Wow what a year 2020 has been so far…And what an amazing community we have here at RPS, the solidarity and support you have all shown each other, your teachers and school community has been heartwarming. We will all get through 2020 together.
Thank you very much to all the parents and carers who took the time to complete our fundraising survey, we appreciate and value all the feedback we received. The aim of the survey was to gauge how our community is being affected by COVID and how you are feeling about fundraising in light of COVID and to identify what you would and wouldn’t be comfortable with this year.
Fundraising is an important part of providing our children with all the “extras” that come with being a Randwick student. Thanks to your fundraising efforts in the past few years we have purchased iPads so they are across all classrooms and all grades, purchased a wide range of robotics kits for classroom learning, funded a STEM specialist lead teacher, purchased new playground equipment, funded kitchen garden, maintained the extensive array of readers and math resources in the classrooms and much more.
With COVID impacting all of us in some way, we are understanding that some families may not be able to participate in fundraising this year and that families who can still really want to support our community. The survey highlighted the caring nature of our RPS community with an overwhelming support to help those in need during this time. We will aim to program our fundraising to ensure we can facilitate this.
With social restrictions still in place and the future seemingly unknown in regard to restrictions, we are prepared in case we have to re-think our usual fundraisers and are considering options that are more flexible should restrictions change. Like everyone in these times we will adapt and remain resilient. In the next newsletter we will outline our fundraising plans for the rest of the year and we look forward to your ongoing support.
Your Randwick P&C