Autumn 2022

Autumn 2022

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School budgets are squeezed and families are cutting back, but help is at hand. In the autumn 2022 issue, we've rounded up some expert advice on what your PTA can do to thrive as the cost of living crisis bites. If the new school year means you are recruiting committee members, see our back-to-basics guide to the main committee roles. Read how four inventive schools turned buses, trains and even a plane into spaces for learning and find out how one school's Artists and Makers Fair has become a local Christmas tradition.

News: Free resources, thank your volunteers and Men's Sheds

Roundup: Expert advice, toy safety, capitalise on World Cup fever and what's hot and what's not

My PTA life: Chair of a busy Friends of… reveals all about her job

We did it: Find out how these schools transformed their grounds with second-hand vehicles

Counting the cost: How to make sure your PTA thrives despite the cost of living crisis

New year, new recruits: How to attract more volunteers from the newest intake

Who's who?: Our back-to-basics guide to who does what on the PTA committee

Ask the expert: All you need to know about fundraising through technology

Safeguarding: How to make sure you're looking after children's best interests

Cheers: How one woman turned a tasty tipple into a PTA winner

Hotspot: Festive fundraising

Second-hand uniform sales: They're a win for the environment, the wallet and the PTA

'It's not Christmas without our Artists and Makers Fair'

Top tips for a harvest festival

Funny haha: Our step-by-step guide to running a comedy night

We did it: Christmas event success stories

Running a sustainable event

World music workshops: Bring music and rhythm to the classroom

PTA top buys: Breathe new life into the four Rs

World of difference: Explore global cultures

Regrets: PTA disasters

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