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 Tiggy Challis, 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: pfa@bosmereprimary.net

Our next meeting

Virtual Meeting – To be confirmed

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Pay online for PFA Events

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PFA Latest Reports

Latest PFA Chair's Report

Latest Treasurer's Report

Upcoming Events

The PFA have registered to raise funds with the Big Raffle again – 12 prizes of £5000. The draws start on 12th July. https://www.bigptaraffle.co.uk/support/bosmere-c-p-school-ip6 Supporters should get their tickets quickly as tickets sold out before many people could buy them at Christmas.

Upcoming Events

More events are being planned.

Watch this space.

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:

  • 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

Do you buy your shopping online? Do it through easyfundraising.org.uk and raise a free donation for Friends of Bosmere School – Needham Market every time you shop!

There are nearly 3,000 retailers including Amazon, Argos, Smyths Toys, The Entertainer (thetoyshop.com), John Lewis, Tesco, Asda, Waitrose, Marks and Spencer and Sainsbury’s, who’ll give a free donation to Bosmere School, it doesn’t cost you a penny extra. Head here to sign up https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/fobosmeres/ and collect free donations on Christmas gifts, groceries and decorations.

Download the easyfundraising app for your mobile or tablet and you’ll never miss a donation. To get it, visit the App Store or Google Play and search for ‘easyfundraising’ or find out more here: www.easyfundraising.org.uk/raise-more/easyfundraising-app

It’s so easy and quick! Thanks for your support!