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Welcome to Maple School PTA

What’s the PTA for?

We support Maple School and its families by organising social events whilst fundraising for additional resources, such as;

  • A new library
  • An outdoor classroom – ‘The Porch’
  • Refurbishment of the children’s kitchen & inner courtyard
  • New sports kit and equipment
  • Installation of acoustic panelling in the dining room
  • All-weather athletics track & outdoor gym
  • Reception courtyard update
  • Outdoor chess and ping pong tables

PTA News

Uniform outlet and Second-hand Uniform shop THIS Friday 4th Dec from 2.45pm

The preloved stock will be available for purchase PLUS some new surplus items that we are hoping to sell-through (at half price). Reversible raincoats, hats, scarfs, and some larger size fleeces. Card facilities will be available – although cash preferred as we don’t pay any fees. Please remember to wear your mask. Hand sanitiser will also be available.

Christmas Shop! THIS Fri 4th from 2.45pm

We will also have some Christmas items available to purchase, including Christmas wreaths, mini Maple mascots, the 50th design-reusable shopping bags, and additional raffle tickets. We hope to have the Recipe Collection available too! Come & see us over at the table tennis tables.

Yoto Players

Via a Maple dad, Yoto have kindly given parents a 10% discount (and 5% commission to Maple PTA). They have also generously donated a Yota Player to the raffle!

Order via this link to receive the discount directly into your basket – hurry to avoid disappointment. Stocks are in high demand: https://bit.ly/3lJDU3C

For more info, click here and offer T&Cs: https://www.pta-events.co.uk/maple-school/index.cfm?event=Yoto%20Audio%20Players#.X7qvLC-l2L8

Raffle

Tickets went home in school bags (eldest sibling), last Friday. Donations to class hampers are still being collected – please drop into the box in each class. Tickets (incl. unsold) to be returned by Thurs 10th Dec – but please return sooner rather than later to enable the PTA to source the additional 20% prizes.

Bauble Comp

Please note, the deadline for the competition has been extended to this Friday the 4th.

Personalised tree decorations

Thank you for all your orders so far – still available to buy here: https://www.pta-events.co.uk/maple-school/index.cfm?event=event&eventId=31829&isProductGroup=true#.X7qr2i-l2L8

Mini Maple Mascots

Available to buy here: https://www.pta-events.co.uk/maple-school/index.cfm?event=event&eventId=32023&isProductGroup=true#.X7qr8S-l2L8

Christmas Treeasy

Please note that some delivery dates are already fully booked, so book now to avoid disappointment:

1.       Go to http://www.christmastreeasy.co.uk/order.html

2.       When ordering please ensure you select Maple from the Schools Bonus Scheme drop down menu

3.       In the how did you hear about us section – please type ‘Eoin Lyons’ this gives us a chance to win the cost of the Lyons family’s tree back for the PTA.

Maple Recipe book

Your contributions (just over 50!) have been collated and we hope to print copies this week. We will let you know when they will be available to purchase.

Reindeer Run

More information to be coming home in bookbags later this week

Dates to Remember:

No Events

 

Do you want to know more?

The PTA can’t exist without an injection of new volunteers each year. We’d love to welcome you at our next meeting or answer any questions you have so send us an email!

Please contact Vanessa Sinfield (current Chair) at:  PTA@maple.herts.sch.uk

Shopping online?

We have a number of commission based schemes that you can use to help raise funds for the PTA – at no additional cost to you.

Easyfundraising

When you’re shopping online with your usual retailers, you could be raising entirely free funds for Maple School PTA. Just register at Easyfundraising and adopt Maple School PTA as your charity and they will do the rest. Don’t forget to use Easyfundraising when switching utility, insurance and mobile phone providers – you could earn as much as £45 in one transaction. Use this link and we’ll even earn a bonus when you sign up.

www.easyfundraising.org.uk/invite/3F8YUI/

You can shop through their website or even easier, download a Donation Reminder toolbar which will spot every time you visit a donating site and will remind you. Easy money!

www.easyfundraising.org.uk/donation-reminder/

Micro Scooters

We have teamed up with Micro Scooters and the ‘Scooters for Schools’ scheme. Buy your scooter via their website and use this special code ‘117298’ and you’ll earn 10% per order for Maple School PTA.

www.micro-scooters.co.uk

Name Labels

Labelling your child’s clothes will help ensure they find their way home at the end of the school day. Please consider one of the following suppliers to earn your PTA money on every order.  Don’t forget to enter Maple PTA’s unique fundraising code for each website, when prompted.

Stamptastic – 30% commission on all orders – please quote PTA Code  ‘AL13SW’ when prompted in the ‘Your Details’ section. 

www.stamptastic.co.uk

Stikins – 30% commission on all orders –  please quote our School Fundraising Number ‘12885’ when adding your order to the basket.  

www.stikins.co.uk/?PARTNER=12885

Easy2name – 20% commission on all orders – please select ‘Maple PTA AL1’ from the fundraising drop down menu when placing your order.

www.easy2name.com

My name tags – 20% commission on all orders – please quote School ID ‘36423’ on the checkout page.

www.mynametags.com/affiliate?id=36423