PTFA @ The Carlton Academy – what do we do and who are we

Parents/Teachers Friends and Family all helping to raise  money for events in school and the community.

Committee Members

President – Mr Pierpoint (Headteacher)

Operations Manager – Phil  Lovatt

PTFA Chairperson -Amanda Harper

Vice Chairpersons -Valerianne Chafer/Samantha Rhodes

Secretary –Heather Moody

Treasurer-Julie Smith

Stores Person - Vacancy

Media/Marketing - Vacancy


September 2017 – December 2017 this is what we have been doing:

  • Recruited new members in to the team so we have a larger group to help us fund raise
  • AGM was held new committee elected and in place from November 2018
  • Survey went out to the  pupils and parents to generate ideas for fund raising events in the future
  • Within the survey to pupils we asked for their ideas on the funds that are raised what would they like to see it being used for
  • We have new Logo for our PTFA which was designed by one our parents we hope you like it
  • We supported the school at the Gedling Dance Festival

Dates for your diary

  • We will have a stand at this year’s Academy Show case 13th 14th & 15th December 2017 – raffle/tombola and a bar for the show case
  • 26th January 2018 7.00 – 9.00pm   we are hosting a quiz night we would love to see you for this  fun evening.  Food will be available and we will be having a bar. Please click here to download an entry form

Ideas we are working on/looking in to

  • Setting up our own face book page
  • Looking into a school bonus ball scheme
  • Looking at the survey results to get an idea on future ideas for events and also what the pupils would like to see us spending the money on

How you can help the Carlton Academy PTFA

  • Why not come and join the PTFA we are always looking for volunteers.  If you are interested please contact  us on
  • If you are having a clear out please can you donate any suitable items for raffle or tombola prizes
  • Any ideas for fund raising please contact

Golden Grove

The PTFA annual event – this is an event that the PTFA have been hosting for 30 years  with the help of the students.  This is a fabulous day for elderly members of the community/students and the staff with a real feel good factor.

Golden Grove 2018 date is Wednesday 28 March 2018