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The Friends of Earls Colne Primary School and Nursery

Upon joining the school all families become members of ‘The Friends’.


Friends PTA is our parent teacher association run by a team of parents and volunteers of the school, fundraising to give back to the children in our school community.

Read our Friends Newsletter here





Meet the team

The Friends current committee is;

Rebecca Ayre- Co-chair

Chanelle Hall- Co-chair

Eleanor Fitch- Vice-chair

Vicky Whymark- Secretary

Anna Snoep- Social media admin


We can be contacted via:

Facebook Group: Friends of Earls Colne Primary School and Nursery 

Instagram: @friendsof.ecpsandnursery




The Friends are always on the lookout for new fundraising ideas and would love to hear from you if you have any.

We are always grateful of any help organising, running and clearing up after events. Please do come along and get involved.

In recent years, the money raised by The Friends has helped pay for:

  • the outdoor classroom- £11,500
  • the maintenance of the school swimming pool- cover and storage- £1,971
  • the visiting Panto performed by M&M production
  • improvements to the school garden- £375
  • World Book Day reading challenge prizes- £100

Additionally, every year The Friends contribute more than £2,000 to pay for enrichment activities, trips and visitors for all children in school.

This year The Friends have already helped enhance the curriculum by contributing towards:

  • Year 2 Castle Day
  • Year 3 visit to Colchester Castle

Look out for further details of events run by The Friends and dates of meetings in the school newsletter.

Latest Notices


We are very excited to announce the launch of our mobile app! The app works alongside our new website to help keep you all updated on important news, events, photos and information about the school. You can find moreon the 'Mobile App' page of the website.