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Friends of Burghclere School (FOBS)

Registered Charity No.: 1103631

Bank details SC:30-99-08  Acc:23274060  Acc holder: Friends of Burghclere School

 

 

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Upcoming FOBS events

 

Wednesday 4th March 2020 - Disco

FOBS will be holding a disco on Wednesday 4th March.   The cost of the disco will be £5 for one child and then an extra £2.50 per sibling for any additional children you may have in other classes. There will be a snack and drink included in the price but there will also be an additional tuck shop available for the children to purchase.

Please return permission slips by Friday 28th February.

 

KS1 Disco:

Start time – Straight from school

The children can bring party clothes into school to get dressed into them in their class before going into the school hall for the disco.

End time – Please pick your children up from the reception at 4:30

 

KS2 Disco:

Start time – 5:30pm – 7:00pm

End time – Please pick your children up from the reception at 7:00

 

Saturday 8th March 2020 - Burghclere Fun Run

This event has been organised for the second year, in association with Hi-5 Runners to raise money for Friends of Burghclere Primary School and Burghclere Pre-School. Registration will start from 9:30am at Burghclere Sports and Social club and there will be children's races for all ages, as well as the main 5k and 10k races.  There will be a BBQ and other refreshments.  Please enter the races and bring your families, for what we all hope will be a great day!

 

10k and 5k

The entry fees are £12 for the 10k and £8 for the 5k.  Places are limited for the 10k and 5k races, but you can sign up by emailing running@totalhomeimprovements.co.uk as soon as possible.  These races will start at 11am with a warm up beforehand.     

 

Children’s races

The entry fee for the children’s races will be £2.  In order to guarantee each child a finisher’s medal, please could you reserve your places in the children’s events using the returns slip on the letter below.  Please return your slip to the school office by 25th February.  The children races will start from 10:30am.

 

Friday 27th March 2020 - Acorn cake sale

Can Acorn beat the £118 raised by Robin earlier last term?  We are asking Acorn parents / carers to donate cakes for the cake sale. Please could they be brought to the bothy on the morning of Friday 14th February and they will be sold after school in the playground.  We will be looking for Acorn parents to help on the stall too.  Many thanks in advance for supporting this event!

Thursday 2nd April 2020 - Easter Craft Club

Friday 3rd April 2020 - Spring walk / Easter Egg hunt

Thursday 7th May 2020 - Race Night

Saturday 27th June 2020 - Summer Fete

 

 

 

Friends of Burghclere School (FOBS)

 

FOBS has been formed to take on the role of organising social events for parents and children and to raise funds for the school.

All parents are invited to join and are always welcomed enthusiastically at any events. The Friends meet several times a term and their meetings are very friendly and informal.

 

The Friends Association is very much part of school life, and plays an important role in our school community.

Over the past few years FOBS' fund-raising efforts have provided many items to enrich the education of our children, including a contribution to the Early Years outdoor learning area, Sports Kit for matches, other playground equipment, and new library and reading books.

 

The success of FOBS depends greatly on the support of the school community. We hope that as new parents join this community they will support events and make new friends at the same time.

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