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The Charter School

North Dulwich

Friends of The Charter School North Dulwich

 Who we are

The Friends of The Charter School North Dulwich is a registered charity run by parent volunteers working closely with school staff to raise funds and support events for the school and the school community.

 

What we do

The money raised by the Friends, through events and other fundraising activities, supports extra curricula opportunities, funds equipment and supports participation for all students. The Friends also work with the school to apply for grants to support school improvements, such as a new Astroturf sports pitch, reusable water bottles, drinking water fountains, LED lighting throughout the school and subsidising extra curricula sports and cultural activities.

Last year we organised the Christmas fair and although the Quiz Night did not take place because of the COVID-19-19 lock down we still raised £5000 to go towards refurbishing the Astroturf sports pitch. We also provided refreshments at many school events.

We have continued to run fund-raising campaigns with an environmental focus. Following on from our Plastic Free Charter campaign in 2019 the school has installed drinking water fountains and in the last academic all year 7 and 8 Pupils were given a reusable water bottles.  

Annual General Meeting

We will be holding a virtual Annual General Meeting on Thursday October 8th where we will elect new Committee members and let you know about fund raising plans for the forthcoming year, we will send round joining instructions a week or so before the meeting.

There are three elected Committee positions – Chair, Treasurer and Secretary and all of these positions can be shared. We also have plenty of space for you to be involved on an informal and ad hoc so please do get in touch  – we are always looking for fresh minds and new ideas for social events and for fund raising ideas – please contact us using our email  - Friends@charternorthdulwich.org.uk.  

Monthly Committee meetings

Our regular meetings are open to all parents and carers and are a great way to meet others, share ideas and help to raise much needed funds for the school. These will be virtual meetings for the time being and we will be in touch with more details for these soon.

What we funded in 2019-20

We have raised £5000 to go towards refurbishing the Astro turf sports pitch. We have also agreed to fund:

  • A yoga club for sixth formers
  • Illustrated history books for Year 7 and 8
  • A boxing club for Year 10 and 11
  • Mock trial
  • Shakespeare production             
  • Reusable water bottles
  • Thank you event for the amazing Charter school staff

If you shop online you can raise money for the school at no extra cost to yourself. Simply register on the easyfundraising website with The Friends of The Charter School North Dulwich as your cause. Then when you access your favourite online stores via the easyfundraising website and shop with them they will donate a percentage of your total spend to the school.

Click here to access the Easyfundraising site.

Contact us

Email us at friends@charternorthdulwich.org.uk to volunteer to help at an event, sign-up to receive information about upcoming meetings and events or just to find out more.

 

Sign up to our Facebook group (a great place to chat to other parents) FriendsofTheCharterSchoolNorthDulwich

 

Follow us on Twitter @foTCSND

 

Forthcoming meetings

23 September 2020

8 October 2020 – AGM

3 November 2020