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Willowdown Primary School

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Welcome to the PTFA section of our website.

Meeting dates:



The current PTFA committee consists of Chair, Marilyn Hellier, Treasurer, Rachel Mancini, Secretary, Lianne Vessier. We also have other committee members who regularly attend meetings.


All are welcome to attend the meetings, please contact Marilyn if you would like further information or any ideas that you wish to share.


Marilyn Hellier:


The PTFA are a group of parents, teachers and friends of parents who volunteer their time to raise funds which provide valuable resources for the school.


An AGM meeting will be held in the new term, if you wish to become a committee member please join us. Date tbc. As a member you’ll have the opportunity to attend meetings and put forward your views and ideas for fundraising, events and volunteering. All are welcome to attend and hear in more detail about the work of the PTFA. 


Come and help us with our events such as Christmas and Summer Fayre, Bingo, Discos and many more events.


We are working together with the school to provide the best for all of our children.


Christmas Raffle

AGM Agendas/Minutes



We’re trying to raise £7,000 to create the Forest and wild life area for the school, Nature is such an important part of our environment, also for Children to learn science.


We want to install a wildlife pond, Bug hotels, den building area, a firepit, storytelling seating space. The willow tunnel has been planted and an outside classroom will be installed shortly funded by the Lottery commission.


Shopping online is one way, the PTFA have signed up to

A simple way that anyone who shops online can raise funds over 3,000 stores also Amazon and Ebay are part of it. It’s free to sign up to, just follow the easy instructions and remember to click on easyfundraising before you put items in the bag.