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Norton St Nicholas C of E (VA) Primary and Nursery School

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St Nicholas Association of Parents & Staff (SNAPS)

Who are SNAPS?

SNAPS are Norton St Nicholas School's Parent Teacher & Friends Association (PTFA). We are a registered charity with the objective of advancing the education of the pupils at the school. 

If you are a parent/guardian of pupil(s), or a member of staff at Norton St Nicholas, then you are a member of SNAPS.  If you're an aunt/uncle/grandparent/ member of the local community who would like to support the school, you are also included in our membership.

SNAPS Events

SNAPS organises a variety of fun events throughout the year for the enjoyment of the school community and to raise funds to benefit the children at the school. Popular events have included:

  • Fireworks
  • AfterTune Tea
  • N'Autumnbury
  • Camping Weekend
  • Race Night
  • Discos

We are always happy to have members volunteering to help to organise and run events. If you have ideas for new events that you would like to organise, we would love to hear from you! Email or find one of the Committee in the playground.

Funded By SNAPS

With the generous support of St Nicholas School families and friends, we have raised funds to benefit the children at the school. Items funded by SNAPS have included:

  • Library Refurbishment
  • Music Stands
  • Contribution towards coach travel for School Choir to O2 event
  • Magazine subscriptions
  • Marquee
  • Plants and Bulbs
  • Playground Equipment
  • Sports Team Kit
  • Reading Corner Furniture

How To Help

There are many ways that you can get involved in events and/or help with raising funds for our school:

  • Volunteer to organise or help out at an event
  • Attend SNAPS events and encourage your friends to come along too
  • Bring your empty ink cartridges & branded toners to the recycling bin by the school office (these are sent to EmptiesPlease* in return for cash)

  • Sign up to EasyFundraising* and retailers will donate when you shop online
  • Booking a holiday at Butlins*? Use code "SNAP5" and they will donate 5% of your holiday value to SNAPS
  • Join SNAPS 100 Club and for just £1 per month you have a chance of winning a cash prize each month (email for more info)
  • Keep up to date with our news & events by
     - emailing & asking to join our mailing list
    - joining SNAPS Facebook* group at
  • Attend SNAPS committee meetings

The Committee

SNAPS is managed by a Committee comprising as a minimum Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. The current SNAPS committee are:

                Chair: Beth Jones

                Secretary: Sarah Shawyer

                Treasurer: Sophie Matthews


We meet regularly to reflect on completed events, plan forthcoming events and make decisions about how the funds that have been raised are used.  All SNAPS members are welcome (& encouraged) to attend our Committee Meetings.  Dates and venues are published via SNAPSChat / Facebook / School Newsletters.

Contact us:

St Nicholas Association of Parents & Staff: Reg. Charity No. 1060846 (Charity Commission For England & Wales)

*Addresses for website links:

Empties Please -

EasyFundraising -

Butlins -

Facebook -


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