WEEKLY NEWS UPDATE

KEY UPCOMING DATES

 

COLLECTING ALL PRE-LOVED BIKES AND SCOOTERS

·       THIS SATURDAY 8:00-8:15am outside the LODGE

·       PRE-PREP BIKE COLLECTION MONDAY 19th 8:15-8:45am at the school gate

 

ORDER DEADLINES FOR CERTAIN DRAGONALIA PRODUCTS

·      PERSONALISED DRAGON ONESIES & HOODIES – MON - NOV 18th– DON’T MISS OUT!!

·       PERSONALISED DRAGON SCHOOL KIT- THURS – DEC  5th  (orders for school kit can be placed year-round – however this is the deadline to receive in time for Xmas) 

 

STALLHOLDERS MEETING FOR NEW AND RETURNING VOLUNTEERS 

THURS, NOVEMBER 28th, 8:30AM - STAFF DINING ROOM

Are you managing a stall or helping your child manage a stall at this year's Dragon Sale? Come along to the information meeting to find out all the details and ask questions: e.g. What time to set-up, what to bring, where to get change/floats etc.  There will be lots of information for new and experienced stallholders alike! 

 

INTERNATIONAL FOODS COFFEE MORNING

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29th, 9:00 AM - SEE DETAILS BELOW

 

WREATH MAKING

 DECEMBER 9th, 10th& 11th– SEE DETAILS BELOW

HOW YOU CAN HELP WITH THIS YEAR’S DRAGON SALE

AUCTIONS

 

THE LIVE AUCTION NEEDS YOU!

For those of you new to the school, the Live Auction brings the sale to a close on the day with the help of a professional Auctioneer. 

We have new and exciting prizes in the Live Auction this year and we’d love to attract 2 or 3 more prizes. Ideally, these would be unusual or unique money-can’t-buy prizes or experiences that will whet the appetites of bidders on the day! Do you have a contact in the worlds of sport, music, theatre, film? Can you offer a memorable experience? We would love to hear from you with any ideas.

Please remember every penny raised goes to charity - supporting children locally, nationally & internationally.

HOLIDAY PROPERTIES IN THE SILENT AUCTION 

This year we’re hoping to have a section in the Silent Auction for holiday properties. It’s a great space to set out the details and terms and conditions for these prizes. If you have a second home perhaps you’d be happy to offer a weekend or week in the Silent Auction?

We are still actively seeking other Silent Auction prizes too - do get in touch with your ideas. For all Auction enquiries or donations please contact Catherine Allen on allencatherine@me.com

 

UNIQUE, PERSONALISED GIFTS: ONLINE AT THE DRAGONALIA SHOP 

Have you visited our new DRAGONALIA SHOP?  

Feast your eyes then fill your family’s Christmas stockings. There’s something for everyone, from beautiful hand-painted coffee mugs to personalised pencil cases, hats and – yes – clothes.  All profits from these items go to support the Dragon Sale. Do not miss your chance to buy these goodies. They will be delivered well before Christmas. Any queries, please email georgiacha@aol.com

 

RAFFLE 

DON’T DELAY, BUY YOUR RAFFLE TICKETS ONLINE Today!

Don’t miss out on your chance to WIN some amazing prizes including our TOP PRIZE: an Apple Watch (courtesy of Chilswell Management Services)! We also still need REALLY need Prize Donations - please email Lisa Johnstone at lisajohnstone44@hotmail.co.uk - thank you!

 

E-Tickets Order your Dragon Sale RAFFLE Tickets ONLINE by clicking here, and within a week the Raffle Team will email your e-ticket numbers and colours. You can either pay using your child’s school Pupil Code (the cost of the raffle tickets is then just added to the school bill), or you can arrange to pay by CASH or bank transfer. And it’s as simple as that, with no tickets to pick up! So, don’t delay, buy your Raffle TIckets today!

 

WREATHS

Do you want to make your own beautiful Christmas wreath?  Book-in today to join us…

We are having a ‘workshop’ on Monday 9th, Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th December

8.30am (after drop off) or 10am

27 Northmoor Road, OX2 6UR 

We will have everything you need here, plus plenty of coffee, mulled wine, mince pies, carols & advice for those that feel they need a little extra artistic input. 

Cost will be £40-60 depending on the size & the amount of embellishments (and any extra donation will obviously be gratefully received by the charities of the Dragon Sale).  

Come alone or with friends! Please email me to book your slot. (kate.esiri@yahoo.com)  

Spaces are very limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. 

 

Do you have a garden full of greenery that you could donate?  

The wreath team is looking for holly (with berries), mistletoe, hydrangea heads, ivy, dried seed heads, pine cones, berries etc.  Please drop it off in a box/bag at 27 Northmoor Road ideally during the weekend of 7/8th December or on Monday 9th/Tuesday 10th/Wednesday 11th December.  If you could give me a call first (Kate: 07798636221), that would be enormously helpful so I can tell you where to leave it.

 

INTERNATIONAL FOODS

The International Food Stall showcases foods from all over the world and is always one of the most popular stalls at the Dragon Sale.  There is a tremendous range of food, lovingly prepared by Dragon parents including curries, noodles, dumplings, pasta, pies, soups and desserts. This year we will be bigger than ever. 

Do you have a special dish that you could bring to the Sale for everyone to enjoy? All types of food are welcome. To learn more, please join us for our coffee morning at the Anchor Pub on November 29that 9am, 2 Hayfield Road, Oxford OX2 6TT

or contact rkatsuki@gmail.com 

 

CHAMPAGNE BAR

Hooray hooray, the Champagne Bar in Lynam Hall is back!! A wonderful opportunity to toast the end of the year in a festive atmosphere. We are seeking donations of champagne to help contribute to this year’s champagne bar. Please drop off your bubbly donations at the Lodge.   

 

BOTTLE TOMBOLA

The Dragon Sale needs your bottles! 

Please search your drinks cabinets, wine racks, larders, fridges for any bottles of wine, champagne, spirits, olive oil, vinegar, bubble bath, perfumes etc to donate for the popular Bottle Tombola.

All donations to the Lodge at Prep or to Pat Gilgrass at PrePrep.

 

ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS IN THE 2018 PROGRAMME

Support the Dragon Charity Christmas Sale by advertising your business in the 2018 programme. A few advertising spaces have opened up in our A5 glossy colour printed 2018 programme.  We print 1000 copies and they are widely enjoyed by the Dragon School community. Ads start at £200 for a 1/4 page to £800 for a full page. If interested, please contact lucyplayfair@gmail.com.  

Registered Charity no. 1106073

The Dragon Christmas Charity Sale
c/o The Dragon School
The Lodge
Bardwell Road
Oxford OX2 6SS

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