Help Raise Money Via The Giving Machine

Please help us to raise money for the Pre-School by registering with The Giving Machine at the following website:
Each time you shop at retailers such as Amazon, John Lewis, etc, money is donated to the Pre-School. It costs you nothing…except the usual price of your shopping!!

Amazon. Smile

We have registered for Amazon Smile. Please consider The St Mary’s Pre School as your chosen charity when shopping on Amazon. Click here to choose St Mary’s.

You must always access the website via to trigger a donation (and activate AmazonSmile on your mobile app).

How do I select a charitable organisation to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?
On your first visit to, you need to select a charitable organisation to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make through AmazonSmile will result in a donation. AmazonSmile will occasionally contact you about donation amounts disbursed to your chosen charity or about the programme.

Please type in “The St Mary’s Pre-School” to select us as your charity.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to on your web browser or activate AmazonSmile on your Amazon Shopping app on your iOS or Android phone (found under ‘settings’ on your app). On your browser, you may also want to add a bookmark to to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. When you’re using the app, always check for the “AmazonSmile” logo to ensure you’re activated for AmazonSmile.

How do I activate AmazonSmile on my Amazon Shopping app?
AmazonSmile customers on Android devices with version 5.0+ or iOS devices with version 12+, who have upgraded to the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app can find “AmazonSmile” listed in the Settings menu. From there, you can follow onboarding instructions to activate AmazonSmile on your device.
(Go to Amazon shopping app, go to Settings, click AmazonSmile, Turn on Amazon Smile, enable notifications)

Do I need to renew AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile renewals happen twice a year to help keep AmazonSmile on mobile app. AmazonSmile will notify you of these renewals via push notifications and through in-app notifications. If you miss a renewal, you can reactivate at any time by repeating the steps to ‘turn on’ AmazonSmile on your mobile device. There is no renewal period for browser shopping on AmazonSmile, which you can use any time by typing ‘’ into your browser.

For more information on Amazon Smile please click here.

Forest School Fundraising Facebook Page

Please click on the link above to visit our new Forest School fundraising Facebook page.

or make a donation via Paypal:


Recent Fundraising Successes

- Jubilee scavenger hunt June 2022: £500
- Christmas raffle Dec 2021: £830
- July Raffle 2021: £1153
- Chocolate and table top sales 2021: £434
- May cake sale and bug hunt: £514
- Sponsored scavenger hunt 2021: £1460
- Xmas Raffle 2019: £1800
- Summer BBQ 2019: £1000
- Easter Egg Hunt April 2019: £287
- Photographs 2018/2019: £136
- Christmas Fair December 2018: £1824.50
- Quiz Night November 2018: £385
- Halloween Disco October 2018: £243
- July 2018 – BBQ: £1600