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Helping The Friends

News and events from The Friends of Deer Park

Following the first Friends of Deer Park meeting of this academic year (September 2019), the Friends would like to share the following news and information with parents and carers.

Quiz & Chilli Night

The Friends are holding a Quiz and Chilli Night at school on Saturday 12 October 2019. Get a team (of up to 8) together or join a team on the night. Come along and test your general knowledge, meet other parents and raise enriching funds for the school.

Tickets (£10 per person) need to be purchased in advance - before Monday 30 September. Find out more...

The event (18+) will take place in the Main Hall. Doors open at 7pm (for a 7.30pm start) and we will be finished by 10.30pm.

quiz night

quiz and chilli night


The Friends of Deer Park are in urgent need of volunteers! The volunteers help out at fundraising events, normally serving tea, coffee and refreshments. It's an easy, fun way to meet other Deer Park parents and become involved with the school. You don't need to attend any meetings and your commitment can be as great or small as you can manage. If you think you can help, please email The Friends.


Did you know that you can raise vital funds for The Friends of Deer Park School when you shop online? It's simple to set up. Just visit and register ‘Friends of Deer Park School Cirencester’ as your good cause. The more people who sign up, the more we’ll raise, so do tell your friends and family.




Just before you start shopping online, go to the easyfundraising website or mobile app first. From there you can access the participating retailers, which include Amazon, John Lewis, Argos, Next, Tesco, M&S, eBay and many more. A donation will be made to The Friends of Deer Park School. It’s free and simple to use, and anyone can sign up, including family and friends, so do share! All donations received will go towards enriching initiatives for pupils at Deer Park. Thank you for your support.

Secondhand Uniform

We have booked Wednesday 13 November 2019 for a sale of Secondhand Uniform in the school Design Corridor, 6-7pm - the same date as the Grease Taster Evening If you have items of outgrown or no longer needed school uniform (in good and clean condition), please send in to Reception, clearly marked FAO Friends of Deer Park. We are particularly short of girls' shirts, but have a surplus of boys' trousers at the moment.

Friends' Meeting Dates (2019-2020)

Date Venue Time
Tuesday 10 September 2019 School Library (PLC) 6.30pm
Wednesday 20 November 2019 Venue in Cirencester TBC 6.30pm
Tuesday 14 January 2020 School Library (PLC) 6.30pm
Wednesday 4 March 2020 Venue in Cirencester TBC 6.30pm
Tuesday 28 April 2020 School Library (PLC) 6.30pm
Wednesday 10 June 2020 Venue in Cirencester TBC 6.30pm


Upcoming Volunteering Opportunities (2019)

If you are interesting in volunteering for the Friends, by serving tea, coffee and refreshments, have a look below to see whether any of these dates and events fit in with your time; 2020 dates to come. Get in touch with The Friends by email or come along to one of our meetings (see above) if you would like to get more involved.

2019 Dates Type Event Time
Monday 23 September Primary Year 5/6 Football Festival 6-8pm
Wednesday 25 September CDPS Open Evening 6.30-8.30pm
Monday 7 October Primary Year 3/4 Multi Skills 4-6pm
Tuesday 8 October CDPS Careers Convention 6-8pm
Saturday 12 October Friends Quiz and Chilli Night 7.00-10.30pm
Monday 14 October Primary Year 5/6 Quick Sticks Hockey 4-6pm
Tuesday 5 November Primary Year 5/6 Tag Rugby 4-6pm
Thursday 13 November Friends Second Hand Uniform Sale 6-7pm
Monday 25 November Primary Year 3/4 Indoor Athletics 4-6pm
Monday 2 December Primary Year 5/6 Indoor Athletics 4-6pm

CDPS: Cirencester Deer Park School Event
Primary: Primary Schools Sporting Event
Exp Arts: Cirencester Deer Park School Expressive Arts Event
Friends: Friends of Deer Park Event