Friends of Oakdene

Dear Parents, Grandparents and Guardians,

On behalf of the “Friends of Oakdene” can we welcome you and wish you and your child a very happy future here.

The “Friends of Oakdene Primary” is a Parents and Teachers Association that was reformed approximately 12 years ago.  The first project of our Association was to raise £15,000 to enable the Computer Suite to be built.

This was a very special project, as we wanted the Suite to be built in the memory of one of the pupils, Andrew Schenck, who tragically died of Leukaemia.  With the help of donations and hard work from everyone concerned, the money was raised and the Suite opened in time for Andrew’s class to use before they left.

More recently the “Friends” have funded the first stage of our outdoor play area.  In recent years we have raised funds for a seating area and a tyre park for the children to use whilst playing.  We also successfully received funding for stage equipment, curtains, a digital camera, computer equipment and assisting with the construction of the Library and Learning Zone.  Our latest purchase is the new play equipment on the Playground.  Without the “Friends of Oakdene” these projects would not have been completed.  We constantly need support from Parents and always need new members.

If you can spare any time to attend our meetings and functions you are very welcome.  We meet every 4-6 weeks depending on forthcoming events.

In the last 12 years we have held Quiz Nights, Race Nights, Family Bingos, BBQs, Discos and Christmas & Summer Fayres.

Please support our Association and become involved in your child’s School life!

Thank you

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Contact the School

Oakdene Primary School

Ashton Avenue
Rainhill
Merseyside
L35 0QQ

Main Contact: Mrs H. Lee

Tel: 01744 678410
oakdene@sthelens.org.uk