Crompton House School PTFAParents, Teachers and Friends Association
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PTFA Minutes 2015-2017
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Thanks to the dedication and hard work of its members, the PTFA has funded or contributed to some major projects at the school over the years. Here is a list of some of the projects funded which enhance the educational experience of all children in the school.
- Much needed maintenance of the school’s piano
- New lighting for drama studio benefiting students using both the studio & the hall plus those undertaking drama technical qualifications.
- New lockers
- Heavy duty snow plough/salt spreader (which is already paying for itself!) to enable the school to open and operate safely.
- A new lighting board and monitor (for the drama department)
- 13 tents for the Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme
- Football kits (for the PE department)
- A drinking fountain
- Hand-mixers (for the Food department)
- 2 industrial dishwashers (for the Science department) and much more.
- Donated £28,000 towards the cost of refurbishment of our 6th Form Centre
- Gifts for recipients of the Headteacher’s awards – mini lion key rings
- £1,200 for Defibrillator
- Gifts for recipients of the Headteacher’s awards
- Fridge and aprons for the Food department
- 2 industrial dishwashers for the science department
- Netball kits
- Table magician for the Year 11 and 13 Leavers’ dinner
- 3 Raspberry Pi computers with their own screen and keyboard for the Learning Zone
- Half the cost of the new school minibus
- Benches and canopies
- New tables for the 6th Form Centre
- Lockers for the music room to store away the pupils’ precious instruments
- Transport for Sports teams who attend national championships including Girls Water Polo team to the nationals that they ended up winning
- Water-polo helmets and shirts for our national championship winning team
- New team strip for the new girls Football team
- Guitar stands for the music department to keep the instruments safe and protected
- Gift of key-rings and pens to recognise the achievements of pupils receiving the Headteachers Award
- Display cloth and pop up stands to showcase our school at prize giving and other events
- Watch this space for more 2015
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Examples of the contributions the PTFA has made:
- A state of the art computer that will support the school’s HD technology for the Media Department
- New tents for the Duke of Edinburgh Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards
- 2 Industrial dishwashers for the Science Department, a sublimation printer for the DT department
- Mixers and Whisks for the Food Department; Drinking water fountains for the children
- Lighting Board for the Drama Department; digital camera and accessories for the Multimedia department
- Football, Rugby, Badminton kits and accessories forthe PE Department; and much more….
- Contribution to the Sixth form Centre’s refurbishment, In June 2012 we donated £28,000 towards phase 1 of the project.
- A quad bike/snow plough for the site team to keep the school safe.
- Picnic benches so students can enjoy the outdoor space at lunch and break times.
- £5,000 towards a new Year 11 Common Room; £4,000 towards refurbishment of a science lab