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What is ‘The Friends?’
The Friends of Northenden Community School (‘The Friends’) is essentially the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) of the school. It was established a number of years ago with the aim of:
The main events organised by the Friends on an annual basis are:
all of which, through the generosity of families who take part and support the events, raise about £2,000 for the school each year.
Keeping in Touch
The friends have their own Facebook page:
The ‘Friends’ Facebook page should only be used for ‘Friends’ business and not for other matters related to the school, including general enquiries or complaints. These should be directed to the school.
You can email the chair of the ‘Friends’ via
All parents are members of the ‘Friends’ and all are welcome at its regular meetings. Termly meetings take place at the school. Meetings at other times, usually just for Committee members, take place at members’ houses or at a local venue.
Committee Members / Officers
At the meeting on Wednesday 25th November 2015, the following Officers were appointed/agreed:
If you can help support the Friends in anyway, please get in touch with one of the elected officers of the Friends.
How is the money raised spent?
The way in which the money raised by events is spent by the school is informed and decided by:
In recent years funding has been used for:
Friday 25th November
Reception – Year 2 children