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FIGs (Friends of St Ignatius College)


FIGS Committee Members

Current committee members include:

Chair (joint): Markos Markou, Sharon Martinez and Diana Martinez
Treasurer: Ritsa Makou
Secretary: Gill Conway

Refreshments Organiser: TBC

PRO: Vacant

School link: Teresa Neary


The committee relies totally on a wide network of parents, friends, staff and pupils who volunteer to organise or help at events.There is a rich tapestry of events organised by FIGS which also happen to be great fun for parents, staff and Governors alike. Details are on the College Calendar.

You are invited to contact the Friends of St Ignatius College for further information on how you can volunteer or with ideas/comments/requests via our email or via our communications box in the school office.

FIGs Information Leaflet

Key Dates



Meetings             Monday 17 September 2019

                              Monday 13 January 2020

                              Monday 10 Februray 2020

                              Monday 16 March 2020 - CANCELLED


AGM                   Monday 7 October 2019 at 6.30pm in the school library 

                            ALL are welcome to attend



Quiz Night       Spring 2020: Friday 6 March 2020

                           Autumn 2020: Date tbc

                           Donations for raffle prizes are always gratefully received


Textile Collections

Dates:             27 November 2019 

                           7 February 2020 

                           28 April 2020 

                           25 June 2020 

Textile Collections

Textile Collections

We are pleased to announce that our new textile collection scheme is Bag2School.

Please click here for more information on this scheme.


Collection dates 2019 - 2020

Bag2School will be collecting on the following dates:

  • 27 November 2019 (Wednesday)
  • 7 February 2020 (Friday)
  • 28 April 2020 (Tuesday)
  • 25 June 2020 (Thursday)

Please put these dates in your diary. 


The following 'good quality' 'clean' items are accepted:

  • Men’s, Ladies’ and Children’s clothing
  • Paired shoes (tied together or elastic band around)
  • Handbags
  • Hats
  • Bags
  • Scarves and ties
  • Jewellery
  • Lingerie
  • Socks
  • Belts
  • Soft toys
  • Household linen
  • Household curtains
  • Household towels
  • Household bedding (bed sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers)

The following items will NOT be accepted:

  • Duvets and blankets
  • Pillows and cushions
  • Carpets, rugs and mats (including bath, shower and toilet mats)
  • Soiled, painted, ripped or wet clothing
  • School uniforms with and without logo
  • Corporate clothing and workwear
  • Textile off cuts, yarns or threaded material





Meetings 2019-2020


Meeting              Monday 17 September 2019


AGM                   Monday 7 October 2019 at 6.30pm in the school library 

                           ALL are welcome to attend


PTA                    Monday 25 November 2019 at 6.30pm.

                          ALL are welcome to attend


Meeting            Monday 13 January 2020 at 6.30pm

                          ALL are welcome to attend


Meeting            Monday 10 February 2020 at 6.30pm

                          ALL are welcome to attend


Meeting            CANCELLED: Monday 16 March 2020 at 6.30pm


Fundraising events

Congratulations and thank you to all those who have contributed to/attended our recent fundraising events. Grateful appreciation and thanks also to our sponsors who support FIGs with such generous donations. 

Please click here to read more about our past fundraising events (2016 - 2017)

Please click here to read more about this year's fundraising events (2017 - 2018)

Information on 2018-2019 & 2019-2020 fundraising events coming soon


Quiz Nights

Spring Quiz Night - 6 March 2020

A big thank you to all of the Quiz Teams who made the Quiz Night on Friday 6 March 2020 a great success with a fabulous £1,435 being rasied. 


29 March 2019:        £2,500 raised

2 November 2019:   £1,850 raised

Some of the proceeds from the Quiz Nights was allocated to the curriculum enhancement programme.  click here to read more


Summer Celebration

On Sunday 8th July 2018 St Ignatius College in partnership with FIGS held its first Summer Celebration: Family Fun Day, Mass and BBQ.
click here to read more

click here to view prize winners

click here thank you to our sponsors

Easy Fundraising

How to use Easyfundraising when booking a holiday: click here to download information

Letter to parents about easy fund raising: click here to download