Friends of Didcot Girls' School

Friends DGSFriends of Didcot Girls’ School are an independent group of parents, carers, staff and supporters from the local community wishing to offer appropriate support or help to the school.

Since the start of the 2017 school year FoDGS continues to be successful with our fundraising. We have raised over £6,000.00 to support DGS through our fundraising events and activities.

Please see below for the prize-winners of our recent raffle:

1st prize - £200 CASH – Mrs K Hoddinott
2nd prize- Amazon Fire HD – Mrs C Ellis
3rd prize - Wine hamper – Mrs J Durrant
1hr Caroline Dendy Fitness personal trainer session - Miss O Smith
1 month Park Club membership – Miss E Small
1 month Willowbrook membership – Mr Shephard
1 adult & 1 child entry to a Farmer Gows – Dr G Khan
Premier Beauty voucher – Mrs L Reilly
Vogue Hair & Beauty express facial voucher – Mrs Kirby
Arbonne Health & Wellness pack – Mrs C Chapman
Mrs B Designs tote bag, note book & pencil, soy candle – Mr D Muddiman
Cristina’s Quirky Crafts handmade pebble art – Mr P Foley
Lily & Pearl scented candles – Ms D Morgan
Autumn Grace aromatherapy soothing foot oil – Mr J Ley
Tropic Vegan bamboo cloth – Mrs J McCagie
Lindt London chocolates – Mrs L Reilly
Victoria’s Shabby Chic decorative bird house – Ms Wickson-Dix
Hangeez handmade owl key ring - Mia

Joining Friends 500 is another fantastic way of helping to raise money for the school, while being in with a chance to win a prize draw every month. Take a look at the links below for more information, and how to join:

Recent Winners

October 2019
1st Prize Ms A Devall  £125
2nd Prize Mrs K Miller £75.00
3rd Prize Mr B Newborn £50.00

Friends-500-Lottery-Rules-Relaunch.pdf

Friends-500-Lottery-Application.pdf

Another way of helping to raise funds for DGS is to sign up to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/didcotgirlsschooldidcot/. Then when you use most major shopping websites you just activate the link and donation from the vendor will automatically be given to DGS.

Should you have any queries please contact Lisa Turner.


We have recently confirmed that we will be  providing an updated sound system and lighting for Cockcroft Hall, a new leaf blower for the site team to help keep the site clear, a sack truck for the cleaners to transport supplies, as well as furniture and accessories for the new Wellbeing Centre, badges for the Science Club, art supplies and games for the Young Carers Group. In addition to this, we have provided the funds to purchas a drug box for Personal Development lessons to help educate students about the risks associated with various drugs. New bids continue to come in from students and staff and we are delighted to be able to support them.

Lighting

Our Christmas Raffle was a fantastic fundraiser selling over 2500 tickets, raising over £2,500.00. The winners of the first three prizes were:

£200 CASH - 03539 - Mrs Broome

Samsung Galaxy Tablet - 01499 - Gill Suter

Wine Hamper - 00162 - Samara Arnold

Our Friends 500 Draw continues to grow and we currently stand at over 220 members. The more members we have the bigger the prize fund and the more money raised for DGS. There is currently room for you to join us, please do download the membership form from the Didcot Girls’ School website or pick up a form from Pupil Services.


 

 

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