Parents Association

Parents’ Association

Welcome to the Parents’ Association (PA) page.

The aim of Torquay Boys Grammar School Parents’ Association is todevelop andextendrelationships between the staff, parents and others associated with the school and to advance the education of students through raising additional funds.

When your child joins 鶹ý, you, as parents, are also joining a community, and the school’s Parents’ Association and Parents’ Council are at the heart of this.


PA MEETINGS

The PA’s activities are coordinated through meetings held once every half term plus the AGM in February, usually starting at 7pm in the library.

Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

Our meeting dates, time and location are published on the school’s calendar (Click Here)

but if in doubt please feel free to contact the Communications Officer (Available Here)

We are on occasion joined by the headteacher, Mr P Lawrence, and deputy headteacher, Mr J Hunt, who come to the meetings to meet parents and respond to questions about school matters.

Refreshments are available throughout the meeting.


PA TEAM

Current committee post members are: –

Chair Laila Underwood

Treasurer Liz Temperton

Secretary Tracey Morris

(Acting) Comm’s Officer Zoe Stratford

Preloved Uniform Lead Rachel Ellacott

Assistant Comms’ Officer Stacey Hunt

We have a variety of other posts available so if you would like to join as an official post holder, please contact the chair or alternatively another team member, who will discuss what is available and how you too can get involved.


PA Activities

The PA are involved in many activities throughout the school year, working collaboratively with the school community, joining us together to give the best to the students of 鶹ý.

Here are some of the wonderful activities we are involved in.

Wine And Wisdom Quiz NightChristmas MarketChristmas Pop-Up Shop
Bar Coordination for The ShowMothers’ Day Pop-Up ShopCinema Refreshments
Bar for the Old GrammariansSports Day RefreshmentsEnd Of Year Music Festival
Pre-Loved SalesNew Year 7 RefreshmentsWhatsApp Communication

WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELP?

There are many opportunities for you to become involved in the PA and activities that are held, we hold a bank of helper’s details in which we email requests to, which can include, but are not exhaustive: –

  • Up and coming events and times
  • Administration tasks
  • Loaning of items and skills
  • Raffle prizes
  • Donations

If you can help when the requests are sent out then that is great.

If you would like to be added to the helpers list please contact us and we will add you to the helpers list, remember there is no obligation to help at any event, just if you can.

Remember you are always welcome to join us for the PA meetings in which you will learn first-hand about up and coming events.

The information collected is not shared with any third party and is only used to contact you regarding helper matters, your information is stored in compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, UK. If you wish for your data to be removed then please contact the comms team. Your data will be automatically removed in the summer holiday after your child has left the school or if Data Protection Laws Change.


SOCIALS

The PA has a Facebook page in which you can join, it holds a variety of information and is always a great way to see what we are up to.

We also have WhatsApp groups for all year groups, which allows parents and carers to discuss matters with our PA representatives or each other. A great source to find the missing sock from PE or whether your child has homework that week!


PASSIVE FUNDRAISING

Easyfundraising

You can raise money for the school just by shopping online. There is no catch, no junk emails and it’s very easy to set up! If you use this or click on the picture when shopping then an automatic donation is made to the PA.


Lottery

We have a school lottery with some wonderful prizes, it is simple to complete and you can either have one off goes or set up a reoccurring direct debit to be entered weekly into the draw.

To find out more please

 


Pre-Loved School Uniform

We have a wonderful team who sell second hand school uniform, all the uniform is checked for damage, repaired and washed. The stock list is updated regularly with a variety of items from coats to football boots.

Please check out the stock list and order form The pre-loved team will then be in touch.

If you have any donations for the pre-loved team, please do get in touch via email at preloved.pa@tbgs.torbay.sch.uk or leave at school in a bag labelled pre-loved donation.

 


STAY IN TOUCH OR CONTACT US

If you have any queries or would like to find out more about the PA please do get in touch and remember to follow us on Facebook to find out about up-and-coming events.


READ ALL ABOUT IT

Here you will find information about the PA and read what has been happening?

Year 7 PA Booklet


Newsletters

PA Newsletter July 2023


Photos

WINE AND WISDOM 2023

We had lots of wisdom because of the wine, great evening for all who attended.

SPORTS DAY JULY 2023

The PA had a great day at sports day keeping the children all refreshed, the cheer for when the first batch of hotdogs arrived was awesome! Thanks to everyone who helped make the day a huge success.