As part of our Christmas celebrations and working closely with our community, our Friends of North Featherstone J & I school arranged an Afternoon Tea with Santa this week. Tickets for this event were in such high demand, we had to organise and additional session with the first lot of tickets selling out in just 1 hour. The second, 5:00 p.m. session, was also planned to enable working parents to attend. Both events were a huge success and here are some of the comments made by the parents and carers:
'Thank you all for such a great event as always! Afternoon tea with Santa was perfect and my children loved it! You ladies should be so proud of all the work you do for our children and for the school. I am very thankful to you all X'
'Thank you. I didn't manage to go but my mum and auntie went with my little boy. They couldn't praise you enough - it was a lovely afternoon.'
'Fantastic event and hats off to all the staff and volunteers who made the event such a success! Big thank you and Merry Christmas.'
'Fab - thanks! Thank for giving up your spare time to do an evening one too!'
This was an amazing event enjoyed by all who attended. Words cannot express the gratitude I feel when I think about the things that they have done for our children and our school. We are very lucky to have such a committed and dedicated team of volunteers supporting us. I would like to express my appreciation for the work that the three ladies, Claire Fox, Karen Parker and Jane Asher do to continually think of different ideas to include our families in school events, as well as raise funds to support our incredibly strained budget. They dedicate many of their days off to ensure that these events run like clockwork. All the funds raised will go towards replacing the dated bikes for our foundation stage children.