Friends of Bosmere - what we do

We organise fun events and raise money for the school! We are always looking for helpers to help make the events a success. Please contact Jane Miller, Cathy Atkins, Kate Allen, Laura Boreham, Debbie Burger or Alison Darrington if you would like more information or would like to help via the school office.

The PFA may be contacted via email at:

Our next meetings

Wednesday 4th May, 7.30pm – Venue TBC

Monday 23rd May, 9am – Venue TBC

Friday 24th June, 9am – Venue TBC

Thursday 14th July, 7.30pm – Venue TBC


(New members always welcome)

(Any questions, please email

Pay online for PFA Events

Scan the above QR code or click here to pay online for PFA events.

PFA Latest Reports

Latest PFA Chair's Report

Latest Treasurer's Report

Upcoming Events

Awesome Snacks (In the playground after school)

  • Friday 8th April (Donated by Year 1,2 and Early Years)
  • Friday 13th May (Donated by Year 5&6)
  • No snacks in June due to Summer Social – cakes donated by Y 3/4
  • Friday 8th July (Donated by Year 1,2 and Early Years)

Friday 18th March

Saturday 11th June

  • Jubilee Celebration/ Summer Social

Thursday 14th July

  • Outside Disco (3.30-4.45pm Years 1,2 and early years)
  • Outside Disco (5-6.30pm Years 3,4,5&6)

Upcoming Events

Will you be a Bosmere Banana and go Bonkers for Books?

Projects and Outcomes

Events we have organised in recent school years:

  • Christmas fair
  • Summer fete
  • Disco
  • Cake bake and easter hat parade
  • World book day 2nd hand book sale
  • Bosmere calendars
  • Bosmere tea towels
  • Christmas cards
  • Bags 2 school
  • Provided ice-lollies at sports day and refreshments at the teddy bears picnic

Donations we have made so far this year:

The PFA are delighted to have contributed towards the following this year:

£2500 Accelerated Reader Program

£212.50 Road Safety Banners

£800 School Curriculum Resources

£52.50 Christmas Crackers


  • Teacher chocolate gift
  • Postage for the children’s chocolate gift
  • Book club books
  • Art competition prizes
  • Christmas Crackers and Panto snacks
  • Whole school curriculum resource in History, Geography and Science
  • Asda grant £1000 paid for Sanitiser, face masks, puzzles, games and stationery and colouring books

Other donations made in the last 5 years:

  • £76 Books
  • £289 Y6 Book Tokens
  • £79 Planetarium
  • £251 Chess Clocks & Resources
  • £50 Christmas Crackers
  • £1849 PHSE Wellbeing Resources
  • £161 Hire of Community Centre
  • Community Centre Hire – £46
  • Bikeability – £180
  • Junk Orchestra – £749
  • T-shirts for Choir for Snape Concert – £55.86
  • UKS2 Camcorder – £149.99
  • Playground equipment £2,500
  • Playground painting £4,374
  • Eco week £500
  • Notice boards £407
  • Leavers trips/photos/party
  • Puppets £350
  • Shed £964
  • Jubilee medals £238
  • Benches
  • Each year £500 donation given to each of the 4 Key stages
  • Each year Leavers Hoodies £10 per child[or a £10 book token for leavers who didn’t want a hoodie
  • £2700 for books
  • £3000 for outdoor play equipment
  • Chess competition donation for entrance fees
  • £269 on playground toys and music
  • Ice-creams for Sports Day
  • Chocolates for Easter parade
  • Provided refreshments at the Teddy Bears Picnic

Head Teacher's AGM Report

From the PFA AGM September 2020

PFA Online Shopping

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