Latest News from School Association

The School Association has bought 30 Glockenspiels along with a new music curriculum to help teaching and learning at the Academy. These year 6 pupils were the first to use them and were making an amazing sound. They were playing "Living on a Prayer" in their first lesson!  

 


CAKE SALE JANUARY 2020

 Another busy cake sale took place on Friday January 17th thanks to the industious baking of our Palm and Elm class families. Thanks to all who took part both in baking and buying cakes. The sale raised £83.40


TEXTILE COLLECTION 

 Dursley Primary School Association supports the battle against climate change. We run regular textile collections to recycle good quality useable clothing via the Rags 2 Riches collection scheme. Thank you to everyone for supporting the last collection which also raised important funds for the Academy. Every penny raised goes back into supporting the children of Dursley Primary Academy.


ROUND TABLE SLEIGH RUN - HIGHFIELDS AND SURROUNDING AREAS

Every year, the School Association join the Round Table Sleigh Run to help raise money for local good causes. We undertake the largest route of the year and manage to cover 13km and hundreds of houses bringing Father Christmas to the doorsteps of Dursley. This popular event is a great part of the Dursley Christmas tradition and the School Association are proud to help keep it alive. 

We are also grateful recipients of funding from the Round Table and this year received a donation of £400. 

    


PANTOMIME - ALADDIN 

 School Association supports pupils at Christmas, with funding for class gifts, plays, treats, and the Panto by West Midlands Childrens Touring Theatre. This year's production of Aladdin was a blast! 


Pete to the Rescue! 

 The train in the Infant playground had been out of bounds to children for some time, when it became unsafe for use. Step forward our School Association Chair, Pete Woolley, who gave it a much needed bit of TLC. Check out the before and after pictures!  Before .....  And now look at it all ready for play!  If any parents or carers in our community have time, and skills to share, we always appreciate your help. Just contact the school office or the School Association via their facebook page. 


Christmas Bazaar

Friday December 6th was our Christmas Bazaar. Take a look at the photos of this magical event, with many thanks to everyone for supporting the evening. You raised an amazing £2100 which all helps to support the Academy by giving our children better resources, equipment, trips and treats.