FOTS MEETING MINUTES - MONDAY 23 MAY 2022
Attendees; Nicola Nott; Alex Clarke; Gemma Grange; Jules Stow; Holly Chaplin; Jules Campbell; Sam Tompkins; Sarah Gilbert
What’s been RAISED since the last meeting;
FOTS Sponsored Walk - £2,041
FOT Summer Ball - between £6k-£8k (hoping to be doubled by Microsoft match funding by Orlando Taylor)
Cake Sale - £1027
Mayfair Stall - £280
SPENT since the last meeting;
Trips organised/to be organised;
Oxford Science Trip
Bracknell Lookout Centre
Living Rain Forest
River & Rowing Museum - Year 6
South Asian Dance Workshop
Seaside Workshop - Key Stage 1
Dantastic Nights and Castles Workshop
Toys have arrived; NN to order x4 big boxes to allocate them all into; Tuesday 7th - volunteers to come in & help NN.
Sensory Garden - aiming to start work on this in the summer holidays; hopefully done in September
FUTURE SPENDING SUGGESTIONS
£1000 towards Henley Literary Festival next year.
£8000 for trips and workshops next year (same amount as this year).
REQUESTED FROM TRINITY STAFF - waiting till September for a list from them.
HONOURS BOARDS - trying to find a location within the school; suggestion to swap out some religious poster with this?
MESSAGES FROM TRINITY STAFF
Looking at replacing IT for the children; school are funding a lot but would like FOTS to assist and top up. WIFI has been upgraded. Enhancing learning.
Year 3/4 new books requested - a broader range for their book corner. Miss Chaplin order.
READING CORNERS look at creating one in every classroom - each need to have mini sofas, rugs & bean bags for each classroom to design a reading book corner (Reception is done). X9 classes in total. Miss Chaplin to look at the budget of £5k.
ENTERPRISE WEEK - YEAR 6
Enterprise Week for Year 6 - Sarah G & Joey Mcginn introduce the kids to Enterprise week which leads up to the kids having stalls at the Sports day; sustainability theme; practical and then they report back on how it all went.
About 7 full days of work.
Year 6 - 45 kids; in the science lab/in the hall.
X3 practical sessions needed; Sarah, Joey & Katherine to talk and find the times; 7/8th June.
Requested £300 from FOTS and then all proceeds & profits to go back into FOTS.
Sarah to ask Mary for the cash. Kids to be given the cash to buy what’s needed - good exercise to take ownership.
Letter to parents detailing the cash/ need to keep the receipts/layout of the project.
SPORTS DAY - 24th JUNE (reserve day is 8th JULY)
Nicola to send out the email delegating the following;
BBQ -Year 6
Pimms - Year 5
Alcohol license - Nicola
Stalls - the ENTERPRISE Y6 kids to hold stalls each
Bouncy castle - Year 2
Football shootout - Year 3/4
Rocket Launcher - Year 3/4
Tin can alley - Year 1
Hook a duck - Reception
Celebrity splat - Year 5/6
Tuck shop - Year 4
Ice creams & kids drinks - Reception
Cakes - Year 3
Hairspray & glitter & tattoos - Year 1/2
CAMP OUT - NETTLEBED SCHOOL WALLED GARDEN - 16/17th JULY
12pm access to garden to set up & pitch tent
12:30pm Tesco delivery to arrive
2pm gates open
£20 - 3 man tent
£30 - 4 man tent
£40 - 6 man tent
Games in the garden -Sam Tompkins
Creation station - cards; headbands; necklaces
Ticket/ pitch sales - Nicola
Breakfast - Gilbert & Alex Clarke
BBQ - Gilbert
Day tickets are free
Camp fire lit with the kids - Alex Clarke
Tug of War
ANY OTHER BUSINESS
Need to vote in a new Chairman/Secretaries for FOTS in September
Where does the monthly direct debit PayPal funds come into - which bank? Is it FOTS (believed to be FOTS as its charitable status) or Trinity? Who is running it? Needs to be acknowledged to those who are donating each month - a follow on communication with a note of thanks. Duncan/ Nicola or Sam needs to talk to Tom Potter as he was running this initiative.
Suicidal foxes in the football goal nets.
NEXT MEETING TO BE HELD ON MONDAY 4th JULY