Family & Friends- the St John’s Parent Teacher Association
St John’s Family and Friends is the PTA for St John’s Marlborough. Our role is to raise funds for the benefit of current pupils and to provide a social outlet for parents and friends of the school. We are a small committee and welcome input from anyone involved with St John’s.
Our meeting is to take place at St John’s School at 19:00, on Monday, 27 November in the Community Room, (located from the schools main entrance just off the atrium).
This is an opportunity for parents & teachers to hear from the PTA Committee Members the fantastic work which has been (and is being) done and to find out about the PTA, what it does, how it raises and spends money, and perhaps to get involved in some of our events or consider joining the current committee.
Schedule: after drinks at 19:00, Family and Friends will then hold its AGM, which will include a look at fundraising events past and future, a summary of finances and the election of officers.
The more parents who attend the AGM, the merrier: Family and Friends is run by parents and staff of the school for parents and everyone involved with the school, so we’d like as many of you as possible to turn up and have your say.
We look forward to seeing you there and, if you’d like to get in touch, do email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions email us: email@example.com
For a full account Family and Friends meeting minutes click on the Committee link.
Family and Friends Needs YOU
Are you an ace cake baker? Can you pour tea for Britain? Family and Friends needs volunteers to run or assist at catering events.
You’ll be helping to raise much-needed funds for the academy and, we hope, you’ll have a lot of fun doing so. So whether it’s serving flapjacks at a Year 9 parents’ evening or pouring wine during the interval of the Savernake Cup, we need to hear from you.
If you can help, email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Giving Machine
Make money for St John’s without leaving home.
St John’s Family and Friends makes money from websites including Amazon if you sign up to The Giving Machine portal and choose to support St John’s Academy, Marlborough. It’s very easy to sign up, then when you want to place an order sign into The Giving Machine website first, before accessing your online site and whatever you order will earn commission for the academy.
For example an order to Amazon will earn 3.75 % of its value for the academy. Some sites give more than others; Body Shop 6 %, M&S 3.75 %, John Lewis up to 3.75 %. It really is a numbers game. The advantage of our academy is that we have so many parents and staff who probably shop online all year round. We’ll track how much we are making and let you know in future newsletters.
Read the flyer for instructions on how to register.