Home Page

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.




Ashley's Charity Cream Tea raised £503. Thank you to Ashley's and everyone who helped and supported the event.  The money raised will be used to buy a new washing machine and subsidise nursery's trip to white post farm.


 ICE CREAMS on sale from Friday 5th May after school  outside the Main Hall.




End of year fundraiser for Whitwell FC under 10s.  Tuesday 18th July 3.15pm on school field (weather permitting)


Many thanks for everyone's help and support at the summer fayre.  Despite the rain we managed to carry on and raise £1321.52.

Congratulations to Katie Cutter who won £10 for selling the most raffle tickets.

Many thanks for your support this year and a special thank you to our wonderful volunteers.



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.