Census 2022 and Gift Aid

Dear parents and carers Welcome back to another term of Scouting. We’re really pleased, as I’m sure you are, that we are still meeting face to face and (touch wood!) everything seems to be going well and we’re all keeping safe. I’m writing a little later than usual for the start of a new term as I wanted my termly update to coincide with this term’s biggest administrative task (or is that ‘nightmare’!). 31st January is the annual census of UK Scouts. This is where we re-register the Scout Group as an official member Group of UK Scouts and record the number of individual members we have, which in turn determines the insurance requirements, etc. From this, we are then […]

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GSL Blog – Termly Update #2

Copy of email sent to all members contact 1 in Parent Portal Dear parents and carers I hope you’ve had a great summer, despite the cooler temperatures and are raring to go with the new term. We certainly are here at 11th Folkestone Scouts! I’ve got a few important updates to share with you, so here goes. Getting everyone back together safely: We’re really pleased that nearly all restrictions have been removed with regard to face to face Scouting. We’ve reviewed the risk assessment for getting everyone back together safely and can now relax some of the processes. You will no longer get an email invitation to each meeting and you will no longer need to sign up each week. Please […]

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We’re nearly back!

Copy of email sent to all members contact 1 in Parent Portal Dear parents and carers I hope you’ve had a great summer, despite the cooler temperatures and are raring to go with the new term. We certainly are here at 11th Folkestone Scouts! I’ve got a few important updates to share with you, so here goes. Getting everyone back together safely: We’re really pleased that nearly all restrictions have been removed with regard to face to face Scouting. We’ve reviewed the risk assessment for getting everyone back together safely and can now relax some of the processes. You will no longer get an email invitation to each meeting and you will no longer need to sign up each week. Please […]

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Teamwork, leadership and skills for life

We’re looking forward to welcoming new members to Scouting from September… not to mention being really excited about having all our current members back properly and all on our skills for life journey. If you’ve put your name down to join us on our Get Involved! list, we’ve recently written to you to let you know what happens next. The right section leader will be in touch towards the end of August to let you know when you can start and give parents all the details they need, so keep any eye out for that. In the meantime, have a lovely summer break and we can’t wait to meet you in September or October. Not yet registered… Get Involved Ready […]

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