The purpose of the PTA is to organise fun events to raise funds to enhance and enrich our children's education, with November and December normally being our busiest and most exciting months. These unusual circumstances call for a different approach to fundraising, so we hope you will enjoy being involved in our virtual balloon race so that we can continue to raise funds. The funds raised will go towards the Staging Project, water bottles and Gingerbread treats for all Reception Starters, maintenance of all the playground equipment as well as those fun events your PTA organise and run for the children of Paddock Wood Primary; Discos, Fireworks Night and our Summer Fayre. Money raised by Paddock Wood Primary PTA has paid for:
- Outdoor Learning Cameras
- Leavers Books for 2020 Year 6 Leavers
- Waterproof over clothing sets
- Sandpit for EYFS (Reception)
- Buddy Benches
- Refurbishment of some of the Key Stage 2 classrooms
This is an eco-friendly 7-day balloon race, using real-time weather data to simulate a real race - the balloons are the only things that aren't real! In addition to the main prizes offered by, we'll also be awarding our own prizes, just for those balloons purchased for us: first prize of £50, for the balloon that flies the furthest; second prize of £25; third prize of £10; 5 runner-up hampers of children's goodies.

Our fundraising target is: £2000

Gross monies raised so far: £1332

Supporters so far: 131

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Top 20 balloons within cause

  • #1 Jake: travelled 485.68km FINISHED

  • #2 Lilly: travelled 485.02km FINISHED

  • #3 Ben fordyce: travelled 449.26km FINISHED

  • #4 KIERAN D: travelled 442.50km FINISHED

  • #5 Glenn fordyce: travelled 439.15km FINISHED

  • #6 Peter Pan: travelled 380.41km FINISHED

  • #7 Luna: travelled 359.48km FINISHED

  • #8 Mummy Reynolds: travelled 355.32km FINISHED

  • #9 William: travelled 345.33km FINISHED

  • #10 ELLEN GANDELL: travelled 336.66km FINISHED

  • #11 Oliver E: travelled 327.36km FINISHED

  • #12 Prof Mike: travelled 324.94km FINISHED

  • #13 Andrea fordyce : travelled 324.46km FINISHED

  • #14 Balloon: travelled 323.33km FINISHED

  • #15 Hannah: travelled 321.90km FINISHED

  • #16 Idk: travelled 320.83km FINISHED

  • #17 BillyBob: travelled 320.55km FINISHED

  • #18 Bunny Dunn: travelled 318.96km FINISHED

  • #19 Isaacs balloon: travelled 316.56km FINISHED

  • #20 Evie: travelled 316.30km FINISHED

Supporter Balloons (444)

  • Jamie joined the race on November 25, 2020, 10:51 AM

  • Jake joined the race on November 25, 2020, 10:51 AM

  • Ellie joined the race on November 25, 2020, 10:51 AM

  • Balloon joined the race on November 25, 2020, 9:59 AM