PTA

Welcome to The Emmbrook School PTA.  Our aim is to support the staff and students of our school, anyway we can.  We can do this by:
  • Assisting staff on specific projects
  • Exam invigilation
  • Supporting staff activities
  • Refreshments at parents evenings, teas for Year 6 parents, Tirabad DIY weekend
  • Supporting student activities
  • Sports Day, Year 7 disco, annual £500 grant to School Council
  • Fundraising activities
    • Gift Aid support, quiz night, Wokingham Half Marathon runners' refreshments, car boot sale, Wokingham Winter Carnival chocolate tombola
Please refer to our news page for upcoming events.
 
Since September 2012, parents through the PTA have contributed considerably to the Emmbrook School and its pupils.
 
  • £1,150      Art (camera and laptops)
  • £447         D&T (larder fridges)
  • £1,000      Drama (projector and screen)
  • £1,500      Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme (expedition equipment)
  • £707         Economics and Business Studies (iPads)
  • £261         Geography (text books)
  • £750         ICT (revision books and iPad raspberry pi kits)
  • £2,834      Languages (Vocab Express and speaker systems)
  • £1,300      Maths (educational software)
  • £3,525      Music (music stands, musical instruments and mixing desk)
  • £4,361      PE (table tennis tables, cross trainer, team shirts)
  • £1,700      Science (melting point equipment)
  • £365         Special Educational Needs (assessment software)

If you would like to make a contribution to the School through Gift Aid (which adds 25% to the value of a donation). please complete the forms below and return them to the PTA Treasurer through the School Office.  Thank you.

Any person with parental responsibility for a child who currently attends the Emmbrook School is automatically a member of the PTA.  There is a core group of parents who form the Committee.  However, you do not have to be on the Committee to attend and contribute to meetings or help out with fundraising and running events.  Everyone is welcome and has something to offer. 

The Committee are nominated and elected at the AGM at the beginning of each academic year.  As per the Constitution, the Committee consists of the Headteacher, 2 members of staff, 1 Governor and 10 or more parents.  All Committee Members are Trustees in the eyes of the Charity Commission.

The Committee for the year 2015 / 2016 is as follows:

  • Chair - Sandra Lewis
  • Secretary - Karen Pratt
  • Treasurer - tbc

Other named members are: Sarah Brownlee, Simon Corcoran, Helen Coyne, Ann-Marie Dick, Susan Keogh, Marianne McMinn, Liz Reed, Claire Thomas and Marianne Tizzard.

The staff members are Craig Johnson and Nick McSweeney and the Governor is David Whiting.

You can contact the Committee at PTA@emmbrook.wokingham.sch.uk or via Twitter @TheEmmbrookPTA.