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Friends of Southam Primary School (FOSPS)

Welcome to FOSPS (Friends of Southam Primary School)


FOSPS Committee Members:

Chair: Kay Byrne
Vice Chair: Louise Crafts
Treasurer:  Andrea Hugo & team

Secretary: Tina Jones

The rest of the team:
 Kathryn Woodcock,Lucy Chamberlain Sarah Daly,  Claire Pook ,Joy Washbrooke, Helena Robinson,Natasha Mayling, Cisca Van Rensburg, Bec Curtis, Katie Webb, Louise Crafts, Samantha Madondo, Donna Egan, Deb Cefai, Faye Gent, Lauren Calder, Lisa Heywood, Rebecca Bourton, Sarah Woods, Helen Angell, Marie Mackie, Neelam Mehay  and Necia Neal.


We can be contacted either in the playground or via the school office or via our email address: contactfosps@gmail.com


Our next meeting will be On Wednesday 6th November at 7.30pm in the Cosy Nest. If you would like to join our team, have fund raising ideas or would just like to find out more about the fund raising we do, then please come along. Everyone welcome..





Key Dates 2019-20

23/10/19   Cake Sale

15/11/19  School Disco

30/11/19  Christmas Bazaar

01/12/19   Southam Light Switch on



Cake Sale

Wednesday 23rd October- after school in the Cosy Nest

Come a grab yourself some delicious cakes at our ever popular cake sale. If you are able to support this event by baking, then please drop cakes off at the school office on the morning of the sale.Thank you to all who supported this event.


School Disco


School discos will take place on Friday 15th November. The cost will be £1.50 per ticket- to include Squash and crisps.

KS1- Disco 6-7pm

KS2- Disco 7.15-8.30pm

Tickets will be on sale shortly

A great night was had by all, thank you to all who helped at this event.


Christmas Bazaar

This event will take place on Saturday 30th November 12-3pm, so why not come and join us. Some great games to play and stalls to visit, hot food and a visit from the special man in red, so come and visit him in his grotto. Some excellent raffle prizes to be won,so don’t forget to return your ticket stubs to have a chance to win.This year we will be using the Yr 5/6 classrooms for extra craft stalls where you can pickup some lovely gifts.



Christmas Light Switch On


Sunday 1st December

The FOSPS Team will again be running a stall at the Southam Light Switch on, so if you are passing then come and say hi.



Future Events


Some of the fund raising events that have been spoken about during our meetings for next year, include a Pamper evening, quiz night and setting up a stationery  shop. If you have any ideas of your own then please let a member of the FOSPS team know or pop along to one of our meetings.All welcome, you don't have to be a member. A date for the Christmas Bazaar has been agreed for 30th November.


Funding Updates


32 new i-pad covers have been purchased, for the i-pads that we previously provided.

Buddy Benches are now in place on KS1 and KS2  playgrounds( thanks to Bec Curtis for the fantastic art work). FOSPS have also agreed to provide funds towards the refurbishment of the Cosy Nest, replacement of other benches in playground,new  playground markings and again an  allowance for each child in each class.

Agreed funding so far this year.

£7.50 for each child

£2500 towards playground markings

£400 for the purchase of books in a sack sets

£500 for extra book storage


Event Helpers

If you have any spare time on your hands  and feel you could give some time to either help set up, run a stall or pack away at any of our events then let us know. You could leave your details at the school office or talk to any of the FOSPS team.



A Huge Thank-you from all the FOSPS Team

Thank-you for your support in all of our events. I think you would agree it has been a fun filled year. The cake sales again have been a great success, our new Mother's day sale was really popular and from the feedback that we received the children loved choosing a gift. The disco was enjoyed by all and the Easter raffle went down a treat. Congratulations to all who were lucky enough to win an egg. The children loved working along side both  the poet and artist in residence and the Summer fair was one of the best for fund raising that we have ever had. Lastly the ice cream Fridays were again a great success. We are looking forward to the next fund raising year and welcoming some new member at our AGM. 


Ideas for fund raising events

FOSPS are always looking for new fund raising ideas, if you attend an event or hear of any fund raising events that you think would be a good way for us to raise money for the school, then feel  free to pop along to one of our meetings or just let a FOSPS member know. 



We will keep you informed on any further funding decisions that are made.




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