GIRLGUIDING AWARDS FOR LEADERS.

As reported in our World Thinking Day coverage four Girlguiding  IW leaders have been presented with awards by one of the Island Commissioners Shirley Saunders.(pictured centre) All four of the awards covered different aspects of the Girlguiding programme. Receiving Awards were: Kerry Hiscock- ‘Going Away With Scheme’ qualification. Carla Oliver- ‘Catering Scheme’ qualification. Jacquie Harvey-Service to ... read more

WORLD THINKING DAY 2018-IMPACT

With a theme of IMPACT the 2018 World Thinking Day was celebrated across the Island by members of Girlguiding IW. One of the bigger events was held in Newport for Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Rangers and leaders who belong to units in the Newport area and West Wight. Nearly one hundred attended this fun filled afternoon ... read more

WORLD THINKING DAY 2018-MAKING AN IMPACT.

Amanda- New Chief Guide. Girlguiding Isle of Wight was pleased to announce, on February 22nd– World Thinking Day 2018, the launch of our new website. We hope it will make an Impact on everyone who sees it. Created by the talented team at Solent Create this new site should help everyone to access Girlguiding information ... read more

BROWNIES LOOK INTO WASTE NOT WANT NOT.

8TH Ryde Brownies and their leaders have been looking at what happens to the Island’s refuse as well as what the World is doing about all the rubbish that is discarded. Gill Mulcahy from Amey met with the Brownies and showed examples of just what is thrown away, what can be recycled now, how the ... read more

NATIVITY MEETS CHRISTINGLE AT SHANKLIN.

Shanklin Guides, Brownies and Rainbows together with leaders joined together with parents and friends for this year’s annual Christmas celebration making for a packed church. Taking place at Shanklin Methodist Church dozens of girls presented a Nativity Play and this was followed by all the cast, narrators and singers lighting the church with Christingles which ... read more

GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN

  Carol Firth. Rainbows from across the Island danced the night away at a pre-Christmas disco recently. It was one of the few occasions when both the Needles and Puckpool Sections, which between them cover the whole of the Isle of Wight, have joined forces for an event. Organised by Carol Firth (Commissioner for Needles) ... read more

RAINBOWS AND BROWNIES FLY WITH PETER PAN.

Several units of Girlguiding members travelled to Cowes recently to see the Cowes Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society’s production of Peter Pan. Girls and their leaders from 11th Newport Rainbows, 4th Shanklin Brownies and Rainbows and Brownies from Niton helped pack Trinity Theatre for the production. Everyone was able to join in with the usual ... read more

FUN DAY FOR OSBORNE SECTION BROWNIES.

Osborne Section Brownies held a fun day on the 17th  November. Units attending were Northwood, East Cowes , Parkhurst, Gurnard, Wootton, Binstead and 1st Ryde. Activities included: Making sandwiches blindfolded Tasting crisps Making a potpourri Clay hedgehogs game with straws Making musical instruments from junk. With so much on offer it is no wonder that all the ... read more

FUN & LEARNING FOR CARISBROOKE BROWNIES & RANGERS

      Recently 1st Carisbrooke Brownies have had some special meetings involving Parliament Week and Bring a Friend to Brownies whilst the Rangers undertook more in-depth study of Parliament Week. Parliament Week is an annual festival that engages people from across the UK with Parliament, explores what it means to them and empowers them to ... read more

PARLIAMENT WEEK.

Parliament Week is an annual festival that engages people from across the UK with Parliament, explores what it means to them and empowers them to get involved. There is something for everyone. Parliament Week 2017 took place from 13 – 19 November 2017. Parliament Week had plenty of ideas and resources to help with events including ... read more