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Friends of Eye School

 

 

 

 

 
FRIENDS of Eye is a group of parents, carers, teachers and local businesses who work together to raise much needed funds to support our children’s learning.

Over the past few years, you have helped us to raise £13,500 for ICT, through a wide variety of activities. We're delighted to let you know that these funds are being used to buy:

  • an upgraded computer server - a valuable asset for the whole school;
  • 32 brand new Chromebooks - a complete class set, which will benefit the whole school and transform the children’s ICT lessons; and
  • a fantastic interactive white board with a stand - to complement the Year 5 classroom layout and replace their existing inoperable whiteboard.

We’ve also recently subsidised school trips, paid for the school’s Twinkl subscription, purchased guided reading books and bought Christmas presents for all of the children.

What's next?

We’re now aiming to fundraise £8,000 to completely revamp and restock our school library. The project plan is to fully utilise the incredible space and fill it with new reading material for all of the children.

This can only be achieved with your continued help and support. We really appreciate everyone who has either attended, purchased tickets for, or contributed towards one of our many events including movie nights and tombolas as well as the summer and Christmas fayres to name but a few. Thank you!

Upcoming events:
  • School Disco – Friday 18th October.
  • Jumble Sale – Our Jumble Sale will take place on Saturday 9th November, 2 - 4 pm in the School Hall. We will be serving coffee and cakes. All proceeds go towards the School Library. 
    Between the 4–8th November we are collecting donations (Books, Toys, Clothes etc), please leave them by the giant Aldi picture. Thank you!

Past Events
• Movie night – Friday 17th May
• Gifts for Father’s Day
• Charity fundraising day (organised by G Shurey Butchers & Queens Head pub) 
• Greatest Showman outdoor singalong
Further details for all events to follow.

Who are Friends of Eye

Chair - Ali Steele (parent Y1 and Y4)
Treasurer - Stephen Anderson (Y4 parent)
Secretary - Catherine Dew (parent)
School Representative – Emily Burden
Governor Representative - Stephen Taylor
Plus many more parents.

Once again we would like to thank Mel Sizer and Claire Fazio and all others who have led, Chaired and supported Friends of Eye School over the years.

Get involved

Anyone who has a child at the school or who is involved in the local community is welcome to join us. We’d love to see lots of new faces at our meetings (one or two each term), or if you can’t do this you can still help us by getting involved in the activities.

We’re always happy to have more volunteers and new ideas. If you’d like more information, please contact one of the Friends above or leave your details with the school office.
Visit us on Facebook at Friends of Eye Primary School and like and follow our page to keep up to date with all our news and activities. 

FOES having a well earned cup of Tea
Friends of Eye team having a well earned cup of Tea