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St Francis Catholic Primary School, Morley

Together in truth and faith we learn and grow as God's family.

PTA (FOMSF-Friends of Morley St Francis)

Friends of Morley St Francis - PTA Group

Our PTA is about much more than simply fundraising. The PTA exists to provide closer links between home and school and it is an excellent way to bring parents, staff and other supporters together socially in support of the school and working towards a common goal.

 

PTA remit:

The object of the Association (the Objects) is to advance the education of pupils in the school in particular by:

  • Developing effective relationships between the staff, parents and others associated with the school;
  • Engaging in activities or providing facilities or equipment which support the school and advance the education of the pupils.Please keep your eye on our Notice Board located in school and ‘Like’us on Facebook to keep up to date. (By Liking and using our Facebook page you agree to abide by the Facebook Policy) 

Chair:  Edel Fox

 

 

Secretary: Vicky Crosby

 

Treasurer: Stacey Blair

 

 

Vice Secretary: Rachel Nichol

 

 

 

Contact details:

Email:                    fomsf@outlook.com

Facebook:             Friends of St. Francis Catholic School Morley - PTA Group

or get in touch with one of your Class Reps

 

The Committee meet on a regular basis, usually once per term, when all members are welcome to join us, with smaller working groups meeting as necessary to manage fundraising & events. Dates are on the Notice board.

 

Class Representatives

Nursery: Teri Loftus

Reception: Kelly Jordan

Year 1: Kerri Sturman

Year 2: Rachel Nichol

Year 3: Lucy Joyce & Katie Featherstone

Year 4: Vicky Crosby

Year 5: Siobhan Pitman

Year 6: Edel Fox

 

Get Involved - Parent Skills Bank / Helpers / Ideas

  • If you are interested in joining the committee or being a PTA volunteer, please do not hesitate to talk to a member of the Committee.
  • Donations from parents are extremely important, no matter how big or small.
  • Offer of services and skills too are vitally important, please let us know if you can help in any way.
  • Contact us anytime through the school office or Facebook message; your feedback and ideas are always welcome!

  

Fundraising

Shopping

Raise money for your school by doing your everyday online shopping using these links and references:

Retailer Product Commission School code / reference
The Giving Machine Shopping / holidays etc Varies per shop

57694

Need to register
Stikins Sticky named labels for clothes / shoes / bags etc Up to 30%

19481 at checkout

Amazon Smile Anything you buy on Amazon via the smile app Varies per purchase Update your settings in the Amazon App

 

Events

All Events that the PTA host will be notified in numerous ways:-

  • The PTA Notice board - located in the entrance of the yard gate
  • Our Facebook page
  • Communication through the school news letter
  • Letters home to parents and carers about events
  • Via class whatsapp groups

 

What have we raised for the school

2014 - 2015:         Total Raised:        £4,389.79

2015 - 2016:         Total Raised:        £4,173.65

2016 - 2017:         Total Raised:        £5,500 

2017-2018:           Total Raised:        £5,974 

2018-2019:           Total Raised:        £9,084 (we became a registered charity)

2019-2020:           Total Raised:        £7,599 (stopped in March 2020 due to Covid)

2020-2021:           Total Raised:        £6,805 (raised during the pandemic)

 

 

 

The main things purchased over the last few years:-

2018 – 2019:     Sand pit in the Early years playground

2019 – 2020:     15 Class Ipads and Defibrillator

2020 – 2021:     10 Class Ipads and the large Trim Trial in the main playground

 

 

What kind of things do we fund or help fund for the school?

 

Fundraising Academic Year 2018/19

Spend Academic Year 2018/19

Sponsored Bounce:                          £896.97

Tea Towels:                                      £486.60

Easter Mini Fair:                               £297.93

Ice Cream Sales:                               £94.30

Asda Bag Pack:                                 £516.16

Colour Run:                                      £949.50

Summer Fayre:                                 £2171.85

Barrett Homes Grant:                      £1000.00

Sports Day:                                       £126.00

Reindeer food & Santa keys:            £109.40

Christmas Raffle:                             £1906.00

Stikins:                                             £44.70

Giving Machine:                               £107.01

Match Funding:                               £500.00

 

Became a registered charity

Theatre Production:                         £799.00

Selection Boxes:                               £335.81

Crackers, table cloths, napkins:       £92.79

Christmas Tree:                                £96.00

Raffle Tickets & licence:                   £113.00

Stage 1 EY playground deposit:       £276.00

Stage 2 EY playground:                    £2175.00

Stage 3 EY playground:                    £2175.00

Parentkind Membership:                 £105.00

PTA Panto Deposit:                          £127.50

Purchased a Xmas tree for 2019:     £36.00

End of Year Disco 2019:                   £100.00

St Patricks Float:                               £47.94

Football nets x 2                               £184.88

New Starter Bags & Bottles:            £60.00

Bouncy Castle:                                 £60.00

Fundraising 2019/2020

Spend Academic Year 2019/2020

September 2019 – February 2020

Christmas Cards:                           £381

Monster Mash Disco:                   £542

Match Funding October:              £1500

Wreath Event:                                £530

Morrison’s Bag Pack:                    £652.78

Pantomime:                                   £523.40

Christmas Raffle:                           £1,955

Happy Bags:                                    £181.20

Valentine Disco:                            £364.56

Sponsored Bounce:                       £459.00

Giving Machine:                            £154.65

Stikins:                                             £81.96

School uniform Sales:                   £114.24

Hire of Bouncy Castle:                  £160.00

Theatre Production:                     £799

Annual Library books:                  £500

Christmas party costs:                  £124.65

15 x Ipads, covers & charger:      £3560.46

Defibrillator:                                  £1512.00

Parent kind Membership:           £110.00

School Disco (carried over:          £150.00

Other:                                              £3607.18

(Costs for events,  supplies & bouncy castle repairs)

 

Fundraising stopped in March 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic and we still nearly raised close to our Target which is fantastic.

Fundraising 2020/2021

Spend Academic Year 2020/2021

September 2020 – February 2021

 

Cash Donations:                            £735.03

Bouncy Castle Hire:                       £177.00

Xmas cards, towels, mugs:          £458.01

Christmas Raffle:                           £3373.70

Summer Mini Fair:                        £394.01

Match Funding:                             £1000.00

PTA Sale items:                              £334.22

Giving Machine:                            £61.37

Stikins:                                             £81.69

School uniform Sales:                   £57.00

Amazon Smile:                               £132.88

 

Unbelievable amount to say that we couldn’t have any fundraising in house like the sponsored events, discos etc.

Library Books:                                £500

Christmas party costs:                  £146

Trim Trail:                                       £8995  

10 x iPad & cases:                          £2724

End of Year Ice Creams:               £200

Parentkind:                                     £110

 

The Trim Trail has been such a fabulous addition in the main playground and given the children much needed outdoor play, especially when outdoor play was needed more in this year.

 

We also now have a full set of iPads so the children have one each. The ipads are on a rota between the classes throughout the week.