Ansdell Primary School

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Ansdell Primary PTFA

Ansdell Primary PTFA (Charity Number 1173264) is a voluntary organisation that aims to raise money for the school while also bringing children, parents and teachers together socially. This page is used to update parents on the future plans of the PTFA, to show where the funds we have raised have been spent or allocated, and to provide a diary of forthcoming events.

A huge thank you to everyone who has contributed and helped us in the past. We hope to continue our fundraising success this year and to also make new friends along the way.

To get in touch via email: 

2018/19 Events: 

Beetle Drive: - Friday 11th October   in the School Hall

Halloween Disco: - Friday 1st November  in the School Hall

Xmas Fair: - Friday 6th December  in the School Hall

Valentines Raffle: Friday 14th February (non uniform day)

KS1 Story Night: Thursday 5th March

Easter Cake Sale: Thursday 2nd April

Family Bingo: May tbc

Summer Fair: Friday 18th June

KS2 Campfire Story Night: July


Recent Spending:

Funds have been allocated for

  • Coaches - to help reduce the cost of school trips for families
  • Whole school STEM Workshop 
  • Books for the library and classrooms



In 2018/2019 we raised £10,189.74

The PTFA have used funds this year for:
  • Whole school WW1 Workshop
  • Cooking equipment. Year 2 have been making smoothies, and Year 5, Greek pancakes in the spring term.
  • School 'Swackets' recently used when the Dance Team represented the school in the spring term
  • School Team Kits for Netball, Football and Athletics.
  • Descriptosaurus Books
  • Mrs Cornforth is buying a bird box with a camera and gardening equipment! Thank you Mrs Cornforth for all you do!

In 2017/2018 we raised £6691.25

The PTFA have used funds this year for:
  • £5000 towards "The Dell" outdoor playground 
  • A contribution towards the cost of coaches for school trips. 
  • Bee-bots and Science equipment
  • Book bags for the new intake of Reception children.
  • Gardening supplies
  • Power of One - anti-bullying workshop
  • Lego Workshop to promo STEM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths
  • Contribution to Year 6 leavers party 

In 2016/2017 we raised £8140

The PTFA have used funds this year for:
  • New books for the Accelerated Reader programme
  • A Spring Clean of the Explorers area, painting and buying new equipment for the area.
  • A new sound system to for the school hall for enhanced plays, nativities and choir performances!
  • Play equipment for the infant playground walls 
  • A contribution towards the cost of coaches for school trips. 
  • A whole school skipping workshop
  • An inspirational visit from Ben Smith (401 marathon man)
  • Book bags for the new intake of Reception children.
We have earmarked further funds to spend on new equipment for the Junior playground.

In 2015/2016 we raised £9450

  • Raised funds went towards:
    • Anti-Bullying week workshop
    • Storywriting/Poetry workshop
    • Architecture workshop
    • New Laptops
    • New percussion instruments
    • Stacking cups game
    • Non-fiction books
    • Contribution towards the cost of coaches for school trips
    In 2014/15 we raised £8180
    The raised funds went towards:
    • Mini-beasts workshop
    • Motivational workshop
    • New iPads