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Gamston Church of England Primary School

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Parents & Friends Association (PFA)

Welcome to the Parents and Friends Association for our wonderful school! With ever tighter budgets to manage, we support the Staff and Governing Body where we can to provide the best experience possible for our children in their formative years, and hopefully create very special and happy memories along the way. If you would like to help us, in any capacity, your support is always greatly appreciated. If you wish to contact us, please email gamstonpfa@outlook.com

Ways that you can help us fundraise

There are lots of ways that you can help us with fundraising. As well as supporting events and activities the events and activities in the calendar below, here are some other easy ways that you can help us

  • Drop off your used inkjet printer cartridges outside the office. We will send these off to The Recycling Factory and receive up to £3.50 for each cartridge successfully recycled.
  • Donate your unwanted clothes, shoes and handbags for our termly Bag 2 School collection. The recycling company will pay our school for every kilo collected.
  • Get your child to do an amazing Christmas design, then you can purchase items featuring your child's design including cards, gift labels, calendar and mugs.
  • Looking for a way of naming your child’s clothing and school items that doesn’t involve sewing or ironing? The PFA has registered to receive commission on any orders with the following companies:
    • Stikins: Stick on name labels that can be used for clothes, shoes, lunchboxes and all school items. Order at www.stikins.co.uk and enter our fundraising number “7722”.
    • Stamptastic: A personalised stamp that is usable on fabric, metal, wood and some plastics. Order at www.stamptastic.co.uk and quote our code “DN220PE” at checkout

  • Individual donations: If you would like to support us by making a one-off or regular donation, you can either do this online at Justgiving or by emailing the treasurer at gamstonpfa@outlook.com. And if you choose to gift aid your donation, we can claim back an additional 25%.

Calendar 2020-21

Summer Term 2021

 

Throughout May

  • 5k May: we've enrolled to take part in 5k May to raise funds for our school. You can do your 5k anywhere, anytime. You can run, roll, scoot, walk, cycle or even swim if you want to… It’s about getting out and feeling good while you’re doing it whilst raising funds for our school. To find out more and make your £5 donation, see

    https://runforheroes.justgiving.com/get-involved?charityId=3009469

    If you also email us at gamstonpfa@outlook.com with the names of any children taking part, we’ll provide them with a certificate. Good luck everyone!

Thursday 24th June

  • Bag2School collection: Funds will be given back to school in return for donations of the following good quality items: Men’s, Ladies’ and Children’s clothing; Paired shoes (tied together or elastic band around); Handbags and bags; Hats; Scarves and ties; Jewellery; Lingerie; Socks; Belts; Soft toys; Household linen, curtains, towels and bedding (bed sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers). Please leave bags of items outside the school hall when you drop off your children

Spring Term 2020-21

 

Wednesday 21st April

  • Bag2School collection: Funds will be given back to school in return for donations of the following good quality items: Men’s, Ladies’ and Children’s clothing; Paired shoes (tied together or elastic band around); Handbags and bags; Hats; Scarves and ties; Jewellery; Lingerie; Socks; Belts; Soft toys; Household linen, curtains, towels and bedding (bed sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers). Please leave bags of items outside the school hall when you drop off your children £151.80 raised!

 

Thursday 22nd April

  • PFA meeting, 8pm via Zoom

Autumn Term 2020-21

 

Sunday 20th September

  • Toy sale on the school field, 11am - 1pm. Come along to buy new branded toys at 50% off their RRP or less £1,375 raised!

 

Monday 5th October

  • Bag2School collection: Funds will be given back to school in return for donations of the following good quality items: Men’s, Ladies’ and Children’s clothing; Paired shoes (tied together or elastic band around); Handbags and bags; Hats; Scarves and ties; Jewellery; Lingerie; Socks; Belts; Soft toys; Household linen, curtains, towels and bedding (bed sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers). Please leave bags of items outside the school hall when you drop off your children £121.50 raised

 

Wednesday 8th October

  • Xmas 4 Schools Christmas card design pack sent home to parents with your child(ren). If you do not receive a pack or would like another, please send an email to gamstonpfa@outlook.com

 

Wednesday 14th October

  • Annual General Meeting, 7.30pm via Zoom

 

Sunday 18th October

  • Jennie Woodcock, Beccy Witton and Lucy Vernon have entered the Thoresby 10k on Sunday 18th October, with all funds raised being split between the PFA and Gamston’s parish church, All Saints Eaton, for their project to add a kitchen and toilet to the church to create a community hub. Your support will be very much appreciated: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/thoresby10 £570 raised for the PFA!

 

Monday 2nd November

  • Deadline for returning Christmas card designs forms to school £86 raised!

 

Tuesday 3rd November

  • PFA meeting, 8pm via Zoom (details on our facebook page)

 

Tuesday 24th November

  • PFA meeting, 8pm via Zoom (details on our facebook page)

 

Friday 18th December

  • Community Carols by Candlelight, 6pm on the school field

Gamston Parents and Friends Association is a registered charity, charity number 1162413
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