Easter Egg Tombola Tuesday 22nd March

We’ve set our date for the Easter Egg Tombola on Tuesday 22nd March after school (weather permitting!). Please come to the coffee morning/meeting on Monday 14th March to help us plan this much looked forward to event!


Coffee morning Monday 14th March

Our next coffee morning/meeting is next Monday 14th March. It will be held downstairs staff room in the school (old nursery). Please come into the school via reception area on Nelgarde road.
Please spread the word and please come along! We will be discussing the Easter Egg Tombola amongst other things.

School Disco – 4th March!

Don’t forget… this Friday, March 4th, we are hosting the School Discos. The tickets you already bought are still valid. If you need a refund or you still need to purchase a ticket, come to the school reception desk at 9.10 am on Friday morning.

Another thing to remember…We need donations of ANY of the following:
· Cakes/buns/biscuits to be sold at the disco cake stall
· Lucky dip items e.g. party bag items, small toys, plastic jewellery, bits of stationery, etc.
· Tombola items e.g. unwanted /unopened gifts
Please bring in your donation to school on Friday morning and hand them into the school office.

Don’t forget to buy tickets for the School Disco

The disco is on Friday Feb 5th. Either fill out the form that was sent home with your child’s book bags or buy your tickets in the school playground this Friday at 9am under the shelter in the playground. £2 per ticket.

We need your help
We are looking for parents or carers who can help on a stall at the disco. We
are especially keen to find face painters! If you would like to help, please mention it to the ticket sellers under the shelter in the playground this Friday or email friendsofholbeach@gmail.com.
We are also looking for donations of cakes to be sold at the event (which can be brought into school on the day of the Disco) and for donations for the lucky dip (party bag items, small toys, plastic jewellery, bits of stationery, etc.) Please hand your donations into the school office.

Getting Ready for the Festive Season

Diaries at the ready the next big event is the Christmas Jamboree which will take place after school in the Hall on Thursday 19 December!

Everyone is welcome to come along and share a glass of mulled wine or hot chocolate  whilst the school choir sing some seasonal tunes to get us in the festive spirit. A request for donations of mince pies and biscuits will be sent out closer to the date.

In addition this year we are piloting a Christmas Card Scheme. The children’s designs have been sent away and will be made into professional cards. A pack of 12 cards can then be purchased for £6.50 with £1.50 donated to FOH for every pack purchased.

Look out for the proofs and more information in your book bag!

Friends of Holbeach AGM

On Monday 11 November the Friends of Holbeach held their Annual General Meeting in which they elected their committee and reported on the monies raised and spent.

The friends are delighted to report that the events organised throughout the year raised almost £3,500 after expenses which they spent by subsiding school trips and buying a range of goods for the school including new basketball hoops, African drums.They also raised money separately to fund the murals and climbing wall.

A big thank you to everyone for supporting the  events, every penny counts and is used to support school activities.

If you would like more information about the money we raised and how we spent it, you can view a full copy of the Chair and Treasurer Reports via the school website. (You may not have room for this)

The elected committee are:

Chair- Anna Taylor

Vice Chair- Maireed Sheerin

Treasurers- Hazel Paterson and Caroline Gracey

Secretaries- Sharon Farnley and Pamela Williams

Fundraiser- Eileen O’Mahony

Committee- Zoe Henderson, Katie Drew, Jessica Rabin, Jackie Heath