When your child begins their education at Appleton C of E Primary School, you will automatically become a member of the Friends of Appleton School. Every year at our AGM a committee is voted in as the friends representatives to the school.

 

Chairperson

Treasurer

Secretary

Second Hand Uniform

Katie Skinner

Scholastic Book Club

Becky Bradbrook

 

Class FS

Kay Chandler/Victoria Marcham

Class 1

Caroline Lomas/Corine

Class 2

Chris Cairns

Class 3

Sophie Willis/Madeleine Domain

Class 4

Katie Skinner

Class 5

Sara Bowman/Ash Eaton

Class 6

Tas/Jo

 

Chairperson

Call and lead meetings, set agenda, take apologies
Approve minutes
Welcome and involve other parents into the Friends
Write the annual report (to be reported in the AGM)
Sign cheques with one other committee member
Lead or support set up of teams to plan specific events or activities

Treasurer

Maintain the financial records and manage all banking including reconciliations
Prepare and pass cheques for signature, as required
Report income & expenditure at meetings
Count and bank cash and bank all cheques in
Arrange licenses for social events
Draw up annual accounts
Prepare floats and arrange delivery and collection of floats to all events

Secretary

Take attendance and minutes from meetings
Secure Chair approval of minutes and distribute within two weeks of any meeting by email to all attendees and class reps
Arrange for publication on website

Refreshment Officer

Purchase all drinks, snacks to be sold through the bar for social events
Store all stock in between events
Arrange for stock to be delivered and collected for each event
Keep stock records

Class Representatives

Responsible for collecting all parents’ email addresses for correspondence.
Responsible for keeping their class parents informed of all activities taking place at school and with the Friends via email. For example; Friends’ meeting dates, inset days, Maypole dancing, school trips etc…
Responsible for helping to find a small number of volunteers to help run stalls at the Christmas Craft Fayre and the Summer Fete.
Once a year, the KS1 Reps and KS2 Reps will be asked to co-ordinate a few small scale events for example, cake stalls, bingo afternoon, children’s disco film nights/afternoons or any other ideas.
The Class Rep is the link between the class parents and the Friends committee.  All parents/carers are invited to attend the Friends meetings but Class Reps are asked to be there to represent their class groups, bringing any ideas, suggestions, complaints etc to the committee.