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Powell's School Church of England (VA) Primary School

Friends of Powell's (FoP's)

The Powell’s School Partner Teacher Association (PTA) is called Friends of Powell’s (FOPs). Each academic year, FOP sets a calendar of activities to raise funds for the school, nurture the school community, and create memorable experiences for the children.


Our PTA members are:

Chair - Victoria Jarvis

Treasurer - Gemma Mackew

Co-Secretary - Carrie Coupland

Co-Secretary - Ruth Savage


FoP's AGM 2022-23


If you have an idea for a fundraising activity, please do share it by emailing:


What have we achieved in 2022/2023

  • Revamping the school pond
  • Making changes to the Early Years playground
  • Year 6 leavers celebrations
  • Gifford’s circus 2023
  • And more!

Our fundraising activities

Some of the activities we have in the pipeline include: 

  • School discos
  • Cake bakes
  • Christmas fayre 
  • Summer fete
  • Second-hand school uniform sales
  • Parent quiz
  • Parent party.



How you can get involved?

Sign up to the parent portal, this enables you to pay for events and keep track with what's going on.

FoP's Parent Portal


We are always looking for volunteers and we have various projects requiring varying time commitments, so there is something for everyone! Perhaps you’d like to join the committee or maybe you’d prefer to help plan one of our events? If so, please


Other ways to get involved, which don’t require much effort and your friends and family can get involved too, include: 


 Joining the school lottery 

With tickets from £1 per week and cash prizes up for grabs each month, this is a win, win – find more here.

FoP's School Lottery



Turn your daily shopping into donations - with Easyfundraising - an online browser extension that turns your shopping (from over 7,000 brands) into donations towards FOP, at no extra cost to you - find out more here.Easy Fundraising


              Donating to the Rag Bag

Located next to the bins by the gate to the school car park, add any clothes or shoes you are throwing out – FOPs then receive cash by weight for the items.


Powell's Community Ambassadors say Thank You to Friends of Powell's