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Wantage CE Primary School

Learning for Life

"Life in abundance" John 10:10

The Friends


Next Friends' Meetings

Please join us


Mon 24th April 

Thurs 15th June 

Tues 11th July (AGM)



Who are the Friends? 

 We are people just like you. Parents, teachers and supporters of Wantage CE, who want to make school life the best it can be for our children.  Contact us at if you would like to know more.


What do Friends do? 

We organise and run events throughout the year, providing social opportunities for parents and a valuable source of fundraising for the school. 



Can I get involved?

Absolutely! Friends is open to everyone and all contributions, whether big or small are very welcome. Check out our latest opportunities to see if there is something that suits your skills and learn how you can raise money for Friends from the comfort of your armchair

Friends Committee

The Committee is elected at the Friends Annual General Meeting. Formal roles and persons currently in position include:


Hannah Lindsey


Lisa Withers


Lisa Strange


Lisa Freeman

General members 

Caroline Burgess, Natalie Peterson

Rosie Jackson  

Staff Representatives 

Cathy Godfrey & Claire Tobin 

Year Group Representatives

A number of volunteers support Friends events, by helping to organise and facilitate activities in their chosen year group. Year Group Representatives for the current year are listed below.



 Lottie Oxendale

Year 3

 George Cook & Vic Douglas


Year 4

 Natalie Paterson & Lizzy Hylton

Year 1

  Lisa Crofts & Angela Amos  

Year 5 

 Caroline Burgess & Rosie Jackson  

Year 2

 Steph Highton & Suz Richardson

Year 6

 Suzy Ditchburn & Lucy Harding 


Friends Committee meetings are held monthly and all parents are welcome to attend. Meeting details are advertised on the previous meeting’s minutes, the Newsletters and on our notice board. If you are interested in becoming a Committee member or Year Group Representative, please get in touch with us

Getting Involved

Many hands make light work and we are always looking for people to get involved. From baking a few cakes to painting a shed or helping at a film night there are always opportunities to get stuck in and improve school life for our children. If you think you could tackle one of our projects, or get involved in any way, please email


Charity No. 1093139

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