631-639 Whitehorse Road
Mitcham, VIC 3132

Parent Information

In the lead up to the big day, there are activities and tasks that involve students and parents. The following information is a guide to assist with everything you need to know.

Please don’t feel that you have to donate everything that is requested, or that you need to spend all day volunteering. We ask that you donate what you can and what time you can spare, but most importantly, please come along to have a great day with the rest of the APPS community on fete day.

 Item Description

  Donate a block of chocolate to the Lob a Choc stall   

Take all blocks of chocolate to the school office.
 Donate a bottle to the Lucky Bottle stall

What are lucky bottles we hear you ask?  Any sealed bottle such as jars of food, soft drinks or fill your own bottle with something interesting. Give to your classroom teacher.

Create a Pennies from Heaven box

  • Use the container supplied to put your goodies in (refer to enclosed flyer in for more information)
  • Drop off to school office from Tuesday 13th March.

Donate second hand goods

(e.g. Books, toys, trash n treasure and clothes)

Take second hand goods to Storage King, MitchamDrop off times are:

 Sunday 4/3/18: 10:00 – 10:30am.

 Saturday 17/3/18: 10:00 – 10:30am.

Storage King is located at 2 Simla Street Mitcham, just behind the railway station.

If unable to take your donations to Storage King on above dates, they can also be brought direct to the school hall on Friday 23rd March.

 Donate a cake, biscuits, sauce or jams to the cake stall

  • Use enclosed cake stall ingredients list to attach donated goods for cake stall.
  • If you need a plate to put your home baked goodies on, you will find some in the school foyer.
  • On Friday 23rd March, donations for the cake stall can be dropped off at the staff room.  Alternatively, they can be delivered direct to the cake stall on fete day.

Note: Please no fresh cream or fillings that require refrigeration.


Download the Cake ingredients form

Donate craft items to the craft stall Craft donations can be delivered to the office.
Sell raffle tickets

  • Sell as many of your tickets for $2 each.
  • Additional ticket books are available from the office.
  • All tickets stubs (sold and unsold) and money to be returned by Wednesday 21st March to the office or direct to the raffle stall on fete day.

Enter the colouring competition 

  • Return all entries to the office by Monday 19th March.
  • Winners will be announced on Wednesday 21st March from each year level. The winners will receive a show bag.

 Order a ride wristband for unlimited rides on fete day.

  • Unlimited Ride Wristbands are available to buy online via a link on the fete website at www.appsfete.com
  • Pre-fete prices are available until Wednesday 21st March.
  • Eldest Children will receive pre-purchased wristbands on Thursday 22nd March.

Kids volunteer on a student run stallEach student will have the opportunity to volunteer their time to help run their class stall on fete day with their classmates.

These stalls are run and supervised by the teachers and a roster will be available in their classroom for children to sign up for a time slot.

Volunteer with other parents for set up, pack up or on a fete day stall.

Parents to volunteer via online roster. Further information will be available via parent liaisons. 

Plan your fete “Where’s Wally?” costumeCreate, design or make a costume to wear on fete day.
Plan your fete dayRefer to enclosed entertainment guide for main stage events

The 2018 APPS Fete Committee

If you have any questions about the fete, please contact the fete committee: admin@appsfete.com

Anna Hemingway, Felicity Hollingbery, Paul Hollingbery, Victoria Hopley, Julie Innes, Alison Wright.