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FOTS Meeting Minutes 29th January 2020


Chaired - Nicola Nott,Chaired - Graham Gilbert, Jemma Meeham, Lizzi D’arcy, Jules Campbell, Ali Goyker ,Steph Tatman, Tola Smith, Angela Lee, Georgina Bradley, Iona Hoyle, Julian Mclean

Treasury - £38k in. Committed £12.5k. left to spend £26.5k

Committee vacancies to be filled; Cakes & Bakes - Iona Wall Sustainability - Angela & Tola; sort out recycling bins; reduce waste, terracycle (contact Sonning Common School who are trialing this & look to replicate)Sports day - Carolyn & Lizzi D’arcy, Christmas cards - Gemma Grange, SponsorshipSecond-hand uniform sale - Sally (or under sustainability)

Meeting with Headteacher NN & GG feedbackDiscussed a replacement for Mr Moody as part of FOTS; potentially a mix of teachers.Ideas for money to be spent on; Front of the school looking tired; structuralRebranding the school - brochures, streamline paint, PR, Resurfacing the entranceTo cost up what needs doingMurals updated/freshenedInternet cage in the hallway (Microsoft) - Shipping container for storage, 40ft (£2k) APPROVEDAstro pitch in the back field Arts supplies (£1k) PRE-APPROVEDScooter area (£10k) Free climbing frame donated from Harpsden. Flags for the house colours to bring out more pride in the house colours FOTS flag for the playground to make us more approachable & gather more members

Future Events

Quiz Night 7th Feb - GG & AL 67 tickets sold (teachers haven’t booked yet)

Cycle to Bruges 15th May Tom Potter

Working Bee confirmed for 25th April and 2nd May Ali & Steph. £2k APPROVED Sponsored walk - Marlow to Henley get the school council involved as well; Saturday 27th

JuneSports day BBQ 19th June - Lizzi & Carolyn Hara

Camp out 18/19 July at Nettlebed confirmed

School disco - Halloween School

Other fundraising ideas....cookery book - for just before Christmas School calendar - good ideas.

Next FOTS Meeting Wed 18th March at 7:30pm

Any other business? Library sign cost to be approved. Approved.

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