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Friends of Barry Primary School


The Friends of Barry Primary School (FBPS) is a long established group of parents and teachers with three main aims:

  • To raise funds to pay for extra resources and activities for the pupils of the school.  This is not to replace statutory funding for curriculum activities;
  • To provide opportunities to contribute to the role of the school in the local community;
  • To provide opportunities for the families involved in the school to participate in social and fundraising events.


How do the Friends fundraise?

  • Movie Nights
  • School Discos (normally three per school year)
  • Quiz Nights for Parents/Carers
  • Summer Fete
  • Tuck Shop

What the Friends provided

What did the money raised by the Friends pay for/towards in the last school year?

  • Playground Equipment
  • Enrichment days for all year groups including Egyptian/Tudor/Viking/Medieval days (History Off The Page)
  • Subsidised school trips for all year groups
  • Subsidised pantomime tickets

What else Friends do for BPS

What else do the Friends do for the school?

  • Organise and help run the fundraising events, with the support of staff and volunteers;
  • Provide refreshments at school events such as concerts, parents' evenings, new parent evenings, etc;
  • Run a bookfair at Parents' Evenings which provides books for the school.

Get Involved

How can I help?

  • Support our fundraising events throughout the year by volunteering to help with preparation/on the day, or just come and enjoy the event;
  • Suggest new ways to raise money;
  • Donations of raffle prizes/hamper contents (when asked for);
  • Let us know if you can apply for matched funding through your employer;
  • Join the Friends of Barry Primary School - please contact the school office stating your name and contact information. 



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