The first Friends of Bowmansgreen School (FOBS) meeting of the new school year was held at the Colney Fox on Wednesday 20th September. There was a great turn out with new faces who came along to find out how to get involved in all our events or in the running of the charity.

The FOBS disco is back!  This extremely popular event returns on Friday 6th October at 4pm for Early Years and Key Stage 1 and at 5.30pm for Key Stage 2.  Tickets are available on the School Gateway priced at £3 which includes a drink and biscuit and face painting.  There is an option to ‘pay it forward’ if you would like to donate a ticket to someone else who may be struggling.  If you need a free or discounted ticket, please ask at the school office.  If you would like to volunteer to help please sign up at

Bag2School collection bags have been sent home!  FOBS collects used clothes and linens through Bag2School which are converted to cash towards our fundraising.  For a full list of what we can collect go to  Our next collection is on Friday 29th September.  Drop a bag at the mosaic between 8 and 9am then join Mrs Stanley at the Macmillan Coffee Morning for a hot drink and some cake!

Be our guest at the family trip to the Beauty and the Beast Pantomime at the Eric Morecambe Centre in Harpenden, on 16th December at 6pm.  Tickets cost £14 each (RRP £20) and are available from Please note that this is not a school trip and all children must be accompanied by a paying adult.  No transport is included.  Ticket sales close on the 6th October.

We have started to plan our Winter Fair and need all the help we can get.  A planning meeting will be held on Wednesday 4th October at 7.30pm at the Colney Fox.  If you want to get involved then please come along!

Finally, our Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 1st November 2023 at the Caledon Club in London Colney.  Further details will follow soon.