Welcome to Wingrave Church of England PTFA
Registered Charity Number: 1105741
The Parent, Teacher & Friends Association (PTFA) are a group of parents who, along with the support of staff and other members of the community, organise events and activities to raise money for the school. In a time when budgets are tight their role is invaluable in ‘putting the icing on the cake’ by way of purchasing resources and funding projects the school would otherwise not be able to afford. A core committee oversee the coordination of events but offers of help are always appreciated whether that be time, energy, or other simply other fundraising suggestions.
On an ongoing basis, we run regular fun events including discos, film nights, shopping evenings, tea parties as well as the ever-popular Christmas fayre. Funds are also raised through purchases including things like personalised Christmas cards, Pantomime tickets and cashback fundraising schemes.
We always try and ensure that we put on a varied mix of events and activities to suit everyone … Cake is often involved!
After the work is done, it’s so rewarding to see the children enjoy new resources and equipment provided by the PTFA!
In recent years we have funded over £11,000 worth of extra spending to the school which has gone towards items such as iPad and Laptops, VR headsets, outdoor play, and classroom equipment.
Want to get involved?
Don’t be put off if you feel you can’t give your time, haven’t been asked or are unsure what’s involved. The more people become involved, the more we can achieve and the easier it will be … it doesn’t always mean you giving up a lot of time.
Get in touch at any time:
We’re always open to feedback, new ideas and support so please get in touch.
If you would like to donate to our PTFA we have a Peoples Fundraising page.
OFFERS AND WAYS TO HELP RAISE MONEY VIA CASHBACK FUNDRAISING
As well as supporting our events and activities there are several other ways you can all help us to raise money for the school to spend on improving the children’s learning:
If anyone shops on amazon, the PTFA is now a registered charity on Amazon Smile. To help us raise money from your Amazon shopping, use this link and search for “Wingrave” then select “Wingrave School Pta”. Doing this will mean we receive 0.5% of the price of your Amazon purchases.
Alternatively, you can add smile onto your Amazon app. Simply Open the Amazon app and find ‘Settings’ in the main menu. Tap on ‘AmazonSmile’ and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile on your phone.
This is a great way to donate, without doing anything other than shopping!
Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for Wingrave CE School PTFA with easyfundraising?
There are over 4,000 shops and sites onboard ready to donate – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com, Just Eat, Apple, Nike, and M&S … The list is huge!
It won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise these extra funds.
Here is our unique link which will take you straight to our fundraising page – Easyfundraising
Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to search the site you want and then click to start shopping direct.
After you’ve checked out, the retailer will donate to Wingrave CE School PTA at no extra cost to you whatsoever!
There are no catches or hidden charges, and Wingrave CE School PTA will be really grateful for your donations.
Stikins from LabelPlanet
Stikins are multipurpose name labels to use on clothes, shoes, lunchboxes, and other school items without the need for any sewing or ironing. The labels simply stick on and stay on!
The PTA gets up to 30% commission every time you purchase and enter our unique school ID 25573 at the checkout.
Please visit www.stikins.co.uk to place your orders directly.
Wingrave PTFA is signed up to Stamptastic.
Stamptastic is “the FASTEST way to name your children’s belongings. No need to iron or sew – now you can just stamp their name and its good for over 1000 washes!”
By using the following code to order from Stamptastic – HP22 4QG – you ensure the school receives 20% of your purchase price. You benefit from a great labelling system for uniforms, or anything else that needs naming, and the PTFA gains extra fundraising.
To take advantage of this great arrangement, please use this link for your shopping.
Oh, and, to make this offer even better, we can take advantage of any purchase!