Posted on 26th May 2022
The Friends of Bradstow charity supports the work of Bradstow School, giving a specific platform for fundraising for extra facilities and resources for our children and young people.
Money raised through summer fairs, raffles, quizzes and other fund raising initiatives is paid into the Friends of Bradstow Fund.
Last year we were able to support the school in gaining Variety Buses, sensory play equipment in our Sensory Garden, outdoor exercise equipment, the Poppy Proms in the Park event and more.
We are currently working hard to raise funds towards our very exciting new indoor sensory and library projects.
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There are many occasions when the school is applying for funding/awards when it is required to apply through its Friends Of Bradstow Charity.
Charity Commission Website Details : Friends Of Bradstow SchoolIn addition, funding bodies like to see evidence that schools and applicants are themselves proactive in raising funds towards identified projects.
If you would like to raise funds for the Friends of Bradstow to enable us to provide over and above our statutory provision and further enrich the lives of our children and young people, please let us know. Or, if you know of an organisation who might like to support us as a chosen charity please put us in touch: email@example.com or 01843 862123
Friends Of Bradstow Committee
The Friends of Bradstow committee is made up of:
- Chairperson : Mike Kemlo
- Deputy Chairperson :
- Treasurer : Sally Casey
- Secretary : Gill Hogg
- Trustee : Faye Pike
- Trustee : Julia Evans
- Trustee : Julie Breach
- Trustee : Amy Lees
- Trustee : Tara Gray
- Trustee : vacancy
- Trustee : Sarah Dunn (Headteacher)
- Trustee : Andre Haynes
The Social Committee
There is also currently a sub-committee of The Friends consisting of school staff members who organise social events at the school. This is led by Julie Breach, Gill Hogg and Julia Evans. This is called The Social Committee and this group organise events such as the Summer Fair, staff quizzes etc. to raise money for The Friends.
It has now been agreed that there should be a second sub-committee of The Friends for parents, carers and families.