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Welcome to the Friends of East Wittering Community Primary School (aka PTA)

Who We Are

The 'Friends' otherwise known as Parent Teacher Friend Association are a group of volunteers who have at some point had connections to the school. Members can be both current and former parents, grandparents, Godparents, teachers or members of the local community. Our current committee members all have children at the school.

Our committee consists of:

 Jodie Hennessy - Chair

Marguerite Aspden - Secretary

Jurgita Mikolaitaine - Treasurer

Neil Thomas - Committee Member

Please feel free to contact us: Email -

Please follow our Facebook page which can be found by searching 'Friends of East Wittering Community Primary School.'

Our Aim

The Friends work very hard to provide support to the school, to help to improve conditions, facilities and the social environment for the children through raising much needed funds. The PTA helps raise money to support your school, so the school can give the children the best education possible.

Simple ways to help us:

School lottery:  Please join by clicking:


Smile Amazon: set your chosen charity as East Wittering Primary School and every time you buy anything – we get a donation from Amazon. On your smart device, you’ll need to go into “My Account” then “settings” and choose smile charity.  From a laptop you’ll need to save as a new favourite and buy from there.


Easy Fundraising. Sign up for free at  Then most purchases you buy online ends up as a donation to us. Its free and easy to sign up, please take a moment to join.

Helpers Wanted

We are always looking for helpers for our events. Whether you can only spend an hour on the day, or you can help organise a whole event, we really need your help! All help is gratefully received. If you can offer any help at all please email

Classlist App

We have set up Classlist to update you on FPTA events, sell event tickets, share news and let you know where and when we need your help as a volunteer.  Please search for the 'Classlist' app on your phone or follow this link:

How have we spent the money we’ve raised?

Sometimes the Government just does not give us enough funds to fulfil the school’s needs, so we have been able to provide items to give a little “extra” to the pupils. Here are some of the things we have spent the money on.

 We bought a Christmas tree for the school, Christmas crackers and provided a Christmas Fair, Santa’s Grotto and paid for half of the panto tickets.

 We sold ice lollies at Sports Day. We provided a Summer Fair, end of year disco.

 Play equipment for reception.

Visualisers and provided funds for External Speakers to come to the school for year 3/4

 A plaque for the new daily mile track.

 We will be contributing towards the 2022 leavers hoodies and Leaver’s activity week.


Please feel free to email any questions or suggestions: Email: