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 most recent meeting was held on 7th February 2024, the minutes can be found below.
Annual events organised by the PTA include:
Bonfire and fireworks party
Christmas workshop and trip to a pantomime
Easter egg hunt and disco
Parent and child stay and play socials
New ipads and laptops
Outdoor learning space – The Cabin
New reading books
Whole school trips and workshops
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 Shipbournefirstname.lastname@example.org 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
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