On Friday we held our Christmas Fair, it was a very exciting afternoon, we had a visit from Father Christmas and there were lots of stalls and games to play in the Hall. All the children had made things to sell at the fair and we were delighted that everything sold out !
The staff and PTA worked so hard to make this event a success, we were absolutely amazed when we counted up the money raised and it was in excess of £400! Mr T (as ICT Co-ordinator) is already looking through catalogues to find us the best deal on new equipment! Thanks very much everyone for coming and helping this be a success.
Last night was our annual Halloween Party organised by our P.T.A. – we think it was even better than last year (if that is possible!) Everybody had made such an effort with their costumes – some were really frightening. The room looked fantastic – as was the food! The games were great fun – musical statues, corners, mummy wrapping, duckie apple and much more – Mr T particularly enjoyed supervising the ‘put your hand into the box or bucket to find a prize’. A big ‘Thank you’ to all the mums for their wonderful organisation!
The total amount of money raised yesterday at the coffee afternoon was £137.15! An amazing amount for a small first school, thanks again to everyone who came to the event, or baked and of course a big ‘thank you’ to the PTA who did a great job, as usual!
Parents of Stannington First School rallied together big society style to help make a big difference to their small rural primary school. The Headteacher Helen Stokoe asked for help in tidying up the grounds and facade of the school. On a sunny Saturday morning in May parents and students gathered at the school to paint the fence and gates, remove old play equipment, clean the parents rain shelter and give the site a good old fashioned spring clean. Mrs Stokoe said “being such a small school we have a very small budget to take care of the grounds and rely on parental and staff support to ensure our site is presented in the best light”. The students served drinks and biscuits to parents and staff of the school who were willing to give up their own time help out.
‘The Stannington First School 2011 Exclusive School Teatowel’!
Featuring pupils’ drawings of themselves and the staff. Available to you for just £3.50. Buy 3 get one Free! The Perfect Stocking Filler! Grandparents will love one!
To order yours please send a cheque for the required amount to school reception.
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Cheques payable to Stannington First School PTA.