School Fair Fundraising

Tomorrow at our school fair 4.30-6.30 we will be having a stall to raise money for Syrian Children. You can find us outside in the playground.

We will be challenging you to get the most keepy ups or skips.

We have prizes if you beat the high score and if you are the top of the list at the end of the fair you will win the top prize!!

One ticket for 3 tries.

Can you be the best???

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We are having a Spotacular Day at Fernielea on Thursday 17th November.  Come to school wearing spots!

Spotty face!  Spotty PJs!  Spotty shoes!  Spotty top!  The more spots the better!

Donations are £1.

 

 

We Are Back!

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The Charities Committee have swooped into action already this term and they have raised £276 for Macmillan  Cancer Charity by asking pupils to dress as they please on Friday 30th September.  They also organised a design competition which attracted lots of entries.

 

Well done everyone!

The next challenge is to collect books for Home-Start.  So, start looking out children’s books, in good condition and bring them into school during the first week back.

Sport Relief 2016

The Charities Committee invite all pupils to join in their event for Sport Relief.  On Friday 18th March all pupils are invited to come to school wearing comfortable sports clothing to take part in their

NO RUN-a-thon.

The NO RUN-a-thon is a circuit of the playground completed by all pupils – but they are not allowed to run! They can hop, jump, skip, waddle, cartwheel, roll, walk backwards, fairy step – as long as they don’t run! It should be great fun!

To take part in the day’s event, children will be asked to donate £1.00 to Sport Relief.

We will also be selling Sport Relief wrist bands for £1.00 from Monday 14th onwards.  These will be on sale before school in the foyer and also at lunchtimes.  They will be sold on a first come first served basis.

We are also learning the Sport Relief Song.  Click on the link to the song and video.

STEP IT UP FOR SPORT RELIEF – Sport Relief song for 2016

 

Christmas Collection

Our Christmas collections from the Christmas Show raised £367.16!  This is going to the charity that we nominated which is the British Heart Foundation.

The staff collected £34.00 too so that is being added to the amount and so in total, we are donating £401.16!

Well done and thank you for your generosity.

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Children in Need Total

What fun we had dressing as our heroes.  Everybody had a fantastic day and we managed to raise a HERO-TASTIC…

£297.04!

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All of the staff were lucky enough to get personalised superhero masks made by the P6 class.

Look at the fun we had on the day.

 

 

 

Children In Need – Friday 13th November

Children in Need Day – Dress as a Hero

Friday 13th November

 

The Charities Committee are always keen to participate in fundraising for Children in Need.  This year they are inviting pupils and staff to come to school dressed as a hero!  You might come as Superman, a famous person who has inspired you or even your Gran!  We ask that those participating donate a minimum of £1.  Check the Charities Committee Blog for more information.

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Some fun advice when dressing as a hero:

DIY guide to the ultimate superhero costume

Here are some quick steps on how to make your very own superhero costume!

  1. Choose a pair of brightly coloured shorts to wear over leggings for the traditional superhero look.
  2. Draw and paint or colour in your personalised super symbol – this could be absolutely anything from your initials to something that reflects your superhero identity. Pin the paper or card shield to the front or back of a plain t-shirt. Use silver foil or stick glitter around the edges to make it stand out.
  3. Make a superhero eye mask with a pair of tights, a piece of fabric or card. Customise with glitter or sequins for a sparkly look or other embellishments to suit your superhero identity.
  4. Make a cape using an old sheet, bin liner or colourful beach towel. Cut into a wonky hourglass shape and add tape or string to tie it around your neck, or sew it onto your t-shirt.
  5. Attach your paper or card super symbol to a headband or piece of fabric to tie around your head.
  6. Create a utility belt with a fabric belt and tape. Attach some of your super utensils to it and spray with metallic paint to make them look extra super.
  7. Put on colourful knee-high socks (e.g. sports socks) or cut up a pair of tights to accompany thepants over leggings look.
  8. Wear a pair of wellies or wrap coloured duct tape around your shoes for the super cool look.
  9. To give your look a touch of Pudsey power, get yourself a pair of Pudsey ears, available from our online shop or partners on the high street!

 

 

Colourful Clothes Day – Amount Raised is…

 

£303.71

What an amazing amount – well done everyone.  The money will be donated to Maggie’s which is a charity that supports anyone who has been affected by cancer.

Thank you to everyone!

Calendar of Events 2015/16

The Charities Committee have decided on the following events and charities for this year.

Term 1

  • Colourful Clothes Day for Maggie’s         Friday 9th October – see previous post for details.   maggiesLogo

 

 

Term 2

  • Children in Need – Friday 13th November – event to be arranged

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  • Sponsored skip event in November to raise money for a tea party for the senior citizens in our area.
  • Collection from Christmas Shows will be donated to the British Heart Foundation.
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Term 3

  • Sport Relief 2016 – March – event to be arranged

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Term 4

  • the committee are still reviewing information from a range of charities and will decide on a charity and event at a later date.

Colourful Clothes Day

This term the Charities Committee have decided that they wanted to invite pupils and staff to come to school on Friday 9th October in Colourful Clothes.

All pupils and staff who participate are asked to donated £1 which will go towards helping a local cancer charity – Maggie’s.

The committee selected to help Maggie’s as it supports local families who are affected by cancer.

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We hope to see a rainbow of colours on Friday!

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