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Chesswood Junior School

Chesswood Junior School

Friends of Chesswood (PTA)


Friends of Chesswood is an active group of parents & staff who meet regularly to arrange social events and raise funds for the School.  Everyone is welcome and it is an excellent way of becoming involved in school life and meet other parents.   Our primary role is fundraising to purchase additional equipment or resources to enhance the children’s educational experience and the school’s facilities.  New ideas for fundraising or social events are always welcome. 

If you are unable to attend our meetings there are other ways you can get involved, such as helping at the Fayres, Discos or other events, or preparation leading up to the various events. 

Please contact Kate Brown  or the school office if you would like to be involved in some way.

EVENTS FOR 2023/24
Date Event
6th October AGM
20th October Treat Day
8th December Christmas Fayre
30th January  Bag2School collection



EVENTS FOR 2022/23

Date Event Amount raised
30th September 2022 AGM -
6th October 2022 Bag2School collection 112.00
7th December 2022 Christmas Fayre 3,157.03
26th January 2023 Bag2School collection 105.00
10th February 2023 Treat Day 491.59
22nd February 2023 Disco 1920.20
24th March 2023 Treat Day 515.89
5th May 2023 Coronation Celebrations 242.60
23rd June 2023 Summer Fayre 5560.85

All monies raised are going towards developing our outdoor play areas with a climbing wall and sensory area.   We are all subsidising the Year 6 Leaders Hoodies this year and support with smaller items of equipment throughout the school.


Did you know that you can help raise funds for Chesswood every time you shop online?

Whenever you buy anything online you could be raising FREE donations for Friends of Chesswood School with easyfundraising.  There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, and M&S – and it won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise funds.

All you need to do is:

  1. Go to and join for free.
  2. Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and start shopping.
  3. After you’ve checked out, the retailer will make a donation to Friends of Chesswood School at no extra cost to you whatsoever!  There are no catches or hidden charges.

Throughout the Chesswood community these donations could really mount up and make a BIG difference to us, so we’d really appreciate it if you could take a moment to sign up and support us. It’s completely FREE and only takes a moment.  You can find our easyfundraising page at


If you have any questions please contact either Kate Brown or the school office.  Thank you so much!