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Welcome to the PTA section.

What is the PTA?

 

As a parent at Chalkwell, you are automatically a member of the PTA (Parent Teacher association).  We are a registered charity and therefore we are legally required to have 4 elected committee members.  This academic year, they are as follows:

 

Chairperson – Simone Isaacs

Vice Chair- Alison Alsegard

Secretary- Nicola Moule

Treasurer- David Baldwin

 

The elected committee and a handful of general members make up a small committee team.  Members take responsibility for the organisation and smooth running of all the events. 

 

Our regular events include:

Christmas Fayre, Santa run, Santa’s grotto, Summer fete, curry nights, quiz nights and Go bonkers.  This year we have additionally run a very successful movie night in the juniors. We also sell discounted Adventure Island and bounce village tickets.

 

Why do we have a PTA?

 

The PTA has been an integral part of the school for many years and over that time we have raised thousands of pounds to improve the school facilities for all the children. New ideas conceived by the PTA have helped to boost school funds immensely. Our Summer Fete this year raised a huge £4,000 for the school. Together, teachers, parents and the children created a fantastic day for the whole community to enjoy.

 

The school notifies the PTA of projects they require funding for at the AGM in September and the committee then arrange the fundraising timetable for the year ahead.

 

 

How can you get involved?

 

We appreciate that time is precious, but being involved in the PTA is NOT a full time job.  It doesn’t matter if you can’t attend every meeting, however new faces bring new ideas! The offering of help before and during events is so valuable, but should you wish to commit a little more time you could always become a General member and take on a regular responsibility. Our meetings are informal and for those of you with Pre-school children, you are more than welcome to bring them along.

 

If you would like to join in and help out in any way please email us at:-

ptachalkwellhall@gmail.com.

 

Look out for our news updates via your inbox, the school Facebook page and the newsletter.

 

 

Please see below money-saving and fund-raising information.

  • The Basics

The 500 Club is a lottery style draw. 3 numbers are picked monthly. If one of them is your number you win!

 

  • Who can join in?

Open to both infant and junior schools. 500 numbers are available. The more people playing the bigger the prize pot.

 

  • Just £1 per month, per number

Minimum sign up is a year (£12). Once we have received your application and payment details, you are allocated your own number(s). You can purchase as many numbers as you like and remember the more numbers you enter the higher your chances of being a winner.

 

  • Prizes drawn monthly

Draws take place during an assembly each month, rotating between infant and junior schools. 50% of the money collected each month goes towards the upkeep of the school minibus; the rest is given out as prizes.

1st prize 25%

2nd Prize 15%

3rd Prize 10%

 

 

  • How do I join up?

You can pay by cash, cheque or standing order. If you would like to take part collect a form from the office and complete for attention of PTA Treasurer or Vice Chair or email the PTA PTAChalkwellHall@gmail.com

 

  

GREEN JUNIOR BANDS - £13

Anyone under 1.2m

BLUE BIG BANDS - £16

Anyone over 1.2m

Cash or cheques accepted at school offices

(cheques should be made payable to Chalkwell Hall Schools PTA)

 

Please put your payment in an envelope including your child’s name, class and a contact number.

 FAO Yvonne Jones, PTA Adventure Island

 

Big bands at Adventure Island on the day £29 – Save £13

Junior bands at adventure Island on the day £24 – Save £11

Red bands at Adventure Island on the day £19 (green bands can be used instead) – Save £6

Tickets valid throughout the year at both peak and off peak times

You can also pay for and get your bands straight away by visiting  

Coulson James Estate Agent, 110 Broadway, Leigh-on-Sea.

(Cash or cheque payable to Chalkwell Hall Schools PTA accepted)

 

Easyfundraising.org

Do you shop online? Do it through easyfundraising.org.uk and raise a free donation for Chalkwell Hall Schools PTA - Leigh On Sea every time you shop! https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/chalkwellhallsch/

 

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online - from your weekly shop to a holiday - you could be collecting free donations for Chalkwell Hall Schools PTA by using easyfundraising.org?

There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury's – it doesn't cost you a penny extra!

 

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3...

1. Head to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/chalkwellhallsch/ and join for free.

2. Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and start shopping.

3. After you’ve checked out, that retailer will make a donation to your good cause for no extra cost whatsoever!

 

There are no catches or hidden charges and we will be really grateful for your donations.

 

Stamptastic.co.uk

Hate sewing labels? Hate ironing name tapes? So do we! Raise money for your PTA and avoid the nightmare of labelling. All orders placed with our schools unique code SS93NL will receive 30% cashback.


Stamptastic is a fantastic new solution to all your labeling needs! It is a compact, easy-to-use, personalised stamp that can be accurately positioned on most fabrics, wood, leather, and some plastics. The best part though, is that the ink will last wash after wash ... and use after use.


Each stamp and inkpad lasts for years, so this really is a one-off purchase that will see you through endless years of school uniform, cub camps and sports days. Ink pads £12, stamps £10.

 

mine4sure.com

Make your own name labels to identify the clothes and belongings of your children, elder relatives or anyone in a collective environment.
Personalise your labels by choosing from our different types of labels, our fantastic colour range and our large selection of pictures. Use code LEI1368 on the website to raise up to 15% cashback for the PTA or call 07952 045292

 

About mine4sure
- Our company has designed and developed iron-on labels from new materials that will stick easily, rapidly and efficiently on all types of fabrics (including wool and nylon). We also offer a wide range of stickers perfect for everything else (bottles, toys, books, stationery ….).
- we do the technical side by choosing the best materials and leave you the fun bit : choosing the shape, the colour, the font and design to have your unique name labels.

 

micro-scooters.co.uk
Help earn money or scooters for our school. Use code 114719 when shopping at www.micro-scooters.co.uk.

 

Butlins
What if some of your holiday costs could go back into your community?
The PTA has a cashback code for www.butlins.com/pta which is CHA1K. Please use this quote this link and code if you book any breaks at Butlins. It means that the school’s PTA will get cashback of 5% from your holiday booking costs. We would be grateful if you could also pass these details on to anyone that you know who might be booking a Butlins trip now, or in the future.

 

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