21 May 2021: P&C

Hello, this is my first blog post as President of the P&C, in fact it’s my first one ever.  I will endeavour to post regularly to let you know what’s happening with the P&C.

The bulk of this post is to provide a summary of the Centenary Fair, it’s a bit overdue, my apologies.

The approach we had going into the fair was for it to be a wonderful and memorable celebration of our school turning a hundred years old. A lot of what we did was to meet this objective rather than a profit maximising / cost minimizing goal.  I think, and I’m sure you will agree, that we well and truly achieved this aim.  What an amazing day, one of the best in the history of Richmond Primary.

The biggest earners were the raffle, the rides, the bricks, the dunk tank and the cake stall.  Whilst not all the stalls were as profitable, every stall added to the joyous atmosphere.  Funds raised from the Centenary Fair will allow the P&C to donate $20,000 to go towards the Years 4-6 playground replacement.

It took an incredible amount of effort from the teachers and students, Pia and her Bar 100 crew, Mike and the DoRKs café crew, the Parent Reps, the parents helping in the myriad of ways you did, the service students, our generous sponsors, the incredible entertainment, especially DJ Coby and the Town of East Fremantle, to pull together that amazing day.

A very special mention must be made of the Fair Organising Committee: Anna, Amy, Claire, Jenny, Lauren, Paula, Rebecca and Suzanne, these parents and teachers had been meeting regularly since August last year to make this day possible.  It was bigger than anyone could have hoped for; well done and thank you ladies for all your effort, initiative and hard work.

In case you haven’t had a chance to check out the photos taken on the day, here is the link:

www.riftphotography.pixieset.com/richmondprimarycentenaryfair

The password to view the photos is in your Connect notice.

Finally, next Tuesday 25th at 8.30am in the library, we will be holding the P&C. Meetings provide a great opportunity to meet other parents, to hear about what is going on within the school, to voice your opinions or to ask questions.  See you there.

Aoife Lannon

President of the P&C 2021