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Willow Bank Junior School

School Association (PTA)

The Willow Bank Junior School Association (also known as the PTA) is a registered charity with the primary purpose to raise vital funds for the school through a number of fun activities for the children and their families.  Some of the events we organise include:


  • Monthly car boot sales on the 3rd Sunday of the month (raising approximately £2,000 per annum)
  • Christmas raffle (raising £600 in 2015)
  • Refreshments at the Christmas plays and sports day
  • Quiz night (raising £400 in 2017)
  • Bingo and Bubbly night (raising over £850)
  • Open air theatre production of The Emperor's New Clothes (raising £500)
  • Summer Fun Day (a record £2,000 profit in 2016)
  • Monthly Family First Friday cake sales  (approximately £1,200 per annum)


The results of this fundraising is used to provide the school with facilities and equipment that they would not otherwise be able to access.  Examples include:


  • Playground equipment (£3,000)
  • Audio and visual equipment (£3,500)
  • Science and Art Weeks (£1,500)
  • Water coolers for the children (£500)
  • Year 6 leavers t-shirts (£500)
  • Coach travel for the whole school to go to a Christmas pantomime (£1,000)
  • Other items such as cameras, football and netball team kits, online MyMaths subscription, author visits and 'wet play' games for each classroom.


Further information can be found in the documents below.