About the Friends

As a parent/ guardian, grandparent, other family member, teacher, member of support staff, governor or other member of the school community, you are automatically considered to be a member of “The Friends of St Francis”. “The Friends” operate as a PTA would do; operating under a Friends banner just enables more people to be involved. “The Friends” are represented by a Committee who are elected at an AGM. To find out more about past and future events and how you can be more involved with “The Friends” please read on or follow the links on the website for meeting minutes and more.

The Friends of St Francis Committee

Kylie has a daughter in year four and a son in EYFS.
Vice Chair:
Ellen has two sons at the school, one in year four and one in EYFS.
Position vacant – to be filled at the AGM.
Events Coordinator:
Hannah has daughters in years five and six
Alison has a daughter in year three and a son in year one.
Vice Treasurer:
Rachel has a daughter in year four.
Staff Representative:
Mrs Walker has held the role this year, but is stepping down. To be elected at AGM.
Associate Members:
Tracey has daughters in year 5.
Sharon has a daughter at the school in year one.
Louise has a daughter at the school in year one.
Anna has two sons at the school, in year 2 and EYFS.
Amy has a son in year 5 and a daughter in year 3.
Shelly has two daughters at the school in years 2 and 3


Aims of the Friends

As per our constitution our aims are as follows…

  • to promote close co-operation and communication between parents and teachers
  • to study and discuss matters of mutual interest relating to the education and welfare of pupils
  • to engage in activities which advance the education of pupils attending the school and support the staff in their teaching.

Friends of St Francis Catholic Primary School Constitution

Contact The Friends

Email: friends@st-francis.kent.sch.uk

Facebook: search “Friends of St Francis – Maidstone”


Here you can find all the details of Friends events for the year. If you would like to suggest an event for the calendar, please contact the Committee. If you are available to help at any event, we would be very glad to see you.

Friends Meeting Minutes