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PFSA & Fundraising

Your School Lottery – a weekly draw. Tickets for the lottery cost £1 per week. There is a guaranteed cash winner for our school every week and the chance to win the £25,000 jackpot. We raise money through this as we take a percentage of the weekly donations. If you would like sign up please go to and search for our school.

Easy Fundraising – an easy way to donate while you’re doing your online shopping. It turns your everyday online shopping into free donations for your favourite cause, just start your online shopping first at easyfundraising then shop as normal. The retailers will then make a small donation to say “thank you”. There are 4,368 retailers to choose from and this method is used by many charities, school, clubs and community groups across the UK. Go to for further details on how to nominate our school.

Amazon Smile – similar to Easy Fundraising, Amazon make a small donation every time you choose to shop through Amazon Smile. You can do this through the usual Amazon site or here.

The PSFA of Hillside School is made up of a group of Parents, Carers, Staff and Friends. We raise money for extra resources for the children. We meet in school every couple of months and organise lots of fun events.

The main events in the Social Calendar are:-

Christmas Bingo -Held each year in November at Longridge Civic Hall 

…Doors opened at 7.00pm – Eyes down 7.30pm 

In November 2019 we raised over a fantastic £870!

Summer Fayre – Raised a fantastic £1,025 in 2019 – Thank you to all who supported and turned out – the weather was kind!

We have raised money for lots of wonderful items for the children, here are but a few:-

  • Refurbishment of the sensory rooms
  • 2 School Mini buses
  • Sensory toys
  • Refurbishment to the Walled Garden outdoor play area
  • Arranged Christmas Panto at the Longridge Palace Cinema for the pupils
  • Class 1 play area
  • Adapted Bikes for the children

All parents and carers are welcome to meetings and coffee morning, your ideas and help for fund raising are greatly appreciated.  Dates are on our School Calendar to be found under ‘Events’

We would like to thank all parents and carers who contribute to the events.

Please keep checking the Web site for future events.

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Contact Us

Hillside Specialist School and College

Ribchester Road, Longridge,
Preston, Lancashire, PR3 3XB

Liz Ascroft, School Business Manager

T| 01772 782205


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