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AUTUMN TERM 2017

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

 

  • MEET & GREET SOCIAL EVENT - Monday 25th September 7pm onwards 

    Please come along for an informal chat, drink & nibbles.

    It’s a great opportunity to meet other parents from all year groups along with a few members of staff and find out about the activities of the KSA and how you can contribute to fundraising activities which benefit all of the children at Knightwood Primary School.

 

  • AUTUMN DISCO –  THURSDAY 19th OCTOBER
  • NON SCHOOL UNIFORM DAY – Friday 1st DECEMBER 
  • CHRISTMAS FAYRE – SATURDAY 2nd DECEMBER  
  • CHRISTMAS SECRET ROOM - The chance for the children to buy gifts in secret for the special people in their lives. Held at school over lunchtime.  Each gift costs £2.    
  •           Tuesday 12th Dec – KS1 (Years R – 2)

                Wednesday 13th Dec– KS2 (Years 3 – 6)

                Thursday 14th Dec – open to anyone to visit or revisit​​​​

 

More details about each event will follow via Parentmail nearer the time.

 

General information about the KSA

 

The Knightwood School Association (KSA) is Knightwood Primary School’s very own PTA and helps to raise money for the School in order to provide extra educational treats, events and opportunities for ALL the pupils.

 

As soon as a child joins the school, their parents/carers automatically become members of the KSA and can take part as much or as little as they choose.  Becoming an active member is fun and rewarding and very sociable.

 

We are a mixture of mums and dads, representing Year R to Year 6, who work alongside the school to:

 

  • Set up and run fundraising events which involve children and their parents/carers and add to the overall positive experience of being at Knightwood Primary School;

  • Identify and fund projects within the school to enhance curricular activities for all year groups;

  • Respond to funding requests from the school to make sure that any funding offered meets our overall objective - to make sure that any money spent will directly benefit the children and broaden their development.

     

    We are a registered charity and governed by a formal constitution. 


    We meet once a month (with the exception of January) usually in the school staffroom where we plan and coordinate events.  Everyone is welcome to these meetings.  For the major events, including the Christmas and Summer Fayres and Sportsfest, we tend to have smaller groups who meet in addition to the monthly meetings as and when the need arises to assist with the more in-depth preparation required for these larger events.  

    Major projects funded by the KSA over recent years include:  new sports equipment for the all-weather pitch, funding an £8,500 adventure playground for the older children, upgrading the IT Suite, providing the projector and screen in the main hall.  Over the summer holidays (2015) work took place to remodel the Year R playground; the KSA contributed £10,000 to this project.

 

 

 

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