The committee meet on a regular basis, usually once a month. The committee is open to all parents and you can come to any meeting, you do not have to have an official role.
A vote is taken during the AGM to elect the new committee for the academic year. Remember, even if you don’t wish to take on a formal role, there are lots of other ways you can help so please come along to hear more!
The chair is the main conduit between the School and the PTA and its families, meeting regularly with the Senior Leadership team as well as liaising with the committee, staff and parents/carers. The Chair guides the PTA meetings and oversees the organisation of the various fundraising activities. The Chair also produces an annual report for the AGM.
The secretary is the organiser! S/he arranges the meetings, sends out agendas, attends the meetings to take minutes and distributes them after the event. The secretary also organises any licenses needed for fundraising events and supports the chair in administration duties.
The Treasurer keeps the finances of the PTA in good order, issuing cheques,
completing the banking and keeping on top of the accounts.
At PTA functions it is the Treasurer’s duty to issue floats and cash up at the end of the event. A full annual report must be submitted at every AGM, an annual report is prepared for the Charities Commission and a formal audit must be undertaken every 3 years. In addition, interim reports are given at every meeting.
PTA Communications Officer –
The Communications Officer creates and sends out newsletters on a regular basis to all parents, carers and staff to provide updates on upcoming events, fundraising progress and reminders about PTA meetings. This role is also responsible for posting regular updates on our social media pages on Facebook and Instagram and liaising with the School to update the PTA section of the website.
Corporate Funding Officer –
The Corporate Funding Officer sources national and local corporate funding initiatives, competitions and donations which will help to benefit the school with either direct funding, equipment or items which can be used for raffle prizes.
PTA Committee for 2020 / 2021
Chair – Rhian Greaves
Secretary – Sarah Morley
Treasurer – Becky Judson
Communications Officer – TBC