Hi everyone, for those of you who are unfamiliar with us, this year, the PTFA is a team of 4 parents and between us we have 6 children in Our Lady’s School, you can put a face to our names, we have a ‘who’s who’ poster in the playground notice board.
We see first-hand the benefits the children get from having such a good PTFA and we see it as a privilege to help raise funds for not just our children but all of the children at the school.
P.T.F.A stands for Parents, Teachers, Friends Association, so it’s not just current parents at the school who can help, we have parents of children who have left Our Lady's who still like to help out, which is great and we still benefit from previous members of the PTFA who have ‘retired’! All help and ideas are welcome!
PTFA Chairperson – Karen Harris
My name is Karen Harris, I'm mum to Cian (who just left Our Lady's in July), Alannah in Year 5 and Braedan in Year 3.
I run my own Venue Styling business called 'Wedding Tables‘.
I’m looking forward to being part of the new PTFA team.
PTFA Secretary – Sarah Le’Mon
My name is Sarah Le'Mon. I am mum to George in Year 4 and Charlotte in Year 1. I am a podiatrist and work in Dartford. I have enjoyed helping to put on events for the children and raising money for their benefit. I am looking forward to helping to run future events for their enjoyment and benefit.
PTFA Treasurer – Sue Cadden
My name is Sue Cadden and I am a mum to 5, Ruairi is now the only one left at Our Lady's in Year 6. I have been the PTFA Treasurer for 6 years and part of the committee for 13 years.
PTFA Vice Chair – Marie Sloan
My name is Marie Sloan, I am mum to 2 boys. My eldest left Our Lady’s two years ago for Secondary school and I have Lucas in Year 5.
I work part time and can normally be found in the playground most mornings before school.
The notice board in the Playground
Sound system for the school hall stage
50% of the extra curriculum activities every year for each class £2,110
Books for school
Summer outings £1,100
2015 Christmas Panto £1,600
So, as you can see, these are fairly substantial amounts of money and this is why we wish all our events to be a success in order that we can continue to provide the children with these occasions and benefits.
Are you on Facebook?
Keep up to speed with daily goings on and reminders for school events, simply ‘friend request’ Our Lady’s PTFA and we will add you!
Keep an eye on the Notice Board for dates and pop along to our next meeting. Meetings take place in the school hall and are usually only around 1 hour long; bring your ideas and thoughts, or simply come along to hear what we are planning, we would love to see some new faces there, and it’s really not that scary!