What are the benefits of having a PTFA?
The children benefit from the ‘extras’ funds which enhance their school experience, like coaches for school trips, play equipment or visits by a theatre company. They also benefit from social events they enjoy, like discos, a Christmas party, an Easter chick hunt.
Parents benefit from getting to know the school better by working with the staff to improve the school. It also helps parents get to know other parents by taking part in a range of activities.
In addition to the enhancement of the learning environment, the school benefits by reaching volunteers and enthusiasts who may be able to help with school projects.