Tarrington has an active Parents and Friends Association, the primary responsibility being to organise a variety of school community social events and fundraising activities for the betterment of the whole school.
Every year, the PFA allocate funds towards school camps, keeping costs down for families and allowing students to experience excellent learning beyond the classroom.
The PFA committee consists of the following-
- Vice Chairperson
- Assistant Secretary
- PFA/School Council Rep (2)
- Extra Members (4)
- Catering Committee (4)
- Uniform Committee (2)
- BBQ Caretaker
For many years, the PFA have been catering for the Tarrington Senior Citizens luncheons on a monthly basis in the Tarrington Hall.
This catering is the PFA’s major fundraiser for the year and all profits go to the school so that facilities and resources are maintained and developed.
School families are rostered on to assist in the catering. During terms 2 and 3, school families are also expected to help with providing soup and milo for students.
Every year, money is contributed by the PFA towards the purchase of items, donations and activities including-
- Information and Communication Technologies
- Sports equipment
- Class resources
- School camps
- Bibles (Year 3)
- Mothers and Fathers Nights (tea)
- BBQ’s- Lutheran Schools Week; Welcome BBQ