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THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO SPRING TERM 2023...

 

WORLD BOOK DAY COFFEE MORNING & BOOK SALE - FRIDAY 3RD MARCH

The book sale will be held alongside a coffee morning, starting at 8.15 am, so please to pop in for a hot drink, breakfast pastry or book with your children before school or a relaxing coffee and browse after drop off! 

There will also be a fun photo opportunity to take your own World Book Day pictures. All books, drinks and pastries will be £1! 

Any remaining books will be sold in the back playground after school. 

 

BUNNY BOP DISCO - FRIDAY 24TH MARCH 

Our termly disco is back with an Easter makeover - dancing, games, tattoos and tuck!

Tickets are on sale online via the website: https://www.pta-events.co.uk/folba 

There is a strict closing date for tickets on Friday 17th March. Tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis. 

 

EASTER EGG RAFFLE

A huge thank you to Andrew Pearce for sponsoring this year's Easter Egg Raffle. 

There are three prizes for every class (1 large egg and 2 smaller Easter prizes) and a top prize Easter hamper with one winner from the whole school. 

Virtual tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online via our website: https://www.pta-events.co.uk/folba or by returning the completed form and payment which will be coming home in the book bags this week. 

 

EASTER BONNET/ HAT COMPETITION 

Further details for the free entry Easter Bonnet/ Hat Competition will be sent out shorty. 

 

As always your support is greatly appreciated and we look forward to seeing you all at the events. 

AUTUMN TERM 2022 WE HAVE RAISED OVER £6000!

 

Thank you so much to all the wonderful parents, carers, families and staff for their support this term, whether this be volunteering their time at events, attending events with your children or donating towards the events.  

 

This half term has been extra busy for Christmas with FOLBA running Santa’s Grotto at the Ruislip Manor Christmas Funday, our first Christmas wreath making workshop, the Christmas treat shop on Christmas Jumper & Movie Day and of course our Christmas Fair - We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did!

 

Next term promises to be equally exciting, our termly newsletter will follow in the new year.

 

We are always open to anyone wishing to join FOLBA! You can be as involved as you wish to be; any help is always greatly appreciated! Contact us on folba@hotmail.co.uk to find out more.

 

Follow our Facebook page and the school’s twitter for information and photos of our events:  facebook.com/FoLBPS and twitter.com/lady_bankes

 

 

 

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

 

Our website is: https://www.pta-events.co.uk/folba/#.Y4fZFHbP0dU

and our Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/FoLBPS

 

Recent Events: 

Summer Disco

Great event with wonderful music, temporary tattoos, pizza and a tuck shop. Over 400 children attended and we raised over £950.

 

Coin Challenge  

Hugely successful event which raised over £850. Congratulations to the winning class 4BR who enjoyed an ice cream party (pics on Twitter) and the whole school won a Pyjama day! 

 

Coffee morning on behalf of FOLBA and MacMillian

Thank you for all the donations and to all the families who attend before and after drop off. We raised over £200!

 

Second hand sale on parents' evening

We held our first second hand sale this term selling uniform, fancy dress costumes, Christmas jumpers and new hair accessories. Thank you for all your support, we raised £235.

 

Treats no tricks children's fair (see attachment) 

We held our Children's Fair with a Spooky "treats no tricks" theme. Loads of fun activities, music, tuck shop and games had by all! Thank you to our families for their support, we raised over £1100!

 

Christmas cards 

Thank you for purchasing your children's beautiful Christmas Card creations, we have raised over £500.

 

Neon Glow Party  - https://www.facebook.com/photo/glowparty

GLOW CRAZY! What a fantastic night! It was so great to see so many children enjoying the three Glow discos tonight - Thanks so much for coming and helping us raise over £850!

 

Ruislip Manor Christmas Funday - https://www.facebook.com/FoLBPS/posts/funday

Huge thank you to everyone who came down to support the Funday. Santa and his wonderful elf saw over 400 children throughout the day, lots of reindeer food was made and the weather was fantastic. Congratulations to Tania and her family on winning the beautiful Gingerbread House, courtesy of Bakin' with Caitlin. The event raised a massive £1300!

 

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop 

Beautiful selection of wreaths made at our first wreath making workshop. Thank you to all those who attended and an extra big thank you to Philippa Hester for running the course for us. 

FOLBA Autumn Term Newsletter & Upcoming Events

Treats no Tricks

2nd Hand Uniform Sale - 19th & 20th October 2022

Platinum Jubiliee Fun Day Thursday 26th May 2022

 

A huge thank you to everyone for attending the Jubilee event and purchasing raffle tickets. A great time was had by all and we estimate we have raised over £1400 for the school. What a fantastic start towards the MUGA fundraising! Thank you to all those who donated and sponsored the event.  Below are some pictures from the day.

 

Congratulations to all our lucky winners:

First Prize of M&S Hamper & £25 Voucher from Andrew Pearce: Sarah W

Large Platinum Jubilee Merino Wool Wreath from Let's Get Cosy: Nina C

Queen's Jubilee Gingerbread Biscuit Box from Bakin' with Caitlin: Emily R

Putt Crazy Family Voucher: Naomi B

£25 Amazon Voucher from Andrew Pearce: Morgen E

Set of handmade all natural creams from Lieba Bettencourt: Hollie H 

Find the Corgi sponsored by Andrew Pearce: Georgia from 2HF 

Guess the weight of the cake from @Nirab: Freddie from 2ED

How many sweets in the jar: Megan from 5GM

Name the Royal Pug: Named Ginger by Lexi from 5NB

Name the Queen's New Racehorse: Named Jeffrey by Sophie from 5DP

 

Thank you to all the wonderful staff and volunteers for making this event possible. We could not have done it without you!

 

 

Our event featured on the Ruislip Residents Association website: 

https://www.ruislipresidents.org.uk/lady-bankes-primary-schools-platinum-jubilee-celebration/

 

 

Platinum Jubilee Fun Day

FOLBA Easter Egg Raffle 2022

We would like to say a BIG thank you to everyone that has taken part in the FOLBA Easter Egg Raffle 2022. Your continued support raises much needed funds for Lady Bankes Primary School so that additional resources can be provided for our children. You are amazing!

 

We are pleased to announce the winners from each class are as follows: CLASS WINNER CLASS WINNER Nursery Joel M 3CL Jackson C Nursery Raphael A 3SW Daisy B RNM Vaani G 4GB Sarai AG RCB Alayna B 4MB Elliott B RJB Jacob H 4JN Mason H ICP Tilly H 5GM Samuel B 1DA Felix S 5VB Anna W 1MO Ella B 5DP Maddie D 2ED Harrison B 6CS Ellis M 2HF Faye W 6BM Phoenix B 2AM Mya B 6LM Oscar W 3BH Aleksander R

 

The raffle raised at least £750 (exact figure to be confirmed after Easter) so we would like to give another big thank you to Andrew Pearce Estate Agents for supplying the prizes.

Non-Uniform Day

On Friday 18th June 2021 we held a non-uniform day in school.  The theme was Euro's 2020 (in June 2021!). The children were invited to wear their favourite team's football kits in return for a donation towards FOLBA.  

FOLBA Christmas Hampers

Congratulations to those of you who won one of the fabulous Hampers put together by the children in class.  The total amount raised through ticket sales was a fantastic £1274.00.

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