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Editor’s tip for this term!

PTA+ Magazine is a much-loved source of fundraising support,

but many of you receive the magazine free of charge. If you appreciate all the effort that goes into each issue, then can I ask you to support us

efore I start waxing lyrical about all the great features we’ve crammed into this issue, there’s something I need to clear up! And,

as PTA UK has recently changed its name to Parentkind, now seems like as good a time as any! Given how much work we put into each issue of PTA+ Magazine, it’s an ongoing frustration that so many of our readers attribute all the credit to Parentkind. The magazine doesn’t come as part of your Parentkind membership – it’s published independently by Community Inspired (that’s us), a small social

enterprise that is passionate about supporting PTAs with your day-to-day fundraising. And we have no plans to change that, because listening to all the feedback we get, you love us as we are! I would ask, however, that you consider subscribing to the magazine (for £15 a year) as this extra income  Now, let’s turn to summer fairs, which will undoubtedly be dominating

your thoughts this term... We asked eight experienced PTA members for their Summer Fair Secrets  through the panic that is not having enough volunteers, we’ve listed a wealth of tried and tested solutions for Boosting Support (p41). Need stall ideas for student-run stalls or craft activities? Never sure what prizes to give or where to buy them? Turn to p44 for all the answers for Spectacular Stalls. Creating digital posters offers an easy and cost-effective way of getting

your messages out to the masses – discover how with Let’s Get Digital (p19).  We love hearing from you, so call or email the team (details below) if you need advice or have stories to share. Otherwise, enjoy a successful summer!


Editor: Nikki Burch

Editorial Assistant: Heather Park

Resources Editor: Lucy Hubery

Art Director: Carol Rogerson Sub Editor: Katie Wyartt Admin Assistant: Sarah Everson

Advertising: Richard Manville Tel: 01342 718679

Contributors: IStock Photos and all the PTA members who have shared their tips, tricks and stories.

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