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Who We Are

Welcome to the Friends of Stanley Primary School (FOSP), our name for Stanley’s PTA.

 

All parents and carers are members of FOSP from the moment your child starts Stanley school, right through to when they leave. We work together with the teachers as a team of volunteers to support our school

 

No-one can do everything, but everyone can do something!

 

Joining in with FOSP events is a brilliant way to feel part of the Stanley community, meet other parents and make friends. With everyone pulling together to support the school and our dedicated teachers we are able to raise funds that help every Stanley child make the most of their time at primary school, give them the best possible start to their education, and create happy childhood memories that will last a lifetime.

 

As a FOSP volunteer there are loads of things you can do – we have a job for everyone who wants one! 

 

How to find out what we’re up to:

 

  • Come along to the FOSP meetings, usually held once a term
  • Read the FOSP news section in the school newsletter every Thursday
  • Follow FOSP on Facebook and Twitter 
  • Look out for FOSP posters around the school
  • Check Parentmail and school bags for letters and reminders

 

You can also contact FOSP by email - mail@stanleyfosp.co.uk Or if you have something to share on social media email socialmedia@stanleyfosp.co.uk

 

FOSP has nine committee members (with some roles shared) to support all FOSP activities and fundraisers:

 

Chair and Vice Chair (x2): Responsible for running the FOSP meetings, setting up working groups, event planning and liaising with the Headteacher and class reps

Secretary (x2): Responsible for communications with parents and carers through newsletters, Parenthub, social media and noticeboards, as well as promoting FOSP events outside school

Treasurer: Responsible for taking care of the finances of FOSP, including book keeping, floats for events, paying expenses and donations to the school, and reporting our financial position back to the school and to the Charity Commission

Staff Rep: Responsible for maintaining the link between the school staff and governance, and the activities undertaken by parents through FOSP

Head of Class Reps: Responsible for maintaining the link between the parents and the school - keeping parents up-to-date on class news, organising volunteers for class-related events like cake sales and swimming

Head of Operations: Responsible for the upkeep of FOSP materials and event equipment (e.g. all the stuff used in the stalls a May Fair, Christmas Bazaar and Fireworks Night)

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