Project information

Snape Community Primary School new classroom fund

Snape Primary School is owned by the community. The County has changed from 3 tier to 2 tier education, giving 3 extra year groups. We therefore badly need another classroom to facilitate this.

June 2013 - December 2013

Charity information: Snape School Parent And Staff Association

Snape School Parent And Staff Association logo
  • Need


    As the school currently only has 2 classrooms, an additional room is necessary to enable teaching of up to 7 year groups.


    By creating space to teach seven year groups

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To build a new classroom to enable two tier primary education


    » Friends of Snape School, by subscription
    » Snape School Heritage weekend, 27th/28th April, over 100 years of photographs of the school, performances by the pupils, Buy a Brick etc.
    » Have applied to 10 charitable organisations for funding, some have already donated, still await several replies.

    What success will look like

    Completion of the new classroom

  • Impact


    Continued Primary School education in our village, maintaining the good to outstanding Ofsted reports for the school


    We have some County Council funding in place, which could be clawed back if we do not progress this in the next 12 months.


    By letter or email

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £88,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £8,000 Design Architects and Planning consent
      £80,000 Building Construction of the new classroom

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    School's own savings £42,000 Guaranteed
    County Council £20,000 Conditional
    County Councillor Locality £2,650 Guaranteed
    L D Rope - Local charity £3,000 Conditional
    Adnams Brewery £1,000 Conditional
    EDF Sizewell B £500 Guaranteed
    Friends of Snape School £1,350 Guaranteed
  • Background


    Snape Primary School, Church Road, Snape Suffolk


    Local children

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The Parents and Staff Association obviously consists of parents of children in the school, and school staff. Parents are wholly committed to the continuing success of the school, as are the staff.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Angela Skinner

    Head teacher

    Andrew Barker

    Chairman of the Governors

    Mike Hill

    School governor, lead of fundraising