Welcome to Friends of Newtown Soberton PTA Page


Registered Charity No:1106531     

FONS is a committee made up of parents, carers and friends of the school who are dedicated to raising money and providing extra curricular activities for the children throughout the year.  In 2018-2919 FONS raised an amazing £10, 000!  

Money raised by FONS is used in two ways;

Firstly, to allow key curriculum enhancements (in 2018 this included swimming lessons for Year 1 and a whole school trip to Winchester Science Centre to support pupil’s learning about the Moon Landing Anniversary).

Secondly, the money raised is helps to fund improvements to the school environment like the installation of the Trim Trail Climbing Equipment.  This year we are hoping to be able to create a school garden and outdoor learning space for our Year 1 & 2 pupils.  At our first meeting on Thursday 19th September 2019, FoNS was able to donated £5000 towards this project.  Look out for exciting changes in the Spring Term!

As a small rural school, government funding cannot cover such important curriculum enrichment and the money raised by FONS is essential for ensuring our pupils have a broad range of fun educational experiences.

Who Are We



Sam Hope   

Vice Chair 

Jane Jekins 



Hannah Martin 



Amanda Collins      


PR and Marketing 

Rosemary Gatland 


Please can we request donations of clean empty jars to be used for a school project.


21.10.19 Macmillan Coffee Morning

09.15 – Coffee & cake to raise money for Macmillan.

24.10.19 Monster Mash end of term party

A fun filled evening of music, dancing & crafts.


Christmas shopping slips and money to be returned.


Christmas shopping morning.

01.12.19 Elf Day

Donations for Christmas fair.

06.12.19 Christmas Fair 15.00 – 17.00

Refreshments, raffle draw, stalls and more.


Sponsored Santa walk, jog, run!


Carol Service – Refreshments.

Thank You Nicky !!


After many years of extremely hard work Nicky Bull stepped down as Chair of FONs in July 2019.  

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Nicky and wish her all the best with her future endeavour.  Projects like the Trim Trail would not have been possible with her. 

We are delighted that although she has stepped down as Chair to FoNS, Nicky will continue to support FoNS in other ways as a committee member.