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The KA

THE COMMITTEE: 

The KA (Kingshott Association) is a flourishing Parents Association, which is open to all Kingshott parents. The day to day running of the Association is in the hands of a committee which is elected at our Annual General Meeting held in the first half of each Autumn Term. The KA is a member of the "PTA Organisation" which is a national charity supporting Parent Associations. We use their current constitution to govern our group; we are also a registered charity.

At present, the committee is being led by 

Co-Chairs, Patti Rio Green & Emily Ramnarain 

Treasurer, Nipun Gupta, 

Secretary, Sarah Banks, 

Advertising & Marketing, Melissa Benson. 

The KA exists to develop relationships between staff, parents and children of the school by organising events throughout the school year. Any additional funds raised from these events are then used to assist in the provision of facilities or items for education at the school, as the committee, in agreement with the school, may determine. The termly subs paid also help support these events. 

Kindly note that the date of the next AGM is 13th September 2022, at 7.30pm. Please join us at 7pm for drinks and an opportunity to chat with existing members of the Committee. 

RECENT EVENTS: 

May Ball 21st May 2022 

The Ball returned! We had an amazing evening and managed to raise an amazing £7,775 for Garden House Hospice. Thank you to all those that attended, and for those of you that provided donations for our auction/raffle and of course those that bid on them! 

Kingshot GHH donation 2022 (1)

 
See below for photos of the night!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

Welcome Back BBQ – Saturday 10th September 2022 - LUCAS FIELD (12.00 - 3.00pm). A warm welcome back to all parents at the school. The day will include a BBQ, stalls for the children to try their hand at some traditional fair games, music by Mr H and much more. Save the date, and bring yourselves and your picnic blanket along for the afternoon. FREE EVENT. 

MacMillan Coffee Morning - Friday 7th October 2022 - DINING HALL (8.00 - 10.00am) 

Bonfire Night - Friday 4th November 2022 - ASHBROOK FIELD (Gate open 6.30pm)

Xmas Fayre - Saturday 3rd December 2022 - OLD GYM & DINING ROOM (3 - 5pm) 

Disco - Friday 3rd February 2023 - OLD GYM & DINING ROOM (4.30pm-6pm/6.30-8pm). An evening of fun for years 3 to 8. The evening is split into 2 sessions, one for years 3 to 5 and one for years 6 to 8, and includes music & entertainment, face painting, toys, hot food and much more! The children have loved it in the past, and it is a great “rite of passage” for when they get to the Prep school! 

Quiz Night - Friday 3rd March 2023 - OLD GYM & DINING ROOM (7pm - 11pm). A Kingshott favourite, and a great way to get to know other parents. Test your wits in our annual quiz with rounds covering topics from music and general knowledge to sport and celebrities. Drinks and food will be available to pre-order but there will also be a pay bar on the night. Bring your own nibbles (but please no alcohol). Gather your team and join us for this fun event! 

Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday 18th March 2023  - DINING ROOM (TBC 10am -12noon) 

May Ball - Saturday 20th May 2023 - SPORTS HALL (6.30pm -1am). Another great night is being planned – we hope that you can join us!

 

OUR PROJECTS: 

Our most recent project, which we are very proud of is … 

Common room 1The Year 7 & 8 Common Room

This was an exciting project requested by the children themselves, to breathe new life into their Common Room. The KA were happy to provide the children with funds for this project, and they were given the freedom to design a room that fit their needs. Please see below some pictures of the results of their hard work. 

 

 

 

We also contribute each year to Enrichment week for the children, as well as paying to provide lifeguards for the school pool so it is available over the summer holidays. 

The KA is managed entirely by parent volunteers, with meetings attended by the teachers and parents. 

The KA is always looking for new and existing parents to join or come forward with ideas for events and fundraising, so please do get in touch if you are interested. 

Contact us for more details of how you can help or come along to one of the meetings. Email: kingshottka@hotmail.co.uk 

The Kingshott Association is a registered Charity (Number 1150666). 

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