Marksbury C of E Primary School

Marksbury Cof E Primary School

Life at Marksbury C of E Primary School
Marksbury Church


If you would like to make a donation directly to Marksbury School, please contact the School Office.

School Year 2020/21

New committee officers have been voted in but remember, as a parent/guardian, you are automatically a member of the PTA.

Chair: Shena Briggs (children Yr2/Yr5)
Vice chair: Andy Langley (Yr1) and Mark Barrett (Yr1)
Secretary: Anais Hall (Yr1&Yr3)
Treasurer: Jemma Avent (Yr2&Yr5)


A chance to support your school whilst enjoying Christmas crafts...please contact school office or PTA for more information or tickets.

.........PTA AGM will be held at school on 30 September at 7pm..........

Everyone is welcome, please come along and offer your support and see how the PTA help to fund many trips and activities for your children...


There will be an opportunity for a uniform swap or buy (second hand) after school on Monday 9th September and Friday 13th September. Any funds raised will go towards new equipment for the children. If you can help in any way please contact the school office.


School Year 2018/19

PTA Minutes - 25 January 2019 CLICK HERE to read


PTA News and Events

Scarecrow Trail


Marksbury School PTA will be hosting an Easter Fayre on Thursday 4 April  from 3.30pm til 5.30pm at School.

We will be having:

  • An Easter Trail
  • The Great Marksbury Bake Off
  • Craft Activities
                        Supervised siblings WELCOME

Please check the latest school newsletter for more information.


Following the success of the clothes collection before Christmas we have arranged for another collection to take place next Wednesday 23rd January. Why not take this opportunity to have a post Christmas wardrobe clear out. Bags can be brought to school on Tuesday afternoon but please not before..... We are very short of space.



Marksbury PTA Newsletter from meeting held 16 October 2018
Please CLICK HERE to read.

A warm welcome to our new PTA committee. Following the annual general meeting on Monday the following parents have stepped into new roles.

Kelly Mitchell– Chair who has a child in Y5
Shena McGillivray– Vice Chair who has children in YR and Y3
Toni Thorne—Treasurer who has children in YR and Y1

Liz Buckley– Secretary who has children in Y1

The new committee are very excited and enthusiastic about the year ahead and welcome any ideas you have for events throughout the year. They can be contacted via this email-
We look forward to a fun filled year.

PTA AGM will take place at School on 1st October 7-8pm.



School Year 2017-18 
Corston Fields Festival Volunteers Meeting!

Wednesday 9th May, 7pm at Compton Dando Village Hall.

Come and join us for a briefing on how the day will run - this will also provide you with a say in which shifts/games you will be running.

For those unable to help on the day we’d be extremely grateful if you could help us flier drop and put posters up. Get in touch at con- or contact Christel or Hannah directly.


16 June 2018.  Not too long to wait - the sun has been ordered so please make time to enjoy this event and help support our school...


CLICK HERE for minutes of PTA AGM 3 October 2016



School Year 2016-17
Please CLICK HERE to read the Winter 2016 letter from the PTA

PTA team for 2016/17: 
Chair: Liz Keynes
Vice Chairs: Emma Bauld, Kate Keppel Palmer, Madsy Lamb
Secretary: Alison Jacobson
Treasurer: Sue Baker
Committee members: Jemma Avent, Emma Askew, Sam Clarke, Vicky Cole, Helen Lippiatt, Hannah Pope, Sarah Priest, Helen Pudsey-Dawson, Nicola Slee.


Next PTA Meeting: 5 May 2pm at school

Minutes from March PTA meeting - CLICK HERE
Minutes from January PTA meeting - CLICK HERE

Upcoming PTA EVENTS:   



Dad’s Event - 7 Dads met in the pub & have agreed to do a bike ride from John O’Groats to Lands End all based in Stanton Prior on Saturday 3rd June - all welcome.

School Fete - Friday 9th June, will be themed with a procession through the village.  As usual lots of helpers required please. 

Family Festival - Saturday 17th June - we are hoping that this will be a big fundraiser which is going to be open to the community.  New event with the venue at Corston Farm Fields (Quinoa Farm).  There will be music, food, refreshments, rides & more.  Volunteers will be required.  

Autumn Event - Friday 22nd September to replace the Fish & Chip Quiz Night, probably a bingo night with food (maybe American Supper) for ALL the family held very early evening/tea time.

Spring Cake Sale - to be held after Easter Service on Thursday 6th April 

Bags2school - Arranged for 5th May collection. Bags to be sent out after Easter holidays.


Recent Past Events
Marksbury School Disco on Wednesday 8th February!
Hotdogs kindly donated by Bookers. 
Please let us know if your child has any dietary requirements
Flyers and tickets kindly donated by LWV Printworks.
Lights and sound system for the disco kindly provided by Nick Hobbs of Technical Hire Ltd.

Christmas Film Night and Parents Social Evening
Christmas Raffle
Cake Sale
Bag to School - please collect and fill the bag that was sent home with your child and return to school so that we can raise more money for school fundraising.

CLICK HERE for minutes of AGM 3 October 2016
CLICK HERE for minutes of PTA meeting 12 September 2016 




CLICK HERE for minutes of meeting  9 May 2016
for minutes of meeting 18 January 2016
CLICK HERE for minutes of meeting 9 November 2015

CLICK HERE for minutes of AGM meeting 13 October 2015

AGM plus PTA meeting on Monday 13 October 2015 at school 6.45pm.

CLICK HERE for AGM agenda
CLICK HERE for minutes of previous AGM