Summer Fete sizzles
July 5, 2017, 12:46 p.m.Back to news index
Treloar’s held our annual summer fete on Friday 30th June. The Town Mayor of Alton, Councillor Dean-Phillips, and Treloar’s Principal Martin Ingram officially opened the fete surrounded by staff, students and parents. After the ceremonial cutting of the ribbon, the mayor stayed on to look around the variety of stalls.
As the weather forecast was favourable, many activities took place outside on the piazza. Throwing games were particularly popular this year. The primary school’s beanbag throwing game elicited great excitement whilst the Technology department’s ‘sponge the teacher’ game was as messy and entertaining as ever.
Many stalls were run by Treloar’s students who had been very busy over the preceding weeks making and sourcing items to sell. These stalls included a textiles stand selling cushion covers, bags and bunting, a second hand book stall, a doggy treats stand and a knitted toy shop.
The Treloar’s PTA were also out in force, selling delicious homemade cakes and beautifully arranged flower pot creations. They also ran a jam jar tombola and a ‘guess the name of the hare’ game.
The PTA were delighted with the number of people who turned up to support the event as Lisa Vickers, Chair of the Treloar’s PTA explained: “It was wonderful to see so many people from the local community coming along to support our fete and our students. Some people came to help, others came to participate in the games or to buy from the stalls, and everyone seemed to be having a fantastic time which is what it’s all about.” The fete raised over £650 which will be put towards the cost of Christmas parties for Treloar’s students in the five residential houses on campus