PTA News

Please help raise funds by joining us at the Spring Ball on Saturday 27th April

 Deadline for bookings extended to Friday 22nd March

The PTA are working closely with the school to raise funds to improve the students’ break and lunchtime facilities and experience in order to further encourage and enable learning. The ball is one of our main fundraising events, so we have extended the booking deadline to Friday 22nd March. Come along with your friends to enjoy a fabulous evening of delicious food, live music and more while you support the school. A booking form is attached with this newsletter or for more information contact [email protected]

Verulam School St Albans Hertfordshire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 7 Quiz Night raises £1,700!

The school hall was at full capacity last Friday night for the Year 7 Quiz.  Boys, staff and parents pit their wits in 9 challenging rounds that included a specially commissioned ‘Verulam Family Fortunes’ where our Year 7s formed the survey panel, and ‘Bean Boozled’ that invited quiz-goers to identify the gourmet jelly bean flavour. More conventional rounds including ‘World Wonders’ and ‘Be a Good Sport’ followed, before the eventual victors – ‘Six Years ’til They Leave Home’ combining families from 7P, 7Y and 7C – were crowned champions.

£1,700 was raised, and Year 7 pupils will be canvassed in the coming weeks on how they would like to see the funds spent. A huge thank you to all involved in making this enormously enjoyable evening possible.

Just 90 Minutes of your time…

If you can spare the time, would like to support the school and meet other parents, we need support serving refreshments at the following events:

Spring Concert on 3rd April – We need to set up at 6pm to serve guests on arrival at 6.15 and during the interval around 7.45pm with. You will of course get to listen to the concert in between! If you can help please contact Jenn at [email protected]

Consultation evenings – We serve parents, boys and very grateful teachers between 5.00-6.30 and/or 6.30-8.00 on any of the following dates. If you can help please contact Mary at [email protected]

Wednesday 8th May- YR10

Wednesday 15th May- YR8

Finally, if you are interested in finding out more about the PTA, we would be delighted to see you at our next meeting on Monday 25th March at 7.30pm in the Bradshaw Building. If you would like to come along please let me know at [email protected]

Julie Williams

PTA Chair

 

 

For advice regarding gaining a place at Verulam School for your son via the Continuing Interest process, or for queries regarding appeals, please contact Ms K Bonass on 01727 754102 or [email protected]

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