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
- 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
- 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
- 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, pta-events.co.uk/fobs 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.