The Federation of Bedenham and Holbrook Primary Schools

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Bedenham Primary School
Bridgemary Avenue
PO13 0XT
Tel No: 01329 280445

Holbrook Primary School
Wych Lane
PO13 0JN
Tel: 01329 286011

The Federation of Bedenham and Holbrook Primary Schools

Welcome to our schools! We hope that you find our website easy to navigate and that you find the information that you are looking for. If you would like to find out more about our schools, please contact the school offices.

  1. About Us
  2. PTFA

Parents, Teachers & Friends Association

Welcome to the Parent, Teacher and Friends Association (PTFA) of Bedenham and Holbrook Primary Schools.

We are a well-established group of previous and current parents, teachers and friends of both schools. Our aim is to bring the school family together to raise essential funds for the school and provide opportunities for our children to enjoy extra-curricular activities, both during school and after the school day.

Our PTFA Committee

Chair – Laurice Reynolds

Vice Chair – Debbie Hindle

Treasurers – Isobel Wood & Sian Kelly (School Business Manager)

Secretary – Rebecca Cowley

Co-opted School Members – Laura Gibbs (Head of School, Bedenham Primary) & Lucie Golding (Acting Deputy Head, Holbrook Primary)

What we do

The PTFA is here to support the school in the provision of an education that has all children at the heart of it.

Together we run fundraising events and activities to raise money to purchase equipment to assist in each child’s learning and development during the duration of the child’s time at our schools. We also want these events to bring people together and build on our fantastic community spirit. We aim to deliver a calendar of events that appeal to all and try to make every child’s primary school experience fun and exciting.

We organise and run many activities alongside school staff, such as Summer Fayres, School Discos, the Christmas Shop, and the Year 6 Prom.

We also support school activities by providing refreshments for visitors and pupils, these include Sports Days, Christmas Productions and Macmillan Coffee Mornings.

All families automatically become members of the PTFA when they join the school, and we want as many people involved as possible.

If you would like to take a more active role and find out more about PTFA volunteering opportunities, then please attend one of our monthly meetings - our dates are advertised on the school weekly newsletter.

If you feel you could help in any way, no matter how much or how little time you can give, then we would love to hear from you. For example, could you design a poster, bake a cake, help for an hour at an event, do some shopping, or collect raffle prizes? Your time and skills would be gratefully appreciated!