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Velmead Parents' Association (VPA)

Velmead Parents' Association works with the school to organise fun events for children and parents. 

We meet once a month, usually at 7pm at the school. Nathan Penfold is the VPA teacher liaison. 

There is a small committee of parents and the ones with the 'official' roles are...

Chair: Alyson Chorley
Vice Chair: Natasha Barker
Secretary: Jo Dunn
Treasurer: Cath Widdon
Newsletter: Helen Howell

We have an active Facebook page - just for parents - and an email velmeadpa@gmail.com

The VPA is fun and open and inclusive group with the sole aim of raising extra funds for the school so all our children can benefit. 

Thank you for all your support and look forward to seeing you at an event soon! 

The VPA works hard throughout the year organising fundraising event.  All of the money raised is spent within the school on various different items that enhance the childrens education and enjoyment of school.

 The VPA has raised a huge amout  in recent years, £7000 has recently been allocated to:

  • A contribution towards the cost of our Visits & Visitors scheme - £1,970
  • Book Readers – 6 x CD Players x 3 and Class Book Sets  -  £800
  • Life Education Bus contribution  - £1,090
  • Hampers for the Summer Fair (June 2017)   -  £180
  • £5 Gift Vouchers for Year 6 leavers x 87   -  £435
  • Dictionaries for Year 6 leavers x 87 @ £1.99 each  -  £173
  • Part payment for the new sound system for the hall  -  £763
  • Year 3 E-Safety Play – One Day Creative  -  £394
  • Sports Awards – including Sports Day and our Athletics Scheme - £1,000
  • Christmas Parties Contribution @ £15 x 13 classes  -  £195

We are always looking for new people to work on the VPA so if you are intereseted contact them using the email adress above.

Events organised by the VPA

Christmas Fair
School Disco
Father's Day Sale
Fleet Carnival
Quiz Nights
Mother's Day Sale
Summer Fair
Ladies Night

For information about forthcoming events see the
 school calendar by clicking here.

The Minibus and Astro Turf were both funded by the VPA.

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