BECKSTONE PRIMARY SCHOOL PARENT TEACHER
ASSOCIATION & FRIENDS
MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 27 JANUARY 2009
AT BECKSTONE PRIMARY SCHOOL
|Present:||Mr Warbrick||Mr Marczinski||Mrs Henderson||Mrs Scott||Mrs Hardy|
|Mrs Hemsley||Mrs Askew||Mrs Finlay||Mrs Finnegan|
Mrs. Scott recorded the minutes of the meeting
Minutes of Last Meeting
last meeting we held a very successful Christmas Fair & Draw which will
be detailed in the Treasurers Report.
Account balance is currently £5371. The net proceeds of the Christmas
Fair and Raffle were £1388 and £1032 respectively both higher than the
The PTA donated £300 towards Christmas play costumes and £50 to purchase cooking equipment.
Events for 2009
members of Rock Challenge are shortly to organize a Bring & Buy Sale to
raise funds, the PTA decided to postpone the proposed Car Boot/Table Top
Sale until May/Summer Time.
Bingo to be held on Thursday 26th March at 6pm (helpers earlier!)
£1 per book (no entry fee) prizes to be awarded for each line and house.
Stand Up Bingo - also £1 with a quarter of (stand up) proceeds to last adult and a quarter of proceeds to last child standing.
Tea, Coffee, biscuits, Juice and crisps to be served at the interval at a cost of 50p for tea/coffee and a biscuit and 30p for juice and a packet of crisps.
Throw 20p game also at interval to win a bottle of celebration chocolates.
Mrs Finnegan to purchase:
Easter eggs for house winners
9 small Easter eggs for line winners.
Also: 26 prizes for Nursery, KS1 & KS2 Egg & Bonnet Decorating competitions to be held on 2nd April 2009.
Sponsored Event to be held on 18th May (event to be organized at a later date).
received the first instalment of our £4000 cash award (£1000) we are now
awaiting a quote to renovate the existing water feature opposite the
nursery fence into a pirate ship. We would also like to create 9 raised
planting beds, a wave wall, place a grass mat under the existing wooden
train and plant a tree (if budget allows)!!! We were hoping for a press
feature in the Times and Star including a picture and are to revisit the
journalist as there was only a very small inaccurate report without a
Henderson requested funds towards costumes for Rock Challenge as
although the children involved are organising fund raising the event is
expensive. The PTA was happy to agree a donation of £500 towards the
Mrs Henderson also requested funding towards material for the Multicultural week (which will include a carnival parade) to be held in June. As all children will be involved in the event the PTA were happy to agree a donation of £500 towards costs.
The PTA also agreed to purchase dictionaries for the Year 6 leavers. Which will be presented by Mrs Scott on 14th July during graduation.
Any Other Business
The PTA provisions are currently held in a large storage area in the dining hall which takes a lot of space. It has been decided that as long as we have an area to store any residual products that this cupboard may be removed to free space in the dining hall.
Date of Next Meeting
Our next meeting is to be held on Tuesday 5th May at 5.30pm.