PTA News

PRIZE DRAW WINNERS – Verulam School PTA Lottery

On their last full day of school before the exams, three Year 11 boys took time out to assist with the Verulam PTA Lottery draw. Thanks to Yaser Wakie, Joshua Morris, Dylan Labuda from 11H.
The lucky winners are:

1st Claire Pringle £140

2nd Sarah Mistry £90

3rd P Roe £40

If you are not already a member and would like a chance to win in our half-termly draws whilst donating to school projects, please sign up via the PTA link on the school website at https://verulamschool.co.uk/for-parents/pta2/pta-200-club/

Could you be our next PTA TREASURER?

Or do you know someone else who might be interested? After several years supporting the PTA our current treasurer needs to hand over the role. Nicola is happy to chat to anyone who is interested, but in the meantime here is some information about the role:

Key responsibilities:

  • Keep up to date financial records
  • Share short financial updates at committee meetings (max 1 per term)
  • Manage the PTA bank account and holds the association cheque book (in joint name with the PTA chair)
  • Ensure procedures for counting/banking money and making payments/claiming expenses are followed
  • Prepare a simple annual treasurers report for the AGMKey skills:
  • Able to maintain accurate records of income and expenditure (basic book keeping skills useful)
  • Organised with an eye for detail
  • Calm, approachable and a team player

If you, or someone you know is interested in this key role for the PTA, please contact me at [email protected]

BSV Community Courses

Courses still available for the Summer Term include

Boost your Confidence Course for Adults

This course will help you identify strategies for increasing your confidence levels, recognising your own values, skills and abilities and using lateral thinking to see the strengths in your weaknesses. The course is run and subsidised in conjunction with HAFLs

( Hertfordshire Adult and Family Learning). Led by an experienced facilitator who is able to create a warm friendly and fun environment, it’s a good starting point for anyone who is planning a life change or career change.
Fee £5. Thursdays 9.30 am to 11.30 am Verulam School
7 June to 5 July

Woodwork Classes

We have expanded from one to two classes as woodwork has become so popular! It’s still possible for people to sign up and start creating this term – on either Tuesdays or Thursdays after half term for four weeks excluding half term, 7.30—9.30pm. Fee £40 per adults, £18 per accompanying student in years 7—11 . Classes at Beaumont School.

Art Textiles Class for adults

Our second art textiles class this term starts runs from 6 June to 11 July term, 7.30 – 9.30 pm price £54, Beaumont School. Ms Lloyd’s students continue to be creative and inventive with fabric. Students can follow the theme for the term or work on their own projects. Beginners and experienced students welcome.

“I have never tried the techniques taught in the class so I am really enjoying learning lots of new skills each week. I’m very pleased with my projects even as a beginner! The class is both fun and relaxing and the time there really flies.”

Super Science for students in Years 5 and 6

We have places available this term for students to join this exciting and friendly club at Sandringham school where children can explore their curiosity about science in a well equipped laboratory. Topics this term include: making ice cream, modelling the solar system, exploring pond life, and rocket building. Weds 4—5pm 13 June to 11 July £20 for five sessions.

For more details and an enrolment form please visit our website www.bsvcourses.co.uk or
contact [email protected] Tel 01727 754113

Science Technician vacancy

Science Technician £10,800 pa Term Time Only

Due to our existing science technician commencing teacher training within the school, a vacancy has now become available for a new technician to join our Science department.

Are you interested in working in a school?
Are you well organised, computer literate and a team player?
Do you have experience working in a laboratory or a scientific environment?
Do you have science qualifications?
If so, you would be ideally suited for the post of science technician working in our busy and friendly science department helping teachers prepare for experiments and science lessons.
This is a full or part time post. Full time, 5 days per week 29 hours per week, term time only.

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