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Friends of Battle Abbey School

The FOBAS Committee is a group of parents from Nursery, Prep and Senior School; they meet once or twice per term and help organise a variety of events held at Battle Abbey School for parents, staff and friends.  The money raised during these events is used to fund items that do not fall under existing educational or facilities budgets and promise to enhance the school experience, helping to improve educational or social outcomes for children in the school.

Recently purchased items include:

•    A ‘Mud Kitchen’ for the Nursery
•    Cameras for classes to use to record events, trips & activities during the school year
•    New bags for storing tents for Duke of Edinburgh Awards
•    Display board in the Abbot’s Hall for Duke of Edinburgh Gold recipients
•    Netball dresses for School teams
•    Keystage 3 Library resources
•    Children’s Entertainers at the Big Picnic

FOBAS meetings for the 2017-18 academic year will be held in the Headmasters’ Study at 7.15pm on the dates below, new parents, Prep School parents and non-FOBAS members are always very welcome to attend:

Monday 11th September 2017 Meeting
Tuesday 7th November 2017 Meeting
Wednesday 17 January 2018 Meeting
Monday 12th March 2018 Meeting
Tuesday 1st May 2018 Meeting
Tuesday 5th June 2018 Meeting including AGM

The following events have been planned for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Former pupils, ex-staff and past parents are most welcome to join current parents and staff at many of the events.  For more information, and/or to book your tickets, please contact FOBAS Chair Mrs Jemma Joyce: joycej@battleabbeyschool.com

New Pupils Tea Party – Tuesday 5th September 2017
Senior School Open Morning & Official Opening of Martlet House – Saturday 16th September 2017
Prep School Open Morning – Saturday 11th November 2017
FOBAS Quiz Night – Friday 17 November

More to be announced!

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You can also help FOBAS raise funds for Battle Abbey School by shopping online via Easyfundraising.org.uk.

All you need to do is register using the link below, and add the relevant apps.  There is no extra cost for you, the shopper, and it is easy to use!  There are also over 2,500 retailers to choose from including Amazon, M&S, Sainsbury, Tesco, Argos, John Lewis, Waitrose, HMV, Apple, Ebay and many, many more:http://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/fobas

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