Fundraising Activities

The PTA presents a number of opportunities throughout the school year to raise funds for the benefit of the pupils, school, teachers and parents. Below is a list of the activities we have done:

  • Summer Fete
  • Beetle Drive
  • Christmas Fayre
  • Race Night
  • Leavers BBQ / Grand Prix
  • Easter Bingo
  • Quiz Night
  • Car Boot
  • Monthly Cake Sales
  • 100 Club Lottery

The proceeds of our fund raising allows the school to benefit in the following ways:

  • Donation for Astroturf sports areas
  • Coaches for trips
  • Contributions towards trips such as the science museum
  • Resources for classes such as dressing up clothes, maths aids, english resources, etc.
  • Leavers T-Shirts and recognition events
  • PA system & stands (new 2015)
  • Software for computer systems
  • An oven for the kitchen to allow better cookery activities as part of topics
  • Wireless microphones to aid performances and assemblies
  • Purple Mash software licences that can be used both in and out of school by all pupils
  • Digital cameras for curriculum enhancements
  • In-house school performances from theatre companies
  • KS1 contribution towards new whiteboard
  • School reading materials for KS1 and KS2 guided reading
    • Hire of portaloos for school field to allow use for the summer fete and during the summer term for children's sporting activities
    • Junior Librarian Package
    • Licences for Education City
    • Christmas Advent booklets for all pupils
      • Disco lights for future fundraising events and school use
      • KS1 new computers
        • Maths bag resources

Please support your PTA and hence your child and school by attending events. If you have time on your hands, then please donate some of that time, to become a member of the PTA and help spread the load for the organisation of events.

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Copdock Primary School

School Hill, Copdock

Ipswich, Suffolk


Tel: 01473 730337

Bentley CEVC Primary School

Church Road

Ipswich, Suffolk


Tel: 01473 310253

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Bentley is a Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School and has close links with the local church of St Mary's. As a church school we seek to encourage the spiritual, social, moral and cultural development of the school family by embedding Christian values into the ethos of every day school life.