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Friends of Bowmansgreen Primary School


Forthcoming Events

All children have been asked to make a Jazzy Jar, over the half term holiday, which will be sold at the Summer
Spectacular. There will be a prize per year for the most creative/decorated jars. The items inside should cost no
more than £1.00 and if they include sweets these should be individually wrapped. Thank you.
Tuesday 6th June FOBS Meeting @ 7.00 pm
Friday 16th June Father‟s Day Sale (3.05 pm in the mobile classroom)
Friday 16th June Cinema Night @ 5.30 pm, doors will open @ 5.15pm for a prompt start at 5.30 pm
Thursday 29th June Non-uniform day in exchange for tombola gifts
Saturday 1st July Summer Spectacular (11.30 am – 3.00 pm)
Tuesday 11th July FOBS Meeting @ 7.00 pm
Friday 14th July Break the Rules Day

At our last FOBS meeting we agreed to allocate fundraising to the following:

  • £1200 for Musical instruments/resources/including £600 for a whole class set of African drums.
  • £500 for Sport which includes a team kit for girls, match netballs, 4 sets of Bowmansgreen sports tops which can be used by all sports when they represent the school at events.
  • The defibrillator has been ordered and we hope to receive it in the next couple of weeks.

We are also looking at:

  • A new mosaic for the front entrance of the school.
  • The possibility of helping contribute towards leavers hoodies for the Year 6 children.
  • We are in the process of getting quotes for the KS1 playground for the area around the sandpits, looking into the possibility of artificial grass and then replacing the sand and purchasing covers and equipment for use in the sandpits.
  • Reception has requested a new shed to keep the play equipment in and we are looking into this.


Fundraising Updates

FOBS – Disco
Thank you to everyone who came along to the disco last Friday – we raised an amazing £642.77.

FOBS – Cinema

Thank you to everyone who came along to our cinema night last Friday. We raised a fabulous £271.

Thank you to everyone who came along to the Quiz Night on March 4th. It had a great atmosphere and we raised a fabulous £350. Our next quiz will be on Saturday 20th May, it would be fantastic to see some new faces and great if each year group could bring a team and support us.



Winter Wonderland 2016
Thank you to everyone who came along and supported our Winter Wonderland fair – we are hope you agree it was a great success and everyone had a great time.
The amount raised will be in next week’s newsletter.
We still have one unclaimed raffle prize – ticket number 4062 in the name of Joe Hughes – please contact the office if you are the lucky ticket holder.


Fundraising Update – 2015 / 2016

The children’s disco was a great success and raised £765.00. It was wonderful to see all the children having great fun and dancing together. A big thank you to all the staff and parents/carers who came along and helped.

On Saturday night we held a Quiz Night, which raised £245. There was a great atmosphere and a good time was had by all. It would be great to see even more teams next time.

Thank you to everyone who supported the cake sale last week, we made £45.00.

A massive thank-you to everyone who came to help or came and attended our Christmas Fair in November. We’re still working on the figures, but so far we have raised a HUGE £3500!



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