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Welcome to the Callington Primary School PSA

 

Callington Primary School Parent and Staff Association (PSA) has been an integral part of the school community for many years. In its time the PSA has raised thousands of pounds, which has been spent on equipment and resources to enhance our children’s education experience and the school’s facilities.

 

Our PSA is about much more than simply fundraising. The PSA exists to provide closer links between home and school and it is an excellent way to bring staff, parents and friends together socially in support of the school, working towards a common goal. It is fun too! With the continued support of parents and staff, our PSA has always succeeded in its efforts. All parents and members of the school community are encouraged to get involved, even if they only have a small amount of time available.

 

Committee Members 2018/2019

Officers

 

Chair

Zoe Hawley

Parent

Treasurer

Amy Downe

Parent

Secretary

Cassy Freeman

Parent

Other Committee

 

 

Members

 

 

Matthew Shirley

Head Teacher

 

Sarah Bilas

Assistant Head Teacher

Dawn Kerr

Teacher

 

Jeni Kelly

Teacher

 

Sharon Elliott

Parent

 

Tanya Daw

Parent

 

Michelle Crowley

Parent

 

Michaella Stidwell

Parent

 

Emily Bland

Parent

 

Lucy Clark

Parent

 

 

 

Autumn Term 2018

 

PSA Events this Term:

 

Halloween Disco - Friday 12th October from 6pm to 7:30pm with an optional fancy dress theme. Prizes for the best outfit! £1 per child, Reception and KS1 children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

PSA Meeting - The next meeting will be Wednesday 17th October 2018 at 7:00pm in the school staff room. Main topic of discussion – Christmas Fair.

 

Non Uniform Day - Friday 19th October last day of term. Please bring an optional donation of £1 on the day.

 

Christmas Fair - Saturday 24th November 11.00am to 1:00pm. The PSA are asking for donations of soft toys and books (particularly KS2 books) for PSA run stalls. Collection boxes will be in classrooms after half term, please can items be donated by Wednesday 21st November.

 

 

We will also be asking for contributions to make up the Christmas Hampers for the raffle:

 

 

Reception

Tins of food

 

Year One

Bottles

 

Year Two

Biscuits

 

Year Three

Toiletries

 

Year Four

Packets / Cereals

 

Year Five

Sweets / Chocolates

 

Year Six

Crisps / Savoury Snacks

 

Volunteer Helpers - If anyone is able to help run a PSA stall during the event, please leave your contact details with the office or speak to a member of the PSA.

 

Raffle Tickets - Christmas Fair raffle tickets will be available to pre-sell to your family, friends and colleagues. If you would like some books to sell they can be collected from the school office after the half term. There is a £50 first prize with runner up prizes of family tickets to local attractions and Christmas hampers. Tickets cost £1 each. All monies, tickets and unsold stubs should be returned to the school office by Thursday 22nd November to be included in the draw.

 

Christmas Disco - Friday 7th December 6.00pm to 7.30pm with an optional fancy dress theme. Prizes for the best outfit! £1 per child, Reception and KS1 children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Non Uniform Day - Tuesday 18th December last day of term. Please bring an optional donation of £1 on the day.

 

Spring Term 2019

 

PSA Events this Term:

 

Valentines Disco - Friday 8th February from 6pm to 7:30pm with an optional fancy dress theme. Prizes for the best outfit! £1 per child, Reception and KS1 children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Non Uniform Day - Friday 15th February last day of term. Please bring an optional donation of £1 on the day.

 

Easter Disco - Friday 29th March from 6pm to 7:30pm with an optional fancy dress theme. Prizes for the best outfit! £1 per child, Reception and KS1 children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Non Uniform Day - Friday 5th April last day of term. Please bring an optional donation of £1 on the day.

 

 

Summer Term 2019

 

PSA Events this Term:

 

Non Uniform Day - Friday 24th May last day of term. Please bring an optional donation of £1 on the day.

 

 

Summer Fair - Saturday 15th June 11.00am to 1:00pm. If you are interested in having your own stall please leave your details with the office or speak to a member of the PSA and we will contact you with more information.

 

Other News

 

Online Shopping - If you are Online Shopping on the internet don’t forget to

 

visit www.theGivingMachine.co.uk this is an online retail donation site. If the store you want to shop with is there use the link and choose our school. It won’t cost you anything and you’ll raise money for our school.

 

PSA History

 

In recent years the P.S.A. has raised funds towards the following items:

 

2018

£2500

Battle of the Books

 

£1000

Wet play games

 

£1500

Supa-Shot game

2017

£2000

New library books

 

£800

Kitchen refurbishments

 

£500

Microphones and sound equipment

2016

£2000 raised towards books for the library and classrooms

 

£4000

raised towards a minibus for the school

2015

£6500

raised towards a minibus for the school

 

£200

Parasols for Picnic Benches

 

£200

Hockey Equipment

2014

£2500

Sound and lighting equipment for the school hall

 

£3500

12 iPads

 

£500

Netball Kits

2013

£5000

12 iPads and Charging Trolley

 

£180

Glee Amplifier

 

£1600

£100 Larger Wish List Gift for Each Class

 

£1200

Wooden Picnic Benches for Garden Area

2012

£500

Forest School Storytelling Chair

 

£300

New Football Kit

 

£800

£50 Small Wish List Gift for Each Class

 

£400

for Glee Club T-shirts

 

£400

for Sports Kits

2011

£400

towards Outdoor Classroom

 

£400

for UFS and LFS outdoor wet play suits

2010

£5000

for ICT equipment (Laptops, I pods, Flip Cameras)

2009

£5000

3rd Phase of Adventure Playground

2008

£5000

2rd Phase of Adventure Playground

 

How involved do you want to be?

 

There are three levels of commitment with which you can be involved in Callington Primary School PSA:

  1. Be an officer of the PSA. i.e. Chair, Secretary or Treasurer
  2. Be a committee member, attend meetings, contribute ideas and help with the organising of events
  3. Be a volunteer helper, who doesn’t necessarily attend meetings, but can be called upon to help out at certain events
 

 

If you would like to join the PSA please come along to our next meeting held in the school staffroom. The dates and times are always advertised in the School Newsletter. If you would like to be a volunteer member please leave your contact details e.g. mobile phone number or email address with the school secretary or another committee member. Contact will usually be in the form of an email or text message. Alternatively you can just volunteer to help at an event by approaching a member of the PSA we are always grateful for offers of help!

 

How can you help?

 

  • Do you have an artistic flair? You could help with Face Painting at Disco’s and Fairs

 

  • You could help run a stall e.g. Refreshments, Raffle, Tombola’s You can assist with the setup prior to the start of events

 

  • You could assist the Treasurer with counting money after events

 

  • Do you have any useful local business contacts, for example a company who might be willing to donate a raffle prize?

 

  • Do you work for a large company that operates a matched funding charity scheme?

 

  • Do you have any business skills that would be useful to the PSA e.g. marketing, accountancy, or previous charity experience?
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