Chilwell Carnival 2016

This year’s carnival will be on Saturday 25 June at 12-3.30pm.

Tickets can be bought in advance from the school office, or you can pay at the gate (£ 1 adults, 50p children, under 5s free).

This year we are fundraising to rebuild the nature garden which was lost due to the building work, and we also want to prepare our library for our first intake of Reception children in September. All funds raised at the carnival will go towards these and other curriculum enhancement projects.

Please see the full details under our “What’s On” page, Summer Carnival 2016. This is where you can find out more about booking a car boot slot.


£ 4000 extra donation to kick start the academic year !

Treasurer Charles Gardiner has managed to find another great donation from the Friends for the school, taking into account the recent carnival proceeds and likely costs expected in the coming few months. Well done Charles (and all volunteers especially for their hard work in supporting the carnival).

This extra donation was announced at the recent Annual General Meeting of the Friends (16th September); we also discussed the events over the last academic year and the school’s new proposal to spend further fundraising on upgrading ICT resources. The Friends want to make a real difference and add an extra sparkle to what the school will budgeting for, so watch this space as the ideas are developed – or help contribute to the vision by coming along to meetings.

New Website

Dave Wooldridge Web Design

Dave Wooldridge Web Design

Welcome to our new website… Thanks very much to Dave (another parent at the school) for his enthusiasm, willingness to help, great flair and careful explaining.

Carnival fever is spreading…

Yes, it’s that time of year again – Saturday 15th June is the biggest fund-raising event of the year for the Friends of College House. The committee have been making plans since January to make sure that this carnival will be as good as ever, whatever the weather. See the dedicated “Carnival” page for details of what will be happening when and other details.

Most important of all – please offer to help if you can ! There are lots of jobs to be done in advance (especially on Friday 14th and the morning of the 15th) as well as manning stalls during the day. More hands do make light work – the more people we have available to help, the less time people need to spend away from their family during the event itself. We will look after you with refreshments and tell you exactly what to do – it’s easy ! Please fill out the contact form on the carnival web page to offer some time.