Toddlers Group logo
Toddlers Group meets on Wednesdays at 10.00 am in the West Room.
About the Toddlers Group
St Mary's Toddlers meets in the West Room on Wednesday mornings in term time 9.30 am - 11.00 am and is just £1 per adult (this includes refreshments for adults and children).

We are an open group and all are welcome to drop in and join us.

We have a home corner, small world play, prays and pushchairs, cars and trikes, and much more. There is a separate mat for babies.

At the end of each session we gather together to sing nursery rhymes and songs.

The group is run by Pauline Mantle 07946 600292
Rainbows logo
Rainbows meet on Fridays at 5.15 pm in the West Room
About Rainbows

Rainbows is for girls aged five to seven

Rainbows learn by doing – they get their hands dirty, do sports, arts and crafts and play games. Being a Rainbow is all about having the space to try new things. Through taking part in a range of different activities with girls their own age, Rainbows develop self-confidence and make lots of new friends.


For information contact Andrea Lawlor-Budd, Mobile:07812160455; e-mail

Visit the Rainbows web site and the Rainbows section on the main Girlguiding web site.

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Beavers meet on Mondays at 6.15 pm and Wednesdays at 6.00 pm (Upper Hall)
About Beavers
Beaver Scouts are young people usually aged between six and eight years old. They belong to the first and youngest Section in the Scouting family. Young people can join Beaver Scouts in the three months leading up to their sixth birthday. They can move to the next Section, Cub Scouts, between seven years and six months and eight years six months.

Easily recognised by their distinctive turquoise sweatshirts, Beaver Scouts enjoy making friends, playing games, going on visits and helping others. They usually meet together once a week in a Beaver Scout Colony.

Some Beaver Scout Colonies also organise Sleepovers. These are often the first time a young person spends a night away from home. They take place in suitable buildings, often Scout centres.

For information contact Andy Cumberpatch at, mobile: 07966288540

Visit the Beavers web site.
Brownies logo
Brownies meet on Tuesdays at 6.15 pm in the Upper hall and Thursdays at 6.00 pm in the West Room
About Brownies
Brownies is for girls aged seven to ten

Girls in Brownies have incredible experiences together, make brilliant friends and discover the world around them. Every time they meet up, groups of Brownies learn new skills and take on challenges as they work out what they want to be and do in the future.

For information (Tuesday group) Contact Lynne Burns, Mobile 07596758440; E-mail
(Thursday group) Contact Rebecca Allen, E-mail Visit the Brownies web site and the Brownies section on the main Girlguiding web site.
Cubs logo
Cubs meet on Wednesdays at 6.00 pm in the Upper Hall
About Cubs
Cubs is for boys aged eight to ten and a half

For Cubs, excitement and adventure are key. Their programme offers a huge variety of activities surrounding areas of fitness, global and beliefs; whilst allowing them to be creative and get involved in their local communities. Cubs are introduced to exciting outdoor skills and take part in adventurous activities, as well as camps and residential experiences.

Visit the Cubs web site and the Cubs section on the main Scouts web site.
Scouts logo
Scouts meet on Wednesdays at 7.30 pm in the Upper Hall
About Scouts
The Scout Section is for young people aged between 10½ and 14 years.

Scouts aims to build and develop young people’s confidence, sense of adventure and outdoor skills, as well as encouraging them to explore their beliefs and attitudes and be creative. It offers them the independence to put these skills into practice at camps and even on international trips.

Scouts are encouraged to work together and take the lead on all sorts of projects, from community based work to planning games and activities for their meetings.

Visit the Scouts web site.
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Guides meet on Thursdays at 7.00 pm in the Upper Hall
About Guides
Girlguides go to their first ever sleepover, canoe on rivers, learn about body confidence, lead their own camp, or simply have fun and try new things with girls their age.

Girls take what they do in guiding with them as they grow up. They develop the skills and confidence that they need to reach their potential - as students, colleagues, parents, friends and citizens - and become the young women that they want to be.

For information contact Eleanor Lang, E-mail; Telephone 0115 9277212

Visit the Girlguiding web site.
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Rangers meet on Thursdays at 7.00 - 9.00 pm in the Upper Hall
About Rangers
The Senior Section is about friends and fun, where you'll be challenged to try new things and to change the world through the Look Wider programme. There is a huge variety of opportunities on offer.

Whether you're brand new to The Senior Section or have been a member for ages, there’s something for you.

For information contact Caroline Turner, mobile 0778622663