PTA Minutes February 2018

Pott Shrigley Church School PTA Meeting

                                                 Friday 2nd February 5.30pm




Ashley Hamp, Jane Langdon, Amanda Whittaker, Andy Langdon, Louise Wilson, Helen Kennedy, Pete Kennedy, Karen Wolfenden, John Collingwood, Jane Naumkin, Sergey Naumkin, Edwina Cagol, Mauro Cagol, Savannah Christensen, Nicola Smith, Darren Lloyd, Tracy Lloyd.








The Chair welcomed all parents


Previous minute’s


Jane Langdon spoke with teachers to see if the PTA could help towards any equipment/resources they needed within the school environment.


Class 2 identified


  • A new Interactive White Board
  • Guided Reading sets
  • Extra fitted cupboards in the staff room


It was agreed that £500 would be made available for the purchase of Guided Reading Sets.

Action – Jane L to speak to Class 2 teacher on purchase of Guided Reading Sets


Matters arising


School mini bus – a discuss on the possible options of buying/leasing a new mini bus arose.

Action - Andy Langdon to liaise with others.


Action - Ash to arrange to meet teachers to look at more teacher involvement in the PTA and discuss how the PTA can help with acquiring equipment and resources.


Action – Ash to discuss with teachers a Residential trip later in the year. Andy to speak with Savio House as a possible residential option.


Action - Amanda Whittaker has kindly agreed to look into grants for the PTA and also the Children’s Treacle Market regarding at stall. The PTA has stationery and other items donated by a company free of charge that can be sold.


Action - Week commencing the 5th February Karen is going to start the Silver Smartie Challenge.


Action - Parents suggested a visible Fundraising Goal Thermometer – Edwina to get the teachers and children involved in making one.


Action – Ash to liaise with Lisa Paton to look at possible funding from the council for the Rose Queen.


The raffle of the Children’s Hamper raised £31, the hamper was given back to the PTA to be used for the children. It was agreed the money raised would be used to buy Mrs Sinclair a leaving gift.


Election of new Chair


Ashley Hamp was elected as new Chair

Louise Wilson Vice Chair

Helen Kennedy Secretary

Edwina Cagol Secretary



Financial report


Poachers quiz night £105

Church House Inn Beer Festival £175

Christmas Fair £553


We have made a donation of £195 to pay for the coach to the Christmas pantomime.

A further £100 has been given to each of the classes (£300 total) for purchase of equipment and resources.


It was agreed that Pete would renew the Lottery Licence.


The current balance of funds £1774.47


Forecast of events for the coming year


16th February Valentine’s Disco 6-8pm with a suggested £2 entry, a Tuck shop will be available for drinks and sweets (50p charge) Children’s Raffle Hamper to be used as prizes.


9th March PTA meeting Bar night.


27th April Family Night – Helen Pete and Louise to organise.


16th/17th June Rose Queen – Sub Committee of Ash, Andy, Louise and Savannah to organise.

July Leavers BBQ and Welcome to new pupils and parents date and time TBC.


19TH October Family quiz night – Pete and Helen to organise.


December Christmas Fair and dance date and time TBC.



Fundraising ideas


Due to the amount of fundraising ideas it was agreed that Ash would send out an email via school asking for all ideas to be sent to the new PTA email address, this gives parents who were unable to attend the opportunity to put their ideas forward.

The new PTA email address is could all PTA related correspondence go through this email from now on.

A sub committee than then look at all ideas.


Agree date for AGM

2nd May time TBC


Date of next meeting

9TH March Bar night




There will be an election for Parent Governor in the coming weeks, information will be given out via email.




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Pott Shrigley Church School

Shrigley Road, Pott Shrigley,

Macclesfield Cheshire SK10 5RT

Tel: 01625 573 260