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Friends of St Anne's School

Registered Charity No. 1100937

Welcome to the Friends of St Anne's School (FOSAS)

 

In this section you will find everything you need to know about FOSAS including:

 

  • Details of our Constitution
  • What FOSAS do
  • Who the Officers are
  • Events we have planned
  • How you can help FOSAS
  • Meeting information
  • How to contact the FOSAS

 

Please look through these pages to find out more and see how you can get involved.

 

WE REALLY NEED YOUR SUPPORT!

 

FOSAS is a charity run by parents, school staff, friends and volunteers.  As a parent of a child at St Anne’s CofE Primary School you are automatically a member of FOSAS and as such you can attend meetings, vote on proposals and make suggestions for spending or raising funds.  We welcome new members and fresh ideas, we value your views so please try and attend the meetings if you can.

 

What do FOSAS do?  The 'Friends' are made up of all parents, staff and supporters of St Anne’s School. Its aims are two fold:-

1. To raise money and enable the school to buy equipment in addition to that which is provided out of its normal annual budget. 

 

In past years the ‘Friends’ have provided such as items as:-

·        Books to supplement the school’s reading scheme and library stock

·        Music Instruments

·        Children’s school year planners

·        Play Equipment

·        Support the cost of school visits

·        Trophies and leavers’ presentation books

·        Improvements to Foundation Stage outdoor play area.

 

2. To bring together parents and friends of the school for social functions. Taking part and supporting the organised events also helps to provide the ‘extras’ which enhances the quality of our children’s education.

We raise money to spend on improving equipment and resources to enhance our children’s education and the facilities in the school in general.  We promote closer links between home and school and we bring staff, parents, pupils and friends together in support of our school.

 

How can you get involved?  There are many ways you can help and support your child through FOSAS.  

 

Here are some ways you can get involved:

  • Offers of help before, after or at events are so valuable.  It doesn’t matter if you can’t help on a regular basis, FOSAS welcome any support it receives.
  • You can attend the AGM or meetings to give us ideas for fundraising events.
  • If you don’t have the time to help at events then your enthusiasm for what FOSAS are doing is really beneficial so please try to support the events.
  • You can volunteer to be a Class Rep (CR) or a Committee member if you wish, come along to meetings to find out more.
  • If you have any contacts or skills we could use then this could be beneficial, please come along to a meeting or contact a member of FOSAS to discuss ways this could be of use.
  • If you have suggestions on what money could be spent on we’d be interested to hear your ideas.
  • Finally, we are extremely grateful to receive donations – cash, cheque and prize donations for events.

 

Please look through these FOSAS pages to find out more and see how you can get involved.

 

Currently information and news is provided in the following ways:

  • FOSAS Worksop FaceBook group for updates, reminders and sharing information.
  • Information and diary dates sent home via the weekly school newsletters.
  • We have these FOSAS web pages on the school website, these are updated daily to reflect any new information & news we have.
  • There is also a contact page on the FOSAS pages with links to contact the committee directly for queries, suggestions or offers of help.
  • FOSAS noticeboards on the playgrounds with details about any forthcoming events.
  • Posters in classroom windows and around the school grounds

 

WE REALLY DO NEED YOUR SUPPORT!

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