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Parua Bay School Parents and Teachers Association (P.T.A.)

All parents whose children are enrolled at Parua Bay School are considered to be part of the School PTA.

 

Committee meetings are held once a month and everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. One of the roles of the School P.T.A. is to help fundraising for the school.  This provides extra benefits for the children and is also a link between parents, school, and the Board of Trustees.

 

The majority of the fundraising is done through social activities and helps to create a good community spirit. Please consider becoming an active member of our school P.T.A.  Major fundraising efforts in the past have seen substantial purchases of interactive whiteboards for all our classrooms, improvements to our swimming pool, a large adventure playground and lots of computer equipment. Fundraising events which have been particularly successful in the past have been Parents’ Discos, Quiz nights, Summer Shows, Country Day Shows .

 

However, this is only one small part of the P.T.A. mechanism; a major focus for the school over the next three years, as documented in the Strategic Plan 2018-20, is to strengthen community connectivity between the the school and the parents of Parua  Bay School. To this end, it is hoped the P.T.A. will serve to strengthen these links through some social events where the key focus is "fun / relationships" as opposed to fundraising.

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Core values

A balanced education delivers opportunities for the development of the whole person. Intellectual development needs to be balanced with physical, social, emotional and artistic development.

 

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Mission

Our mission is to provide innovative educational leadership to the school community and thereby fulfil parents' and students' expectations of excellent education.