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Friends of Whitwell



FWPS Meeting.   Friday 24th March.  2pm school community room.  Please come along and share you ideas for fundraising this year.


Year 4/5/6 FILM NIGHT (To be confirmed)  Friday 24th March  6pm-745pm  Main Hall Showing Trolls. £2 entrance food included. Tuck on sale.


Ashley's Charity Cream Tea in aid of fwps.  Sunday 2nd April 1-4pm Whitwell Community Centre


Easter Treasure Hunt for Nursery, Reception, Years 1,2,3 in school grounds.  Tuesday 4th April 3.15 pm KS1 playground. £1 per child


Watch out for ICE CREAMS coming back on sale.



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.