Being part of the committee is a great way to become part of the school, getting to know other parents and teachers and also to make a real difference to your child’s school experience.
Every year we hold our AGM in July and all positions are up for election. We really encourage new friends and faces and welcome new committee members throughout the year.
Chair – Karla Jermy
Vice Chair – Jo Craig
Secretary – Gemma McRae
Treasurer – Amy Page
Committee Members – Helen Andrews, Sharon Annetts, Jo Bailey, Louise Houghton, Pam Vince, Claire Alcock, Claire Lawrence, Emily Gillies, Denise Twiss, Laura Jones
Downland Dash Committee – led by Jo Ramshaw & Claire Pritchett
Below are brief descriptions of each position.
Chair: Chair meetings, co-ordinate Friends events, liaise closely with the Headteacher to ensure harmony with the school and welcome and involve all parents/carers.
Vice-Chair: To assist Chair in all activities and chairing meetings in Chair’s absence, ensure all events are run smoothly and are fully staffed with volunteers.
Treasurer: Balancing books, give regular financial updates, cost events, count and bank monies raised. No need to be a qualified accountant, but good understanding of finance required.
Secretary: Take minutes of all committee meetings and the distribute to all members, help Chair, and all committee members, in the smooth running and communication of events through website/noticeboards/flyers/social media etc.
Social Secretary: (Vacant) Arrange socials for the parents of the school.
If any of the roles interest you email or talk to one of the current committee members.