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Provisional Date of Next Meeting

12th September 2018 


We need your help! Come and see what the PTA are all about and how you can get involved.


The following are  dates for future PTA meetings, they may change depending on the availability of people involved. Firm dates will be confirmed nearer the time of each meeting.


Dates to be decided September 2018

The Giving Machine is a website that donates funds to school and asks nothing in return!!  It works by donating a percentage of any shopping done on line and covers over 400 retailers including; Tesco, Next, M&S and Argos.   
Next time you’re online please log onto and register an account selecting Finchale Primary as the beneficiary.  Then when you do any online shopping, simple go to first and select the website you want to shop from, they will then redirect you. By simply going to the website via The Giving Machine, they will donate a percentage of whatever you spend to school.

Events for 2017-2018


Friday 29th September 2017 Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 9am indecision

Tuesday 31st October 2017 Halloween Disco devil

4.30pm-5.30pm and 6-7pm

Friday 1st December 2017 Christmas Fair smiley


Wednesday 7th February 2018 Valentine Disco heart

KS 1 4.30pm-5.30pm and KS2 6-7pm

Thursday 29th March 2018 Easter Egg Decorating Competition, Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Assembly, prizes provided by the PTA surprise

AM - Egg Hunt for Children

1.45pm - Egg viewing

2.00pm - Year 1 Easter Assembly

Friday 22nd June 2018 Summer Fair laugh

3.30pm - 5.00pm

Friday 13th July 2018 KS2 Prom no


Summer Fair,  22 June 2018

Summer Fair Bake Off Competition Winners

Summer Fair Bake Off Competition Winners  1 Lucy Y4, Winner
Summer Fair Bake Off Competition Winners  2 Fergus Y5, Highly Commended

We raised £881 from the fair and raffle.

Many thanks to you all for your generosity - this includes all of the volunteers giving their time to help, people donating items and of course the children, family and friends who came along to the fair. We hope you enjoyed this whole school community event.   

Easter 2018




Friends of Finchale once again gave us a day to remember on Thursday 29th March 2018 by providing the prizes for our Egg Decorating Competition and putting on an amazing Egg Hunt. Every child in school participated in the search for eggs and had huge fun! They all received a treat as an entrant or winner. Thank you to all of the parents who came along and ran the event. 

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Egg Hunt Competition Winners 2018

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Easter 2018 Raffle for St Oswald's Hospice

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Easter 2018 Raffle for St Oswald's Hospice 2

The raffle in aid of St Oswald's Hospice raised £98.35 - THANK YOU!

Congratulations to the winner Mrs Carol Kelly (Grandma of Tom in Year 1).

Valentine Disco

7th February 2018

Funds Raised £298

Thank you!



Christmas Fair and Raffle 2017

Raised a fantastic £880

Well done and thanks to all involved!

Christmas Raffle 2017

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Christmas Raffle Winners, December 2017

KS2 Halloween Disco 31.10.17

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Fancy Dress Winners

Fancy Dress Winners 1 Jamie Y3 & Jessica Y6
Fancy Dress Winners 2 Sophie Y5 & Jacob Y6

KS1 Halloween Disco 31.10.11

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Fancy Dress Winners

Fancy Dress Winners 1 Jack Y1
Fancy Dress Winners 2 Ava Y1

MacMillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning, 29/9/17


 Friends, family and our local community joined us for a very special morning organised by Kevin Mason and the PTA. We received a fantastic selection and quantity of cakes, most were homemade and all were very generously donated by pupils, their families and staff. There were enough delicious cakes for all of the children to enjoy one too!

Help came from the PTA and SWAG (School Worldwide Awareness Group). Our guests were also delighted to be entertained by Andrew on the piano so a huge thank you to him for giving up his time to play for us. We raised £271.45 for this very worthy cause.

Thank you to all for your support and generosity.