About Us
Friends of Milestone

Friends of Milestone

We are a lively group of parents, staff and friends of the Academy who make up the committee of the Friends of Milestone (FOM), charity number 278677.

We meet regularly to plan events to raise funds for the school.

Our current committee members 2018 are:

Ruth Doodney (Chair)    Jack Doodney (Vice Chair)

Lyn French (Secretary)   Nina Larking (Treasurer)

Ellie Doodney                     Lisa Polley

Jenny Russell                     Jenny Black

Jason Finnis                       Stuart Norris

Clare Grace                         Lisa Akinjayeju

Sara Cross                           William Beezer

Chris Halls                          Katie Allen



With funds raised by the FOM in the past year we have provided:

  • A waterproof camera and coloured LED waterproof balls for the hydro pool
  • A sofa bed for the Further Education (FE) phase for home skills.
  • Picnic benches for outside areas
  • A visit from a theatre production company who performed a show for all pupils
  • Hire of a science dome in school for all pupils to experience for a specific activity
  • Sensory equipment for PMLD classes e.g. fibre optic lights, infinity tunnel etc.




We are always seeking enthusiastic and willing parents/friends to join us. If you would like to volunteer please do get in touch with us on our facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/friendsofmilestone/) .

All help is greatly appreciated!