Welcome to Shipbourne PTA

Charity No. 1094459


Shipbourne School Parent Teacher Association is a charity run by parents and teachers to raise funds for the school.

The object of the association is to advance the education of pupils in the school, in particular by:

  • Developing effective relationships between the staff, parents and others associated with the school.

  • Engaging in activities or providing facilities or equipment which support the school and advance the education of the pupils.

Our full constitution may be found here.

All parents and staff are members of the association but a core committee is responsible for ensuring the successful running of the PTA and effective spending of funds raised.

Chair – Mrs Holly Crowhurst

Secretary – Mrs Alison Brown

Treasurer – Mr Nick Brown

Ordinary member – Mrs Yoshi Clark, Mr Mike Gibbon, Mr Richard Kostyrka, Mrs Juliet Martin, Mrs Anri Martis, Mrs Becky Morris-Tarry, Mrs Lorraine Walton, Mr Brendan Walton

Our AGM was held on 29th Novemeber 2023 and minutes can be found here.

Current Wish List which we are raising money for.

Our most recent meeting was held on 22nd May 2024, the minutes can be found below.


Annual events organised by the PTA include:

September social

Bonfire and fireworks party

Christmas workshop and trip to a pantomime

Easter egg hunt and disco

Summer Fete

Parent and child stay and play socials

Recent spending

New ipads and laptops

Outdoor learning space – The Cabin

New reading books

Whole school trips and workshops

Learning platforms

Musical instruments


If you have any ideas for fundraising for the school, please let us know or join our PTA meetings.  We are always looking for new ideas and additional parents to join our committee and working parties. Whatever you can contribute would be much appreciated!

If you would like to get involved with the PTA, please contact us at Shipbourne-pta@outlook.com or speak with one of the committee directly.

Committee meeting dates:

Wednesday 7th February 2024 7.30pm

Wednesday 22nd May 2024 7.30pm

Wednesday 25th September 2024 7.30pm

Event dates:

Christmas workshop – Thursday 14th December 2023

Parent and child stay and play – Friday 9th February 2024 2.30pm to 4pm

Easter egg hunt and disco – Friday 22nd March 2024 to 5pm

Special event: Mrs Leafe’s retirement part with pupil art gallery and family social – Thursday 28th March 2024 from 12.30pm

Sponsored walk with Hadlow School – Saturday 27th April 2024

Parent and child stay and play – Friday 24th May 2.30pm to 4pm 2024

Summer fete – Saturday 14th June 11am to 2pm 2024

Leavers’ service and family picnic – Friday 19th July 11.30pm to 2pm 2024

September Social on the Common – Sunday 15th September 2024

Bonfire and fireworks party – Saturday 9th November 2024