We have a hardworking Friends of Thamesmead School (FoT) group which meets to discuss and co-ordinate supporting the school with various events and fundraising activities. They are an enthusiastic group of parents and local supporters who are keen to raise as much money as possible to help enhance Thamesmead students’ education experience. Parents are always welcome to get involved. The FoT meets either in school or at the Red Lion a couple of times per term.
Friends of Thamesmead Facebook page
200 Club – Lucky Lotto – Monthly Prize Draw
Friends of Thamesmead also run a 200 Club which has a monthly prize draw and an annual draw in July. Please click below for the application form and details. All parents, friends and family are welcome to join to win monthly prizes and an annual Jackpot Grand Prize of £200 and £75. All proceeds go to FoT fundraising. Annual membership is only £24 (can be paid monthly).
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Annual Financial Report
The most recent AGM report can be found here with details of the funds raised and items purchased for the school. All parents are welcome to attend these meetings that are advertised through the Thamesmead Talk newsletter.
Typical events supported or run by Friends of Thamesmead:
New Parents Events
Providing and serving a buffet for the GCSE presentation evening in November.
Providing/selling refreshments at the Autumn Concert and the Christmas Carol Concert.
Supporting School plays & productions
The biggest fundraiser of the year: a refreshments stall at the Shepperton Fair in June. This is a very enjoyable day and we need as many volunteers as possible to put a stint in on the stall, throughout the day (setting up, preparing, serving or dismantling) to make the stall a success.
Providing/selling refreshments at the Summer Concerts
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If you would like to get involved in supporting the FoT activities, please phone the school office 01932 219400, who can let you know when the next event or meeting is.
All new fundraising ideas are very welcome.