If you’ve found this post while looking for tips to write an engaging school newsletter, or for the perfect school newsletter template then perhaps you could look at things slightly differently and change the way your school communicates with parents/carers.
School fetes and big events are fun ways to raise cash but they are time-consuming and rely on you having lots of volunteers to help out.
Here are eight easy ways to help put a few quid in the PTA coffers without too much effort.
What if there was a way to save school money by using a different approach to communication with parents and carers?
School photo day – don’t we all do our best to make sure our little darlings look neat for at least one day?
Clean shirt (maybe even a new one if you’re super-organised!). Lovely ironed uniform, hair brushed into submission, or tied up in a style that will manage to hold until after break, because somebody thought it would be a good idea to book the reception class in for their photos after they’d been running around outside in the mud!
We talk to a lot of schools, and a comment we hear over and over again is: “we haven’t got the time”. We hear you, we know that all schools are busy, and it really isn’t in our interest to burden you with yet ‘another thing to do!’
However, spending a few minutes on alternative thinking might help you make some big changes – and ultimately save you precious hours!