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St Michael's CofE Primary School

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Welcome to the PTFA 


Hello and welcome to St Michael’s PTFA!  By being a parent or carer at St Michael’s we are all automatically members of the PTFA and our ultimate aim is to enhance the learning experiences of our children by raising funds to extend the opportunities available to them at school.

We’re a friendly bunch and we meet once every term, and more regularly when we are working towards an event.  We share the workload so that nobody ever goes home with a long list of jobs, and the more hands we have to help then the fewer jobs that are involved.

We are a Registered Charity No: 1035983 and are members of Parentkind UK.

On the pages which follow we can introduce you to the PTFA Team, our calendar of events and show you how we have spent the most recent monies raised.

If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact via email or our Facebook page.  We look forward to seeing you soon!





The PTFA Team


Chair:  Gillian Coleman (children in Years 4 and 1)
Vice Chair:  Caroline Paines (children in Years 5, 2 and Reception)
Treasurers:  Vikki Godber (child in Year 4) 
Secretary:   Rachel Pheasant (children in Years 5 and 3)
Publicity:  Michelle Edwards (child in Year 4 and Year 1)


 Committee Roles.docx

Upcoming Events 


Dare to be Different Day

Have you ever had even felt that, even for just one day, you'd like to be different from everyone else?  For just one day (at school at least), now you can.  The PTFA are bringing you "Dare to be Different Day" where you can donate a suggested amount to be totally different to everyone else.  Will you colour your hair (temporarily of couse), colour your nails (boys and girls), or maybe wear your pyjama's or a sports kit to school?  The more diverse you are, the higher the suggested donation.  

Look out for more details coming soon.

Christmas Event

Always a fun day for all of the children that attend, not to mention the big children (i.e. adults) that help out!

Christmas Secret Room

 A lovely day where children get taken out of class and can pick presents in our "secret" room for their loved ones, then take them home and hide them ready for the big day.  

Winter Wonderland
 Following on from the success of previous trails organised by the PTFA, we are planning to have another over the Christmas holidays.  Again, more details to follow.

Your School Lottery

The lottery has started!  There is a guaranteed prize for one lucky ticket holder from each participating school, plus a chance to win a top prize of £25k!  Other prizes available.  Tickets can be purchased from www.yourschoollottery.co.uk then find St Michaels CofE VC Primary School. 

Tickets are £1 each with payments being collected by monthly direct debit.

Printer Ink Cartridges
We now have a brand new printer ink recycling box that is situated in the main entrance to the school, by the office.

If you have any used printer ink cartridges from working at home or left over from home schooling then please bring them in and drop them off in the box.
We can raise money for the PTFA for every HP or Canon cartridge collected so please tell friends, family and work colleagues.


Tickets for all the PTFA events are bookable via the new PTA Events Website.  Parents/Carers will need to register on the website in order to be able to book and pay for tickets for events such as Fireworks, the Christmas Event and Secret presents.


ptfa events guide.pdf 



How You Can Help


All of our events are fun and rewarding for parents and children alike, and great for the community.  We are always in need of volunteers to help on the day - events like these take a huge amount of organising and there's lots to be done on the day to enable all the activities to take place.  Without the support of people like you the events would have to be scaled down or cancelled.

Why not get involved with our next event?  Please get in touch if you can help - even if it's just an hour on the day.  Every offer gratefully received. 

Love Shopping for Bargains?!
If so, you need to join our team of bargain hunters who snap up bargains all year round.  The PTFA "Secret Room" is open for Mother's Day, Father's Day and Christmas Day presents, but we can never have too many thrifty shoppers.  In addition, if you love wrapping let us know - you can either take a bag of presents to wrap and drop back to school, or join others for a "wrapping" social.


Easy Fundraising

Did you know you can raise funds for us whilst you shop online by shopping via the Easy Fundraising website?

Please visit the webpage below to join and collect free donations for us every time you buy something online. 



Support us when you shop with Amazon.

Please visit the webpage below when shopping and collect free donations for us. 


Name Labels

You are able to raise funds for the PTFA when purchasing name labels, we have accounts with 2 companies:

Stikins www.stikins.co.uk School number 21122

My Nametags www.mynametags.com School number 29355                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

PTFA Meeting Minutes

 St Michaels school PTFA meeting 28421 (2).docxDownload
 Treasurers Report 210428.docxDownload
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 PTFA Secret Present Events explained.pdfDownload
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PTFA Gallery

For those who have wondered how the "Secret Present Room" works, here are a few photo's....

PTFA Policies

 Committee Roles.docxDownload
 St Michael's PTFA Constitution Sept 2021.pdfDownload
 20190817-St Michael's PTFA Code of Conduct.docxDownload
 20190215-St Michael's PTFA Equality and Diversity Policy.docxDownload
 20180318-St Michael's PTFA Risk Management Policy.docxDownload
 20180318-St Michael's PTFA Risk Register Template.docxDownload
 20180318-St Michael's PTFA Social Media Policy1.docxDownload
 20180318-St Michael's PTFA Data Protection Policy.docxDownload
 20180318-St Michael's PTFA Handing Complaints Policy.docxDownload
 20180318-St Michael's PTFA Managing Volunteers Policy.docxDownload
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