Mereside CE



Mereside School Association is a successful and long-running PTA where the emphasis is on putting the fun into fundraising! 

It organises a range of activities for pupils, parents, teachers and the area at large (such as fetes, school discos etc.) that enrich school life and bring the community together.

All money raised by the PTA is used to enhance your child’s school experience by providing equipment/toys for playtime, books for the library and subsidising school trips.  In many other schools parents/carers have to fund these trips themselves, often costing up to £10 a time.  In comparison and due to the fundraising efforts of the PTA, most school trips at Mereside cost less than £5.

Mereside School Association would be grateful for any support you can provide.  We meet two or three times a term (usually in a local pub!), to discuss fundraising and plan events.  If you can’t make the evening meetings then an hour or two of your time to help at events (refreshments, stalls, setting-up, tidying up etc) would be greatly appreciated.  We would also love to hear from you if you have any fundraising ideas or skills to offer eg. Face painting, DJ-ing, craft skills, hair braiding etc!

Please feel free to contact us via the website using this link: contact us or email to: if you would like to help or to find out more.  

To view the PTA Constitution please use this link:  PTA Constitution   


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Latest School Events

Otters Class Swimming Lesson31Mar2020

9:00 am - 10:50 am @ Prestfelde School

Otters Class will be going to Prestfelde School for their weekly swimming lesson.

Shrewsbury School Games Year 5 & 6 Orienteering Event01Apr2020

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Shrewsbury Sports Village

Some of our Year 5 & 6 children are taking part in this event.

Year 4 'Bones, Stones & Metals' Performance for Parents & Carers02Apr2020

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm @ Mereside Academy

Parents & Carers of children in Year 4 (Foxes & Pine Martens) are invited to watch their performance of 'Bones, Stones & Metals' to celebrate their learning about the Stone Age, Bronze Age & Iron Age.

Break up for Easter Holiday03Apr2020

@ Mereside Academy

Last day of the Spring Term.

PTA Easter Bingo03Apr2020

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Mereside Academy

Easter themed bingo for all the family! Key Stage 2 children who can follow the game themselves can attend unaccompanied whilst Key Stage 1 children will need to be accompanied by a Parent/Carer. Refreshments and 'bingo' dabbers will be available to buy and there will also be a raffle!

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