1st Totton Company
1st Totton Company

Welcome

Welcome to our company website We hope you will find it useful information if you are considering your daughter joining our company or are a  current member or parent looking for information on a up coming event.

 

Existing members can read our latest newsletters, find out about company events and write articles to be included on these pages.

 

New members can find information on Subscription fees, consent forms and uniform policy.

 

We welcome your feedback and ideas about this website and what you would like to see on it.

 

All our activities are based around personal development  of our members through specially designed programmes that encourage the growth  of skills, knowledge and understanding of children and young people. The  programme may include activities such as craft, singing, dance, cooking, drama,  discussion, music, depending on their age. When an activity has been completed,  the girls will receive a badge they wear on the Badge Bags.

"Don't let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to everyone in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith and your purity" 1 Timothy 4:12

What our members think.

 

"Girls Brigade offers a place to come and spend time with people you may not usually have a chance to meet. It's an opportunity to make new friends and relax together, learn new skills and have a laugh while you're at it! The activities we do are entirely suited to each age group, ranging from simple crafts to team building challenges and the older groups have a chance to complete their DofE  with lots of guidance all the way; From all our leaders and the lessons we learn from the bible.

Over the years for me, our Wednesday evenings have become one of the highlights of my week and I love to come and find out what is in store for us each session. GB is relaxing, enjoyable and social with lots of chances to try some new things - I would recommend it for everyone".         Nikki Stakesby- Lewis Young Leader

 

"GB, a wonderful place to spend Wednesday evenings. Release the stress from a hard day at school with an amazing hot chocolate made by fantatic staff at 1st Totton Girls' Brigade. The people are very supportive and take part in all the events that are offered to them such as the music festivals and competetions.

 

I went along to the National Music Festival to join in the singing. The other GB & BB companies that took part were outstanding however, I knew we were even better as aresult winning three trophies! Another event which I took part in was Camp. Camp is the best place to be during your school holidays. I think of it as a massive sleepover with lots of fun activties going on in the day. 

 

On a Wednesday evening, we play games, chat to our friends and run around doing sport but the main thing is we have fun"                 Isobel Hickman Senior

Latest News

Parents / Carers: to receive the Monthly newsletter by email, please ensure that you forward your current email address on to Jan McCarthy - see Contact page for details

   Breaking News

 

Fund Raising Boost!

 

We are delighted to announce that our company has been awarded £500 from Exxon mobil. This is part of their VIP scheme (Volunteering Involvement Programme) where employees can apply for funding for organisations they volunteer for. Rachel Hickman, Explorer Leader was sucessful in her application and we are very grateful to her for her time each week and Exonn Mobil for the donation. We are now deciding how we can spend this so all our company members can benefit - see our webiste for future updates! 

 GB Auturm term 2017

We start back on Wednesday 13th September to give every one a chance to settle back in to school - see you then. Dob't forget to bring along your completed annual consent form. See Parent Information page to down load a copy.

New members Welcome

 

We are delighted that in recent months we have recuited a number of new members and we now have a company of 40 girls - there is room for a few more, especially in school  year R and 1  for our Explorer section.

 

Please see information for parents page for more information

 

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Next GB Service at Trinity

Our next parade service is on the Sunday 8th October, which is also our Enrolment service.  

 

We hope our members and their families will join us for this family service and take part where they can. 

 

Please arrive in uniform by 10:15am so the service can start promptly at 10:30am. Please join us afterwards for a cup of tea of coffee.

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