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December 8, 2015
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A Big Thank You

FOWPS want to say a massive thank you to everyone that donated to the silent auction this year.

Sarah Dutton Photography
Ryan Dickinson Plumbers
Oaktree Nursery
AAP Private Hire
Hampshire Court Hotel
Sylvannian Families
Penny Spooner Ceramics
Blue Ginger
Cookery Doodle Doo
Whitchurch Barbers
Me&I Clothing
Esseborne Manor
Ollies
Hawk Conservancy Trust
Lloyds Pharmacy
Serenity Beauty
Clacys
Vitacress
The White Hart
Tescos Whitchurch
Gravity Force
Wyevale Garden Centre
Grandmas Jams and Chutneys
Jackalope Home
Faye Brown Designs
Usborne Books Whitchurch
Finkley Down Farm
Adventure Barn Marwell Activity Centre
The Entertainer
Nuffield Health & Wellbeing Portsmouth
David Lloyd Southampton
Ageas Bowl
Newbury Racecourse
Saints Foundation

December 1, 2015
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Please can you help?

We need more helpers to run stalls at the Christmas Fair this Saturday 5th December. Please help with just an hour and a half of your time. We are low on helpers for the stall slot 2.30-4pm in particular. Please email FOWPS @whitchurch.hants.sch.uk if you can help. Last year we raised over £3,500 at this event.
Thank you for your support.
FOWPS

November 30, 2015
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Christmas Fair Saturday 5th December Silent Auction Prizes

Free to enter – just place a bid on the item you would like. The highest bid on the sheet at the Christmas Fair at 3.45pm will win the item at that price.
SPORTS
England Rugby Shirt signed by Will Greenwood (framed).
Saints Football Academy Christmas holiday course for 2 children.
2 Premier enclosure tickets for Newbury Racecourse. Dust your posh hat off!
4 tickets for cricket at the Ageas Bowl & 2 cricket helmets. A ‘must have’ for a sports enthusiast.
LEISURE
Weekend family pass to David Lloyd Sports and Leisure Club, Southampton.
One month membership for 2 at Nuffield Health & Wellbeing centre Portsmouth.
CHILDRENS
Sylvannian Families Country Tree School and 2 sets of figures.
Large Nerf Gun. Every boy’s dream.
FURNITURE AND GARDEN
Hand painted upcycled furniture:
Small dining table – seats four (h73.5, diameter 74.5cm), Farrow and Ball Hardwick White
Pair of children’s chairs – (h74.5, w28, d40cm) painted Little Greene (Lemon Tree). Just gorgeous!
Jewellery box – (w13.5, d14, h18cm) 3 drawers, hand painted Annie Sloan Pink. Very cute!
Side table – (h39, w31.5, d27cm) hand painted F&B Hardwick White and Clunch.
Nest of 2 tables – (largest is h45, w38, d29cm) hand painted F&B French Grey and Clunch.
Book shelf (w 43cm, h48cm, d14.5cm) hand painted Hardwick White with designer paper inserts.
Children’s wardrobe – 2 door opening, 1 rail and corner shelves, hand painted.
Child’s blue rocking armchair and footstall – retro, original 1980’s, navy leatherette.
Large Christmas flower displays – glamourous snow scene floral displays in glass vases (3 lots)

OTHER
Chocolate hamper (kindly donated by The Oak Tree nursery). Yum!
£40 Haynes Hanson & Clark voucher (kindly donated by AAP car hire)
3 course dinner for 2 at Essebourne Manor, Victorian Country Hotel, Hurstbourne Tarrant.
Photo session at Sarah Dutton Photography.
Rocha John Rocha Leather and Cashmere mens gloves (L/XL)

November 27, 2015
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THE VERY, VERY NAUGHTY ELF ON THE SHELF, COMPETITION

****For every entry that has “FOWPS” written on the entry form – Ryan Dickinson Plumbing will donate £1****
THE VERY, VERY NAUGHTY ELF ON THE SHELF, COMPETITION
Ryan Dickinson Plumbing & Heating Ltd, 7 London Street, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7LH
Starts: Thursday 3rd December – Ends: Tuesday 22nd December
Free to all 16 years and younger
Overnight, every night (between the competition dates) our naughty elf “Nelf” will be up to mischief here in the shop. All you need to do is have a look through the shop window each day, see what naughty thing he has done and write it down on the application form (available from the shop).
When you have lots of answers hand in the application form, by 5.00pm on Tuesday 22nd December.
Whoever gets the most correct answers will win an
AMAZING KIDS CHRISTMAS HAMPER – Worth over £50.00
In the event of a tie the correct applicants will enter a draw – Winner announced Wednesday 23rd December
Hamper includes £10.00 Love-to-Shop Voucher, £25.00 Festival Place Voucher, Chocolates, Sweets, Christmas DVD’s and lots, lots more.

November 27, 2015
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****Bling your Bauble****

What a baubletastic response there’s been to this competition! Return your bauble to class by Tuesday 1st December. LABEL with name and class. Each year group will have their own giant wreath or christmas tree to display their baubles in the school hall. Prizes awarded on Friday 4th December. Good luck and remember, you’ve got to bling it to win it!

November 21, 2015
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Christmas Puddings

Back by popular demand FOWPS festive puddings have now been ordered. Available in three delicious flavours; chocolate, sticky toffee and traditional plum pudding flavours. £5.50 each, cash or cheques paid to FOWPS. Contact Fiona Walters directly to place your pre-order fiona.m.walters@btinternet.com. All profits to FOWPS

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November 16, 2015
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****Reminder this will be taking place on the 18th & 19th November****

BLING YOUR BAUBLE

Bauble mania reaches Whitchurch Primary School. . .

* This new baubletastic competition is open to the whole school.
* Decorate your bauble any way you like.
* Christmas baubles will be available in both playgrounds after school on Wednesday 18th November and
Thursday 19th November.
* 50p includes the bauble and entry to the competition.
* Decorate your bauble any way you like glitter, tinsel,finger painted. Use your imagination. The more festive the
better.
* Return your blinged bauble, labeled with your name and class to your classroom by Tuesday 1st December.
They will be displayed in the hall for Christmas.
* Prizes will be awarded to the best entries from each year.

Join the Christmas craze. . .

November 14, 2015
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Bag 2 School – Friday 20th November

Don’t forget to bring in your bags of unwanted clothing for our Bag2School collection next Friday. Bags can be left at the staff car park at drop off that morning. Please don’t bring bags in any earlier as we have no storage space. FOWPS receive an amount depending on the weight of the bags collected, so every bag counts.

November 12, 2015
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***** Reminder*** Mufti Day – tomorrow Friday 13th November

***** Reminder*** Mufti Day – tomorrow Friday 13th November
Children can wear casual clothes to school next Friday in return for tombola prizes for the Christmas Fair, or £1. All donations are very gratefully received (wine, beer, soft drinks, boxes of chocolates, biscuits, gifts, new toiletries, toys, and books). Collectors will be at the school gates on the morning to receive your donations – thank you for all your support