween Disco.  Thank you to everyone who came, wore their scariest costumes, danced their socks off and munched their way through hot dogs and popcorn!  We hope you all had a great time.  We have all managed to raise £331.46 for the school which is marvellous.  Also a big thank you from the PTA to all the people that helped on the night including the teachers that stayed on to help, we couldn't have held the event without you all.

 

 

A Letter from Rachael Armstrong, our new PTA Chair

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Welcome to the P.T.A - Parent & Teacher Association page!

 

The PTA is an integral, invaluable and important part of our school community, raising much needed funds to support the learning of every child and encourage active involvement in school life.

 

The P.T.A has a programme of events and activities that take place throughout the year, they also provide invaluable support and initiatives and activities within the school.

 

All parents/guardians/carers and staff are automatic members of the P.T.A and there is always something going on, help is always needed and EVERYONE is welcome to get involved in a number of ways, from joining the Committee to helping with their myriad of events and fundraising activities….….there will always be something fun and interesting to do… come along and join in

 

 

 

P.T.A. Committee roles and responsibilities

Please see below details and photos of past PTA events!

Father's Day Breakfast! Lots of fun and raised £121.79.

Sports Day - Marshfield Ice-creams....

Thank you to Julie Ingram for arranging the yummy Marshfield Ice creams for sale on Sports Day! Thanks also to helpers, Lou, Oscar, Marianna, Jess and Sue for helping.

A total of £170 was raised and will go to Mr Donley to be used in Food Technology classes for the pupils.

Bag2School Collection

 

Thank you to everyone that brought bags into school on Thursday 22nd June! We now have a cheque for £65 for bags with a total weight of 165kg! Well done everyone!

Easter Bingo - Thursday 30th March - Raised the fantastic amount of £443.16!!  

 

Thank you everyone who attended Easter Bingo - the hall was full!! Fun was had by all and lots of lucky winners went home with yummy Easter treats! Photos to follow.....

 

Many thanks to all those that helped out and contributed to this lovely family event - all proceeds are going towards an outdoor learning project for the children.

 

The Easter Hamper Raffle was won by Louie in Reception and Robbie Armstrong in Year 4.

What you have helped us to do ... so far!

 
2017 -2018

Renovation of the outside area of Year 1 and 2

New noticeboards

Playground wind tunnels and play boards for the playground

Subsidised school trips

Classroom budget for each class for additional resources

 

22 ipads
Outdoor learning shelter
Outdoor learning equipment

Popcorn and Candy floss machine for fundraising at events
Year 6 leavers bespoke mugs (yearly)
Subsidise school trips (yearly)

7 classroom computers
Story Box theatre


plus much much more...!!
 

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