The Friends of Goldsborough School - or FROGS as they are known - is an association of parents committed to additional fundraising for the school and its pupils. Every parent/carer is automatically a FROG. There are no subscriptions and no formal rules of membership. Being a member of FROGS is an excellent opportunity to get to know other families and be directly involved in fundraising for the benefit of our pupils.
FROGS support the school throughout the year with a wide range of events and activities. These are mostly social events, combining fund-raising with fun and friendship. They have included:
• Quiz Night
• 70s / 80s Disco Night
• Children’s Christmas Party
• Beetle Drive
• Playground equipment
• Swimming Party
• The Summer Fair
• BBQ, Barn Dance and Auction Night
With funds raised recently, FROGS have supported the work of the school in a number of ways by funding the purchase of:
- The refurbishment of our gardening area, now called the ‘Great Gold Garden’.
- Playground equipment
- New Playground Markings
- Brand New Audio Visual System for the School Hall
In 2015, FROGS have funded the work of our pupil committees, enabling each committee to hold a budget with which they were able to make developments to their school. FROGS fundraising has also recently purchased funded our new playground markings. This year, FROGS funds have contributed to the planned purchase of a full PA sound system for the school hall.
All fund-raising activities are organised by a committee elected at the Annual General Meeting in October each year. Whilst the committee are central to the organisation of events, the help and support of each and every parent and carer is warmly welcomed.
The chairperson in 2016 is Mrs Megan Godden. Mrs Godden is ably supported by an active committee and meetings are informal, fun and productive in equal measure. If you would like to join the FROGS Committee, please contact Mrs Godden via the school office by e-mailing email@example.com