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Minutes of Friends of Whitelands (FoW) AGM


1st October 2014




Meeting was opened by Chairperson, Jayne Fulker.  26 Committee members/parents were present at meeting. Jane gave a short presentation showing things FoW have done over previous year:


  • Improve communication between FoW and school/parents with a new e-mail address, school website page, newsletter and parent facebook page.
  • Fundraising events: Christmas fair, children and baby item sale, school discos, craft mornings, summer fete and non-uniform day for Thatcham Lights.  Also, online fundraising such as Easyfundraising, Little Sprouts and Yellow Moon, giving money back to the school when items bought via these sites.
  • New ideas, i.e. this year Vicky Caws is organising a Bags4U collection of used clothes.




Kate Fuke presented an overview of the accounts and, together with Jayne, gave cheque for £10,000 to Mr Irving for the school.  Mr Irving thanked Friends of Whitelands for their hard work.




Chairperson:    Jayne Fulker was re-nominated and voted in by majority.

Treasurer:        Kate Fuke has resigned as Treasurer.  Sue Keen was nominated and voted in by majority.

Secretary:        Liane Goggin has resigned as Secretary.  Susanne Udry was nominated and voted in by majority.


Thank you to all those leaving and those joining the Committee.




Pauline Cload (parent) wished to thank those who stood for nominations.



Here are some of the things we have spent the money, that was raised last year, on.




At the AGM, the FOW presented at £10,000 cheque to the school. Watch this space to see how the money is spent!