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Friends of Barry

What did the money raised by the Friends pay for/towards in the last school year?

  • Enrichment days for all year groups including Egyptian/Tudor/Viking/Medieval days (History Off The Page)
  • Subsidised school trips for all year groups
  • Playground fort and benches
  • Contribution towards music tuition
  • Subsidised pantomime tickets
  • Subsidised book bags

How do the Friends fundraise?

  • School discos (normally 3 per school year)
  • Quiz nights for Parents/Carers
  • Christmas/Easter/Summer fetes
  • Parent/Carer social nights out

What else do the Friends do for the school?

  • Organise and help run the fundraising events, with the support of staff and volunteers;
  • Provide refreshments at school events such as concerts, parents evenings, new parent evenings, etc;
  • Organise and help to run the Teddybears picnic to welcome new intake;
  • Run a bookfair at parents' evenings which provides books for the school.

How can I help?

  • Support our fundraising events throughout the year by volunteering to help with preparation/on the day, or just come and enjoy the event;
  • Suggest new ways to raise money;
  • Donations of raffle prizes/hamper contents/unwanted toys & books;
  • Join the Friends of Barry Primary School -  please send your name and contact details to Sophie McFadden or Sara Foster (Secretaries) at friendsofbarryprimary@gmail.com
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