Wood End School

Headteacher: Mr Richard Boulton

Yeomans Avenue, Harpenden Hertfordshire AL5 3EF

admin@woodend.herts.sch.uk

01582 761636

PTA KEY NEWS

16th November: 

  • Friday 30th November we are holding a Christmas Event!
    • At drop off the morning on Friday 30th, please bring in any donations of:
      - Unwanted and unopened gifts for the Secret Gift Room - anything an adult would like as a gift.
      - Bottles for the tombola
      - Jam Jars filled with wrapped sweets (NUT FREE)
      - Cakes/Mince Pies (NUT FREE)
    • We’d love plenty more general helpers on the day. If you can spare just a bit of time for setup, or during the Christmas Market (4pm to 6pm) or for tidy up -> please get in touch with Joanne, Morven or Kirstin – thank you! (Email: PTA@woodend.herts.sch.uk )

    • Please look out for Raffle tickets coming home in book bags from week commencing 19th November

    • Children are welcome to wear a Christmas Jumper/top to school (for a suggested donation of £1).

  • Easyfundraising have started their annual competition to see which PTA can raise the most money through Easyfundraising in the run up to Christmas. Last year thanks to the efforts of Wood End parents we won the competition which was a lovely extra Christmas present. Can we win again?! This year the competition to raise an additional £500 for the school is running from 5th November to 16th December so when you are doing your shopping online please remember Wood End school and shop through Easyfundraising.
     
  • Support our PTA by purchasing a Christmas Tree! Friends of Harpenden Academy have organised a "Christmas Tree Shop", buy through them and chose "Wood End School" to allow a commission to be donated back to the PTA.  Last orders by 3rd December. Trees can be collected or delivered on 7th /8th December. For more details please see the website:https://foha.ecwid.com/Fundraising-Christmas-Trees-c25042182

-> Do read below for details on our upcoming dates, and have a look at our other pages on this site including: 

 

PTA DATES:  UPCOMING EVENTS, MEETINGS AND FUNDRAISERS 

CHRISTMAS EVENT    Friday 30th November

We’d love plenty more general helpers on the day. If you can spare just a bit of time for setup, or during the Christmas Market (4pm to 6pm) or for tidy up -> please get in touch with Joanne, Morven or Kirstin – thank you!  (Email: PTA@woodend.herts.sch.uk )

Children may wear a Christmas jumper/top to school on Friday 30th November for  suggested donation of £1.

4pm to 6pm in the Junior Building will be a Christmas Market with performances from the KS2 School Choir and School of Rock, refreshments, stalls including crafts and a 'Secret Gift Room' (children only room where they can buy a surprise Christmas gift for parents/grandparents/other grown up family members) and a fantastic raffle with over £1000 worth of prizes to be won including a 1st Prize of £100 Ocado Vouchers.

Look out for raffle tickets coming home in book bags week commencing 19th November.

      

Please help us make this a fantastic event by bringing in donations on the morning of Friday 30th November.

  • Cakes/Mince Pies (NUT FREE)    - NB so we don’t have too many surplus (!) – we are asking for these from parents in Nursery to Year 2 only
  • Bottles for the tombola
  • Jam Jars filled with wrapped sweets (NUT FREE – e.g. no snickers / picnic bars or similar!)
  • Unwanted and unopened gifts for the Secret Gift Room - anything an adult would like as a gift. 

 

HARPENDEN SCHOOLS CHRISTMAS TREE FUNDRAISER

Support our PTA by purchasing a Christmas Tree! Friends of Harpenden Academy have organised a "Christmas Tree Shop", buy through them and chose "Wood End School" to allow a commission to be donated back to the PTA.  Link to shop: https://foha.ecwid.com/Fundraising-Christmas-Trees-c25042182

The British grown Premium Nordmann Fir trees will be available for you to collect from Harpenden Academy, Vaughan Road, on 6th December between 7pm and 9pm, and on 7th and 8th December between 9am and 11am. If you are unable to collect, delivery to you can be arranged on 7th or 8th December between 9am and 1pm for an additional £5 within 5 miles of Harpenden Academy.

Last orders by 3rd December.

 

NEXT PTA MEETING Tuesday 15th January 2019 - 7.45pm School Staff Room

PTA QUIZ NIGHT Saturday 2nd February

The ever popular PTA Quiz night will return on Saturday 2nd February. Doors (and bar!) will open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. More details to follow soon.

PTA MEETINGS  - 7.45pm School Staff Room

Tuesday 15th January 2019

Thursday 21st March 2019 

Thursday 16th May 2019

Wednesday 10th July 2019 

Tuesday 24th September 2019