Ideas and advice
Find local suppliers to schools and PTAs
Looking for games for your summer fair or toys for your fete? Whatever the event, find a local supplier in your county by downloading our classified supplier listings
Spring term fundraising ideas
Read up about fundraising ideas for the spring term at your school, including Easter, Mother's Day and Valentine's Day.
Plan your next school disco
School discos have always been a popular PTA fundraiser, but what should you consider when planning your next one?
Use the day of love as an excuse to raise funds. Here are some Valentine's Day fundraising ideas that would work perfect in schools.
Leap year fundraising
Leap years only come around every four years, so celebrate the extra day in February with a leap year-themed fundraiser or challenge.
Mother's Day events
Raise money in the lead up to Mother's Day by choosing one of these fundraising initiatives to run your school.
Ideas for Easter
Father's Day ideas
Raise money in the lead up to Father's Day by choosing one of our fundraising events to run with the children.
Father's Day fundraisers
With Father's Day and finer weather fast approaching, what fundraising gems do you have in store for the men in your life?
PTAs at sports day
From bacon baps for breakfast to running your summer fair at the end of the races, how do PTAs get involved with school sports day?
Run a family barbecue
A family barbeque at the end of the school year, or at the start of the new year brings the entire school community together to meet, mingle and have fun.
Summer success stories
End of year events
Celebrate the end of the academic year (and all your hard work) by running a summer fundraising event to say goodbye for summer!
Events for school leavers
What kind of celebration is your PTA organising for the Year 6 leavers this summer? If you need ideas for events, look no further.
Working with photographers
Everyone knows that professional photographers work with schools for formal photos, but have you thought about involving them in PTA events too?
PTA events can create special memories for every child - here's how to make sure everyone feels included
Serving refreshments at a school concert is one thing, but run a fundraising entirely dedicated to food and you could be on to a winner.
Whether you're after an event which avoids the risk of rain, or something for the colder months, here's how to have fun fundraising without the weather worry!
Autumn success stories
It's the season of bonfire night and Halloween, so how will you fundraise this term? Read our autumn success stories to see which ideas worked for other PTAs.
A-Z fundraising ideas
If you're looking for some fundraising inspiration, cast your eyes down this list and see what jumps out at you!
Raise cash for other causes
Use your fundraising skills to raise money for other charities, and show that when people pull together, they can change lives.
Whether you're planning a fashion show or shopping night, a fashion event adds a glamorous touch to your fundraising calendar
Events for adults
15 festive fundraisers
Apart from your Christmas fair, what other festive plans does your PTA have for the autumn/winter months?
With numerous cultures and religions represented in the UK, how can your PTA embrace multicultural celebrations?
A guide to silent auctions
Events for new families
At the start of a new term, welcome new children and families to the school by running an all-inclusive fundraising event
Winter success stories
Need inspiration to bring some fundraising fun to the winter months? Browse these PTA success stories...
Sustainable event ideas
VE Day event ideas
Pros and cons of distanced events
With large gatherings not possible, Helen Alderson weighs up the pros and cons of alternative events
Socially-distanced event ideas
Social distancing might mean you can’t run some events, but with a little creativity you can still raise money and have fun.
14 Christmas fundraisers for socially distanced PTAs
Christmas is getting nearer, but there’s still time to organise some exciting and safe activities to bring in festive funds.