What is F.O.B.S.?

F.O.B.S. is the Parent Teacher Association at Binfield CE Primary School (VA) and you are automatically a member when your child joins the school.

What does F.O.B.S. do?

We are a charity who raise money to pay for lots of extra things that help make Binfield such a great school for our children. We also help to build a thriving community for children and parents.

What has F.O.B.S. purchased for the school?

New this year

  • Fantastic outdoor all-weather play area
  • Read Write Inc Spelling Scheme for KS2

 Every year

  • Christmas lunch
  • Christmas activities
  • Help towards the Year 6 Leaver Celebrations and presents
  • Extra items for the classroom
  • Teachers’ floats
  • Themed weeks: sports, healthy eating, science, reading

 Previous purchases/contributions:

  • Outside equipment – adventure trail, climbing walls, BOLE, new decking, welly racks, playground markings, play equipment
  • Read Write Inc initiative, helping to improve literacy skills and spelling
  • Interactive Whiteboards and ICT equipment
  • New PA system
  • New kitchen and buildings
  • Celebrations and presents

  How do F.O.B.S. raise money?

Through lots of activities and events including:

  • The Binfield 10k
  • Summer Fete
  • Christmas Bazaar
  • Kids’ discos
  • Band Night
  • Quiz Night
  • Music Festival
  • Family Disco
  • Shopping Trip
  • Competitions
  • Second-hand uniform sales
  • Christmas cards, calendars

What can you do to help?

We rely entirely on the support of parents and helpers. Whether it’s a little or a lot, we are really grateful to receive your help.

  • Use the new website, to sign up to help with an event or an activity.
  • Or join our friendly committee for a more regular role.
  • Check out our Facebook page ‘Friends of Binfield School’ for news and updates.


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FOBS AGM Minutes July 2018





Forthcoming FOBS Events – see FOBS website