Who are we?
Welcome to the PTA section of the school website. Here at Friesland School we are lucky to have a group of parents and teachers who get together to form a supportive and active PTA. Fewer and fewer secondary schools now have one but as budgets become tighter, the PTA is now providing important funding to support the school.
Benefits of a PTA
The PTA has many benefits. For parents, it’s an ideal way to get involved with your child’s education and find out a bit more about what’s going on in school. Our current PTA bring administration, financial and organisation skills to the group and in return get to socialise, make new contacts, try out new ideas and form important links with the school. Parents who have children transitioning from primary to secondary may find being part of the PTA helps them feel more involved in their child’s journey in Year 7.
Students benefit from the resources purchased through fundraising and which may not be otherwise afforded by the school. For example; the PTA have funded badges given to celebrate students’ effort and achievement on Awards Evening.
Want to find out more?
We are always keen to encourage new parents to get involved. Our meetings often take place in the pub and we have some social time as well as a business agenda. There’s no requirement to come to all of the meetings. We sometimes just need an extra pair of hands to help at an event. Any involvement, however small, is much appreciated. If you don’t want to get involved but have a business and feel you would like to help with donations or sponsorship at future events, please get in touch.