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Useful Downloads

Guiding Delivery Proposal Form

Click here to download information on the new Guiding Delivery Proposal Form. If you have an idea for a training, activity day, resource, publication, challenge, event, or another form of initiative, you can now give us all the information we need on an easy to complete form and your idea can then be considered by the Guiding Delivery Committee.

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Commissioners' Conference

Commissioners' Conference logoClick on the links below to download the presentations and documents used at the Region's Commissioners' Conference in October 2016.

Building & Developing Team Communications

Click here to download the VAK Learning Styles Self Assessment Questionnaire.

Cick here to download the Communication Preferences Handout.

Click here to download Who Do You Have in Your Team?

Complaints & Code of Conduct

Click here to download the presentation.

Click here to download Handling Complaints Best Practice.

Click here to download the Girlguiding Code of Conduct.

Social Media

Click here to download the presentation Exploring New Ways to Engage With Your Members.

Click here to download the presentation What is Social Media as a PDF.

Branding

Click here to download the PowerPoint presentation as a PDF.

Click here to download the handouts.

Click here to download useful information on branding and marketing.

Inclusion

Click here to download the presentation as a PDF.

Click on the links below to download the presentations and documents used at the Region's Commissioners' Conference in October 2015:

Click here to download a copy of Solange Rebours' Powerpoint presentation on branding.

Click here to download a list of useful GO! reports which are available to Commissioners.

Click here to download a list of user groups and their access to GO!.

Click here to download a copy of Carol Seeley's Powerpoint presentation on GO!.

Click here to download the discussion topics relating to Commissioner responsibilities.

Click here to download comments arising from the above discussion topics.

Click here to download "Social Media in a Nutshell".

Click here to download a social media planner.

Click here to download Susan Cole's Powerpoint presentation on data protection.

 

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Walking Scheme Route Cards

Walking BadgeClick on the links below to download a blank Walking Scheme Route Card. The card is appropriate for all levels of the Walking Scheme. The Excel file will do the adding up for you, the pdf file can be printed onto paper and completed manually.

Walking Scheme Blank Route Card (PDF)

Walking Scheme Blank Route Card (XLS)

 

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SWE Walking Signpost

Wellington BootsClick here to download a list of walking related activities for Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section, all of which can be found in existing Girlguiding programme resources.

 

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Religious Facts Sheets

We have produced a series of facts sheets about different religions from around the world which we hope you will find useful and informative. Click on the links below to download.

Buddhism Fact Sheet

Christianity Fact Sheet

Islam Fact Sheet

Judaism Fact Sheet

Sikhism Fact Sheet

Lesser Known Religions Fact Sheet

 

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Region Logo

Region LogoAs part of our strategy to “Grow Guiding” in the Region, we want to make sure that our brand is clearly recognised. If you click on the link below you will find guidance on how we would like our logo to be used on all documents, whether paper or electronic, which are produced in the Region.

Click on the other links to access the logos. If you have any questions or any problems at all with resizing these and incorporating them into your documents, do call the Region Office.

Guidance on Use of Logos

Region Logo Black and White

Region Logo Colour

Region Logo Low Resolution for Screen Use

Region Logo with Wesbite Address

 

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Region Booking Terms and Conditions

Click here to download the Booking Terms and Conditions for Trainings, Activities and Events for Individual Participants.

Click here to download the Booking Terms and Conditions for Groups for Activities and Events.

Click here to download the Booking Terms and Conditions for International Trips and Challenge Events for Individual Participants.


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Support for Members with Disabilities

In the South West England Region we actively work together to include Members with special needs. We endeavour to be flexible in our programme in order that all Members may take part fully in our activities and the South West Region and County Advisers are available to support Leaders in order to achieve this aim. Click on the links below to download various resources and advice sheets which have been put together by the Disabilities Team.

Adapting Activities for Special Needs

Follow The Maze - for girls with visual impairment

Baden Powell Challenge

Team Games for all Sections

 

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Guiding Grants

Grants and loan funds are available to help individuals with the cost of attending trainings and conferences; to assist those suffering financial hardship to raise funds in order to attend an event, camp, or international event; or to help groups with the cost of building or maintenance projects.

Click here to download information on all the grant and loan funds available from Girlguiding South West England.

Click here to download the Leadership and Training Grant Criteria and Application Form.

Click here to download the Revolving Fund Loans Criteria and Application Form.

Click here to download the Buchanan Opportunities Fund Grant Criteria and Application Form.

Click here to download the Baden Powell International Fund Grant Criteria and Application Form for Girlguiding Go for Gold projects.

Contact Jenni Freeth, jenni@ggswe.org.uk regarding any of the above.

Click here to find out about the grants and funding available from Girlguiding including the Starting a New Unit Grant and the UK Units in Need Grant which helps Units situated in areas of deprivation or struggling financially.

 

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Press Release Templates

Here you will find a whole list of different templates to help you publicise your Unit's news. These are for everyone to use, not just PRAs.

Leadership Qualification Press Release

Leader Leaving Press Release

Appointment of Commissioner Press Release

Bag Packing Press Release

Pre Jumble Sale Press Release

Post Jumble Sale Press Release

Nativity or Christmas Service Press Release

 

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Guiding Awards

Silver Oak LeafDo you know someone in your District, Division or County/Island who is special and who you feel deserves recognition for what they do for Guiding? Have you thought about nominating them for a Guiding Award?

Click on the links below to find out about the different Awards that can be presented to Members and non-members.

Please note we are in the process of updating the Awards and their criteria with effect from 1st September 2017. We will add the new information to the Website just as soon as we can.

Region Awards Information Sheet

Guidelines for Writing Letters of Support for Girlguiding Awards

The South West England Silver Oak Leaf Award Information Sheet

The South West England Silver Oak Leaf Award Application Form

The South West England Compass Award Information Sheet

The South West England Compass Award Application Form

The South West England Young Guiders' Award Information Sheet

The South West England Young Guiders' Award Application Form

If you are thinking of nominating someone for an Award, either talk it over with your Commissioner, or contact Jenni Freeth on jenni@ggswe.org.uk who will be pleased to send you further details and a nomination form.

 

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How to Nominate a Guiding Member for a National Honour

National Honours' LeafletClick here to download our leaflet which explains how to nominate a Girlguiding volunteer for a National Honour in recognition of their achievements and for their services to Guiding. Many of those who receive Region and National Guiding Awards would be worthy recipients of a National Honour and you probably know of others who also deserve to be recognised. Take that first step by reading the leaflet and finding out more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Adult Training Qualification

Trainers are required to renew their Training Qualification every three years and the forms and information given below should help with this process. If you have any queries, please contact the Region's Lead Volunteer for Trainers and Training.

Guidance for Trainers

Training Plan

Observation of Training Form

Observation of Module Session Form - Tutor

Role Visit

Support Group Guidance

Leadership and Training Grant - Application Form

Leadership and Training Grant - Criteria

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Activities for Rainbows

RainbowsThe Region's Rainbow Advisers have put together some games and activities which can be used during Unit Meetings. The Games Sheet contains a variety of fun ideas to keep your girls busy and happy, and a number of the games can be played outdoors. Click on the links to download.

Pirate Games Sheet

Olivia Beetle Drive Instructions

Olivia Body

Olivia Clothing

 

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Programme Plans for Brownies

BrowniesThe Region's Brownie Advisers have produced a series of Programme Plans for Leaders. Click on the links to see what is on offer.

General

Calendar of Ideas

Camel Racing

Gadgets

Guess Who

Number Fun

People Bingo

Shoe Game

January - Easter

Louis Braille

Promise Beads

Wooden Spoon Dragon (St David's Day)

St David's Day

Recycled Fashion Show (Mothers' Day)

Easter - July

Fathers' Day Card

Maps

Police

Pony Rescue

September - December

Apple Evening

Bird Feeder

Gingerbread Men

Remembrance Day

St Andrews' Day

Thanksgiving Day

 

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Useful Downloads

- Adult Training Qualification
- Brownies - Programme Plans
- Commissioners' Conference
- Grants from Girlguiding
- Guiding Awards
- Guiding Delivery Proposal Form
- National Honours - How to Nominate
- Press Release Templates
- Rainbow Activities
- Region Booking Terms & Conditions
- Region Logo
- Religious Facts Sheets
- Support for Members with Disabilities
- Walking Scheme Route Cards
- Walking Activities for all Sections

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