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Welcome to the PTA web page!

Our current committee for 2018/2019 are as follows:


Chair:  Sharon White  (parent of childen in Year 1 & 6)

Vice Chair:  Beccy Strutt   (parent of children in Reception, Year 4 & Year 6)

Secretary:  Liza Cattini-Perkins  (parent of children in Year 6)

Treasurers:  Jo Griffiths (parent of child in Year 1) and Eleanor Rice (parent of child in Year 1)


Fundraiser: Gemma Jennewein (parent of children in Year 3 & Year 5)

Forest School Link:  Lucy Swinburn (parent of children in Year 3 & Year 5)

Teacher Representative: Miss B  (Class Teacher Year 1)


To contact the PTA, please email us or find us at school pick up time: pta@darleydale.derbyshire.sch.uk

Halloween Pumpkin Competition 2018! Thank you to all who submitted their pumpkin for our competition! It was a tough job deciding on the winners as all the creations were fantastic! Thank you to all those who baked and donated cakes, and who helped and supported the event. We raised £264.67!

Easter Egg Competition 2018! Thank you for all who took part in the Easter Egg Decorating Competition - 63 eggs were handed in! As usual, the submissions were all brilliant! Thanks to all the helpers, and parents who donated cakes and eggs, and to all those that joined us. We raised £ 306.00! X

Summer Fair - 'Seaside' theme! Yet again, the lovely parents of DDPS pulled together to make the summer fair another success! We raised over £2100.00! Thank you to all the parents who donated items and their time, and to everyone who attended on the night - it was great fun!

Easter Bingo and Egg Decorating Competition 2017! Thank you to all who came along and joined in our Easter activities in March.  The egg competition was great fun and there were many inventive and spectacular entries! Thank you to all the marvellous cooks that donated wonderful cakes, and to those who helped on the day.  Together we raised £323.00!  

World Book Day 2017

Thank you to everyone who contributed cakes and helped at the PTA coffee afternoon in support of The Young Ambassadors book sale on World Book Day.  The PTA raised £130.66! The children's costumes were amazing and everyone had a lovely time :-)

PTA Christmas Fair 2016

December 2016:  Many thanks to everyone who supported the school and the PTA during the Xmas Fair - we couldn't run it without all your help.  We raised an amazing £2100.00!
Sept 2016: Many thanks to all those parents who supported the 'Picnic & Play' events over the summer holidays - your contributions raised £152.00! no
July 2016: The PTA would like to say a big thank you to those who organised the 'Big Summer Knees Up' fundraising event, for kindly donating £252.50 to Darley Dale PTA.  We really appreciate it! Many thanks again xx

Our 'World Sports' Summer Fair 2016 was a great success - we raised a record £2,280! The weather was kind to us and much fun was had by all. Thank you to all those that donated, attended, and to those Parent Helpers who gave up their spare time to help set it up and to man the stalls. Thank you also to all the staff at DDPS for their support. We couldn't do it without you all!

Our 'Festival' themed Summer Fair 2014

Three 'Picnic and Play in the Park' afternoons are held during the summer holidays at The Whitworth Park, Darley Dale. Previous events have included Tag Rugby, Multisports, Football Skills, Matlock Cycling Club and Orienteering, all for a small charge. Please see the flyer located in our 'PTA Documents' section, for more information and for this years dates. Hope to see you there!

For the 4th year in succession, the PTA organised another successful Macmillan Coffee Afternoon - we raised £155.80 for cancer research. Thank you for all your support and to all who baked or donated cakes.

On Thursday 22nd October 2015, the PTA and The Young Ambassadors hosted their first Halloween Coffee Afternoon and pumpkin competition! There were many brilliant and inventive pumpkins brought in which made it very difficult to pick the winners! Much fun was had by all and we raised £234.00.

In November 2015, the PTA provided cream teas for invited guests at the The Young Ambassadors' Remembrance Day afternoon.

Every Christmas, the PTA buy a real Christmas Tree for the school. The pupils at Breakfast Club helped to decorate it....and a very good job they did too!

The annual PTA Christmas Fair was again well attended and was another success - we raised a whopping £2,150.00! A big thank you to all who supported it, and to all the parent helpers who volunteered their time to man the stalls.

This Easter, the PTA held a Coffee Afternoon and an Egg decorating competition! We raised another £126.61. Thank you to all the children who decorated their eggs - they were egg-ceptional!