Hearsall Primary School’s Parent Teacher Association were delighted to be able to present a giant cheque to the Headteacher, Mrs Emma Billington, recently (pictured, right). The cheque, for £7000, was presented by Chair of the Friends of Hearsall, Rachel Barker along with some pupils from the school, in a Friday afternoon assembly. The money will be used by the school to purchase some much-needed IT equipment, from which all of the school’s pupils will benefit.
Friends of Hearsall have been working hard over the last school year to raise this money. They have held many successful events such as the hugely popular Pamper Evening in June (watch this space for information about the next one, so that you do not miss out!) as well as the school’s traditional Christmas and Summer Fayres. Parent helpers have turned out in all weathers to run after school Cake Sales, including twice in the snow, and in the summer term Friday afternoons were often celebrated with an Ice Cream Sale in the playground.
“We have a great team running events” says Rachel, “but it is really the parents of the school who make what we do a success. Without their support we could not have raised this sum of money.” Mrs Billington, Head Teacher at Hearsall added, “our children are extremely excited about the new equipment and it will be an enormous enhancement to their learning experience. We are very thankful to our parents and carers”.
Friends of Hearsall’s next big purchase will be outdoor play equipment for the playground.