We have a Parent/Staff Association (PSA) whose functions are, among others, to organise social events for the school community and to raise money for special projects. The PSA organise such termly events as quiz nights, fashion shows, discos etc. If you would like to join please speak to Sue Bull, our Secretary.
The Wilson Parent Staff Association is made up of parents, teachers, support staff and ex staff members.
It is a lively, hardworking group who raise funds for the school for the little "extras". The group meet once or twice a term to organise events for the year. They have organised Fun Nights, Fashion Shows, Easter and Christmas Fayres and the big one, which is the annual Summer Fayre.
On 17th October 2016, the PSA held their Annual General Meeting and the following officers were elected:
Chair: Sue Bull
Vice Chair: Helen Vaughan-Graham
Treasurer: Chloe Baker
The Charity of the Year for 2016/2017 is the Duchess of Kent Hospice and money will be raised for this charity by retiring collections throughout the year and money raised from the retiring collections amounted to £473.
The Summer Fayre was held on the School Playing Field on Saturday 24 th June. It was a lovely day -
not too hot and not too cold (or windy). There were all the usual stalls like “Duck In the Pond”, Bric-
a-Brac, Pimms and Beer Tent, Burgers, Ice Cream, Face Painting etc etc but this year we added a very
popular attractions of Pony Rides and Balloon Modelling.
The Grand Prize Draw was held and the winners were:
1 st Prize: £200 Theatre Tickets: Marie
2 nd Prize: Headphones: Claire
3 rd Price: Tickets to Chessington: Claudia
4 th Prize: Tickets to Windsor Castle: Claire (not the same one!)
Other Raffle prizes:
Book & Bottle Basket: Facherty Family
Basket of Toiletries: Jasmin H
Basket of Chocolates: Carter Family
Food & Drink Basket: Birch Family
Usborne Books: Ava’s Family
Warings Vouchers: Compton Family
Beale Park Tickets: Barfield Family
Other Prizes went to the Grist Family who won the “Win £50” and Rachel who guessed the name of
the doll was Ruby.
A total profit of £2,889.60 was made for the School Fund
Following the Summer Fayre, two very successful discos were held for the children on Friday 7 th July
(a very hot evening) which again raised nearly £500 for the School Fund
Wilson Primary School
Wilson Primary School, Wilson Road, Reading RG30 2RW
Tel: 0118 937 5573
parent & staff association
The PSA are organising several events this year which include a Christmas Raffle and Cake Sale; an Easter Parade, Easter Raffle and Cake Sale; a Family Disco on Friday 10th March; and the Summer Fayre which this year will be held on Saturday 24th June.
A very successful Christmas Raffle was held raising £320 for the School Funds with baskets of toys, drink, luxury foods and toiletries all raffled on Monday 19th December.
Tickets for the Family Disco which is being called the Spring Fling will be on sale from Monday 20th February - disco, bar, hot dogs, pick and mix sweet trolley and glowsticks all available to boost the fun.
The Easter Parade will be held on Thursday 6th April with all the children who enter the Easter Hat competition parading around the playground. There will also be an Easter Raffle and Cake Sale.
The PSA have just started organising the Summer Fayre for this year and more information will follow.