The St Leonards PA runs social events, such as the Back-to-School Barbecue, Cabaret Night, Pumpkin Party and Summer Drinks. The Parents Association also raises funds for "extra" items that the School has put on a Wish List. The PA has funded, for example, uniforms for St Leonards pipe band, items for St Leonards golf programme, a summertime marquee, portable flood lights for the sports pitches and the sound system in the School Hall.
PA volunteers ensure there's a PA contact list giving names and contact details of parents who wish to be included in the list, to make lift shares and party invitations much simpler. The volunteers also run the highly popular Second Hand Uniform shop and organise for the appointment of class social representatives throughout the school. Class social representatives organise coffee meetups, and the occasional night out!
One thing to stress is that St Leonards Parents Association (PA) is not a PTA or Parent Council in that it is not political and not a lobbying forum; it is separate from the School Council and the Junior School Advisory board.
PA Committee 2015-16
Following the PA Annual General Meeting on the 28th October 2015, the new PA office bearers and committee members were duly elected for 2015-16, as follows:
Michelle Wilkinson (Chair)
Nicole Farquhar (Vice Chair)
Veronica Law (Treasurer)
Contact the Parents Association by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org