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GFS lockdown activities – SCIENCE WEEK

This week, we’re giving grown ups a break from creating their own science curriculum. These activities are fun, interactive ways of getting some learning in and are a great break from the books for everyone. At GFS, we know there … Continued

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Coronavirus advice

GFS wants you to be assured that we are taking due precautions with regards to coronavirus and are monitoring the situation and government advice carefully. Parents We have guidance for parents, including an up to date list of any group … Continued

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What you can do to make a difference this International Women’s Day

In recent years, we have seen a huge increase in the number of individuals and brands interacting with International Women’s Day.  More so than ever, corporate companies are showcasing a diverse range of women’s stories and images in association with … Continued

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GFS Chester-le-Street off to a flying start

On Monday 13 January, more than 20 local girls aged nine and up attend the launch of an exciting new youth club in Chester-le-Street.   Based in Bullion Hall, the volunteer-run group was overwhelmed by the popularity of the group. Helen Morrell, … Continued

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Volunteer spotlight – Olivia Tucker, GFS Dunvant

Olivia Tucker first went to Swansea to study at the university. Since then, she has become a force for good in her local community, volunteering to support teenage girls as a Group Leader at GFS Dunvant.   On planning activities for the … Continued

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Could you be a fit for GFS Blyth?

Police and Crime Commission for Northumbria joins forces with local charity to create a supportive group for teens in Blyth  The Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria has provided a local charity with funds to open a new girls-only social … Continued

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What’s in a name?

Children pick up on the subtleties in the world around them and use them to form their view of how things work. We believe intercepting societal biases and challenging them at a young age can have a huge impact – … Continued

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Our favourite feminist gifts for kids

The toys and gifts we give children can be a key influence in their understanding of gender roles. From a young age, girls have traditionally been given baby dolls where boys are given toy guns. Boys are given guns where … Continued

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Feminist highlights of the decade

2010 The first ever Feminism Summer School, hosted by UK Feminista was a major hit, picking up international coverage. ‘The Noughtie Girl’s Guide to Feminism’ and ‘Reclaiming the F Word’ usher in a new attitude towards feminism for the decade and hints … Continued

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Christmas card competition 2019: the results

We are very pleased to be able to share with you the results of this year’s GFS Christmas card competition! Thank you all so much for sending your designs. We received so many entries and it was an absolute pleasure … Continued

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