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  • Friends Of Ysgol Pen Coch

    Friends Of Ysgol Pen Coch

    The Friends of Ysgol Pen Coch (FOYPC) was established in 2010 to advance the education of the children attending the school, by providing and assisting in the provision of facilities for education at the school, not normally provided by the Local Authority. FOYPC is the Pen Coch School Parent Teachers Association made up of staff and parents/carers The Association aims to * foster more extended relationships between staff, parents and others associated with the school and * engage in activities which support the school and advance the education of the children attending it. Every half term the FOYPC. Committee attends a meeting to work together to organise social and recreational events for parents, children and staff and aims to provide numerous items of equipment and financial help with major purchases. One of the most valuable contributions made by the FOYPC. are playschemes during the Easter and also long summer vacation. The Easter scheme runs for 4 days ( Mon -Thurs 10 -3 )and the summer scheme runs for three weeks ( 4 days a week) in school and is organised by paid play leaders supported by voluntary helpers. The scheme is financed by the fund raising efforts of the FOYPC. Other Regular events that FOYPC help run are Christmas and summer fairs, summer barbeque and spring plant sales. FOYPC aim to also raise funds for Christmas and educational entertainments for the children. Whilst it may not be possible to make the playscheme available to all children due to the child’s specific needs, efforts are made to include as many pupils as possible. Information about the FoYPC is sent out automatically to parents, however contact may be made with the FOYPC. Secretary, or the Chairperson, Hannah Maddock via Pen Coch School at any time on 01352 792730. Please feel free to contact us on how to get involved or come along to one of our meetings.

  • April 2015 Update

    Friends of Ysgol Pen Coch meeting 17th April 2015 at 9.30am
  • March 2015 Update

    Friends of Ysgol Pen Coch AGM meeting Friday 13th March at 10am Staff Room.


  • AGM Update

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  • Newsletter March 2014


    Friends of Ysgol Pen Coch

        March Newsletter


    Welcome to the first newsletter of the FoYPC for 2014

    It has been an action packed first half term of 2014 for FoYPC. 


    January: Saw a new committee voted in, we would like to thank the outgoing committee for all their hard work and fundraising which enabled the vital running of the successful holiday clubs at Easter and the summer holidays and for equipment which benefits many of our children – a huge thank you!

    Introducing the new committee:

    Hannah Maddock – Chair                      Delyth Donaldson – Vice Chair

    Claire Cook – Treasurer                      Emma Bridge – Secretary

    We are all Mums with children in the Foundation phase.

    Working with us is Rosalind Stuart (Community Development Officer) who is also supporting and guiding us all in our new roles.


    February:  We held our first fundraising stall for FoYPC at The Heartlands Tournament – Roller Derby at Deeside Leisure Centre.  Thank you to all parents for your kind donations for the raffle prizes.  The afternoon was great fun and we raised £137.44.  Thanks also goes to Hannah for securing our stall, Rosalind for making up three wonderful hampers and Miss Lloyd (Brooklyn's Mum) for a beautiful cake.

    We had some fantastic news in February we received a £2,000 donation from UNITE Union – a big thank you to Rory Donaldson's family for organising and securing this wonderful donation.


    Dates for your Diary this half-term:

    Quiz Night – Come and test your general knowledge this will be held on 27th March 2014 at 6.30pm at school tickets cost £3 each and are available from Anita in Blue Class.

    Easter Bingo – Jubilee Court Buckley – This is the 20th year this event will be held, it is always a great night, all welcome – date to be confirmed.


    FoYPC will be meeting over the next half-term to discuss further fundraising ideas and events – if you are interested please do pop along – the date of the meeting is sent out a week before.  If you are unable to make it, but you have ideas then please contact us through school 01352 792730 your suggestions are much appreciated.


    Finally we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued support.