Christmas cards for schools!
- Free administration pack with sign up
- Ideas & techniques provided free online
- Children create their designs in class
- Parents order Christmas cards and gift tags
An overview of the Christmas project
Celebrate Christmas and get the creative juices flowing in your school by letting children design their very own Christmas cards which they can have professionally printed for parents, friends and family to treasure forever. The project gives children an opportunity to be creative and celebrates their efforts and achievement. The school also earns much needed funds from the orders made by parents.
|We will replace any item no matter the reason for return||No minimum order, free collection & delivery||Each sales raises funds for your school||Two - three week turnaround|
APFS is the market leader in school Christmas card projects and has been trusted for over 15 years. In that time, we've delivered tens of thousands of projects to almost 7,500 primary schools and children's organisations helping them to raise over £4million!
Prices based on packs ordered from each individual artwork.
Our multipack discounts are sure to stimulate more orders and therefore raise more funds for your school. Prices for standard packs start at £6.00 for parents and are then reduced to as little as £2.00 depending on the quantity purchased.
The suggested fundraising price can be adjusted by the school to increase the amount raised.
|No. of packs||School price||Suggested parent price||School funds|
|1 pack (12 cards)||£5.00||£6.00||£1.00|
|2 pack (24 cards)||£8.40||£10.00||£1.60|
|3 pack (36 cards)||£9.80||£12.00||£2.20|
|Additional packs thereafter||£2.40||£3.00||£0.60|
|Luxury Cards - 1st Pack (6 cards)||£6.50||£7.50||£1.00|
|Luxury Cards - addit. packs (6 cards)||£4.00||£5.00||£1.00|
|Gift tags (12 cards)||£2.00||£2.50||£0.50|
Parents have an option of ordering the following items using their child's artwork:
- Standard cards - A6 in size and supplied in packs of 12 with envelopes.
- Luxury cards - A5 in size, gloss coated, and supplied in packs of 6 with envelopes.
- Gift tags - A8 in size, folded and supplied in packs of 12 with adhesive pads.
All prices include VAT. Envelopes are included in price.
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Can I use any materials to produce our artworks?
Yes! Unlike some other suppliers, we scan all artworks individually which ensures not only a higher quality print, but also means there are no limitations in artwork materials. The only medium we advise against is glitter as it doesn't always reproduce very well.
Do the projects cost the school any money to complete?
NO! In fact the project will give you the opportunity to raise substantial funds for your school. We provide you with all the forms and leaflets needed to complete the project and ideas and technique sheets to get you started.
Are the projects open to anyone else other than primary schools?
Yes! Playgroups, creches, nurseries, Sunday schools/church groups, scouts & guides, community centres, summer clubs, secondary schools (recommended for lower year groups) and other groups have all participated in the projects. The projects are open to all and can be adapted to suit the group.
Can siblings take part?
Yes, we can provide extra order forms for siblings to take part too - just let us know at time of booking. Alternatively, parents can photocopy the order form. There is an option on the order form to have the cards printed without the school name.
What size do the artworks need to be?
The original artworks should be created on A4 paper. You don't have to fill the whole sheet but the effect is better if you do.
Do you provide any resources?
Yes - inspiration for the project can be found within our Ideas & Techniques booklets, all of which are provided FREE for anyone through our online resources page. The booklets, together with artist information, National Curriculum references, and QCA schemes can be found online here
Do you accept late orders?
Yes we do. However, due to the additional costs to produce late orders, each artwork submitted will incur a £2.00 fee. Please click this link for more info.
See what people say!
“Just a quick note to say thank you for our Christmas cards. I distributed them to the classes this morning and there were a lot of excited children showing them off to parents on the playground when school finished. The cards are lovely and we look forward to placing an order with you next year. Thanks again.”
Vicky Martin, PTA, Ellesmere Primary School
“Just a quick note to say that we have received the cards back and I think they are great! They will go to the parents next week and I am sure they will be equally impressed. Thank you all for your swift turn around, communications and great customer service. It has been easy and a pleasure to work with you.”
Sarah Ryder, Caterpillars Pre School
“Just wanted to thank you very much for the speedy and quality service that we have received from yourselves. The cards arrived this morning and they look amazing.”
Diane McKay, 6th Kirkintilloch Brownies
“Thank you once again for our fabulous Christmas cards. Squeals of delight were heard from several parents and everyone is raving about them as the quality is once again, fantastic. So we would like to thank you all again, and look forward to using your services next year.”
Alison Bates, Owner, Little Explorers Playgroup
“I have recently ordered and received Christmas cards from you for our school, I just wanted to say what a fantastic service, quality of product and team you have. We would very much like to book the cards again for next year. Thank you so much for your speedy service and fantastic staff. I look forward to working with you again next year!!”
Zoe Staines, PTA, Gateways school