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Our Mission

Shepherd Primary School PTA, with the support of the Head teacher and staff, aims to raise funds to further the learning and development of the children at Shepherd Primary School through fun and profitable activities, in a safe and friendly environment.

Meet your PTA

Claire Foad Headteacher
Chris Batchelor Chair
Charlotte Stelfox Vice Chair
Amanda Charles Secretary
Sarah McAllister Secretary
Steph Murphy Treasurer
 Rachel Foster  Social Co-ordinator
Tony Humphreys Governor Link

Meet your PTA Class reps

Class Reps
Nursery Lambs – Mrs Holt Emma Smith & Sarah Newman
Reception Ryeland – Mrs Luts Nicola Ponsford & Jody Glencross
Year 1 Lonk – Mrs Batchford Ashvy Bhardwaj & Hayley Bailey
Year 2 Balwen – Mr Charter Leanne Dias & Tracie Connell
Year 2 Swaledale – Miss Zanotto Jo Hickey & Karen Wardle
Year 3 Texel – Mrs Jull Michelle Rickson & Padmini Naicker
Year 3 Vendeen – Miss Douglas Leanne Morris & Nicola Ponsford
Year 4 Herdwick – Mr Vickers Adele Smith & Laura Snowdon
Year 4 Romney – Mrs Bryson Helen Chan & Saia Ahmed
Year 5 Dorper – Mrs Kirkpatrick Emma Sheppard & Jo Windeatt
Year 6 Merino – Mr Turton Amy Green & Vacancy
Year 6 Teeswater – Mrs Grace Amanda Charles & Leanne Dias

Join Us

If you would like to join us, please click here for more information


Please click here for details of our PTA AGM held on 13th September 2019.


If you would like to come to one of meetings this year, please click here for dates.

What are we Fundraising for?

We are currently fundraising for outdoor canopies for our playgrounds, sports house sashes and play equipment for the school field. These will continue to enhance the children’s enjoyment when using our outdoor spaces.

Please consider using these websites to help with fundraisng:

Micro Scooters – Quote our school number 117096 when you order a Micro Scooter from and our school receives a small commission on your order.

My Nametags – Order your name labels and quote our school number 5446 when placing your order at

Easy2name – Order your name labels through and at the checkout simply select Shepherd Primary School PTA WD3 to ensure our school receives a commission on your order.

You can also help us to fundraise by donating the following:

cash4coins – Look out for posters and collection buckets around the school during our cash4coins collection weeks, where we will be collecting old British or foreign coins and notes, even obsolete currency. The currency is then sent to who exchange it into cash we can use. This will be running throughout the year so keep it coming please.

Bags2School – Twice per year you can donate your adult and children’s clothes, shoes (tied together), hats, belts, handbags and soft toys (bedding, curtains, and household linen cannot be accepted) to our Bags2School events More information will be sent home in bookbags nearer the time.

Empties Please – Please donate your printer cartridges for our Empties Please recycling which runs all year. Small recycle bags are available from the office. Please also ask friends, relatives or your employer to help us recycle. Once your bag is filled (even with just one or two cartridges) please drop them to the school office where the PTA will collect them.

Previous Fundraising:

Historically the PTA has funded:

  • Partial funding for our KS1 and KS2 Trim Trails
  • Wooden Pirate Ship for our Early Years
  • Table tennis table and coaching
  • Football table
  • Playground markings in KS1 and KS2 playgrounds
  • Scooter Pods
  • Year 6 Leavers Event and ice creams during trips and SATs
  • Magazines and a Magazine Rack for the Library


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