Broadwater Lane, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5RP

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Broadwater Down Primary School

COMMUNITY, DIVERSITY and EXCELLENCE

PTA

What is the PTA and what do we do?
The PTA is a registered charity that exists to raise extra funds to help the pupils of Broadwater Down Primary School. Every parent and carer with a child at school is invited to be a member of the PTA. It is also open to teachers and staff.
The main aim of the PTA is to fundraise – we make as much money as we can for the school through events, match funding and applying for grants. It’s not all financial though! The events we run are enjoyed by the children and families, and we aim to bring the school community together to have fun!
In usual circumstances, we organise a number of events and activities throughout the year, ranging from the summer fair and Christmas fair to smaller events, like school discos, family bingo evenings and cake/ ice lolly stalls.
 
Can I get involved in the PTA?
Yes please! We are always looking for new members, new ideas and new helpers! If you would like to be involved in any way, please come along to our Committee meetings and the AGM (which is usually held in May but is being delayed for now). The meetings usually take place in an evening, but we try to make sure we can arrange a time that suits everyone (and now we are all pro’s at online meetings, we’ll probably aim to do more of those!)
But you really don’t have to attend every meeting to make a difference. The PTA Committee needs the help and support of as many parents, carers and friends as possible to make our events a success. The more helpers we have, the more money we can raise for our children.
If you would like to support the PTA in any way at all, by coming to meetings, contributing ideas, or joining the PTA committee, or would just like to find out more – please do get in touch! Our email address is BroadwaterDownPTA@gmail.com and we have a Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/BroadwaterDownPTA/ 

'Elfridges Christmas Shop'

'Elfridges Christmas Shop' is back! In the hall this afternoon, the children were able to buy a range of gifts such as torches, stationery sets, hot chocolate bombs, and back scratchers as gifts for their families for Christmas. There was also a raffle to win jam jars full of sweets! Thank you to the PTA for setting this up.

Christmas Rainbow Raffle

Spooky Halloween Disco

The pupils enjoyed a spooky disco hosted by the PTA. 

There was a lot of great dancing and fun games, which included musical statues and a limbo competition.

Mrs Harris also judged the costume competition, she found it really hard as there was so many wonderful choices!

A big thank you to the PTA for hosting a spectacularly spooky evening! 

Match Funding
Some large organisations offer match funding for employees involved in fundraising events. In the past, we've been able to add an additional £1,600 to a single fundraising event through Match funding. If you or your partner works for a large organisation, please do see if this is something they do!

Summer Fete

A lovely sunny Saturday for the Broadwater Down Summer Fete! So many stalls and so much fun! There was an ice cream van and a bouncy slide, which was particularly enjoyed. Mrs Harris said. “I would like to thank everyone for coming to the Summer Fair on Saturday. It was genuinely so lovely to see children, staff, parents and the local community all coming together, after such a long time not being able to run events. I had many positive comments about the day and I personally felt that there was such a happy and relaxed feel. All the children seemed to be having a good time as well. Thanks also to the choir for putting on such a confident performance to such a large audience.

I would also like to thank the PTA team for organising the day, which is no mean feat. The school is very grateful for any money raised.”

PTA Christmas Shop 2021

Loose Parts

A big thank you to the PTA for raising money to buy 'Loose Parts' for the pupils. We have been building many amazing things, from cars to pirate ships! 

PTA Fun Run!

Blessed with glorious sunshine, a Kind of party atmosphere took over as each bubble headed out to their fun warm up and run around the school field. We saw amazing costumes from both children and staff.
Thank you to all those kind family members, distant relatives and neighbours who sponsored the children. The support and generosity shown by the school community meant that we were able to raise over £1,800- a phenomenal amount!
The PTA Team

Most Recent Meetings, Minutes and information

The next AGM meeting is scheduled for:

TBA

Please contact the PTA team using the email address BroadwaterDownPTA@gmail.com for more information. 

Broadwater Down PTA would like to thank the
following for their kind and generous donations for
our Summer Fair raffle prizes

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There are no catches or hidden charges and we will be really grateful for your donations.
Thank you for your support.