Friends of Sythwood School

Friends of Sythwood School (FoSS) is a group of parents who aim to provide social events and activities for the children, parents and staff to raise funds for specific projects in the school.

Who is in FOSS?

  • Nicola Matheson (Head Teacher – school link)
  • Helen Stone - Lead
  • Joanne Hutchins – Lead
  • Pam Curnock - Lead
  • Genie Jewell - Smith - Deputy lead & Vi Coordinator
  • Emma Fletcher – Classroom & Digital Administrator
  • Kim McBride – Event Summary Coordinator
  • Alison Bates – Social Media Administrator
  • Jillian Skjerven - Uniform Administrator
  • Adeeba Hussain
  • Anila Javid
  • Ave Maria Oyona Alugu
  • Cynthia Pang Chan
  • Emma Robson
  • Jess Makin
  • Karolina Brogli
  • Katharine Saunders
  • Mala Mukund
  • Megane Nicoll
  • Rebecca Yates
  • Samira Souiki
  • Sharon Dixon
  • Syyeda Sabah Jaffar
  • Xiaomin Jiang

Fundraising in 2022/2023:

This year, FOSS are currently working together to get some ideas of what we can raise fund for.

There are many fundraising events planned - check back regularly to see how much money has been raised:

  • VI Awareness Day:
  • Crazy Hair Day:
  • Uniform Sale:
  • Christmas Cards & Mugs:
  • Christmas Hamper Raffle:
  • Bags2School:
  • Raisin Box Challenge:
  • Disco:
  • Easter Egg Raffle:
  • Tote Bags & Tea Towels:
  • Summer Fayre:

 

Fundraising in 2021/2022:

Last  year, FOSS are fundraising to fund resources for a sensory room that we are planning to open in September 2022.  

The target for this was £2,321 but FOSS exceeded the target and rasied a massive £5,470.00!

  • Tote bags: £407Thermometer feb 22
  • Blind awareness day (funds to centre for VI): £385.64
  • Uniform sale: £83.28
  • Crazy Hair day: £328
  • Christmas Hamper Raffle:£680
  • Christmas Cards: £407.49
  • Raisin box challenge: £267.17
  • Bags2School: £84
  • Disco: £406.91
  • Easter egg raffle: £192
  • Tea Towel sale: £220.82
  • Summer Fayre:1,993.79
  • Football tournament: £541.35

 

 

 

How to find out more or join?

FoSS are always looking for more parents to join.  If you would like to find out any more information or join FoSS please email: sythwoodfoss@gmail.com

Class Reps

Below are the current class representatives for FoSS.

Nursery

  • Bluebells -         
  • Daffodils - Kim - Max's Mum
  • Sunflowers - 

Reception       

  • Elm  - Jess - Charlotte's Mum
  • Oak -   

Year 1    

  • Aspen - Kim - Matilda's Mum
  • Maple - Megane - Teddy's Mum

Year 2

  • Juniper - Beccy - Isabel's Mum 
  • Willow - Sabah - Syeda Harrum Fatima's Mum

Year 3

  • Beech  - Pam - Elliot's Mum & Jess - Jacob's Mum
  • Chestnut - Helen - Thea's Mum
  • Larch - Emma - Henley's Mum

Year 4

  • Cedar -
  • Pine - Mala - Druthi's Mum 
  • Rowan - Anila's - Hamdaan Noman's Mum

Year 5

  • Cypress - Megane - Lucas's Mum
  • Hawthorn - Alison - Laycee's Mum
  • Lime -

Year 6

  • Magnolia - Emma - Rylee's Mum
  • Sequoia - Adeeba - Hashim's Mum
  • Sycamore - Jo - Alice's Mum & Sharon - Zach's Mum

Fundraising events in 2020/2021 were:

FoSS were fundraising for an additional iPad per year group.  The total cost for this was £1,920 but FoSS exceeded the target and rasied £3,502!

Despite Covid restricting fundraising opportunities, FoSS have still been very active.  In 2020/2021 the following events have taken place:Thermometer sep 21

  • November raffle - £876
  • Christmas Cards – raised £398.40
  • Easter Egg Raffle – raised £334
  • Crazy Hair Day – raised £385.82
  • Summer raffle £1,211

Total raised so far: £3,502

 

 

 

 

 

 

Downloads

Page Downloads Date  
FoSSminutes08.11.21 13th Nov 2021 Download
Key Ideas sensory room 13th Nov 2021 Download
Friends of Sythwood School Date  
FOSS Minutes 20.9.21 24th Sep 2021 Download
Key Ideas sensory room 13th Nov 2021 Download
FoSSminutes08.11.21 13th Nov 2021 Download

Class Whatsapp Group

Class Whatsapp Group
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