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Welcome to Mapledene's PTFA!

 

The PTFA would just like to take this opportunity to check in for the 2021/22 academic year and welcome any new families that have joined us. 
 
Over the year, we will be organising events, like craft competitions, raffles and other exciting events although some still may look different due to Covid 19. 
 
As a PTFA, we aim to organise a range of events throughout the year that bring the community together, offer fundraising opportunities
 and enrich the life of each child at Mapledene primary School. 


As a PTFA, we will communicate through letters sent home and also if you wish to ask any questions then please send them to enquiry@mapledeneschool.com with the title PTFA in the subject line. Any letters that are sent home, will also be available at the bottom of this webpage too. 
 
Please keep an eye out for many exciting events and opportunities this year. 

 

Kind regards, 

 

The PTFA 

2021 and 2022

AGM 

Are you interested in hearing about the PTFA's successes over the last year or how you can get involved in becoming part of the PTFA team?

 

Then come along to our AGM meeting. 

 

Where - Hatchford Brook Golf Course

When- Thursday 14th October @ 6pm

 

If you are interested in becoming a member of the committee, then have a look at the roles below to find out more.

 

Belated Summer Fair

 

Our Summer Fair, which was postponed due to Covid 19, took place on Saturday 25th September. The event was a huge success and it was so BRILLIANT to have the whole community back together again in person. It was fantastic to see many families taking part in the activities and a huge thank you to Solihull Round Table and The Hope Community Shop for funding many of the activities meaning they were free to all those who attended. 

 

A huge thank you to all those staff and parents who volunteered their time, which allowed the event to be so successful once more. Have a look at some of our photos below. 

2020 and 2021

Summer Raffle

 

We are very excited to announce our summer raffle with some amazing prices for the whole family to enjoy. Please have a look at the letter at the bottom of the page for more information. If you would like to enter, please send entry money in a well labelled envelope to your child's class teacher. Prizes include:

 

  • Family ticket to the West Midlands Safari Park ( 2 adults and 2 children)

  • Big Family Festival ticket ( 2 adults and 2 children)

  • £65 beauty voucher for Marco Benito

  • Shabar voucher

  • Takeaway meal for two from Kutum Bari

  • Lush gift set

  • 2 tickets to the Birmingham Royal Ballet (winner to contact to arrange collection)

  • Morrisons Hamper

  • Teamwork karting voucher for 1

  • Morgan bath gift set

  • 007 Scalextric set

  • Children’s Selfie microphone

  • Chocolate Hamper

PTFA Summer Fayre

 

This year, we are very hopeful that we will be able to hold our annual Summer Fayre. The Summer Fayre will be held on Saturday 3rd July, if the government roadmap allows us. Our Summer Fayres are normally a huge success and are an opportunity for our whole school community to get together and raise money for the school.

In preparation for the fayre, we will be holding a non-uniform day on Friday 28th May. On this day, if possible, children are asked to bring in a bottle, chocolates or a 50p donation and can wear their own clothes. 


Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to read our letter with all the relevant information

 

 

PTFA Easter and Spring Craft Competition - Winners Announced

 

Once again, a huge thank you to all of those who took part. We had so many entries and it was so difficult for our independent judges to decide on this years winners. 

 

Early Years

Oakley Onions - Nursery

Emily Harvey - Nursery

 

Key Stage 1

Clara Root- Hall - 1R

Kian Page - 1R

 

Key Stage 2

Jake Williams - 5F

Lily Georgeson - 3C

PTFA Easter and Spring Craft Competition. 

 

A huge thank you to all of those children and families who take part in our competition. We had so many wonderful and inventive entries and it is so brilliant to see how creative the children of Mapledene are. Check out some of the amazing entries below. 

PTFA Easter and Spring Craft Competition

 

Are you feeling crafty? Do you love an Easter bonnet? Well this is the competition for you! 

We are looking forward to seeing entries from children across the school in our Easter and Spring craft competition. Entries can be as creative as you want, as long as they are around our theme. It costs just 50p to enter per child and there will be winners in Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Please head to the bottom of the page for the letter which contains all the details. 

Entries must be photographed and sent to advice@mapledeneschool.com, any entries that are brought into school will be sent home again due to Covid restrictions. 

 



 

PTFA Christmas Treasure Hunt - Get your maps now!
 

Thank you to all parents and families who volunteered to put a letter up in their window. We were truly overwhelmed by the response and are very happy that this event is able to go ahead. Due to the large response, we have not been able to use every house that volunteered. However, we are going to run 2 different routes. Both routes will be up and ready for the Christmas holidays. If you have been picked to put up a letter in your window, you will be notified by a separate letter. Please check the letter at the bottom of the page that explains how you can buy a map for either or both routes. Each map costs 50p. 

If your child is in Year 1 or Year 5, they will receive their letter when they return to school. Alternatively, you can send an email to ptfa@mapledeneschool.com with your child's name and the map/maps you want and then send the donation when they return to school.


 

PTFA Meet and Greet - Zoom

 

As a PTFA we can't hold our normal meet and greet session, so this year we will be holding a Zoom meeting instead. All parents are welcome to join in order to hear more about the work the PTFA do and how you can help. I hope you agree that the PTFA is an integral part of our school community and we are always looking to welcome new volunteers, who can choose to help in big or small roles. As well as this, the PTFA is a brilliant place to meet new parents too.  Please read the letter at the bottom of the page for more information about the Zoom meeting and the word the PTFA do. A date will be decided closer to Christmas. 

PTFA Christmas Treasure Hunt
Parents we need YOU! We would like to run a Christmas Treasure Hunt in the local area over the Christmas holidays. In order for this to be successful, we need families, who live locally, to volunteer to put up a poster with a letter on it in a window. The window needs to be easy to see from the path and school will provide the letter. If we have enough households, the letters will spell a Christmas anagram and the PTFA will sell a map so that families can 'hunt' for the letters over the holidays and work out the anagram. Please find the letter under the PTFA letters at the bottom of the page. 

PTFA Autumn Craft Competition

Thank you to every child that entered the PTFA competition.  Have a look at the entries below including photos of the winners with their prizes. Our winners were:

Early Years:
Joel - Nursery

Emily - Nursery

 

Key Stage 1:

Emily - 1Y

Frankie - 1R

 

Key Stage 2:

Syafia - 6C

Louie - 6C

PTFA Letters

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