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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:

Julie Wayne - Chair

Anne Askew - Vice Chair

Mollie Ellis - Secretary

Derek Deakin - Treasurer

Janine Stillwell - Teacher Representative


Additional Fundraising Members:

Louise Hobday

Vicki Pheasey

Tanya Lowe

Kate Heaton-Jennings

Gemma Hulland

Brigit Wachlarz

Dawn Clark

Sara Firth

Jo Reed

Kate Bussell

A Little Bit About Us


We are a group of parents who get together every few months to plan fundraising events and activities 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 4th September

Barrington's Darley Dale - everyone welcome!


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. All the children benefit from the money raised.


Events include;

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



  • £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 (2017/2018)
  • Purchase of Interactive Whiteboard for Class 2 (2017)
  • Times Tables Rock stars maths software (2018)
  • Leavers hoodies - ongoing 2019 Leavers Hoodies - Paid for by PTA fundraising.
  • Go Pro camera (2018)
  • Playground projects/revamps - ongoing
  • Books for the library (2018)
  • New Instruments (2019)


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 2019 Update


Saturday 29th June was the day of our annual Summer Fair and what an absolutely amazing day it was! We had pony rides, balloon pinata, a bouncy castle & a bouncy assault course, candy floss, BBQ, raffle & tombola, refreshments including the licensed bar, face painting tattoos and a nail bar and so many other stalls, not forgetting our very own Mrs Stillwell in the stocks for 5 minutes, which proved very popular with children and adults!!! 


A colossal £3,356.42 was raised, which is our biggest total to date!!! This included another generous donation of two fabulous Y-not tickets! 

All of the members of the PTA couldn’t be more thrilled of this record breaking amount. 

We will be posting on here shortly where the money is going..........


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.





Dates for your Diary 2019/2020:


  • 20th September (Friday) - Film Club after school - film to be confirmed. 
  • 17th October (Thursday) - Disco
  • 17th December (Tuesday) - Christmas Bingo
  • Own Clothes Day and Nativity - dates TBC
  • 24th Jan (Friday) - Film Club after school - film to be confirmed.
  • 13th February (Thursday) - Valentines Disco
  • Own Clothes Day - date TBC
  • 31st March (Tuesday) - Easter Bingo
  • 15th May (Friday) - Film Club after school - film to be confirmed
  • 27th June (Saturday) - THE SUMMER FAYRE!!! - We are trying to make it bigger and better every year, so keep your eyes peeled for announcements on what we have planned...........


There will be more events and dates for your diary, keep your eyes peeled!

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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