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Visit  Amazon Smile to link your account. Every time you shop via Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate to the PTA at no extra cost to yourself, just search Gatehouse School Association to link your  account.


PTA - Thank You! for the donation of footballs.

Gatehouse PTA

Are you interested in helping to raise money for the school?

The PTA are a small, but dedicated group of parents who meet approximately once month, or once every half term to discuss how to raise money for the school, and how to spend the money that has been raised. Their AGM was held on Wednesday 9th December, via Zoom, in order to Covid-compliant. If you wish to be involved in the PTA, their next meeting is Thursday 11th MArch at 8pm via Zoom. Please get in touch via the PTA Facebook page, email or through the School Office. 


Well done and thank you to the PTA and to all who have supported them.

For just £1 a week you can support our school, and be in with a chance of winning this great prize! Visit to sign up today. Good luck!

We've had such an amazing response to the PTA Just Giving campaign to provide ICT devices to help our families access home learning during this difficult time.

Thank you to Dawlish Town Council for doubling our grant application to £500! 

Dawlish Water Rotary Group have also donated an incredible £150 to our cause!

We are so incredibly lucky to have such a supportive and generous community, our total raised is now a fantastic £1497.50!!

A big thank you to the following businesses/local groups who have supported us:

Starcross Dons Youth F.C

Dawlish Water Rotary Group

Dawlish Town Council

There is still time to enter the PTA prize draw for one of 4 amazing hampers for just £1 a number. The draw will take place on their Facebook page on Friday morning. Please ensure money is brought to school by no later than 9am Friday.



Massive thank you to the PTA for arranging and their donation for the children to be able to watch a Christmas Virtual Panto next week.

Christmas Panto

Amazon Smile - PTA


Calling all parents, family and friends in our lovely community. Please can you take 2 minutes to link your Amazon account to Amazon smile. Once in the Amazon smile section, simply search ‘Gatehouse School Association’ to link us as the charity of your choice. Every time you make a purchase, Amazon will donate a percentage to the PTA that will then be used by the school to benefit all pupils.

Valentine's Disco - Tickets on sale from Monday 27th January.

Dear Sir/Madam


May we introduce ourselves, we are a small committee made up of the Parents and Teacher’s (PTA) of Gatehouse Primary Academy (Charity Number: 1039149 Gatehouse School Association), Dawlish, Devon.

Gatehouse Primary Academy is a small local school which currently has over 300 pupils. Our school is proud of all our students and strives to give each child the best start in life. The school relies greatly on funds raised at events organised by the PTA which take place throughout the academic year. These monies help the school to try to provide a high standard of education and enrichment that the Head of School, the First Federation and the staff pride themselves on and for which parents are very grateful.


Our parents, friends and people within the locality attend our events. However, we depend on businesses like yours to provide us with contributions to use as prizes in the tombola’s, mini auctions and raffles that are run within our events.


We are currently working towards a Christmas prize draw which will take place at our shopping evening on 29th November 2019. This is always a popular evening, and one of our most profitable events.  Prize draw tickets go to all students prior to the event. If your organisation would be kind enough to provide us with a prize we would be extremely grateful.


If you are able to assist, please contact us on so that we can arrange collection, or send your donation to PTA, Gatehouse Primary Academy, Secmaton Lane, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 0LW.  We can use our PTA social media page to advertise your support, as well as if agreeable listing your business as a supporter.



Thank you for considering this request.  PTA

AGM 16th October 3.30pm - Please come along to have your say. Perhaps you fancy signing up to a role? The current committee would love to see you there.



PTA Disco

Dear parents/carers,

The Summer fete is rapidly approaching and the PTA need your help! Please find attached the poster for the summer fete. Friday 14th June is a non uniform day for the children to bring in tombola donations. 

To help raise funds for the Summer Fair please could each child bring the following donations on 14th June:

EYFS – Smellies
Unit 1 - Chocolates
Unit 2 - Soft Drinks
Unit 3 - Bottles (if alcoholic, please take them directly to the school office). 

If you are able to give any of your time to help us with the summer fete, please come and sign up in the office or email
The PTA can also be contacted via their Facebook page "Gatehouse School PTA Events".

There will be a prize draw held on the day, tickets will be on sale soon. If you are able to donate a prize, the PTA would grateful for any prizes to be handed into the office. Perhaps you run a small local business? The PTA would happily display leaflets/posters/business cards alongside the raffle and thank you on their Facebook page and other communications. 


Summer fete Bake off!!
The PTA invite our very talented pupils and families to enter the summer fete bake off!
Design, bake and decorate your own cake.
There will be 3 categories and a prize for the winner of each category. 
One for 3-8yr olds
9-15 year olds
Entries will need to be in school by 12pm on Friday 5th July, judging will take place at 3.45pm by Mrs Naldrett.
Please make sure all entries are named and have the age of the baker on. 
The cakes will be sold as refreshments from 4pm on the day of the fete. 

We look forward to having lots of delicious creations entered. 
Thank you, 
Gatehouse PTA
Get your creative hats on - it's Easter bonnet time!

Get your Easter bonnets made this week and bring to the school office by no later than the morning of Thursday 4th to be entered in to the competition - judging will take place on Friday at the Easter Fair (3.30-4.30)

Please make sure bonnets are labelled with name & class, and handed into school no later than 4th April.

Entry 50p
Proceeds go to the P.T.A

Easter Fete 5th April

PAT Class Cake Sales

Dear Parents


The PTA will be selling the new Lower & Upper School Tea Towels in the school office every Monday and Friday after school.  The prices are 1 = £4.00 / 2= £7.50 / 3=£10.00. If you are unable to make those days please email them on and they will make alternative arrangements.


Regards Gatehouse School Office

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