News, Information & Fundraising

Fundraising Events / Updates:

Chipping Norton Pre-School is a registered charity and we are keen to continue with the fundraising events that have been so beneficial to our Pre-School.  We rely on our Committee and Staff to organise these events, along with parents of children that attend Pre-School.

Coming up…  (Please keep checking for updates)

We are already working hard on our next Christmas Shopping event!!! If there are any traders that would like to pre-book a table, please get in touch through the ‘Contact us’ page.

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Past Events

November ’16, Our biggest fundraising event of the year was another success.  Great stalls, fantastic raffle and much more was on offer.  Our event sponsors were Cotswold Lettings & Sales from Chipping Norton. The Cooperative from Chipping Norton kindly donated the refreshments for the evening and even sent 2 members of staff to look after the refreshment stall for the evening.  We raised a fantastic £871.22.  Thank you to everyone for your support. We are already planning next years event!

October 2016, we were so happy to have been awarded a grant of £2,400 from Chipping Norton Town Council.  This will be used to make some amazing improvements to our playground – we can’t wait for the work to start in Easter 2017.

October 2016 saw those brains working hard!  Tim Busby kindly did us some quiz sheets to sell.  We raised £54 from this – thank you Tim.

September 2016, we were so grateful to the Cooperative in Chipping Norton for making us their nominated Charity for September. From their ‘Good Cause Fund’ (made from the sale of the plastic carrier bags), we received £480.97. – Thank you so much.

November 2015 we held our annual Christmas Shopping Evening. It was a huge success and we raised £1436.45. We were very lucky to once again have Cotswold Lettings of Chipping Norton as our event sponsor – Thank you.

May 2015 everyone was invited to a fantastic 70′s disco. It was kindly organised by a group of parents from Pre-School.  Everyone that went had a fantastic time and £900 was made on the evening. With the money raised, toys and equipment for the children was purchased – Thank you to everyone involved.

April 2015, our Mothers Day ‘Lucky Square’ and cake stall raised an amazing £293.74.

In March 2015, we had a ‘Frozen’ party at the Over Norton Village Hall. The children loved it and not only was it so lovely to see all their faces when Elsa and Olaf arrived, we raised £150 too.

December 2014, our Pre-School children helped raise £24 by creating some wonderful Christmas cards. They were professionally printed so parents could buy them and share with friends and family, showing off their children’s artistic talent.

Why not register with EasyFundraising… (www.easyfundraising.org.uk)

Easyfundraising is the simplest way that you can help raise funds for Chipping Norton Pre-School. When you shop online with your favorite stores, you can raise money at the same time. It’s that easy!  There are thousands of well known retailers including Tesco, EBay, Boden, M&S, Argos, Vodafone and many more. Retailers donate a percentage of what you spend, to your chosen cause, when you shop with them through the easyfundraising site.

To Register:
1.Firstly, register for free at easyfundraising.org.uk, putting Chipping Norton Pre School as your chosen charity.
2.When you’ve registered, you’re ready to shop and raise money! Simply click on the retailer you want, then shop as you would normally. When you make a purchase, you will get an email telling you how much you’ve raised and they will pass the donation to us!

Donations:

At Chipping Norton Pre-School, we are always really grateful for donations of food items such as crackers, biscuits, cheese and fruit for our snacks. We are equally grateful for items such as toilet rolls, fairy liquid and tissues.  Our art area is always in need of any recyclable items for the children to use for junk modelling. This can include cereal boxes, yogurt pots, spare rolls of wallpaper, wool etc.. Thank you.

Please contact us for our term dates (2015/16)

Closures:

If it is necessary to close Pre-School because of snow we will put an update on here as soon as the decision has been made!  We will also update our Facebook page with a notification that we will be closed.  Please note – If Chipping Norton School is closed due to the snow, we will be too.

We hope that you will find all the information about Chipping Norton Pre-School that you are looking for within our Website.  If you don’t, please contact us through the ‘Contact us’ page, or call us on 01608 643376, and a member of our staff will be happy to help.

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