Managing your PTA
Find out about the rules and regulations governing your PTA and get answers to your questions about running a successful association.
AGMs and EGMs
Agreeing a wishlist
Deciding how to spend your hard-earned PTA £££s? Create a strategy for how wishlists and school funding projects should be agreed.
PTA Problems: Am I being unreasonable...
Beat fundraising fatigue
Better PTA buying
Charity trustee FAQs
PTA committee roles and responsibilities
A role on the PTA committee is an exciting opportunity, but what exactly do the ‘chair’, ‘treasurer’ and ‘secretary’ do?
Safeguard your PTA cash
FAQs on AGMs
FAQs charity banking
FAQs charity governance
Confused about charity registration and governance? Look no further... the Charity Commission answers your PTA queries.
FAQs data protection
FAQs DBS checks
When do PTA volunteers need DBS checks (formerly CRB)? The team at Safe Network offer some guidance.
Get your PTA on Facebook
Facebook is our PTA+ community's favourite social channel and an excellent way to build support. We explore pages and groups to discover what is right for you.
Handing over detailed notes about every aspect of running your PTA will be invaluable for future committee members.
GDPR: What PTAs need to know!
The new GDPR came into force in May 2018, but how do the regulations affect your PTA fundraising? Here's what you need to know.
Let's get digital!
How do you promote PTA events? Creating digital posters to share via social media has never been easier...
Other committee roles
Allocating jobs outside the main PTA committee roles gives more people the chance to take part, and is especially helpful when you’re struggling to find volunteers.
Join your county PTA Facebook Group!
Embrace the power of social media with our 60 regional Facebook groups - the perfect place to swap ideas and advice with schools and PTAs in your local area.
Improve PTA meetings
How can your school and PTA work better together?
Your start-of-year checklist
Hold a successful AGM
An Annual General Meeting (AGM) gives PTA members a chance to review the past year and vote in a new committee. Here’s what you need to know.
Good succession planning is vital to the ongoing success of your PTA, so identify any upcoming gaps early and put out specific appeals for help.
Social media do's and don'ts
Reaching out to volunteers
Widen the net when recruiting volunteers and take advantage of the valuable skills available in your community.
Make your PTA greener
Coronavirus information for PTAs
Subscription services for unlikely homeschoolers
Free resources for unlikely homeschoolers
Waste not Wednesday – tips for eco-friendly PTAs
Don't get overwhelmed
PTAs can find themselves under pressure to take on multiple projects and ideas.The Self-Esteem Team tells us how to avoid becoming overwhelmed.
Online PTA meetings
While holding work meetings and social get-togethers online has become the norm for many of us, would it work for your PTA?
PTA health check
Covid-19 forced PTAs to cancel events and put plans on hold. We look at what’s happened since then and what steps PTAs can take to get back up and running.