The Friends of Ewelme School (PTA) was set up in 1997 (Charity Registration Number: 1066698) and is our well-established and successful parent – teacher association.
The PTA run a number of fundraising events, from the popular Christmas Fair to Home Produce Sales and Rags2Riches4School.
In particular the PTA Sunday Teas, held once a month between March and September are renowned for our delicious cakes in the wonderful setting of our historic school.
If you would like more information or would like to get involved with this friendly group, please get in touch with the PTA Trustees, c/o Ewelme School Office.
The Committee: Chair: Mairead Monsen Vice Chair: Vacant Secretary: Zoe Dewar Treasurer: Kerry Sawyer School Rep: Yvonne Smith School teas rota: Zoe Dewar Committee Reps: Becky English, Emily Wilkinson-Pound, Jess Jones.
Dates (2017) : 19 March, 30 April, 21 May, 4 June, 18 June, 9 July and finally 10 September. These are held at the School, from 2:30-5pm.
18 June 2017 – A huge thanks to Jane Smale, Charlotte Tyler, Pen Nixey and Shems Wilkinson for giving up their scorching hot Sunday afternoon to serve teas. It was a slow afternoon but they did a fab job of raising a further £89 for the FOES fundraising efforts. A special thank you too to Ollie Tyler, Elsa Nicholls & Samia Wilkinson for their contributions on the day. Finally, thanks too for all those lovely cakes and those who came to eat them!
21 May 2017 – The PTA raised a fabulous £198.80. A big thanks to the following servers: Banny Poostchi, Jane Smale, Amanda Wellbelove and Zoe Dewar. A big special thank you too to Izzy Wellbelove and Mrs Luker for their contributions on the day. Thanks too for all those lovely cakes and those who came to eat them! We had a perfect amount.
30 April 2017 – Raised an impressive £128.40. A big thanks to the following servers: Laura Gilroy, Rowena Watts, Becky English & Kerry Sawyer. A big special thank you too to Izzy Sawyer and James English for their contributions on the day. Thanks too for all those lovely cakes and those who came to eat them!
19 March 2017 – Thanks so much to all those who came to support the School Teas on Sunday – we made a fantastic profit of over £240! Also thank you to everyone who made cakes & savouries as we were overwhelmed, and the left over cakes sold in the playground yesterday to raise a further £20.
18 September 2016 – We raised a fantastic amount of just under £200 which its great way to end this years tea’s season.
3 July 2016 – We raised an amazing profit for FOES of £282.27 which I believe is the highest so far this year.
22 May 2016 – We raised £184.09. This is very much a team effort so thank you to all of you.
24 April 2016 – We raised £136.53 so thank you to the brave souls who supported us in the chilly conditions.
15 March 2016 – We raised £220 takings on Sunday: We had a lovely sunny afternoon and it was great to see lots of children from Ewelme School running about, playing with their friends.
13 September 2015 – We raised £116.80.
Raised in 2016 / 17
Chiltern Chase 2017 – tbc http://www.chilternchase.org.uk/
Chiltern Chase 2016 – £4,500
100 Club – £700
Christmas Fair – £452.86 – Christmas cards £144.50
Apple Pressing / Produce Sale £263.08
Mugs & Booklets £302.40
Please remember to sign up and use Easy Fundraising for any online shopping. If you do, the PTA will receive a donation from the retailers (it does not cost you anything extra). It is really easy to set up an account and to use, the website is www.easyfundraising.co.uk