Step-by-step: comedy night
Follow our guide to running a comedy night, and guarantee you will be laughing when showtime rolls around
Step-by-step: colour run
A colour run is a fun run with a difference, where participants, marshals and spectators throw buckets full of brightly coloured powder at the runners.
Step-by-step: silent auction
Silent auctions can be great way to raise funds as part of your Christmas or summer fair - with barely any volunteers needed on the day!
Step-by-step: talent show
Celebrate the diverse range of talents your pupils possess by literally putting them centre stage in a talent show!
A swishing (or clothes-swapping) party is a fun way for your supporters to freshen up their wardrobes while raising money for your cause
Step-by-step: race night
Race nights are a fun way to get people together and raise money - just choose what type of race to show - from greyhounds to motorbikes!
Step by step: quiz night
Quiz nights are a popular event on the PTA social calendar, providing lots of fun (and funds) for very little effort
Step-by-step: pet show
A lovely way for children to show off their furry friends while learning about animal welfare
Step-by-step: pamper evening
A pamper and shopping event provides the perfect opportunity for mums to treat themselves to a night of self-indulgence
Step-by-step: music festival
Music festivals on the school field are becoming an increasingly popular PTA fundraiser - we can see why!
Step-by-step: beetle drive
A beetle drive is an old-school fundraising event that involves shouting out, making it a lively and sociable activity for the whole family to enjoy!
A charismatic caller, rhyming numbers and eyes down folks... A bingo event is simple to put on and can be a great way to raise money
Step-by-step: car boot sale
Running a car boot sale is a popular PTA event and a great fundraising activity, but there are a few things to bear in mind...
A traditional Gaelic gathering, a ceilidh promises lots of fun for the whole family
Discos are simple to organise, offer guaranteed fun and are a firm favourite on the PTA fundraising calendar!
Step-by-step: film event
Imagine the buzz and excitement of hosting your own film premiere. We guide you through the requirements of running a film event
Step-by-step: leavers' prom
Forget the humble disco - today's school leavers want to let off post-exam steam with a US-style prom
A campover on the school field offers families a digital detox, while relaxing with friends and supporting the school at the same time!
Step-by-step: distanced relay
How one school overcame social distancing rules to raise over £5,000 with a relay event
Step-by-step: stargazing and space fundraiser
For an extra-stellar evening when the nights draw in, run a space and stargazing fundraiser
Bring the circus to your school - it is an easy and profitable fundraising event to organise, and the wider community will want to come along, too!
Step-by-step: sponsored walk
A sponsored walk is a great way to raise money without the need for lots of planning and volunteers
Step-by-step: grand ball
The end of the summer term is the perfect time to hold a grand ball - think posh frocks, black ties and champagne on the lawn!
Step-by-step: murder mystery night
Bring your school community together with a classic whodunnit murder mystery night
Step-by-step: wine tasting
Organising an evening of wine tasting is simple - all you need is a group of enthusiastic parents, some good wines and an expert...
Step-by-step: art exhibition
An art exhibition is a great way to showcase the talents of your school cohort and to encourage support for your PTA from new quarters
Step-by-step: auction of promises
An 'auction of promises' is a fantastic way of raising money for your PTA and helps get everyone, including local businesses, involved
Step-by-step: casino night
Use a professional casino provider and dress up your school hall for a glamourous night of high drama and high living
Step-by-step: fashion show
Get pupils to strut their stuff down the catwalk and give budding designers the chance to shine in a school fashion show
Step-by-step: international evening
Draw on your school's diversity or raise awareness of other cultures with an international event