LATEST NEWS :
Grand opening was held on Saturday 17th March
Supporters Group AGM
This will be held on Monday 16th April at 7.30 pm in the Scout Hut.
The usual AGM business will be conducted – if anyone wishes to join the committee or serve as an officer please contact us before the meeting.
There will also be an update on Main Building progress and Fundraising.
Rod Scott 624434
A very enjoyable quiz was held on 17th February, organised by Hilary Maynard and her team. Congratulations to Hilary whose monthly quizzes have raised £2,675.50 since starting in February 2016 – an average of well over £100.00 each month!
Total fund raising is now over £40,000.
MORE INFORMATION :
The more "likes" we get, the stronger our position will be when applying for grants!
Rod Scott - Chairman
‘Hilary’s Quiz’ Answers
Dinner ladies, text or note books, uniform, teachers, Latin, chalk, mortarboard and gown, satchel, a hundred lines, report, tuck shop, times tables, atlas, milk, prefect, protractor, blazer, art class, ruler, history, bicycle sheds, sports day, setsquare, pens and pencils, homework, school dinners, bell, gym kit, mathematics, blackboard, desk, detention, six of the best, school bus, woodwork, physics, old school tie, classroom, chemistry lab, French conversation, hockey sticks, domestic science, dictation, pencil case, cane, exercise book, speech day, library, cap, English literature.
My apologies for the incorrect number of letters for clue 46. I need to go back to school to learn to spell exercise!
There were 6 correct entries and the drawn winner was Jenny Evetts.
Sales were up this month so £114 has gone into the fund. Good luck with the next quiz.
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Rainbows / Guides :
Brownies are the only junior group for girls only
so we are looking for someone who might want to start
Rainbows (younger girls) or Guides (older girls). If
anyone would like more information please contact me or
Hilary Burvill (the Brownie Leader)
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BARFORD SCOUT GROUP :
Volunteer leaders at 1st Barford Scout Group are looking
for more adults to join them. You can choose the age group
of the children that you would enjoy most to help with -
Beavers are 6 to 8 years old, Cubs are aged 8 to 10 or
Scouts aged 10 to 13 no previous experience is necessary
as you will be working alongside the existing leadership
team. Each age group provides very exciting opportunities
for the children and presents its own challenges and
The role will only take one evening each week plus
occasional meetings to plan the term’s activity. An
ability to work with young people is required; all
sections include both boys and girls. Now is the time for
you to volunteer to become a helper, so get in touch with
the Group Scout Leader, Martin Russell on 07882 851768 or
Barford Scouts Supporters Group
This group runs the Scout hut on Wasperton Lane and
supports the uniformed Youth groups. We have spaces in the
‘100’ club that raises vital funds but also need
occasional help with maintaining the building and grounds.
If you would like to help, either by joining the 100 club
(£12 p.a.), or by doing some occasional gardening, please
contact the chairman – Rod Scott on 624434 .
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