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The AGS Art Fair and Christmas Market

I know, I know, it’s only October but if Tesco can sell you advent calendars then we can tell you about our fantastic Art Fair and Christmas Market. And what’s more, entry is completely free for everyone. Here’s what you need to know.

1. It’s at AGS on Saturday 18th November, 10.30am – 3.30pm

2. It will raise money for the school but only with your support

Seventy artists and crafters from across Buckinghamshire will be showing and selling their work. Our Art Café will be ready with delicious bakes and tempting treats. And there will be some amazing craft and artisan demonstrations including pottery and stonemasonry.

So, come along with the whole family for a truly brilliant event. You’ll get yourself organised for Christmas and help raise vital funds for AGS.

Can’t wait to see you there and may we be the first to wish you a very Happy Christmas.

Events
Here is a taste of some of the events the PTA has put on over the last few years.

Year 7 Laser

This is a brilliant way for new boys to hang out with their new friends and make others by shooting them with lasers. A hugely popular event ever year.

Art and Craft Fair

Art and Craft Fair

The AGS Art and Craft Fair - now in its 24th year - showcases around 80 local artists, displaying and selling their works over a weekend.
The event kicks off with a preview night for VIPs and artists and then is opened up to the public.
As well as paintings and sculpture exhibits, there is a Craft Fair running alongside the event.
For more information, or if you would like to exhibit yourself or take a craft stall, please visit the Art Show Website
Burns Night

Burns Night

One of AGS’s best-loved fundraising nights. A wonderful mix of Scottish music, food and whisky. Some hae meat and canna eat
and some wad eat that want it
but we have meat and we can eat
so click on the link tae book it...

Burns Night Booking Form 2018
Curry & Quiz Night

Curry & Quiz Night

Why not join us for our popular annual quiz night. Simply put yourselves into a team of up to eight or just come along and join us and we will allocate you to a team on the night. Everyone is welcome and the ticket price includes a tasty meal. There is also an open bar on the night. We are sure you will have a great evening at an event that is always a sell-out. Come along and show everyone just where your sons got the brains to get them into Grammar School! We look forward to beating (sorry meeting!) you there! Look out for details in the PTA newsletter.

Paintballing

Paintballing

The whole school annual paintball day is held at Sabotage Paintball near Swanbourne, between Milton Keynes and Winslow. We have the whole site to ourselves so the organisers design the programme to suit us, and we can take up to 60 participants - pupils, parents, teachers, friends. The laser event is restricted to 135 participants. We also encourage the High School/Mums/sisters to come along and bring some girlfriends!
Paintball Flyer 2016
Paintball consent form 2016
Sabotage Laser Consent Form (1)

Summer Fete

Summer Fete

Every summer term we hold our annual Summer Fete. Put this date in your diary and bring all the family to enjoy a great day out.

The PTA Summer Raffle prizes are also drawn on this day.

If you are able to help or wish to join the committee please E-Mail
Summer Ball

Summer Ball

Every alternate summer we hold a Summer Ball. This fabulous event includes a three course meal, coffee and chocolates, live bands and disco, plus a Gold and Silver Raffle and Auction of Promises. The Ball is held at the school in a magically transformed quad and school hall.. You can organise your own table of 10, or leave it to us to mix and match. There are only 150 places available, so don't delay in applying for tickets for this one – it's always a sell out! See details and booking form to follow shortly. If you are able to help at this event please E-Mail

Second Hand School Uniform

 

The PTA sell second hand school uniform, which is particularly useful if your son is gaining an inch a month!

Second hand school uniform is sold at Parents Evenings - dates are listed below. If you need uniform outside these dates, please contact Jacqui Williams via email jacquiw63@yahoo.co.ukis

Parents' Evening dates for 2017-2018: 

Year 11 - 9 November

Year 12 - 10 January

Year 10 - 22 January

Year 9 - 6 February

Year 8 - 8 March

Year 13 - 20 March

Year 7 - 25 April

 

Please note that the items in second hand uniform are donated by parents. They are not lost property. All lost property is dealt with by the School and not the PTA. 

We would be very grateful for donations of good quality second hand uniform and PE kit. These can be left at reception at any time during the school day. 

Fundraising Initatives

Raffles

The PTA holds two major raffles each year - one during the Autumn term to be drawn at Christmas and one during the Summer Term to be drawn at the Fete. All parents are sent tickets via the boys so please do look out for them as they tend to get lost in bags.
There are many prizes for each raffle with the first three printed on each ticket.
If anybody has any unwanted christmas presents they wish to donate for any of our raffles - we are always happy to accept them

Just Giving

Vale Lottery

Supermarket Vouchers

Matched Funding

Contact Us

The PTA can be contacted via the school:
Aylesbury Grammar School, Walton Road, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP21 7RP Telephone: 01296 484545 E-Mail