I took the plunge with a skydive for the school
Laura Ratcliffe's thrilling fundraiser made over £1,200 for St Peter's Junior School
Spotlight on World Book Day
Get ready to see Where's Wally and Harry Potter at the school gates - 7 March 2024 is the next World Book Day
Mother's Day gifts
Treat mums and raise funds by creating these Mother's Day gifts for your pupils to buy
Low-cost and no cost fundraisers
Our affordable fundraising ideas are sure to be a success, whether you are a new PTA or looking for ideas to minimise cost and effort
Our regular giving scheme means we can plan ahead
Harriet Pike of the Friends of Morley explains the benefits a regular giving scheme
Record your school's history
Celebrate your school's anniversary year with a book, magazine, film or video
All you need to know from licence knowhow to online options and a step-by-step guide
Back to school essentials
Cashback schemes on labels and other products mean the PTA can raise money for nothing!
Love your pre-loved school uniform
An effective second-hand uniform operation is great for the bank balance and the environment. Daniel Etherington has some ideas to make the most of your uniform sales
How the PTA can champion bees in schools
We all need to do our bit to help the bee population - Anna Scott is buzzing with ideas for how the PTA can make that happen
Hold a non-uniform day
Non-uniform days are a simple concept - pupils come to school wearing something different in return for a donation to the PTA. Keeping all your stakeholders happy will ensure a memorable day, explains Sam Robbins...
When children outgrow their school uniforms, PTAs often find ways to sell or pass them on to other families. There are several options available, from hosting playground sales to setting up dedicated shops. Which one will work best for you?
Textile recycling FAQs
Alan Wheeler, Director of the Textile Recycling Association (TRA) answers your textile recycling questions
Spotlight on green fundraising
It's up to all of us to do our bit in the fight against climate change - including PTAs
Celebrate your school anniversary
Your school's anniversary is the perfect opportunity to bring the community together for a year of celebration and fundraising. Here are some of our favourite ways to mark the occasion
Grants and a community appeal helped us hit our fundraising target
Our MUGA which will benefit nearly every family in the village, says Anna Baker, PTA chair at Alderley Edge Community Primary School in Cheshire
A successful grant application meant we could start a cycle library
I wanted more families to be able to enjoy the school run by bike. With some encouragement and the right grant, the plan grew and grew, says PTA secretary Anna Scott
Step-by-step guide: 100 club
A 100 club is a hassle-free fundraiser that keeps the money flowing into your PTA kitty
Recycling schemes for schools
Encourage the families at your school to have a good clear out by setting up some recycling schemes
Easy fundraising ideas
Raising money for your school isn't just about running big events - and, once set up, passive income streams will take care of themselves...
A simple and easy way to boost profits is by having a 100-square grid at your event, with no need to buy any prizes
Recipe book fundraiser
Raise funds through your own school recipe book, complete with meals devised by the children
Encourage support from teachers by linking your fundraising events with the National Curriculum
Silver Smarties fundraiser
Silver Smarties is a simple fundraiser that's easy to organise, and has the promise of chocolate too
Give your families the opportunity to get studio-quality images and create lasting memories with a family photoshoot
Pennies in a bottle
Ask your children to fill a plastic bottle with coins. Fundraising doesn't get simpler than this!
With so many personalised product fundraisers available, there's bound to be one perfect for you school
Shopping affiliate schemes
Earn commission every time a supporter makes a purchase online by signing up for a shopping reward scheme
Sponsored matchbox challenge
A matchbox challenge is a simple yet fun sponsored event, that all children will enjoy!
Our sports coach ran the London Marathon for the PTA
'We raised £7,600 with a place in the Virgin Money London Marathon'
Five Father's Day fundraisers
From football scratch cards to mug decorating, we've selected five of our favourite Father's Day fundraisers...
Father's Day gift ideas
Give dads a memorable present by creating these Father's Day gifts for pupils to buy
Summer holiday fundraisers
Daniel Etherington rounds up our top ways to keep families engaged with the PTA during the long break
Spotlight on Christmas fundraising
Don't let your fair hog all the glory - choose from a range of profitable Christmas fundraisers for your school
Christmas card fundraising
Families will love seeing the children's artwork while you raise funds for the school