When you support Thurlby PTFA, you’re not just baking a cake, writing a cheque or giving up your time to volunteer. You’re buying your child playground equipment to climb on at break time, sending them on outings to places they’ve never been, making new friends, building a community and helping to make your child’s school even more brilliant.
If you’re passionate about making a difference and want to be involved in running the association, you might want to consider joining the committee. If you have ideas to share or want to know more about the group, please get in touch.
Every parent has plenty to offer a PTFA, and whether it’s being on the committee, helping out at events or organising meetings, your talents will be put to good use. As well as being enjoyable and satisfying, you can build your confidence and learn new skills too.
Becoming part of the PTFA is a great way to get to know other parents and teachers.With parents and teachers striving towards the same goals, committee is instrumental in making a real difference in the school life of all children.
Ways you can help raise money for Thurlby PTFA
Easy2name - Easy2name operates a very successful fundraising scheme, which is a great way to raise money for the school. Any orders they receive at www.easy2name.com will provide the PTFA a generous 20% commission and the customer will also receive free shipping! Just select 'THURLBY PTFA PE10’ at checkout.
Give as you Live - Every time you shop online you could raise FREE ££'s for us! It takes 2 mins to sign up to @GiveasyouLive and they'll turn a percentage of everything you buy into a donation to us. It’s free, easy to use and even has an app! https://www.giveasyoulive.com/join/thurlby-parents-teachers-and-friends-association/1040242/0?utm_source=charitytoolkit&utm_content=98188&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=CTGenericCampaign
Zanypig - Zanypig is a local independent Children's Toy & Gift store selling a fab range of toys specialising in the imaginative, creative, educational and lots of fun stuff too. Ideal presents for boys and girls from 3 years to 9 years. Zanypig are offering parents a 10% off discount with the code THUR10 and they will donate 5% to Thurlby PTFA to help with fund raising. Visit their website https://www.zanypig.co.uk/ and enter the code at the checkout.
Easyfundraising - Thurlby Parents, Teachers and Friends Association needs your help! Sign up to easyfundraising & raise FREE donations every time you shop online with over 4,300 retailers. John Lewis, Argos, Uswitch, eBay and many more are waiting to give a free donation. Plus once you’ve signed up and raised £5 in donations, easyfundraising will give us an extra £5 bonus donation! Sign up to support us here - https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/invite/vrojok/
Stamptastic - Stamptastic is the fastest way to name your kids belongings. Step away from the ironing board and put that needle and thread away. Stamp instead with Stamptastic. Stamptastic’s magic ink withholds 50 washes on care labels without fading. Customise your Personalised Name Stamps online https://stamptastic.co.uk/.../products/standard-name-stamp. Don’t forget to use your PTFA code PE100EZ or just click this link https://stamptastic.co.uk/pages/school-welcome... to earn commission the PTFA.
AmazonSmile - AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support a us every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.co.uk. When you shop with AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as amazon.co.uk, with the added bonus that AmazonSmile will donate a portion of the purchase price to Thurlby PTFA. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you will be prompted to select a charitable organisation to receive donations from your future eligible AmazonSmile purchases.
Lottery SK – Play Lottery SK and support us! Sign up for only £1 a week for your chance to win cash prizes up to £25,000 every week! To start supporting visit: www.lotterysk.co.uk and search for: Thurlby PTFA.
The Ink Bin - Don't forget to keep on collecting those empty ink cartridges for our recycling collection through The Ink Bin - every cartridge makes a difference and can help us raise school funds. The Ink bin can be found in the foyer at Reception.
Thurlby Primary Preloved Uniform – Thurlby PTFA has a large stock of preloved uniform available. Visit our Facebook page for latest stock information: https://www.facebook.com/thurlbyprimarypreloveduniform
Thurlby Runs - The Thurlby 10k Road Race and the fun run approx 3Km is organised each year by a group of volunteers. The 10k road race is licenced by UK Athletics and run under their competition rules. A percentage of the money raised from the races goes towards Thurlby PTFA. Visit www.thurlbyrun.btck.co.uk for more information.
2020/2021 PTFA Committee Members
Emma Gunner (Chair), Michelle Marshall (Secretary), Rebecca Martin, Lisa Murphy, Nicola Parker, Laura Terry (Treasurer) and Odette Wells.