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PTA

The school has a thriving Parent Teacher Association which supports the school for the benefit of the children, parents and teachers; and also raises extra funds.

Parental help for special activities is greatly appreciated. For example: class topics, concerts, visits etc.

The P.T.A. provide major support for school visits and equipment.

Please click here to see the PTA Summer Term Events.

DT Challenge - Community Judges!

 

 

The children worked hard on their DT Challenge: to build a structure for an egg! We were lucky to have two special judges from the community - Andrea and her granddaughter. The children's creations were so fantastic that Andrea and her granddaughter found judging the competition really difficult! 

Fruit Donations to Local Farmers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Years 1 and 2 decided that their leftover fruit shouldn't go to waste, so they decided to donate any fruit to the local farmers for their animals to eat. Mr and Mrs Dibb said "Thank you to Year 1 and Year 2 for all the fruit and vegetables - the hens absolutely loved them!". 

Askwith Tree Planting: Tuesday 29th March 2022

As part of the Queen's Green Canopy initiative and to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, we were lucky to find an opportunity in Askwith to plant over 100 saplings in partnership with The Woodland Trust.

 

The children had a wonderful time planting the trees! Thank you to all of the parents who volunteered their time and expertise, including Mrs Crabtree for her beautiful photos. 

 

We have also featured in the local news! https://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/20117550.askwith-primary-schools-trees-queens-platinum-jubilee/ 

Askwith Phone Box Project: Easter 2022

The children in Reception and Nursery had a fantastic time creating pieces of art to decorate the Askwith phone box for Easter 2022. 

Washburn Christmas 2021 / January 2022 Magazine Covers

 

 

 

 

 

 

The children in Class 4 created winter and Christmas themed artwork for the Washburn and Mid-Wharfe Churches Magazine. Their artwork has been used in the December and January issues!

Askwith Phone Box Project: Christmas 2021

The children in Class 1 had the opportunity to create some festive artwork to be displayed in the Askwith Phone Box. They enjoyed using paint, collage and print to create their masterpieces!

Washburn Harvest Magazine Cover

 

 

 

 

The children in Class 4 created artwork for the Harvest edition of the Washburn and Mid-Wharfe Churches magazine.  

Askwith Phone Box Project: Harvest 2021

The children in Reception and Nursery had the opportunity to create some harvest inspired artwork to decorate the village phone box again using autumnal colours and their favourite fruit and vegetables!

 

The phone box has been featured in the local news! 

https://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk/news/19625765.askwith-harvest-box/

The Washburn Magazine

One of the Year 6 pupils wrote an article for the local Washburn Magazine. She wrote about learning in lockdown and how school was different. 

Please click here to read the article in full. 

 

 

Askwith Phone Box Project: Summer 2021

The children in Reception and Nursery have created beautiful artwork to decorate the village phone box. Please click the link to see the article in the local press. 

https://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk/news/19355478.new-lease-life-askwith-phone-box/

 

 

Christmas Raffle

 

 

Unfortunately, for obvious reasons, we cannot hold our fabulous Christmas Fayre this year! So, to raise a few pounds and spread a little Christmas cheer, we’ve decided to do a Christmas Raffle.

 

Tickets are £1 each, or £5 per strip. Please click the link for more information.

 

PTA Craft Day 

The PTA kindly organised an autumn craft afternoon to end the first half term of the school year. All the children greatly enjoyed the activities. The children dressed in bright and creative colours and donated £1 to the PTA funds.  

PTA Christmas Fayre

Thank you to everyone who was involved with the highly successful PTA Christmas Fayre on Saturday. A tremendous £690 was raised. The home baking that was not needed in the café, was donated to Otley Action for the Elderly and was gratefully received.

 

The PTA raised a further £163 from a raffle held at the Nativity performance.

 

Pumpkins

The Halloween disco was organised by the PTA. As part of the celebrations, children carved and decorated pumpkins for a competition and these were then used to decorate the room for the disco.

Storage and seating funded by the PTA

Askwith Show – PTA Stall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New playground markings funded by the PTA

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