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Great Abington Primary School


Parents, Teachers and Friends Association

The PTFA is a registered charity, charity commission number 1136090, that works to support our school through activities and fundraising.  If you are interested in getting involved or have any questions, please feel free to contact our Chair: Cory Rivers, at:


PTFA Trustees: 

 | Wyn Forrest-Owen | Tasha Whittaker | Rachel Clay | Laura Norton | Alan Cooke | Emma Claire Webb | Joanna Chapman | Sarah Weston | Mark Carter


PTFA Officers:

Chair - Cory Rivers | Secretary - Katie Mannion and Paula D'Santos | Treasurer - Bert Flipo


Communication update:

The PTFA have a WhatsApp parent volunteer group  - if you would like to volunteer for PTFA events when you are available, please contact Cory Rivers (Chair) via the contact address above.


Swimming Pool Status:

The swimming pool is OPEN for in school curriculum swimming and clubs but due to COVID-19 restrictions CLOSED for other swimming activities

Thank you to our pool carers.


Upcoming Events:

Your School Lottery Draw - Every Saturday 8PM! £1 a ticket - Join at

Non-uniform Day for Hamper Donations - 17th September

Great Abington Summer Michaelmas Fair - 24th September 2021 - 4 to 6pm

Abington 10K and Fun Run - 3rd October 2021

PTFA AGM  - 4th October 2021 - 6:30pm


Associated PTFA websites | information:

Official 10k | Family 2k Website - here

Abington 10k Twitter Feed - here

Great Abington PTFA Twitter Feed - @GreatPtfa

Facebook - Great Abington PTFA


Financial Support for the School

You can support our school while you shop.  Please create an account on either or download their app 'Shop and Give' and choose Great Abington Primary School as your cause.  Every time you shop for something online (be it groceries, insurance, clothes or travel) open the app first and access the shop of your choice to purchase items.  There are hundreds of different companies that participate.  For every purchase you make through the app the school receives a small donation. 


We are also members of Amazon's own charity platform - Amazon Smile. Just go to and choose Great Abington PTFA as your charity. Then, every time you want to purchase something on Amazon, use the above link first. Amazon will make a small donation every time you buy. Just make sure you use the Smile address above and not Amazon’s regular web address. It is also available through the Amazon App, just go to Settings and tap on Amazon Smile. Set up your account from there. - One of our new ideas for Summer/Autumn 2020 is with For every name tag order, 24% will be donated to the school PTFA. All you have to do is click on the website above, create your tags and enter our school id (21861) near the bottom of the online order form. Enjoy creating your name tags!


To make a purchase of classroom resources, please click on the links to our Amazon Wish Lists:


Previous events:


Summer Fair 2017 - Friday 23rd June 2017 - photographs from Jonathan Warren
An incredible annual event for serious runners and families

Abington 10k and 2k Fun Run - Sunday 4th October 2015
An incredible annual event for serious runners and families
Results here - 10k here | 2k here
Have your say via our online Survey - here 
Photographs - general here | 10k here | 2k Fun Run here

Abington Vintage Weekend Festival - September 18th and 19th September 2015
An ambitious and memorable weekend of music, food, culture and community fun!
Photographs - General here 

Great Abington PTFA Meeting Minutes