Why is there a PTA?
The purpose of the PTA is to raise funds for activities for the children to enjoy. High Cross School PTA has recently become a registered charity (Registered Charity Number 1194806).
Principles for the use of PTA funding
Additionality: The PTA funds activities that cannot and should not be funded by the school or local authority
Equity: the PTA seek to ensure fairness, with all children at the school benefiting over the course of their time at High Cross Primary School.
Enjoyment: the PTA aims to fund activities and equipment that promotes children’s enjoyment and wellbeing.
Sustainability: the PTA aims to fund a mixture of activities and also investments in for example, play equipment, that will last for years.
Informed: the PTA is guided by the school and also parents about how funding is used.