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Welcome to the Parents & Friends of St Oswald's School Group Page!

 

The Parents’ Group helps to raise money to improve the lives of our children in school, as well as to help them have fun!

Recent events we have organised include:

  • School Discos
  • Table Top Sale
  • Ice Skating
  • Magic Show
  • Fashion Show
  • Car Boot Sale

 

If you would like to be involved, please see any group member or come along to our next meeting which will be advertised in the school newsletter.

 

Stamptastic link is www.stamptastic.co.uk - use school cash back code OSWALD so that school will receive up to 30% money back from your purchase.

 

STOP PRESS - Our new PFG School Lottery is now live. If you like playing lotteries, why not give this one a try. You will be raising money for the PFG, as well as giving yourself chances to win. Each ticket enters you into both our school draw and the Open draw for a £25000 prize. Each ticket costs £1 with 40p going directly to the our PFG funds, 30p going into our school draw prize fund, 6p going into the Open draw prize fund and 24p for admin / VAT. To play go to https://www.yourschoollottery.co.uk/lottery/school/st-oswalds-c-of-e-primary

 

Parents’ Group News

The next Parents and Friends Group event is “Race Night” from 7.30pm on Friday 24th March, we've hired the upstairs of Hawkhill Social Club. Why not come and enjoy a drink with friends at the bar while placing a bet on a horse race (randomly chosen from a dvd) to see if you could win. Tickets are £2 and any proceeds will go to the Parents and Friends Group. When we've finished investigating the options we'll choose whether to spend any proceeds on either the trim trail, enrichment activities or wet playtime activities. Please come along and support us and have a drink.

Parents Group News

Everyone is welcome to the next Parent's Group meeting at 8pm on Thursday 2nd March in the Red Lion where we'll be discussing our next events and activities which include a race night on Friday 24th March and the next disco on Thursday 25th May.

Parents’ Group Funds

As a body of parents, led by our wonderful Parents’ & Friends’ Group, you raise significant sums of money each year through a wide range of Parents’ Group activities. The purpose of this money is to help the school provide resources and activities, above and beyond the usual, to benefit all the children at St Oswald’s. Money has been used in the past, for example, to help purchase iPads, to help refit the school Library, to support trips and enrichment activities in school, to name just a few. The funds help us to provide a rich, broad, high quality school experience for the children. We are aware of the hard work many parents put in to raise this money and so we want to give parents, as well as staff, the opportunity to suggest ways in which this money is used. Attached to this newsletter mailing is a proposal form for parents to complete if you have a great idea for how some of this money can be spent. Completed forms should be returned to the school office or jriley_70@yahoo.com by Monday 20th February. I will then meet with representatives of the Parents’ Group to choose which of these ideas to use. It is very unlikely we will be able to process all the ideas, but we will keep you informed as the process progresses.

 

Other Parents and Friends Group News

  • Please consider donating any uniform your child has grown out of to the Parents Group for them to sell and raise money by sending it to the school office, clearly marked "Parents Group - second hand uniform" for the Parents Group.
  • Did you know that whenever you buy anything online you could be raising a free donation for St Oswald's Primary School Parents & Friends Group - Guiseley? There are over 3,100 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation when you shop with them, including Amazon, John Lewis and Sainsbury's and it doesn't cost you a penny extra! To get started, all you have to do is:
    • Join > Head to easyfundraising, https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/invite/GEQRW3/ search for St Oswald's Primary School Parents & Friends Group - Guiseley and sign up for free.
    • Shop > Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first, pick the retailer you want and start shopping.
    • Raise > After you've checked out, that retailer will make a donation to us and it won't cost you a penny extra!
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