PTA

  • PTA Race Night 2020 – postponedMarch 13th 2020

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    In an attempt to minimise large group gatherings, we have decided to postpone our PTA Race Night and hold it later in the year. We hope that this won’t be too disappointing and we thank you for your support.

  • Raise money for St Joseph’s PTA while you shop!January 30th 2020

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    Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School PTA - Christchurch with easyfundraising? There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – 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. Go to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/stjosephcpsptachristch/?utm_campaign=raise-more and join for free. 2. Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and ...

  • PTA Summer Fayre 2020January 28th 2020

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    We are delighted to announce that our Summer Fayre will be held on Friday 5th June, 4-7pm. Organised by our school PTA this is always a lovely community event with stalls, a bouncy castle and obstacle course, food, drink, ice cream and lots of entertainment. Last year we had Dorset Police, the RNLI and CAFOD attending and we hope to be welcoming them back again this year. Our Year 6 will be creating their own stalls again and the Year 5 Sports Ambassadors will be arranging sporting events for everyone to try. We also launched our very first Bake Off last year which was a great success and we hope that even more bakers will ...

  • School Christmas Card Project – we raised £184!December 2nd 2019

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    We are delighted to announce that we raised £184 this year taking part in the School Christmas Card Project. It was lovely to see all of the children's fantastic artwork as their cards were sent home. We have some very talented artists! We hope you enjoy seeing your child's artwork! Happy Christmas!

  • PTA Summer Fayre – we raised over £3200!June 21st 2019

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    Our PTA Summer Fayre last week was once again a great success and we are delighted to announce that together we made over £3,200! As always it was a lovely community event and after a rather wet week we were very lucky with the weather! A big thank you to the PTA and to everyone who helped in the run up to the event and on the day; to all the teachers, the Year 5 choir, Year 3 dancers and our Karate club who performed in the arena; to all the stallholders and parent helpers and to everyone who came to enjoy the event. Your support really did make the Fayre a huge success. We were delighted ...

  • PTA Quiz NightMarch 26th 2019

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    Thank you to everyone who came to our PTA Quiz Night on Friday 22nd March! It was a great success and a fantastic night was had by all who attended. Thank you to the PTA who arranged the event, to Mr Curran and Miss Fox who hosted the event and to everyone who came on the night, helped or donated prizes. We would like to thank Papa John’s Christchurch for donating our pizza supper which was delicious! Thank you also to Ringwood Brewery, The Dancing Moose and Hoburne Dental Practice for donating amazing prizes for our hamper! Thank you to everyone who donated prizes as well as your time helping set up and tidy away! A particular ...

  • PTA Christmas FayreDecember 3rd 2018

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    Thank you to everyone who came along to support our PTA Christmas Fayre - it was a great success! It was a great family event with a magical Santa's Grotto which was a real hit with the kids, and a Secret Santa Room where children could secretly buy and wrap a present for their loved ones - the children really loved this too! We had a great selection of gift and craft stalls including Tropic Skincare, The Book People, Flamingo Paperie cards, designer perfume with Sorelle, hand knitted items from Crafty Wools, handmade bows with Emily Lockyer and locally made honey from beekeeper Johanna Mills. We had tombolas, homemade cakes, biscuit decorating, glitter tattoos with Sparkle Art Face Painting ...

  • 7 reasons to join our PTASeptember 1st 2018

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    Being part of the PTA is a very rewarding experience and can make such a difference in your child's school life. We have a very hard-working team of PTA members but we do need more helping hands, so please do consider joining, even if for just a few hours. We love to see new members and being part of the PTA often produces many long-lasting friendships. Please see our poster below for more reasons to join our PTA!

  • PTA Summer Fayre 2018June 14th 2018

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    The PTA's Summer Fayre was once again a great success - even with it being held on an evening and was technically remaining a downscaled affair. As always there was a lovely feeling of community - with the St Joseph’s family and local community enjoying the super weather. Thank you to everyone who organised the fayre, helped on the day, performed in the “arena” and came to enjoy the event. We are pleased to say that £2,945 was raised! Well done everyone! If you enjoyed the event please do consider joining our PTA as we do need more volunteers and helping hands to be able to put on events such as this, raising money for our school and enriching ...

  • Sponsored BounceMarch 20th 2018

    Today the children enjoyed taking part in our PTA Sponsored Bounce! Thank you to everyone who sent in their forms and sponsor money. We are still collecting sponsor money so please send in to the School Office in a sealed envelope marked 'sponsored bounce'. Thank you to all the adults who came to help count the bounces! We look forward to announcing the total figure raised after Easter.