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Friends of South Otterington School - Now on Facebook!

Every parent with a child in our school is automatically a member of the Friends' association.  Details of its activities are circulated to all parents who are asked to support functions as fully as possible.  The Friends of our school organise social and educational activities for both children and adults, using their funds to purchase extra materials and equipment for school and to subsidise transport costs.  The members of the Friends committee are as follows:

                       

Chair: Mrs Maria Peacock; Vice Chair: Mrs Emma Fryer; Secretary: Mrs Sarah Meakin and Treasurer: Mrs Vicky Tosh

 

Most recently, the Friends have raised funds to supplement our lottery grant to purchase new playground equipment for the children. Previously, the Friends have purchased a new sound system and stage lighting for the hall to be used during productions; a new trolley of laptops; class iPads and new chairs for all of the children. Every year, they pay for an amazing theatre company to perform for the whole school and frequently contribute to trips and events for the children. We are extremely grateful for all of their hard work.

 

Online Shopping

Did you know you can help raise money for school when you shop on-line?  We have registered with ‘buy.com’ who will donate money to school every time you access your chosen retailer through their website.  ‘Buy.com’ can be accessed at www.buy.at/southotteringtonfriends

 

Retailers on this site include: Asda, Boden, Game, Play.com, Staples, Superdrug, Ticketmaster, Vertbaudet, Waterstones, Woolworths plus many Insurance and Travel Companies. So next time you are shopping on-line, why not give it a try and help the School while you shop!

 

Label Planet - Name Labels

As the Summer Break approaches it will soon be time to buy new uniform, which means that dreaded task of sewing or ironing name labels into the clothes!! We have found a company that will make this task easier and you can raise money for school at the same time.  Labelplanet’s Stikins provide self-adhesive name labels that stick in and stay in, even on drink bottles in the dishwasher!!  We’ve tried and tested some and they really do work!! No more hours spent sewing labels into clothes before the new school year or residential trips, order now and you’ll have your labels within 5 working days! 

 

You can order on line at www.name-labels.com or collect an order form from the rack in the School Reception Area.  Please ensure you enter the School Reference Number: 18255 when placing your order as school will receive 25% commission.

 

Contact us

If you have any questions relating to any of our events, fundraising ideas or offers of help please get in touch.  The email address is friends@southotterington.n-yorks.sch.uk.

Please also remember to look at the notice board in the school playground for information on our up coming events.