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Friends of Shardlow

Welcome to Friends of Shardlow School


Friends of Shardlow School is the school's Parent Teacher Association, a very active and dedicated group of parents and staff who meet to discuss and arrange a variety of events to raise funds for school. Events include discos, summer and Christmas fairs, and chocolate bingo.

In recent years, we are really pleased to have raised enough funds to provide school with new ipads, funding towards transport for the annual Christmas pantomime trip,  furniture and equipment for the new reception unit, gardening equipment, and water for all pupils to enjoy.


Forthcoming Events


Summer Fair

Friday 6 July, 3.30-5pm, School Playing Field


Variety of stalls, BBQ, Pimms, raffle, popcorn bus, games and cakes

The summer fair will start when the school sports day ends

Sports day programmes available on the day for 50p 

All welcome!

Children must be accompanied by an adult


Leavers' Disco

(Please note this disco is for Key Stage 2 children only)

Thursday 19 July, 6-7.30pm, School

Tickets £2 

Pizza, hotdogs, soft drinks, mocktails, glowsticks, sweets, tattoos, cakes and crisps on sale

All Year 6 pupils will receive a FREE ticket this disco


Letters will be coming home with all Key Stage 2 pupils about this event soon


Volunteers - We need you!

We need volunteers to join the Friends team – especially parents of Key Stage 1 pupils – to make sure we can continue to offer your children the chance to boogie at discos, win Easter eggs at Chocolate Bingo, meet Santa at our Christmas Cracker, and even hook-a-duck at our Summer Fair…. for many years to come!

We only need a few hours of your time – and enthusiasm! 

Please come along to our next meeting in September or approach the school office for more information.


Future Dates for your Diary

September 2018 (date tbc) - Friends Meeting & AGM - all welcome



Even if you can't attend our regular planning meetings, there are lots of other ways you can help:

  • Bake cakes or buns to sell at events

  • Serve refreshments

  • Source raffle prizes

  • Stick on temporary tattoos or paint nails

  • Help decorate the disco hall

  • Run a fair stall

  • Sell raffle tickets


If you would like to know more, have any questions, or would like to share some suggestions for future events, please do not hesitate to contact us by email: klightbown1@yahoo.co.uk


Katharine Lightbown


Charity No: 1067841