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Calendar of Events



11th OPTA AGM 7pm at Junior School

12th OPTA Social 7.30pm The Cricketers

19th Tuck Shop & Book Exchange


2nd Bag2School Collection

7th Harry Potter Fireworks 5.30pm

24th Mufti Day - donations for Children's Tombola for Christmas Fair


1st Mufti Day - donations for Adult's Tombola for Christmas Fair

1st Christmas Fair 3.30pm at Junior School

We are your schools' PTA; a friendly group who organise fun and exciting events for the children, parents, teachers and friends of our schools. We are a registered charity and the money we raise makes a real difference to your children's school life. 


Last year, we raised an amazing £19,452. This went towards providing both schools with new interactive white boards in all classrooms These cost over £24,000, and it's equipment the children would not have without parents and carers raising money through OPTA.


This year, we hope to raise even more, this will enable us to provide the children and the school with much needed resources. Please help us in any way you can, any amount of time (small or large) will make a massive difference to our schools.


As well as organising fun events for all the family, we also have some other ways of raising funds for the schools:


Volunteer Days

Does your employer allow you to have volunteer days? If so, why not use one to volunteer at one of our school events and help to raise more money to support your child's learning

Matching Schemes

Please ask your employer whether they run a ‘matching scheme’ whereby they will donate an amount to match what we raise at an event as long as you (the employee) are involved in some way. For every pound we raise at an event, your employer may double it for us. We are extremely grateful for this support. So, please just ask!

 Easy Fundraising Website


Don't forget to use this when buying online. The OPTA gets cash back but it doesn't cost you anything. Log on and register to support our cause today - 'Ottershaw Parent Teacher & Friends Association.'

Volunteering just got easier! 

Below is the link to the PTAsocial website where you can easily volunteer for events. Timed slots are all set up and you just need an email address to register. Join now!


Visit the new OPTA Website!

As well as information on this page, you can now check out the OPTA website which has more details of events - add it to your favourites!



Our thanks must go to every Mum, Dad, Teacher, Grandparent and Friend that have supported our events. Our events and fundraising activities would not be possible without your help and support! Every parent is AUTOMATICALLY a member of the OPTA, everyone is welcome to come and help plan the events and have a say on how things are organised. The next OPTA meetings are listed below. We would love to see you there!


Dates of Next Meetings: 
All parents are members of the OPTA and are welcome to come along.

You can contact us via the school office or our email address:opta@hotmail.co.uk

Find us on Facebook 'ottershawpta'

Committee: Joanna Austin, Katy Marshall, Clare Gallagher, Carlie Baughan