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Friends of LGS

Welcome to the Friends of Leicester Grammar School!

We are a group of parents and staff whose primary aim is to support the entire school community through our provision and support of academic, career, pastoral and social events. Contact the current Chair, Varsha Gaikwad at LGSFriends@outlook.com and request further information.

Quizzes, Foodie and Raffle fundraisers are some of the events which provide an income for the group to support numerous events, including:

  • Educational and Wellbeing seminars
  • Sporting equipment purchase and events 
  • Pupil Prom events

To help us identify your preferred support approach, kindly spare us 4mins of your time to fill in the Parents Welcome Sheet and keep an eye on the Meeting Dates for our events schedule for the rest of the year.

We aim to meet at least once a month to discuss agendas for proposed events. The meetings are normally held at The Yews, Great Glen every second Thursday of the month , at 7 pm .

Meeting Dates 2022

  • 09/06/22 – Monthly Friends Meeting
  • 18/06/22 -Bollywood Night
  • 08/09/22 – Monthly Friends Meeting
  • 13/10/22 – Monthly Friends Meeting
  • 10/11/22 – Monthly Friends Meeting
  • 08/12/22 – Monthly Friends Meeting

What we do

Over the course of the past year Friends have organised the following:

  • Career talks from parents at the Year 10 induction day
  • A Cheese and Wine Evening for new parents
  • A series of exam stress seminars for Year 10
  • A quiz and curry night
  • The Year 11 Prom
  • A Charity dinner “Indian Feast” with entertainment
  • New Parent Tea
  • T-shirts at the History festival
  • Resilience Talk for parents and children of Years 10-13

In previous years we have also put on other events such as fashion shows and wreath. Any suggestions for future events or support are gratefully received.Resources

 

This is where we post any useful links to support the events we have hosted.

Please see our Resources page for details.