Friends of Steyning Grammar School (FoSGS) is a charity whose role is to:
FoSGS is run by volunteers who are generally busy parents and we always welcome new people to join us. It’s a great way to meet other parents and be involved in supporting the school.
The Committee currently has 9 members and our Chairperson is Simone Poulter. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to become a Committee member.
Our main event of the year is the Winter Fair which takes place every November. This year's Fair will be held on Saturday, 17th November 2018.
Steyning Grammar School Heads of Departments provide a wide range of requests for what they need and each year the FoSGS Committee discuss and agree which to fund.
The following are just a few examples of items that FoSGS have purchased for the school:
SGS Brilliant Book Awards, author visits, books, competition prizes, keyboards and other equipment for Music, SGS games kit for various sports, funding extra-curricular coaches, outdoor picnic benches, 3D printer, chrome books, books for Humanities, dictionaries for all classrooms, LED lights for Drama Hall, art books for contextual understanding and camera equipment for Photography and Art students.
We run two types of Parent Forum:
The Giving Machine www.thegivingmachine.co.uk
Please consider using this website when you do any online shopping – it’s a really easy way to raise money, without it costing a penny! Over 100 retailers including Amazon, Argos and M & S will make a donation to FoSGS for every purchase made if you click through from their website ‘www.thegivingmachine.co.uk’ to the retailer. The prices that you pay are exactly the same so please consider looking it up and adding it to your favourites.
We welcome any interest you may have in FoSGS, from full committee membership, or simply attending the occasional meeting, to just 'helping-out' at our events - and anything in-between. If you would like more information, please come along to a meeting or email us at email@example.com