FRIENDS OF WILLOUGHTON SCHOOL
Thank you so much for attending and contributing towards a very positive and exciting FOWs meeting last night.
Thank you to Angela Flynn and Jane Mackinder for doing such a fantastic job of being chair and treasurer over the last seven years, we really do appreciate it! Thanks also for agreeing to stay on the committee.
Jo Brown has agreed to be chair
Liza Williams has agreed to be treasurer
Amy Ellis has agreed to be secretary
Liza Williams is going to research and begin the process of becoming a registered charity
We are going to postpone the ball until March – Amy has already got back to me with dates – 9th or 23rd March? I wondered whether 23rd would give people a little bit more time? Thoughts please?
Jo Brown is going to contact the Book People
Katy Henry & Sally Everatt are going to begin a weekly tuck shop – exploring the possibility of toast/ice pops
Odette Clarke is going to work with Miss Ferrier to arrange some sort of Cross Country/Bubble/colour dash event to take place next September
Mark Betts is going to pull together a list of companies/places we can seek grants from
We will have a Halloween dress up day in school on 31st October/children to pay £1 (Amy can you do a letter from the FOWs please asap – if you e-mail it I will print it off)
We will have a non-uniform day on 1st December in exchange for a chocolate donation
Chocolate Bingo will take place on Monday 4th December 6pm at the Village Hall – Liza Williams to call bingo. (Tina Dean can you book village hall please?)
Carols around the tree will take place on 19th December – children to invite the Sunshine Club
Christmas parties will take place at the village hall on the afternoon of 19th December – any volunteers to help serve a party lunch would be appreciated
I don’t think we agreed a date for a Christmas Fair but we did talk about having a stall that sells pet gifts?
9th February (am) Valentine’s Roses
9th March – Mother’s Day Shop
28th March – Liza William’s to arrange an Easter Disco – (Tina Dean can you book the Village Hall please?)
18th May – School Sleepover (End of SATs party)
8th June – Quiz at the Village Hall to be arranged by Tina Ramsay. (Tina Dean can you book the Village Hall please?) I have text my friend to see what they can offer – we discussed pie and peas? We could include this in the ticket price?
14th June – Summer fair to follow on from Sport’s Day
15th June – Father’s Day shop
13th July – Leaver’s Disco (Tina Dean can you book the Village Hall please)
20th July – Leaver’s Service (Hoodies)