Dates for Your Diary December 2019 – February 2020

Don’t miss out, make a note of these dates in your diary pronto! There seems to be an awareness day or week for most things these days and it’s easy to miss the ones that might be useful for schools and provide the opportunity for a different teaching and learning experience. We have shared some upcoming dates with you below from the big and obvious through to the smaller and less well-known, either way, there is plenty going on this time … Continue reading

Your Guide to a Cracking Christmas Fair – Part 2

Two weeks ago I brought you ‘Your Guide to a Cracking Christmas fair – part 1’. Well today I am bringing you part two. These tips will help you run a Christmas fair that will succeed, pleasing teachers, students, parents and guests alike. It will also help you raise funds for important projects across your school. If you use these tips for your fair, or any fundraising event, you will find the process and event much easier to manage. Hopefully … Continue reading

Your Guide to a ‘Cracking’ Christmas Fair – Part 1!

Christmas is a traditional time of the year for everyone to get together for charitable events. One of the most popular ones for schools is the annual Christmas fair! They’re also a great place for parents to buy gifts and decorations for Christmas. Here’s a checklist to help you hold a cracking Christmas fair that will brighten up the faces of your guests with joy and raise lots of funds for your PTA. You Need Volunteers Establish who would like … Continue reading

Christmas Fundraising Ideas

The run up to Christmas is quite easily the most successful fundraising season so it’s important to start planning ahead and arrange a range of events that are certain to be highly successful. Asking parents to share ideas is also good as this way you will be able to see what events your potential visitors would like to attend. I have listed below some Christmas fundraising ideas that have proven to be successful for many schools in the past. It … Continue reading