Hathersage St. Michael's C of E (A) Primary School

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School Lane, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 1BZ


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Hathersage St. Michael's C of E (A) Primary School



Welcome to the Parent's, Teacher's and Friend's Association of Hathersage St Michael's C of E (A) Primary School.  We are an incredibly busy and friendly group who work hard to organise fundraising and social events for the school.

Please click on the link below to take you to our dedicated website.

We welcome all offers of help including helping to organise events, manning stalls, making teas and donating goods or services.  Please ask at the school office for names of committee members if you feel you can help.

Tea Towels now on sale from the school office - £5

Children have drawn their own portraits and we have had them printed onto tea towels in red, to match our uniform.

Christmas 2022 Fundraiser

Our Christmas Fair is back!  The children and Teachers run the Christmas Fair as an Enterprise Event in which the children design and make items to sell or games to play. The children prepare amounts for floats, prizes and winnings, they set up and tidy away their own stalls and games. All the takings are counted and the money re-distributed evenly to all classes from Nursery to Y6 for the children to decide on what they would like to spend their funds to improve their classroom and learning.

In addition, the PTFA run refreshments and this year we will be selling the Tea Towels. Our Governors run a raffle.


Fundraising 23-24

As we have spent a considerable amount on EYFS/KS1 in the form of the lovely new astro-turfed bank & adventurous equipment, we need to continue to fundraise for Nursery & KS2 Play equipment this year.
When asking the children, these items are on their latest list:
outdoor tables & chairs for the field
outdoor tables for use in the outdoor classroom for drawing, board games and reading at playtimes
good quality skipping ropes of various sizes
playtime equipment 
new portable goal posts for football
A replacement piece of equipment for the Nursery Tower
Alongside all of this are the annual contributions to: 
Educational Trips & Visits
Enterprise Event at the Christmas Fair for children to purchase items for their classroom to aid their learning
Water Cooler rental

Thank you for your support!


PTFA Whole School Collaborative Collage Project 

Parents, teachers, friends and children of Hathersage St. Michael’s CE (A) Primary School have worked hard to ensure this socially distanced, collaborative collage project came to fruition during the Covid period.

A professional designer outlined a picture of our school in it’s beautiful setting. This was enlarged and made into a grid. The grid was cut up into numbered sections which matched a pre-coloured replica. Every child in the school was given a numbered square which they needed to locate on the grid and colour accordingly. The grid was then carefully pieced together until the full picture emerged.

The effect is a bright, colourful, unique collage picture, showcasing every child as an individual who is a member of our whole school family.

Look out for this amazing collage in school.


How do we spend the funds raised?

Over the last few years the PTFA have provided:

  • Reading books
  • Phonics resources
  • Funds for website development
  • Class cameras
  • Y6 Leavers books
  • Projector and whiteboard for the hall
  • Ipads
  • Laptops and cases
  • Nursery Storage
  • French resources
  • PE mats
  • Assembly Audio Packs ( Songs)
  • Guided Reading Books
  • Wheelbarrows and gardening equipment
  • Commemorative Buddy Bench
  • Microphone and amplifier

Overview of  PTFA Policies & Procedures

The PTFA is an independent voluntary organisation, consisting of parents, supported by friends, teachers and the school. Our purpose is to support the school in improving and augmenting the facilities already in place.

In order to achieve our purpose, the PTFA recognises that the:

  • Money raised coming from PTFA events which are held in a safe and well-managed way.
  • All PTFA profit is spent on improving experiences of pupils at the Hathersage St. Michael’s CE (A) Primary School.
  • Committee members declare any interests that conflict with the PTFA purpose.

Holding events and dealing with finance means that there are risks to be managed & mitigated. The PTFA has therefore decided to adopt the following policies & procedures to ensure that our purpose is achieved, namely:

  1. Risk Management (Physical
  2. Risk Management (Financial)
  3. Conflict of Interests
  4. Complaints handling
  5. DPA protection for members
  6. Safeguarding children

Members of the PTFA Committee have agreed the above PTFA policies and procedures.

These policies will be available on the school web-site and all Committee members are responsible for making themselves aware of our duties and polices.

The PTFA will review our policies annually.

Amendments will be made on a simple majority of the Committee and in the event of a tie the Chairman will have a casting vote.