The Friends of St. John’s are a registered charity (and part of the NCPTA) that works alongside the school. They raise money for additional resources to benefit pupils during their time at St. John’s school.
WHO ARE THE FRIENDS?
Everyone whose child attends the school and all those who work within school automatically become part of the Friends Association.
The committee took up positions at their AGM on 11th October 2017.
The Friends Committee are:
Chair – Rachel Bassett
Vice Chair – Lindsey Clark
Headteacher – Ian Doswell
School staff – Representative
Treasurer – David Beattie
Secretary – Rachel Coe
Committee members – Sarah Lillington Linda Richards, Sasha Griffiths, Kelly Nash, Rachel Neville, Lucy Price, Donna Thomas and Hannah Hutton.
Anyone can be involved. The committee hold regular ‘open meetings’ where they chat about achieving their goals and fundraising ideas. So if you feel like getting involved please come along!
WHAT WE DO
Last year we organised the following events:-
IT’S REALLY FRIENDLY!
Also if you’d like to just help out occasionally at events or to make the odd cake we’d love to hear from you too.
Please find one of us in the playground for a chat, or
put your email/contact number in the yellow Friends box in the school reception foyer.
01.12.17 – Xmas Fair 17:00-19:00 in the school hall
15.07.18 – Summer Fair 17:00-19:00
HOW DO WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
Thanks to the support of all the parents and staff at St John’s, last year the Friends raised £4,000! That was a fantastic total and couldn’t be achieved without everyone’s support.
In 2016-17 funds were raised to support playground markings around the school.
CONTACT THE FRIENDS
IN SCHOOL – Friends YELLOW post box in the school reception foyer
POST – The Friends, c/o the school address