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Friends of PJS

We are always looking for Parents, Grandparents and Friends to come and support us with our events and join our very active PTA. If you think you can offer support, please get in touch via the School office.
 

fUNDRAISING FOR
 

Our next aim is to raise funds for some amazing new large outdoor play equipment for all the children to use all year round outside at play time. We would love to raise £10,000 - can you help!

Can you help us create some hampers?

 

Our amazing new PTA are looking for donations to create hampers.
 
Please drop items any items that you may have to the school office and ask a member of staff to pass onto a member of the PTA Team.
 

Hamper Suggestions could be:
 

  • Biscuits
  • Sweets
  • Smellies - shower gel, soaps, shampoo, bubble baths
  • Children's toys and books
  • Wine and Spirits
  • Craft materials, colouring pens and activiy kits
  • Cookery books, and cookie cutters
  • Houesehole essentials and other ideas...

 

Please make sure that any food products have an exteneded shelf life until at least January 2022 - thank you!

 

Cake Sales

 

Cake Sales:

 

Diary Dates for cakes sales are as follows - please support by donating cake or bringing money in for the children to spend.

 

  • No dates confirmed
     

Disco

 

NEWS! DANCEATHON!

We will be having a ‘danceathon’ as part of the Wave 105 Cash for Kids to help raise funds for the school. This will take place on Thursday 21st
October 4.30-6pm. This is an outdoor event, weather permitting, in the Community Hub garden.


The price is £2 a ticket and bring a little extra for drinks, hotdogs and tuck. It would be fun if the children could dress up in funky, glittery festival
outfits. If you have any queries please speak to Mrs Pardey and the PTA.  

 

 

The next school disco date will be confirmed soon!
 

Disco:

  • Date : No dates confirmed
  • Lower School 5-6pm
  • Upper school 6:15-7:15pm

 

We are delighted to have parents help with ticket sales, manning our snack bar, supervising the children and grooving on the dance floor - if you would like to be involved come and talk to us!

 

School Fair and Community Events

 

As a school community we like to organise our own school fair and get involved in local community events.

 

Easter Fair:  date to be confirmed.
Easter Eggs, Chocolates and Biscuit donations gratefully received via the school office. Volunteers welcome

 

Lymington Carnival: Date and plans to be confirmed.

 

Pennington Christmas Fair: date to be confirmed

pta news

 

Over the last few years, the Friends of PJS have been raising money to purchase equipment for the school, and to benefit the children.


We would like to share with you the items that we have been able to purchase with the money raised from the events we have held.

 

  • Charlotte Russell, one of our members of staff has started a Just Giving Page to  raise funds for a set of laptops/tablets in order for children have one each during ICT sessions during the Covid pandemic.

    Wave 105 cash for kids- Sports equipment

  • Lymington and Pennington Big Pot grant- between the 2 schools 30K Path joining the two sites. Road markings and safety.

  • Modeshift Stars- 10K Outside exercise equipment and scooter pods, working on safer routes to school.

  • Roatary club- Money for IT

  • Musical Instruments - £1000 donation from Lymington & Pennington Town Council enabled us to purchase Key Stage 2 Musical Instruments
  • PE & Playtime Equipment – £800 purchased Volleyballs, Skipping Ropes, Interlocking Scooters, Frisbee Target, Frisbees, Limbo Set, Balance Boards, Tag Rugby Belts, Oars for Scooters, Stand for Scooters, Multi Purpose Cones
  • Outdoor Storage Unit - £200 –  unit will be placed outside to store our new Playtime equipment
  • Indoor Board Games & Equipment - £200 purchased various board games, chess sets,
  • Storage units provided for the children to store their belongings safe and tidy

 

 

Helps us Raise Funds

 

One way to start is donate each time you shop!

 

  • Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for Pennington Junior School with easyfundraising?
  • There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, and M&S and more. – and it won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise funds.
  • All you need to do is:
    • Go to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/penningtonjrsch and join for free.
    • Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and start shopping.
    • After you’ve checked out, the retailer will make a donation to PJS at no extra cost to you whatsoever!
  • There are no catches or hidden charges and we will be really grateful for your donations.

 

Easy Fundraising

    Photos for Funds

     

    We have been working with Lymington Based Photographer Helen Renouf - Renouf Design - who has been and will continue to take photographs of the children at school and in various learning enviroments. These photos may be used on our web site and in our publications if you have given permission to do so.

     

    The most recent albums from the photoshoots are available on her web site. They are securely passworded until the school office has had time to view the images and make sure that all children whose faces are shown have permission to be there. If there is any photo you wish removed please contact Helen or the school office directly (with the album & photo details)

     

    All images are available to purchase as digital downloads, direct through the web site galleries. Visit: www.renoufdesign.co.uk

     

    Photogalleries


    Thank you for your support.

     

    Computers for schools

     

    We are collectedg working computers, ipads and tablets here at school for the children to extend their IT experiences., during the Covid pandemic - we were aware that not every family in our school community have access to these at home, and we are aimied to build a bank of resources through fundraising and donations to enable all children to have access where they are struggling.

     

     

    Thank you

     

     

    Matt and Ellie from Lymington Computer Repairs,  kindly offered to help get any donated computers up and working for the children to use, within the first week of our appeal they were able to repurpose 24 laptops for us to utilise for families in need.

    Matt can be contacted directly via Lymington Computer Repairs or his facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LymingtonComputerRepairs
     


    First set of donations

     

    We have helped out families within our school community and are continuing to do so.



    If you attend a different local school - we are now signposting schools and families to the Lymington Community Centre whom with support of Lymington Rotary are assisting lots of families in need in the local area.

     

     

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