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Bike Information at the Summer Fair

Remember that as part of our bike / Tour de France theme, there will be lots of food, games and activities based on this cycling event. GIANT are coming (from Lord Mayor’s Walk) and will be providing some bike trials, information and advice. The local police are also coming...
Posted On 24 Jun 2014
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Helpers required – Tuesday and Thursday am for 1hr

Please join us in the board room as we beaver away sorting raffle tickets, prizes and labelling items ready for the fair. More hands make light work!  
Posted On 22 Jun 2014
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The final countdown

ONE WEEK TO GO BEFORE THE GREATEST CYCLING EVENT EVER (IN THE GROVES) If we have the sunny weather we had tonight, the summer fair will be bliss! All preparations are going really well. Please watch out for any announcements next week as we will need plenty of help in lots of...
Posted On 20 Jun 2014
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Mike’s first Mile stone

‘Mike on a Bike’ made his exclusive appearance today. He was serenaded, paraded and waded in at the deep end to promote his good cause! Not many biking professionals would be happy at being elevated on some staging, a static turbo charger slapped on to yo...
Posted On 19 Jun 2014
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MIKE ON A BIKE – AN EXCLUSIVE VISIT TODAY

We hope you have seen the adverts/posters around school for this event. If you are on the 3.15pm school run, you won’t be able to miss Mike on a Bike as he will be stationed outside the down stair’s classrooms today . Come and listen to his amazing training schedule,...
Posted On 19 Jun 2014
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BAGS2SCHOOL

BAGS2SCHOOL! In January we managed to raise £270 with very little effort required. We have another collection on Friday 11th July and will organise/announce some collection days after the Summer Fair. Please start Stockpiling and saving items – we will need: Adults’ and...
Posted On 17 Jun 2014
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MIKE ON A BIKE!

Mike on a Bike is coming in this week to tell us all about his own Tour de France challenge, watch this space!
Posted On 16 Jun 2014
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Decorate a Bike Competition

Wow!! The sample decorated bike we all saw in assembly this morning has now been suspended in the area outside the KS1 classrooms (mainly near class 1). Thank you to Mr Stoner and Mrs Stone for taking the time to display this, make fantastic signage, climb ladders and put it into...
Posted On 13 Jun 2014
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Good Work Assemblies

We had fun in the assemblies this morning talking about all of the exciting things that will be happening at the fair. It was brilliant to see so many hands going up from children intending to be there. The decorated bike Janet brought in, although it was good (how many times did...
Posted On 13 Jun 2014
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HELP!!

DONATIONS, DONATIONS, DONATIONS!! WE STILL DESPERATELY NEED BOOZE for the Tombola, BEARS & CUDDLY TOYS for Teddy Tombola, PRIZES, SWEETS and BRIC a BRAC, RAFFLE TICKET SALES, UNSOLD RAFFLE TICKETS RETURNED – THESE WILL BE SOLD ON THE NIGHT SO WE NEED THEM BACK
Posted On 11 Jun 2014
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Summer Fair! – A Tour de France theme

York is turning into such a vibrant place with yellow bunting, flags, posters and decorated bikes cropping up all over the place. Having our very own Tour de France inspired Summer Fair at Park Grove is going to be FANTASTIC and will set the mood for the Tour de France a week...
Posted On 11 Jun 2014
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Summer Fair Raffle

The major prize is in the house! A Hudl Tablet as the star prize -AWESOME! However, the other prizes are sooooo fantastic. E.g. a pamper session, a round of golf, a family outing, sporting activities. Now lets get buying and selling those tickets. Only 50p a ticket – £2.50...
Posted On 10 Jun 2014
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Summer Fair, Summer Fair, Summer Fair!

FRIDAY 27TH JUNE  – 5pm to 7pm   The biggest Cycling event this side of York!
Posted On 09 Jun 2014
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The Easter Cake Stall raised £174 for Parents with Cancer.

Thank you to all who baked and bought.
Posted On 04 Apr 2014
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Easter Cake stall Weds 2nd April Infant Foyer 3.15pm

Please remember to bake & buy for the Easter cake stall. The proceeds from this cake stall will be donated to the charity Parents with Cancer (www.parentswithcancer.org.uk) in memory of Diana Hodgson. Please bring cakes etc to the staff room on Wednesday. Thanks.
Posted On 01 Apr 2014
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New PTA committee nominated! Come and meet them at EGM Wed 26th Mar 8pm The Gillygate

Thank you to all who attended the coffee afternoon on Friday 7th March. As a result a new committee have put themselves forward and will be formally elected at an Extraordinary General Meeting on Wednesday 26th March 2014 at The Gillygate pub 8pm. Please come along and show them...
Posted On 10 Mar 2014
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SAVE YOUR PTA!

Please come to the coffee afternoon Friday 7th March 2.15pm. There will be cake! Pre-school children welcome.
Posted On 05 Mar 2014
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Fantastic Valentine Cake Stall profit of £183!

Many thanks to Suzi, Helen and Jane for organising the cake stall and to all of you for baking and buying. All the money raised goes towards PTA funds to spend on all the children in the school.
Posted On 18 Feb 2014
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PTA Coffee Afternoon Friday 7th March 2.15pm

Have you read the letter about the PTA coffee afternoon in March? PTA Coffee afternoon 7-3-14
Posted On 04 Feb 2014
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Help Needed…

Want to see a Summer Fair this year? It needs organising! The Summer Fair does not appear by magic. Bookings have to be made, the raffle has to be organised, prizes have to be collected. All these jobs can be shared. Please consider joining the team…. Email...
Posted On 27 Jan 2014
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Learn how to fundraise with PTA UK Weds 29th Jan Huntington School

PTA-UK is running a special event, “Maximising your Fundraising event for Schools and PTAs”, for PTA volunteers in our region on Wednesday 29th January 2014 at Huntington School. It is free to attend but tickets have to be booked. The committee who are standing down...
Posted On 27 Jan 2014
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Is there are new PTA Committee out there?

As you will know by now, there will be no more PTA events unless a new committee comes forward. Bookings and work on a raffle for a summer fair on the usual scale need to start by March. The retiring committee are happy to offer guidance and assistance if there are some people...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014
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Bags to School collection dates

Bags to School collections will be on this Friday, 17th and also on Friday 31st January. Please contact Janet Jacobi, classes 2 and 4, if there are any queries. We are paid by weight so the more stuff, the better! Thanks.
Posted On 16 Jan 2014
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Fantastic! The Christmas Cake Stall raised £120.

Thank you to all who baked and bought! The money from the cake stalls goes towards paying for the trips and experiences for the children.
Posted On 11 Dec 2013
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Can you bake for the Christmas cake stall (Wednesday 11th Dec 3.15pm)?

Please leave your cakes in the staffroom on Wednesday. Thank you!
Posted On 09 Dec 2013
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Wow! You helped to raise a record breaking £1700 profit at the Christmas Fair.

Thank you so much. Well done to everybody. [slideshow_deploy id=’216′]
Posted On 09 Dec 2013
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Thank you for our lovely gifts!

Thank you to everyone for our gifts. We have really enjoyed our time on the committee. Deb, Im and Hazel.
Posted On 08 Dec 2013
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Thank you to everybody who helped make the Christmas Fair a huge success.

Many thanks to all who came to the fair on Friday and helped raise a fantastic amount of money – final profit to be posted on Monday. A huge thanks to all who helped in the weeks leading up to the fair as well as on the night. These events are much easier to organise and...
Posted On 08 Dec 2013
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The Christmas Fair is today! 6pm-8pm

Can you help the PTA get ready for the fair? Set up will be from 1pm.
Posted On 06 Dec 2013
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A huge thank you to those who helped this morning.

Lots of jobs were completed this morning in preparation for the fair. If ayone can help set up on Friday after 1pm that would be great. Here is the Boozy Barrow so far. See the finished prize on Friday at the Christmas Fair. You can buy tickets in advance after school this week...
Posted On 03 Dec 2013
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Can you help Tues 2nd Dec after drop off in the boardroom?

There are lots of jobs that need to be done in the run-up to the fair. It will all get done more quickly if lots of people help out, even if it is just for half an hour. If you can’t help on Tuesday can you help set up the fair from 1pm on Friday?
Posted On 01 Dec 2013
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Letter from PTA

Please read a letter about the Christmas Fair…pta_santa_helpers 2013
Posted On 25 Nov 2013
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Santa needs you!

Please sign up to help at the fair and please encourage others to help too! Friday 6 December, 6-8pm
Posted On 25 Nov 2013
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Help needed Weds 27th Nov after drop-off in boardroom

There are jobs to help with in preparation for the Christmas Fair. If you could spare some time between 9-11am on Weds 27th Nov that would be fantastic, thanks.
Posted On 25 Nov 2013
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November Newsletter

If you haven’t seen the latest PTA newsletter read it here now…PTA Newsletter Nov 2013
Posted On 20 Nov 2013
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Please help prepare for the Christmas Fair Tues 19/11, Weds 27/11, Tues 3/12 in the boardroom after drop off..

Thanks to those who attended last night’s meeting. It has been decided to organise some morning sessions to prepare for the Christmas Fair on 6 Dec. If you can spare a little time to wrap, make posters, sort prizes, every little helps! Please come to the boardroom after...
Posted On 14 Nov 2013
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Christmas Fair update…

The Christmas Fair is even bigger and better this year. at least 24 stalls, with shopping in the gym, foyer and main KS1 atrium. Santa will be upstairs in his grotto and we have a new competition called the Boozy Barrow. A wheelbarrow filled with goodies for one lucky winner...
Posted On 14 Nov 2013
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Bag2School Collection at end of January.

Janet Jacobi has organised a Bag2School collection for January. More details will follow soon but in the meantime, if you are having a pre-Christmas clear out, please keep old clothes, linens, blankets, shows, bags, towels, etc. even rags as long as they are clean. We are paid by...
Posted On 14 Nov 2013
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Do you have any donations for Christmas Fair?

The PTA would be most grateful if you could donate items such as bottles, chocolates, raffle prizes etc for the Christmas Fair. Please put them in the red bucket under the PTA noticeboard (opposite Class 3). Thank you!
Posted On 13 Nov 2013
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You all helped to raise £328 at the Movies Disco. Thank you!

Thanks to all who came and especially those who helped. Everyone looked like they were having a good time and there were some great costumes too…
Posted On 10 Nov 2013
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Disco Tickets on sale after school this week. Only £1.

Tickets will be on sale for the disco after school this week in the infant foyer. Only £1 per child. Please note KS1 disco is 6-7pm and KS2 is 7.15-8.30pm. No charge for adults but an adult must be responsible for each child. As usual there will be a bar available so adults...
Posted On 03 Nov 2013
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Thank you for helping to raise a fantastic £166 on the Halloween cake stall.

Thanks to all who baked (I think there may be some candidates for Bake Off 2014 out there!) and bought. The money from the 2013/14 cake stalls is going towards the trips/experiences for all the children in the school. Huge thanks to Suzi & Helen for organising the stall and...
Posted On 24 Oct 2013
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October Newsletter

If you haven’t seen the latest PTA newsletter read it here now…PTA Newsletter Oct 2013
Posted On 21 Oct 2013
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Having a clear out before Christmas?

Don’t forget the PTA always welcomes donations anytime of the year. Just ask in the office where to leave your donation or watch out for the buckets under the PTA board (opposite class 3) after half term. Many thanks.
Posted On 17 Oct 2013
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Calling all bakers…Halloween Cake Stall Weds 23 Oct 3.15pm in KS1 Foyer

If you are able to bake for the Halloween Cake Stall on Wednesday 23 October that would be fantastic. Please bring your cakes into school and leave them in the staff room. Many thanks. If you have a question about cake stalls please contact Suzi Furey (Class 2/5) or Helen Lavers...
Posted On 16 Oct 2013
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Movie theme disco Friday 8 November – Reception & KS1 6-7pm KS2 7.15-8.30pm

Save the date and plan your movie character outfit (dressing up is not compulsory!) Please remember an adult must be responsible for each child. Tickets will be on sale after school from Mon 4 Nov.
Posted On 15 Oct 2013
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Thanks to all those who came to the PTA AGM last night.

It was a great turnout with lots of new faces and some new ideas. Look out for the minutes of the meeting which will be posted in a couple of days.
Posted On 15 Oct 2013
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Would you like to run a stall at the Christmas Fair?

The PTA will be running the annual Christmas Fair on Friday 6th December 6pm-8pm. If you would like to run a stall at the fair please read the letter, complete the form and return it with your cheque/cash in an envelope marked PTA to the school office. If you are unable to print...
Posted On 24 Sep 2013
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September 2013 Newsletter

If you haven’t seen the latest PTA newsletter read it here now…PTA Newsletter Sept2013
Posted On 22 Sep 2013
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Welcome & Diary Dates

Hello everyone and welcome to the first PTA blog. There are already some dates for your diary for this term. The PTA AGM will be on Monday 14th October 7.45pm (refreshments will be provided), there will be a Halloween Cake Stall on Wednesday 23rd October 3.15pm and Santa has been...
Posted On 19 Sep 2013
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