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Process and Timescales

Simple to Organise

We know how busy PTA organisers can be, its tough work!  Juggling PTA commitments with looking after the children and other work or home commitments is not easy BUT running a school Christmas card project with DigiPrint Graphics IS EASY.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES FOR 2017

We try not to pin clients down to a hard and fast timescale as we know the projects are often run by busy parents in their spare time. However we do have some DEADLINES that need to be adhered to so that you have enough time to complete the project before the Christmas holidays! Our deadlines for 2017 are as follows:

  • LATEST DATE TO SEND US BACK YOUR CHILDREN’S DRAWINGS – WEDNESDAY 8th NOVEMBER 2017*.
  • LATEST DATE FOR ORDERS TO BE RECEIVED AT OUR OFFICES OR ONLINE – FRIDAY 1st DECEMBER 2017

*Artwork returned after Wednesday 8th November 2017 can still be accepted BUT we will charge a late artwork fee of £45 (inc VAT).

Outline Project Timings

We have pulled together below a brief outline of how our project works with some estimated timescales to make planning easier. The entire process takes around 6 weeks from start to finish. We have outlined the main milestones below but if you want a more detailed project plan then you can create a personalised project plan on our website.

YOU register with our website to order your FREE drawing templates
YOU send your completed drawing templates back to DigiPrint Graphics for scanning in the supplied box. You will also need to complete our “Template Return Form” which gives us important information about the price at which you wish to sell your cards.
ESTIMATED TIME : Up to one week
WE will take your returned drawings, scan them into our system and enter your children’s names and classes into our system. We will then generate personalised order forms which will be sent back to you by 1st Class Post.
TIME : Up to one week
YOU will then send the order forms out to parents to place orders. Collect orders and money from your children’s parents and then place an order with DigiPrint Graphics (either online or by sending paper order forms back to us for processing – your choice).
ESTIMATED TIME : Up to one week
WE will process your order, printing he required cards, gift tags, thank you notes and value packs. They will then be packaged and sent by courier (signature required upon receipt) to your chosen delivery address.
TIME : Up to two weeks

Personalised Project Planner

To help you plan your own individual Christmas cards for schools project we have built a personalised project planner to help you understand the key dates for your project. You enter the date at which you wish to be able to distribute your cards in school and it will work backwards to create a project plan for you with key dates and actions. The completed PDF project plan can then be emailed from our website as PDF document for printing.