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Parent Teacher Association (FOSS)

Friends of Stepgates School (FOSS) our Parent Teacher Association.

UK Registered Charity Number 1146969

Their aim is to bring together parents, staff and others to raise money and to support the school. They provide an opportunity for everyone to work together towards a common goal. All parents, staff and friends can get involved even if they only have a small amount of time available.

So what do they do?

Raise funds to help the school provide 'extras' for the pupils.

Run social events for parents and children.

Provide support for school trips and outings and other special events.

For further information about FOSS please click here.

Easy Fundraising - AT NO COST TO YOU!

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online - from your weekly shop to your annual holiday - you could be raising a free donation for Friends of Stepgates School?

There are nearly 3,000 retailers on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, GoCompare, Screwfix, Ebay, Ocado and Sainsbury's the list is huge and it doesn't cost you a penny extra!

It's really simple, all you have to do is:

1. To Join - head to and sign up for free.

2. Shop - every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first, pick the retailer you want and start shopping.

3. Raise - after you’ve checked out, that retailer will make a donation to your good cause for no extra cost whatsoever!

There are no catches or hidden charges and Friends of Stepgates School will be really grateful for your donations.

Can you be number one on the Stepgates leader board?!

Cash 4 Coins

With the help of Cash4Coins help us to raise money for Friends of Stepgates School. 

FOSS is collecting foreign coins and banknotes, also pre-decimal coins and any other obsolete currency to be exchanged for real money!

It doesn’t matter from which country it came from your FOSS team need it!  Please search your cupboards and drawers at home, ask your family, friends, work colleagues if they will collect for you too.

If you work in a shop, what happens to that dodgy change? Ask if you can have it. Please bring your coins and notes to the office.

Let’s see how quickly we can fill our bucket, look out for the posters around school. Thank you for your help