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Friends of Ashleigh (F.O.A.)

Welcome to the Friends of Ashleigh (FOA) section of our website.


Our parents, teachers and friends association is called Friends of Ashleigh (F.O.A.). It raises much needed funds for the children in our school. Support is always welcomed and very much appreciated. They make a tremendous difference to our facilities, for example their money paid for our wonderful greenhouses and garden area.  Our project for 2017/18 is to improve the playground provison and we have had some fantastic ideas.  We are aiming to raise £10,000 and will be holding some fantastic events! Parent helpers are always welcome in school. Please see the office or contact us via our Facebook page for more details.


Chair : Sarah Baker

Vice Chair : Anne Crook

Treasurer: Angela Margerison

Secretary: Brian and Janet Carr


Friends of Ashleigh are looking forward to 2017/18 and continuing to plan lots of new and established events. We are always on the look out for new members and even if you can't make it to every meeting, we would appreciate any time, donations and ideas you may have.


We are currently using where you can register with their website. The cause is Ashleigh Primary School, Darwen. The stores you shop with will donate offers to the school. All the main shops are available through their website.


We are selling fantastic personalised Water Bottles so that your child will never lose theirs again :) Our water bottles will have your childs first name and the initial of their surname printed on their water bottle.  This also comes with a personalised blue Ashleigh cover and carabiner so that it can easily be attached to their school bag.



Facebook: Friends of Ashleigh Community


Twitter: @FriendsAshleigh




Please keep in touch, we are open to fund raising ideas and are always on the look out for new members/volunteers. Your help would be very much appreciated.


Please remember that all money raised will go back into projects beneficial to our children, such as upgrading our school playground, waterproof playsuits for EYFS, Trim Trail, transport costs for trips, school book bags, lunch time resources, sports kits and much more.


We will be updating the infant area of our playground with some superb HUGE musical instuments. Keep your eyes peeled! :)


Our next meeting is on Wednesday 21st Feb in the Old Function Room on Watery Lane @ 7pm.  We will be doing lots of planning for our fantastic Spring and Summer term events and would really love to see some new faces.

Everyone welcome!


Our next event

Our next event will be our Easter Family bingo on March 16th at 6pm.  Tickets will be available soon from the school office.  Please make sure to get your tickets early as they always sell out!  We will be giving the option to order a meat and potatoe pie or cheese and onion pie supper and we will once again be running our own tuck shop and bar.  Its sure to be an Eggstravaganza!!!!!


Upcoming Events

28th April - Wine and Beer Tasting Evening

23rd June - Summer Fair

8th July- Table Top Sale


Friends of Ashleigh Email Contact

Please use the form below to make contact with Friends of Ashleigh (FOA). During term time, we will try to respond as quickly as possible, usually within 48 hours.

Previous Events run by FOA

Previous Events run by FOA 1
Previous Events run by FOA 2
Previous Events run by FOA 3

Christmas Fair 2016



Our Christmas Fair was a huge success.  We had Father Christmas with his reindeer, yummy food, stalls, crafts....lots of fun for all of the family!


We raised a huge amount of money towards school funds and everyone had a truly magical time!


Summer Fair 2016 - here are some pictures of last years fantastic event!