Our next PTA meeting will take place on
Monday 20th March 2023 at 7pm
All parents are invited to attend
Easter Bingo Information
Rags2Riches Collection - March 8th 2023
Today, thanks to your help, we managed to collect 150 bags of clothing. The Year 6 children helped collect and deliver the bags to the representative and were very proud when the Rags2Riches company presented them with a cheque for £172.04. Many thanks for clearing your cupboards and helping us. Watch this space for another collection date.
Save the Date - St Anne's Has Talent - Thursday 27th April
Back by popular demand after a break is our ever popular St Anne's Has Talent Show. Auditions will take place soon and a ParentMail will be sent out with ticket information and arrangements.
Easter Bingo Night - Friday 24th March 2023
The PTA are holding an Easter Bingo night filled with Bingo, games and tuck. Bingo will be £2.50 for 5 games with Easter Eggs as prizes. There will be a variety of games to play for 1 ticket a go. EG: Pin the tail on the bunny, find the Easter egg etc. The ticket booth will be open at £1 for 5 tickets. Tuck will be available to purchase on the night. Come along and have lots of fun.
Smartie Tube FundRaiser
We've given you these Smarties to eat
But the empty tube you must keep.
For every task done, earn 20p
It's up to you to earn your fee.
Fill up your tube, right to the top
Return to school for our new building pot.
Your child has been given their tube of Smarties. Encourage them to do as many jobs around the house - each for 20p. When your tube is full of money, send it back to school. All funds will go towards our new Year 6 building project.
Mother's Day Shop - 13th - 17th March 2023
Would you like your child to purchase a special surprise gift for their mother? Would you like them to choose and wrap their gift for themselves? Then the St Anne's Mother's Day Shop is the place for you! Please send money to the office in a clearly labelled envelope. Gifts will be sent home on Friday 17th March.
There will be a Rags2Riches collection on Wednesday 8th March 2023. Please bring bags of unwanted clothing, bags, belts, shoes to school on the morning of 8th March.
PTA Valentines Disco - Thursday 16th February 2023
Today we welcomed EYFS & KS1 with their parents from 4.30 - 5.45pm & KS2 by themselves from 6.15pm - 7.30pm for a neon disco. The children danced away with music as ever provided by the wonderful Mr Hennessy. The PTA members were on hand in the tuck shop for children, teas and coffees for parents and neon face paints for KS2. Thank you to everyone who attended this event and the PTA members for arranging such a fun event. We raised a staggering £1250!
St Anne's Buy a Brick Tile Initiative
Tesco Community Tokens
We have been chosen as one of the participants of the Tesco Community Charity. It's easy to use. Whenever you shop at Tesco locally, just collect the blue tokens and post them in the St Anne's collection pot in store. You have until March 31st.
Unwanted Christmas Gifts MUFTI Day - Friday 6th January 2023
Thank you to everyone for donating so many gifts. These will be used in the Mother's Day Shop and as raffle prizes through the year.
Outdoor Christmas Carol Concert - Wednesday 14th December 2022
The weather held out for this special event to help us get into the Christmas spirit. Gathered on the infant playground, the children shared some advent and Christmas carols while parents enjoyed mulled wine and mince pies. Tickets were sold for the Christmas raffle. Winners will be notified by the office. We hope you enjoyed the event.
EYFS & KS1 Nativity Plays - 12th & 13th December 2022
This year the PTA attended to sell tickets to our popular Christmas Raffle. There are many wonderful prizes available. Tickets are available from PTA members or the school office.
Christmas Fayre - December 9th 2022
What a successful event this was. We had games, tombolas, food, drink, unlock-the-dosh, face painting, Christmas crafts and a magical Santa experience. Thank you to Year 6 and the helpers for setting up during the day and to everyone who came. We hope you enjoyed this event. As soon as we know a grand total, we will let you know.
Colourful Christmas Hampers - December 2022
Each class have been given their colours and items have been coming to school thick and fast. As your child brings in their items, a raffle ticket is put into the draw. This year you have truly surpassed yourselves with your generosity. The hampers are AMAZING! Well done to the winners (see ParentMail). We hope you enjoyed your prizes.
Watch this space for a very special fundraising initiative! - October 2022
The PTA are currently planning a very special fundraising event. It will go live shortly. Watch this space and ParentMail after half term for information.
Update - Christmas Fayre 2022
This event has been booked to take place on Friday 9th December 2022 3.30pm - 5.30pm in the school hall. There will be food, drinks, treats, games, tombolas, Unlock-the-dosh, raffle, crafts and even a visit from the big man himself.
To help the PTA prepare this event, we are holding 2 Mufti Days. The first is on Friday 2nd December and we ask children to bring in a box or bar of chocolate for the chocolate tombola. The second will take place on Friday 9th December and we ask children to bring in a bottle of alcohol for the bottle tombola.
Update - Carol Singing
This is popular event is planned to take place on Wednesday 14th December after school. More details to follow.
Update - Christmas Cards
The children have been busy in school again designing their own Christmas cards. They are being sent home with the children on Friday 14th October.
Information about how to purchase cards and gifts featuring your child's designs has been sent home on ParentMail and needs to be returned by Wednesday 19th October so the cards and gifts will arrive in time before Christmas.
Update - Outdoor Film Night
The annual film night went ahead on Friday 24th September. Over 200 people attended for jacket potatoes, bolognaise and curry before the outdoor showing of Disney's Encanto. It was a wonderful success thanks to the dry weather. £1700 was raised towards our Y6 building fund. Please see the Photo Gallery for photographs of the event. Thank you to everyone who supported this event.
Update September 2022
Thank you to regular members of the PTA who joined us on Tuesday evening. It was slightly longer than usual, but we are busy planning on how we can raise £30,000 towards the cost of our new classroom. We welcomed 2 new members to the crew. We were updated on the funds raised at the summer events (see Newsletter 4). We launched our new class ambassadors who will be promoting activities and co-ordinating help that might be needed. We arranged the Christmas Crafts activity. It's that time of the year again where your child makes a Christmas picture that can be turned into a card or gift. More information to follow. We planned our fundraiser 'Brick in the Wall'. Again, more details to follow. We set a date for the Christmas Fayre Friday 9th December. And finally we made arrangements for our upcoming Outdoor Film Night on Friday 23rd October.
Update July 2022
We managed to run our first Sport's Day & Garden Party since the COVID pandemic. The weather was on our side. Thank you to everyone who helped support our Sport's Day and Summer Garden events. An amazing £5,000 was raised towards the new Year 6 classroom development. Thank you to all the parents and family members who put up gazebos, carried tables & chairs to the field (and back again!), purchased anything in preparation for the afternoon, folded raffle tickets, ran stalls, played music, cooked food, made drinks, counted money and cleaned & tidied at the end of the day. Thank you to everyone who attended, spent money and had fun. I'm sure you'll agree it was a huge success and great fun. We couldn't have done this without our fantastic St Anne's community. THANK YOU!
Update - May 2022
We are now cashless!
If you don't have cash for the events, don't worry! We now have facilities for you to pay with your card or ApplePay at the events. Just simply present your card or Apple device when paying - just as in shops. It's a quick and easy way to support the school's PTA.
RAISE FUNDS FOR THE PTA WHEN PURCHASING YOUR CHILD’S NAME LABELS
Stamptastic.co.uk is a company started by a school PTA who supply name labels. Once you’ve added the items to your basket, just select ‘St Anne’s Catholic Primary School Streetly B74 3PL’ in the fundraising section. When you make a purchase on their website, the PTA receives 15% of the order total.
RAISE FUNDS BY SHOPPING ON THE INTERNET
Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly food shop, car insurance to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for St Anne's Catholic Primary School? There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation to us – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com and M&S – and it won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise funds.
All you need to do is:
1. Use the following link: EasyFundraising Website and join for free.
2. Register to raise funds for ‘St Anne's Catholic Primary School - Streetly, Sutton Coldfield’
3. Every time you shop online, go to the Easyfundraising website first to find the site you want and start shopping.
After you’ve checked out, the retailer will make a donation to St Anne's Catholic Primary School - Streetly, Sutton Coldfield at no extra cost to you whatsoever!
There is also a useful and easy to use app for Smart phones and tablets.
You can also raise funds for the school PTA when shopping at Amazon. All you need to do is:
1. Log on to: AmazonSmile website and register for fund raising for St Anne's PTA Sutton Coldfield
2. Then whenever you shop on Amazon, use the AmazonSmile website to shop. It is the same as the normal website.
There is also a useful and easy to use app for Smart phones and tablets.
There are no catches or hidden charges and St Anne's Catholic Primary School - Streetly, Sutton Coldfield will be really grateful for your donations.
Thank you for your support.
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