Next Event ...
Terrific Treasure Hunt
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a 'master sleuth'?
Come & try our Treasure Hunt on ...
Sunday 25th September 2016
1.00pm - 2.30 pm
Starting at Simonstone School
Come join the fun !
Welcome to our Website
We hope the information you find on these pages will help you to understand a little more about the parents fund raising group FOSS (Friends of Simonstone School) & how, should you wish to, you can get involved. You are automatically a member of FOSS because your child attends Simonstone St Peters School but if you want to have more of a say in how we raise funds & what we spend them on, we would welcome your contribution.
We hold regular meetings and would be delighted if you could come along. We know that’s not for everyone, so read on to find out a little more and see how else you can become involved. You'll find lots of images of our past fundraising events and details of our up and coming ones too.
What is our Purpose ....
Each year we aim to raise at least £8,000 from which we spend about £3,000 on the school pantomime, recorder lessons & a donation to each class to buy extra resources. That means that each year we have the opportunity to pay for some extra things that the school budgets just don’t cover.
In 2013 / 14 we replaced all the school interactive whiteboards and their projectors at a cost of £12,000
In 2012 we spent over £5,000 upgrading the school library resources.
This year we hope to provide some additional sporting activities & a whole school outdoor activity day.
How can you get involved ...
We want and need parents to share their thoughts about what we should be raising money for. If you think there is something specific we should spend the funds on please let us know so that we can make sure that we spend your money on the things that matter most to you.
There are lots of other things you can do too ...
Do you Shop On-line at Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, M&S, Debenhams, The Trainline, Argos ? If you are a regular on-line shopper you can raise funds for school simply by accessing your on-line store via www.thegivingmachine.co.uk. It’s so simple and costs you nothing.
Please register and help us raise funds with no cost to you down load this form for instructions.
100 Club Members. Would you be willing to spend £24 per year to have the chance of winning £50 each month? Our 100 club offers you that chance. Recent Winners are :-
If you’re interested download this form and hand it into school addressed to Liz Evans Treasurer for FOSS.
Help at Events. To run successful events we need people who are willing to lend a hand. We know that people are time poor so anything you can do to help is great. We often need people to bake cakes to sell, or run teas & coffee stalls, help at the school disco, run stalls at the Gala. Every pair of helping hands is hugely appreciated. All you need to do is let us know your contact details and we can let you know what help we need and when. Drop us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep in touch ... be in the know .... have your say
Whether you are a seasoned helper or new to our cause, we invite you to join us. We welcome new ideas and value enthusiasm from members and volunteers, new and old.