We are so lucky to have a vibrant and supportive PTFA. Please let us know if you would like to get involved and help.
PTFA Chair: Jennifer Tubbs
PTFA Treasurer: Vacancy
PTFA Secretary: Karen Tucker
What is a Parent Teachers Friends Association (PTFA)?
Our PTFA at Stoborough Primary is an organisation of parents, staff and associated people such as parents, grandparents etc who help to raise funds for school and organise social events, as well as fostering community relationships.
How is the PTFA organised?
Anyone who has children at the school, or who works at the school is automatically a member of the PTFA. Meetings are open to all members, and you will be made most welcome should you choose to attend.
The PTFA holds their annual general meetings during October. At this meeting, a committee is elected to run the PTFA – usually consisting of a chair, a vice-chair, a treasurer, a secretary and ordinary committee members. All parents and staff are invited, and it is a great way to meet people for the first time and hear about the PTFA’s achievements and plans for the future. Committee meetings are held roughly every 6-8 weeks during term time, and take place on Wednesday evenings. We are always on the lookout for new members with new and fresh ideas or helpers to run a stall at a fete for half an hour. Whatever you can put in – it will be appreciated.
How is money raised?
Our PTFA events vary but the main ones are; our very grand summer fayre, our Christmas fayre, quiz nights and movie nights.
How is money spent?
Thanks to the generosity of our wonderful community, we are able to maintain our much-loved swimming pool that the children use each summer. The PTFA help pay for the subscription to our online maths resource 'Mathletics' and more recently, enabled us to lease 30 laptops for use in lessons. The PTFA also helped us to add diverse texts to our growing library last year.
How can I be involved in my PTA?
There are many different ways you can help with the PTA, whether you have lots of time to offer or not. Some of the roles are time-consuming, although also rewarding. If you can’t commit to a big job, look out for things you can do less frequently (e.g running a stall at the summer fayre, baking for a cake sale) or donating prizes for school competitions, raffles etc).
And you can always support PTFA events by simply turning up!