The Chelsea PTA is a group of interested parents whose function is to further the general welfare of the school in the wider community. Its primary focus is social, followed by fund raising for special projects. The PTA Committee is elected annually at its AGM. This is a vital organisation which supports and complements the Board of Trustees. The school also welcomes the support parents can give in a variety of ways including supporting classroom visits, sports etc.
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Mud Run Fundraiser – this event has been delayed – date TBA
Thank you to everyone who supported our Trivia Night Fundraiser. With your support we raised $12,990 to put towards our Junior School Playground rebuild.
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Latest PTA News
PTA AGM Election Results
The annual PTA AGM was held via Zoom on Tuesday 9th March. All Executive Positions were reelected for 2021.
Chelsea Primary PTA Executive Committee:
Chairperson – Krystal Thurston
Secretary – Colette Williams
Treasure – Lyndsay Taylor
Teacher Rep – Nicola Eka
Executive Members – Anne-Lise Blackburn and Adrian Jongenelen
We would also like to welcome Carly Motley and Abbie Keepa as PTA Members.
If you would like to join the PTA as a Member (attending meetings) or as a Helper (added to the mailing list), please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Recent Fundraising Projects
The biggest focus of the PTA and our helpers is the fundraising and funding of the School’s ‘wish list’. The School’s wish list is put together by requests from teachers which are then prioritised by the School Principal. We feel it’s really important to show you, our community, what we are fundraising for and therefore we always want to communicate fundraising targets before and after events. The School’s wish list contains large and small budget $$ items, and can be: educational; related to school facilities; social; cultural; or help parents in some way.
The PTA are currently working towards replacing our aging Junior Playground. This is a massive undertaking with an estimated budget of $70,000. With your help, over the last 2 years we have raised $51,000 towards this goal. Planned fundraising for 2021 should allow us to reach our target by the end of the year.
Here are some of the recent projects our community has fund raised for:
Term 1: 3rd Feb – 16th Apr Term 2: 3rd May– 9th Jul Term 3: 26th Jul – 1st Oct Term 4: 18th Oct – 15th Dec