What is FOTA?
FOTA stands for the Friends of Thorntree Association. They are a very active and supportive group of parents, guardians, carers and friends who all have, or know, children who currently attend or have attended Thorntree School. They organise fundraising and social events throughout the year such as summer fairs and Christmas fairs, quiz nights, cake sales, auctions of promises, and much more. The money they raise goes towards funding for school equipment and ‘extras’ for the children. The parents, carers and friends of children attending Thorntree School are all automatically members of FOTA.
Names you need to know:
You can contact any of these people directly, contact the class reps, leave a written message for us at the Office or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOTA also has a Facebook page.
Current Fundraising Targets
We are currently raising funds for short term and longer term goals. In the short term we want to add to the TrimTrail adventure circuit on the field as well as purchase new hens. In the longer term we want to help the school with the costs of building a stronger, warmer, more permanent learning structure outside Years 1 and 2.
Dates of meetings
Each half term we meetings to suit all availabilities.... we have one meeting on a Friday morning followed by a Monday evening meetings just a few days later. Everyone is welcome to come along.
The next meetings are on:
Spring term: Friday 17th January at 9.05am in The Studio
Monday 20th January at 8pm in The Swan
The Autumn Harvest Cake Sale - Thursday 18th October at 3.30pm.
The annual Halloween Discos - on Wednesday 30th October. Years 1, 2 & 3 from 4pm to 4.45pm. Year 4, 5 & 6 from 5.15pm to 6pm.
The Christmas Fayre - on Friday 6th December from 3.45 - 5.30pm.
The Valentine Cake Sale - date to be confimed.
The annual FOTA Summer BBQ - date to be confirmed
The annual Summer Fayre. - date to be confirmed
As always, these events will need the help, support and participation of parents and friends.
Thank you very much.
The FOTA team