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Friends Association of Cleddau Reach VC School

Supporting the children and staff at Cleddau Reach VC School, Llangwm
The new Cleddau Reach VC School

News from the Friends Association

Most of our news and requests for help will be posted on the Friends Facebook page. However, we will also use this space to pass information on, announce details of our meetings and to shout when we need help with events!

2018 News

Sports Days - Friends will be providing refreshments, ice creams and a raffle for both Sports Days. We look forward to seeing you there.

School discos - These events have now taken place.

Film nights - Both Infants and Junior film nights were a great success, with £417 raised. A fantastic amount!

Daffodils - Thanks as always to everyone able to help with this. £159 raised, a great effort.


2017 News

Annual Christmas Market - this took place at the school on Tuesday 28th November 2017. Final total raised £3336 including generous match funding from Barclays and HSBC.

Daffodils - Huge thanks to everyone involved in the picking and selling of these. Total raised was £365.50.

Children's Discos - our ever popular annual children's discos took place in June for Reception through to Year 6. The Circus theme complemented the Llangwm Festival theme this year. Total raised was £142.95.

Sports Days - As usual, Friends organised a raffle and refreshments at both sports days, raising over £700. Fantastic!


2016 News

Christmas Market - our annual Christmas Market was bigger and bigger than ever and we raise a fantastic £2043. With Barclays match funding x 2 that makes an amazing total of £4023. Huge thanks to everyone who got involved and helped make this such an enjoyable event.

Children's Discos - The annual children's discos took place in June with an 'Olympic' theme! The children had a great time and we raised just over £250 - great effort!

Daffodils - a superb total of £742.50 was raised from sale of daffodils. Huge thanks to Jo and helpers.

Family Easter Bingo - a fun evening had by all, with a total of £282.50 raised.


2015 News

Christmas Market Fundraising Total - total raised from last week's Christmas Market was £2,018.62. A fantastic achievement! We can also add to that the £1000 match funding from Barclays, making a superb total of £3018.62. Huge thanks to everyone who helped out either in the run up to or on the night.

Annual Christmas Market, external stallholders booking form now available to download from the Events page.

Sports Days, July 2015 - total raised was £691.83 - a brilliant result!

Children's Discos, June 2015 - total raised £183.42

Allotment - The school has been fortunate to secure allotment space locally. They need some help in preparing the ground ready for the children to use so if you are able to help rotavate the land please contact the school directly. Thank you.

Daffodils - The final total raised from selling daffodils last term was £318.04. Huge thanks to everyone who helped with this, and special thanks to Jo Richards and Pat Morris.

Car Boot Sale, 7th March - our first car boot sale for a long time raised 3134 for the school. Huge thanks to everyone who supported this.

Friends meeting - the next meeting will take place in January 2015, date to be announced shortly. We will be primarily discussing fundraising activities for 2015. All welcome!

Film Club - film club will be re-starting in January 2015 for Years 2-6. More information on the Film Club page.

2014 News

Festive Film Club screening - this will take place on 4th December for all film club pupils Years 2-6. Check out the Film Club page for more information. Please make sure reply slips are in by Wednesday 26th November to enable us to organise sufficient catering.

Christmas Market - total raised (net of expenses) was an amazing �3101.49 which includes �1000 match funding from Barclays bank. Thank you to everyone for your brilliant support! We had a record turnout of visitors, and a fabulous range of stalls. Great support from local businesses too.

Huge congratulations to Years 5 & 6 film club pupils who in the Summer Term made the film 'A sense of place: finding the poetry in our own community" inspired by the works of Dylan Thomas. It was announced on 6th November that the film is the overall winner of the Dylan Thomas 100 IntoFilm National Competition, which is a fantastic achievement. Well done everyone!

Family Quiz night - this took place on 16th October 2014 with a total of 16 teams - a fantastic turnout.

Sports Days - thanks to everyone who helped with and supported the Friends activities during the Infants and Juniors sports days this year. We raised a brilliant �637.

Children's Discos - huge thanks to the wonderful 'Friends' who helped make these such a success. Thanks also to the staff who stayed on and helped out. We raised a brilliant total of �260. Thank you :-)

4th June - Huge thanks to the Coronation Chippy in Prendergast, who are kindly donating the chips for our children's discos this month. Donations like this from local businesses really help us with our fundraising, so please support them too .

20th May - The final total raised from selling daffodils last term was �398.80. Huge thanks to everyone who helped with this, and special thanks to Jo Richards and Pat Morris.

2nd April - Dates of the children's discos in June have just been confirmed - letters out to parents shortly.

1st April - Minutes of the last meeting in March are available to download now.

25th March - Easter Film Club screening for film club members Years 2-6 will take place on Wednesday 9th April. More details on the film club page.

13th February - The fabulous benches have arrived made by the Cilrhedyn Woodland Centre and funded by Friends Association. Take a look at the photos on the project page.

The next meeting of Friends is taking place at the school at 7pm on Wednesday 19th February 2014. Main items for discussion are an evaluation of the Christmas Market and fundraising plans for this year. Please do come along - all welcome, or if you have any suggestions for events let Lorraine know.

FILMCLUB for Years 2-4 will be recommencing on Wednesday 15th January. For Years 5 & 6 the first club meet will be Wednesday 29th January 2014.

2013 News

School Christmast Market - total raised was a fantastic �2378.90. Huge thanks to everyone who helped make this a success.

FILMCLUB: Due to the overwhelming number of children wanting to participate in this, we had to split the club in to two groups which will affect how often sessions are run. For more information, please visit the FILMCLUB page.

Sports Days: Fantastic fundraising efforts from everyone for both sports days raising a total of
�606.06. Thank you so much for everyone donating, buying, and helping out.

Quiz evening: What a fantastic turn out - 14 teams in total! It was a really fun evening and thanks to generous donations of raffle prizes plus the team entry fees, we took �150. Think there might be some sleepy heads in the morning!

Latest news on the Zumbathon total from last week is an amazing �1125 and money is still coming in! The final total will be announced this Friday. Well done to all the children and staff at the school, and big thanks to everyone who sponsored them.

The latest news from Friends was distributed in your child's reading folder from school, but you can also download it here too.



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