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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:  Kate Smith and Andrea Hugo

Secretary: Tina Jones

The rest of the team:
 Kathryn Woodcock, Tina Lambert, Kirsty Byatt, Clare Everest, Lucy Chamberlain,  Cheryll Werren,  Jackie Jones, Sarah Daly,  Claire Pook ,Joy Washbrooke, Hannah Lewis, 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, Debra Coleman, Sarah Woods, Helen Angell, Marie Mackie 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 Tuesday 30th April at 7.30pm in the 'Room With no Name'. 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..

Please note meetings have now been moved to a Tuesday.



Key Dates 2018-2019


 6th May -  Stall at May Day Fete

22nd May - Cake Sale

8th June - Summer Fun Day

Week Commencing 14th June -  Father's Day event

Dates to be confirmed- Ice cream Friday


Amounts Raised

 October - Cake sale  £300.90

November- Disco £219.43

   Bollywood Blast £397.22

 Christmas Bazaar £1592.25

 Southam Christmas lights switch on £471.05

Lego Bricks £53.00

Christmas Cards £328.00

March Disco- £217.30

March- Refreshments at cross country events approx £400.00

April- Easter Egg Raffle- to be confirmed


May Day Fete

We will running a stall again this year on 6th May at the May Day Fete at the Bowling Green Pub in Southam, so if you are out and about pop along to our stall and support the school.


Cake Sale

Wednesday 22nd May- after school in the Cosy Nest

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


Summer Fun Day

We will be holding our Summer Fun Day  on 8th June from 12-3pm. Further details will follow. If you think you would be available to either help set up, run a stall or help clear away then please either let a member of the FOSPS team know or leave a message at the school office.


Father's Day Event


This year we are looking into the idea of providing a breakfast in a bag. The children would be able to purchase a bag with breakfast items in that they can give to dad on the day.Further details will follow.


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 will be ordered soon for the playgrounds. FOSPS have also agreed to provide funds towards the refurbishment of the Cosy Nest.


School Disco

Thanks to all who supported this event, good fun was had by all.



Mother's Day Sale

Again this year this was a great success, thanks to all who supported this event by donating gifts and time to help set up.


Easter Egg Raffle


Well done to all the children who were lucky enough to win one of the eggs. Thanks to all who had a go.







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.


Funding agreed for 2018-2019

Fund Darrell Wakelam, artist in residence

Fund Stan Cullimore, performance poet,  to work in school with the children

Budget for each class

Repairs to outdoor equipment



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




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