PTA News

Verulam Medieval Festival Sunday 30th June 11am-4pm

TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

Exciting news of Verulam’s inaugural Medieval Festival will have landed in your inbox through ParentMail and this newsletter this week . TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW through ParentPay and you’ll get a discount by purchasing in advance. The Festival is open to the whole St. Albans community so please help us spread the word and bring your friends, family and neighbours along. All funds raised will go towards improving the sports and recreational facilities at Verulam School.

If you would like to get involved and support the event by helping out on the day, or providing sponsorship, fund matching, lending a gazebo etc., please sign up here: https://volunteersignup.org/JKJCD or contact Julie Williams at [email protected]

 Crafts and stalls – if you or someone you know is interested in booking a stall space for £20 we would love to support our community’s small businesses, so please contact Gill at [email protected]

 

Lucky PTA Lottery Winners

 Thanks to Milla Moulsdale in 9Y for drawing the numbers – this half term the lucky PTA Lottery winners are:

  • Gillian Baker £100
  • P Roe £70
  • Stephen Mann £40

You too can sign up to raise money for Verulam and have a chance of winning! See the PTA link at https://verulamschool.co.uk/

Second Hand Uniform Sale Saturday 8th June – now accepting suits and text books!

The next second hand uniform sale will take place on Saturday 8th June from 10.30-11.30am in the school dining hall. If you need to stock up on Summer shirts or have an excess of grown-out of uniform pop in and see us. From the Autumn Term we hope to trial extending our product line to include second hand 6th form suits and pre loved (!) text books, so if you would like to donate any of these items please leave with reception any time, or bring in to the monthly sales. Thank you!

In search of Tennis Balls

Over the past few months the PTA have been providing tennis balls for the school to keep the boys entertained during lunch breaks. Unfortunately due to the enthusiasm and strength of the boys, they get lost over a period of time. If any of you are members of tennis clubs and could persuade them to donate any old, past their best tennis balls, they will be put to very good use. Thank you.

If you can help please contact [email protected]

Happy School Bag : Raises an impressive £350!

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Happy Bag collection last week, helping to raise just under £350. The next collection will be in October so if look out for details in the Autumn term.

Other ways to support the PTA

In the meantime there are a number of other ways to support the PTA including:

  • Signing up to easyfundraising to raise money while you shop – find the link on the PTA section of the Verulam website
  • Joining the Verulam PTA lottery at – find the link on the PTA section of the Verulam website
  • Asking your employer if they can offer fund matching for events
  • Sharing your experience of successful fundraising activities and events from other schools

Thanks as always for your support and have a wonderful Half Term break.

PTA

 

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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