The Friends of St James’

The Friends of St James’ (formerly the PTA) are passionate about our school and helping the children by raising funds for additional items outside of the School budget. Over the years these additional funds have helped the school in numerous ways including; financial support for the introduction of the new school uniform, purchasing 3D printers for use in creative technology, theatre visits within expressive arts, blow torches which are used in the creative technology, purchasing and the maintenance of a mini bus, iPads for use throughout the school, online learning packages for German, French and science, the creation of the prayer garden and donations to the Diocesan Building Fund.

The Friends of St James’ only succeed because of the support from the parents who volunteer or give up their time. It also provides a wonderful opportunity to make new friendships, meet other parents and have some fun whilst raising valuable funds for all the children.

500 Club

The 500 Club is a small society lottery run by the Friends of St James’ for the benefit of the children. Joining the 500 Club is an easy way for everyone to help with our fundraising efforts. To enter you simply complete the form below and opt in to pay £4.33 per month. Each month a draw takes place and there are three opportunities to win a prize. First prize is £250, second prize is £150, and third prize is £100. If you are a winner, it will be detailed below, and a cheque will be sent to you in the post.

Winners of the 500 Club draw for November and December 2020 are:

December  2020

1st Prize- £250

A Lanzon

2nd Prize- £150

V Doran

3rd Prize- £100

M Monaghan

November 2020

1st Prize- £250

D North
2nd Prize- £150

L Gajdos

3rd Prize- £100

A Wheeldon

Please click here to download the application form

To volunteer, make a donation, or to find out more about the friends of St James’, please contact Sue Kilburn at

“With God all things are possible”

Matthew 19:26

Jesus looked at them and said,
“With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible”

Matthew 19:26