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The PTFA is a small but dedicated group of parents & teachers who meet regularly to plan fundraising activities for the school.

We would love to have more people join us: especially to support organising and running events. Just look out for our posters, letters & requests and come along to our events. 

If you are interested in helping out of would like more information please contact:


Lucy, Karley, Abi and Jo                                      


Phone: 01271 863463 


Past Activities

These are some of the activities and events the PFA have organised, supported and raised funds for over the past few years.

  • Christmas Cake Competitions

  • Pre-loved School Uniform Sale

  • Christmas Craft Fair 

  • Macmillan Coffee Morning & Cake Sale 

  • Easter Trail 

  • Book Swaps and Toy Sale

  • Christmas Fair 

  • Summer Fair

  • Ice Lolly Fridays

 How Much Has Been Raised?

Activities in 2021 raised the following amounts:

  • £1932.00 Summer Fair

  • Toy Sale

  • School Uniform Sale

  • Easter Trail

  • Christmas Craft Fair

  • Ice Lolly Fridays


How Does The Money Get Spent?

Our fundraising raises money towards our educational trips. It is with this vital money that our school trips and experiences can go ahead.

Click here to see the exciting trips that the money raised by the PTFA help to provide.


How Can You Help Raise Money For Your Child's School?


  • Support our events, look out for posters on our notice board by the top gate, or letters in your children's bags and come along!

  • Join (details below) - each time you shop online our school can get a cashback percentage.​

  • Donations, some groups and businesses are happy to support fundraising in the local community by making a donation of funds or materials. Perhaps you, or someone in your family is able to ask their place of work?

You can register online at EasyFundRaising; where each time you shop online, a small percentage of the total will be donated to the school(usually around 2.5%). Simply visit the website and click on the "I want to support a good cause" tab, search for us and then select the "Ilfracombe C of E Junior School, IJS Orchard Group" Select "Get Started" and enter the details required. If you like, you can install the reminder option, which will remind you to use EasyFundRaising each time you shop online.


Special Thanks

Special thanks go to the local companies who helped us by donating raffle prizes last year:

  • Filers Travel Limited

  • Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park

  • Exmoor Zoo

  • Ilfracombe Aquarium

  • Landmark Theatre

  • Embassy Cinema

  • The Manor House Cafe

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