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Friends of Whitwell

FWPS is run by a group of parent/carer/community volunteers and we will be holding the following events to raise money to help subsidise class trips and a school trip to the pantomime in December. We are also planning to develop the area outside FS/K1 classroom.



Many thanks to Ashley's who raised £505 at their Charity Cream Tea in aid of FWPS. This will help subsidise the school panto trip in December.





Halloween Disco  Wednesday 18th October School Hall.  FS/KS 1  5.45pm - 6.45pm  children must be accompanied by an adult.     KS2  7pm - 8pm.  £2 entrance, drinks and tuck on sale Fancy Dress optional.


FWPS  Annual General Meeting  Tuesday 14th November 3.15pm  The Den (class room next to library).


Christmas Fayre/Santas Grotto Friday 1st December School Hall 2.30pm onwards






Friends of Whitwell primary School is run by a group of parent/Carer/Teacher/Community member volunteers.

We put on various events throughout the year to raise money for equipment, school trips and events, all for the benefit of our children and school.

Events throughout the year include:


  • school fayres
  •  discos
  • Film night
  • Treasure hunt
  • Ice cream stall in the summer


Equipment purchased over the last 5 years includes:


  • Foundation stage kitchen
  • Outdoor play equipment and garden furniture for foundation stage play area
  • Outdoor play equipment for key stage 1 and 2
  • Stage and projector
  • Outdoor music system
  • Storage equipment and furniture for classrooms
  • Sports kit for tournaments and MUCH MORE


We try to organise fun events for our pupils and family to enjoy and greatly appreciate everyone who helps at our events and those who support us by coming to events.  We are always in need of extra help and ideas. If you feel you would like to get involved then please come along to one of our meetings or leave a message at the school office and we will contact you.

Details of meetings and events will be advertised in school, by text and on the website.

If you are able to help at any of our events please let us know.