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Welcome to the PTA section. Learn more about the PTA, what we do, see our planned events and contact us.

Introducing the PTA:

Louise Hobday - Chair

Julie Wayne - Vice Chair

Vicki Pheasey - Secretary

Tanya Lowe - Treasurer

Janine Stillwell - Teacher Representative


Additional Members:

Jo Reed

Kate Bussell

Kate Heaton-Jennings

Gemma Hulland

Dez Deakin

Mollie Ellis

Becca Britland


A Little Bit About Us


We are a group of parents who get together every few months to plan fun events and to raise money to be spent providing equipment and experiences for all of the children.

We always welcome new members and appreciate any help behind the scenes at our events.

If you are interested in joining us please speak to one of us in the playground, send us an email using the form below or come along to our next PTA meeting.


Next Meeting: Wednesday 21st November, 7pm - Barrington's


AGM Saturday 19th January 2019 - Further details to follow


About the PTA:


The PTA was set up to provide the little extras for the school, from providing funds towards school trips and classroom resources to organising fun events for everyone to enjoy.


Events include;

  • The Summer Fair 
  • Easter & Christmas Bingo
  • School Discos
  • Table Top Sales
  • Fashion Show
  • Film Clubs
  • Craft Afternoons
  • Sponsored Events



  • £1000 for the school library (2015)
  • Class Christmas Presents
  • High visibility jackets for the benefit of all school children
  • £15 contribution for each child towards school trips (2016)
  • Purchase of Interactive Whiteboard for Class 3 (2016)
  • Purchase Shin Pads for Cluster Sports (2016)
  • Purchase 8 sets of Hand Bells (2016)
  • £20 contribution for each child towards school trips (2017)
  • Purchase of Interactive Whiteboard for Class 2 (2017)


Other things we do to help:

  • Organise raffles
  • Design class Christmas cards
  • Support school trips out (adult helpers)
  • Knit Easter Chicks to sell


PTA Summer Fair Update


Saturday 30th June was the day of our annual Summer Fair and what an absolutely amazing day it was! We had pony rides, a bouncy castle & a bouncy assault course, candy floss, BBQ, raffle & tombola, refreshments including the Licensed bar and face painting.


A colossal £3,070.00 was raised, which includes the fabulous Ynot VIP tickets we were generously gifted by the festival organisers, and all of us at the PTA couldn’t be more thrilled of this record breaking amount. Some of money has now gone towards the purchase of a class set of iPads, charging station and software.


Thank you to everyone who got involved and gave up their time organising and helping us. For all the donations of cakes & teddies, for the many hundreds of raffle tickets sold and not to mention the countless hours spent in the background by our dedicated PTA members helping with planning to make sure all the children, families and friends of Churchtown had a fantastic day.


We really hope to see you all again next year and thanks a million for your continued support – we couldn’t do it without you all.


Another Generous Donation!!

Following the Summer Fair, we were asked to attend the Abba tribute night at Barrington’s where we were absolutely blown away to be presented with a cheque for £400 from Mr David Thompson. This came from half of the proceeds David has raised from donations received for his magical Christmas light display at his home in Darley Dale, which is truly a sight to behold!


This money will be added to the PTA fund pot and will be put towards some more amazing things for the whole school to enjoy. We will of course, keep you updated on where the money is spent.



Upcoming events & dates for your diary


  • Film Club : Friday 22nd September 2017 (3.20pm-5pm)
  • Harvest Disco : Thursday 19th October 2017 (6pm-7.30pm)
  • Film Club : Friday 24th November 2017 (3.20pm-5pm)
  • Own Clothes Day : Friday 1st December 2017 (in exchange for Christmas Hamper donations)
  • Christmas Bingo : Friday 8th December 2017 (6pm onwards)
  • Christmas Nativity : Wednesday 13th December (Whitworth Centre) Raffle & Refreshments
  • Film Club : Friday 26th January 2018 (3.20pm-5pm)
  • Valentines Disco : Thursday 15th February 2018 (6pm-7.30pm)
  • Mother's Day Present Making Afternoons : Thursday 8th & Friday 9th March (3.20-4.30pm)
  • Own Clothes Day : Friday 16th March 2018 (in exchange for Easter eggs)
  • Easter Bingo : Tuesday 20th March 2018 (6pm onwards)
  • Film Club : Friday 20th April 2018 (3.20pm-5pm)
  • Boden Clothing Sale (New event for 2018! More details to follow soon)
  • Quiz Night (New event for 2018! More details to follow soon)
  • THE ANNUAL SUMMER FAIR!!! Saturday 30th June 2018 (11.30am-2.30pm)


Contact us

let us know if you would like to join the PTA, can help at any of our events, have any fundraising ideas or would simply like to ask us a question.

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