Gateways PFA

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The Gateways Parents and Friends Association

Gateways Parents & Friends Association is a group of parents and teachers committed to supporting and enhancing the development initiatives of the school through exciting and fun fundraising events. The PFA aims to develop and sustain a strong, fun and beneficial community within Gateways School.

The Core Committee is made up of the following parents:-

  • Sarah Cooper – Chair.  Parent to Ellie and Leah in Prep School.
  • Helen Ogden – Vice Chair. Parent of Sophie and Isabelle in Prep School and Littlegates.
  • Hannah McGorman – Secretary. Parent of Olly in Prep School.
  • Michelle Bairstow – Treasurer. Parent of Edie in Sixth Form.
  • Fiona Rose – General committee member. Parent of Charlotte and Florence in the Prep School.
  • Simon Williamson – General committee member. Parent of Lewis in Prep School.
  • Vicky Lister –General committee member. Parent of Emily and Elliot in Prep School.

Helen - PFA memberHannah - PFA memberMichelle - PFA memberFiona - PFA memberSimon - PFA memberVicky - PFA Member









We also have a fabulous team of additional volunteers who regularly help out with events when time allows.

Did you know

Over the last 5 years you have helped raise a whopping £60,000, through events such as the Christmas and Easter fairs, the Summer Ball, and ice cream & uniform sales.

Funds have been used to help:

– Build the outdoor education facility & resurface the sports courts
– Host and contribute towards Cabaret evenings, the Sixth Form leavers party, the GCSE results lunch and the end of Prep party
– Buy a Pizza oven & projector screen
– Upgrade the Prep playground equipment

Get involved

As you can imagine a committee like the PFA requires a team effort and we would love to welcome new parents to the association.

Could you help in any way?

  • Would you like to be contacted about future meetings?
  • Are you able to give a few hours of your time to assist with future events?
  • Are you able to donate a prize for the auction at the Summer Ball?
  • Do you run a business that would like to donate to or sponsor the Summer Ball?
  • Do you have any spare time to help sell ice-creams and pre-loved uniform?
  • Are you able to help with prize shopping and gift wrapping?
  • Do you have any ideas for future fundraisers?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, please get in touch.

Our contact information is:

E-Mail –

Facebook – GwaysPFA

X – @GatewaysPFA

Gateways Parents & Friends Association – committed to supporting and enhancing the development initiatives of the school through exciting and fun fundraising events.

Please visit our Facebook page to see what events are coming up and take a look at some of the photos from past events.