Southcote Parents and Friends Association
The Southcote Parents & Friends Association (a registered charity #1180299) is a group of enthusiastic parents and staff members, which was set up to raise money and support the school with events & projects that will enrich the school-life of all the students at Philip Southcote school.
Here are the core committee members:
Co-chair: Jo Banks
Secretary: Joan Pelley
Treasurer: Victoria Fearnley
Feel free to contact us with ideas, comments or questions:
Upcoming dates for your diaries:
BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR ONE OF OUR POPUP CIRCUS SHOWS!!!
- Fri 20th May 7pm (doors open 5.30pm)
- Sat 21st May 11.30 (doors open 10.30am)
Booking forms and more information available in the “Popup Circus” folder below!
Or you can buy your tickets instantly from Eventbrite (where prices include a small admin fee)
The Southcote PFA has recently registered with the "Things To Get Me" website.
Here we will list anything that the school might want and /or what the PFA needs to aid us with our fundraising efforts - please copy & share the link on social media and with family & friends!
Our last collection of “Bags-2-school” clothes recycling (end Feb ’22) generated a whopping £136!
Pop Up Circus
Please join in the fun when the PFA hosts the school’s first ever Popup Circus!
WHEN ARE THE SHOWS? Friday 20th May at 7pm and Saturday 21st May at 11.30 (in addition the pupils at the school will be invited to attend a free workshop during school hours on the Friday!)
WHERE IS THE CIRCUS BEING HELD? The field in the grounds of Philip Southcote school, Addlestone Moor, KT15 2QH
HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS? £7.50 (or £8.40 if purchased online - this will be the main purchase option available for the wider public to cover Eventbrite’s costs)
WHY IS THE CIRCUS COMING? The Southcote PFA is always looking for new & exciting ways of raising money towards whatever it may be that the school needs for the pupils.
HOW LONG IS THE CIRCUS? Each show is 45 minutes with no interval
HOW LARGE IS THE CIRCUS? There is a professional company of 3 performers. The big top seats up to 300 people in a mixture of chairs (for adults) and mats (for children).
WHAT TYPE OF AUDIENCE IS THE CIRCUS AIMED AT? The show is suitable for family audiences from babies to grandparents.
DO I HAVE TO PAY FOR MY BABY/TODDLER? Tickets are payable on anyone of 2 years of age upwards. Babies are free as long as they sit on parents’ laps. Push chairs are not permitted into the big top due to fire regulations.
WHO IS POPUP CIRCUS? Popup Circus is a professional circus company touring UK schools. The director has been involved in education shows for over 2 decades and has created Popup Circus to fulfil the needs of schools and parents in today’s modern society.
WHAT’S IN THE SHOW? It is a professional, non-animal Circus show, with an international cast of acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and clowns.
ARE REFRESHMENTS ETC AVAILABLE? Yes - on the day there will be a selection of stalls, food and activities. Please note this is a cash only event.
PFA Fund Raising Opportunites
Philip Southcote PFA has just registered with Recycle4Charity - an easy to use ink recycling programme, that helps raise funds for charity and non-for-profit organisations.
Do you have any ink cartridges to dispose of by the following brands?
If so, please click the link below for instructions (request free postage or collection box). Alternatively, you can send in the cartridges with your child to put in the Recycle4Charity cartridge recycle box in school.
Bags 2 School
The PFA has collected over £600 to date by getting pupils to bring in old & unworn clothes into school for recycling – so please hold on to any clothing that can be used again and look out for more details of the next collection date. Our February collection raised a whopping £137!
Fundraising with Amazon Smile
As the PFA is registered as a charity (#: 1180299), it means we can take part in fund-raising opportunities that are only open to registered charities!
Please use the below link for any Amazon shopping – and do spread the word to friends & family!
Click on the image below:
Online shopping via “Easyfundraising”
The easiest way to help the PFA – without actually parting with any money! Collectively family & friends have raised nearly £700 by doing their normal online shopping via this website. Please sign up here:
CLICK ON THE LOGO BELOW making sure you set “spfa” as your charity.
Stamptastic - use code KT152QH
Raise 20% commission for the PFA every time you order anything from www.stamptastic.co.uk - they sell personalised stamps to make labelling school uniform & other belongings a doddle!
Click on the logo below