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St Joseph's Primary School, Lisburn

St Joseph's PTA and Friends

If your child has just joined the St Joseph's school community why not come along and join the PTA and give us some new and fresh ideas on fund raising while getting to know other parents. Please come and support our events to help us raise money for our wonderful school!

If you want to contact us you can do so by email on stjosephsptaandfriends@gmail.com

OR complete PTA contact form (which can be found under PTA Documents) and put it in the PTA box in reception.

 

Meet the Committee

Chairperson: Frances Jennings

Vice Chairperson: Martin Duffy

Treasurer: Roisin Spence

Assistant Treasurer: Carrie Ann Rafferty

Secretaries: Ciara Lagan, Karen Gribbon

Communication: Debbie McLorinan, Emmy Lou Breslin

Teacher Representative: Sinead Clarke

Members: Alison Muir, Laura Nokes, Sandra Neill, Denise McCay, Emma, Creagh, Laura Valentine, Sinead Fay, Michelle Donnelly, Justin Tohill, Miriam Carleton,

 

 

Frequently asked questions

  • What is the PTA all about?
  1. Fundraising for the school - this year we plan to purchase new Clever Touch Smart Boards for some classrooms.
  2. Supporting the staff and the school
  3. A bit of craic!
  • Who can join St Joseph’s PTA?

Any parent with a child or children currently at the school.

  • Where does the money raised by the PTA go?

The money raised by the PTA, with the untiring help of all the staff, has helped to subsidise the children’s annual trip to the Pantomime in the Opera House, First Communion Breakfast, Confirmation Party, Buses for Pantomime, the new Stage, Art equipment, Sports Equipment, whiteboards, blinds for the classrooms and much, much more. This year the focus of our fundraising is to buy iPads for each class.

  • Why should you join the PTA?

The PTA is here for you and your children and the best way you can make sure of that is to help us support the school.

We have an active and vibrant PTA and everyone of us is here because we care about the school and the pupils.

  • When do the PTA meet?

We meet about once every month, depending on how many events we’re organising that term so the commitment isn’t huge. Not everyone has time to join the PTA, we understand that, but you can give your support to the school in so many ways.

If you have any ideas for fundraising activities (the emphasis is always on fun), pass them on to any of the PTA and we’ll try to use as many as we can.

Fresh faces always bring fresh ideas and you don’t have to have any particular skill to be of value to your school, just bring yourself!

  • Is there an Executive Committee?

Yes and this is re-elected every year, although some people stay put by popular choice! There’s little glory and lots of work involved

PTA Purchases 2017-18

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PTA purchases in the year 2017-18 included:

  • 2 Clever Touch Interactive Smart Boards (£2995 + VAT each)
  • Classroom Resources
  • Pantomime deposit
  • First Holy Communion refreshments
  • iPad apps

The PTA could not raise these funds without your continued support and generosity. Thank you so much for helping us invest in the future of your child's education. 

 

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Upcoming Events

Next Meeting:

AGM Tuesday 28th May (time and venue to be confirmed)

 

 

 

 

 

Latest PTA News

18th May 2019
Congratulations to our P4 children who made their First Holy Communion today in St...
 
 
9th May 2019
Our PTA Change for Change fortnight starts this Monday: Monday 13th May - Friday...
 
 
 
11th Dec 2018
Santa paid a very special visit to our Christmas Bazaar last night to meet all our...
 
 
 
10th Dec 2018
What a fantastic night we had at our annual PTA Christmas Bazaar last night. Lots...
 
 
 
24th Sep 2018
Our PTA are organising a Quiz Night on Friday 12th October at 8pm in the Racquets...
 
 
 
20th Jun 2018
Congratulations to all the members of the St Joseph's PTA Fun Run team who took part...
 
 
 
19th Jun 2018
Miss Rasa took great photos on Fun Day at the Photo Booth. Have a look below!
 
 
 
9th Jun 2018
We had another great day today at our Summer Fun Day. The sun was shining all morning...
 
 
 
17th May 2018
Miss Clarke's P3 class had a brilliant morning at Dominos Pizza in Lisburn today....
 
 
 
12th May 2018
Congratulations to our Primary Four children who made their First Holy Communion...
 
 
 
 

First Holy Communion Refreshments

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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