Your local GFS Group
Please select your local GFS group from the list.
If you’re unsure which is your local group, please visit the group finder page.
--- -----North East----- AYCC, Bishop Auckland Durham GAP, Durham Eldon, Durham* Grindon, Sunderland Pittington, Durham* Rothwell, West Yorkshire* West Moor, Newcastle Upon Tyne ----- North West ----- Aigburth, Lancashire* Furness Vale, Derbyshire Garston, Lancashire* Layton, Lancashire* Mill Hill, Lancashire* Penny Lane, Lancashire* Pilling, Lancashire* Swinton, Lancashire* Stanwix, Cumbria Wrea Green, Lancashire ----- Midlands ----- Atherstone, Warwickshire* Banners Gate, Birmingham Bearwood, West Midlands* Burntwood, Staffordshire Gloucester, Gloucestershire* Market Drayton, Shropshire* Pheasey, West Midlands* Worksop, Nottinghamshire ----- East England ----- Albert Pye Community Primary School, Beccles Frodingham, Lincolnshire* Wainfleet, Lincolnshire ----- South England ----- Leytonstone, London Wimbledon, London Hackney, London Leagrave, Bedfordshire* Looe, Cornwall* -----Wales ----- Abergavenny, Monmouthshire Dunvant, Swansea Felinfoel, Carmarthenshire* Penllergaer, Swansea* Tairgwaith, Ammanford
Although GFS is not a religious organisation, some groups include some elements of faith. The groups that do include elements of faith are marked with an asterisk*
I'm registering because my daughter...
is new to GFS already attends GFS - I'm updating her information online.
About your daughter
Her date of birth* (e.g 30/11/2010)
Her home address
Equality and diversity Providing this information helps us to monitor our commitment to attracting and retaining girls and young women participating from a diverse range of communities.
What is her native language?
--- English Welsh BSL Arabic Bengali Chinese French German Gujurati Hungarian Italian Lithuanian Persian/Farsi Polish Portuguese Punjabi Romanian Russian Somali Spanish Tagalog/Filipino Tamil Turkish Urdu Other Prefer not to say
What is her ethnic origin?
--- -----White ----- White British White Irish White Other -----Asian or Asian British ----- Indian Pakistani Bangladeshi Chinese Other Asian background -----Black or Black British ----- Caribbean African Other black background ----- Mixed ----- White and black Caribbean White and black African White and Asian Other mixed background ----- Other ----- Prefer not to say Undisclosed Any other background
What is her religion or belief?
--- Christian Muslim Sikh Hindu Jewish Buddhist none Other Prefer not to say
Travel arrangements Providing this information helps our Group Leaders to ensure the safety of your daughter and that they are being released to the correct person (if applicable).
Please confirm how your child will travel to and from group(GFS recommends that children below the age of 11 years should be accompanied to and collected from group by an adult.)
My child will travel to and from GFS with (please indicate)*:
A parent/guardian who will deliver and collect them from inside the venue (give name(s) below) Another authorised adult(s) who will deliver and collect them from inside the venue (give name(s) below) other (give full details below)
Medical, access and dietary We use this information to inform staff/volunteers of any medical or access issues that should be taken into consideration when planning safe and accessible activities for your daughter.
Does your child have any medical conditions, allergies, disabilities or access requirements?*
If yes, please describe:
Does your child have any special dietary requirements?*
If yes, please describe:
Photographs and footage On occasion, group sessions may be captured on film or in photographs by GFS volunteers/staff. Photos and videos are mainly used as evidence of working towards GFS programmes and in the group’s private Facebook Group. On occasion, your child’s photo may also be used in an appropriate manner to help promote GFS services to others through our print and online marketing, as well as national/regional social media channels. We would never force your daughter to be in any images or videos she doesn't want to be in.
Do you consent to any photographs and videos being taken of your child while participating in GFS activities?*
Yes, I agree that images of my child participating in GFS activities may be used for promotion of GFS No, I do not wish images of my child participating in GFS activities be used for promotion of GFS
By selecting 'no', we will flag this with the Group Leader to strictly ensure that your daughter is not included in
any images (including in group photos and those which are used as evidence when working towards programmes). All care will be taken to ensure she is not present in any film//photo/footage. Alternatively her face will be obscured.
Parent/Guardian contact details
We will contact you on matters that relate to your child’s attendance at GFS group and in case of emergency.
Your relationship with the girl or young women being registered*:
--- Mother Father Stepmother Stepfather Guardian Carer Other
Additional parent/guardian contact details (optional) We will use this information if you are unavailable.
Their phone number
Their relationship with the girl or young women being registered:
--- Mother Father Step Mother Step Father Guardian Carer Other
1. I consent to the administration of medical treatment to my child if necessary whilst participation in GFS activities.
2. I agree to Girls Friendly Society keeping information about my child as part of her participation in group activities. This information will be kept in strict confidentiality subject to the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR 2018. Information will include health, disability, and emergency details.
3. I will notify group leader if my child will no longer be attending GFS sessions
4. I will notify the group leader if there is a change to drop off/collection arrangements
5. I will tell group leader about any changes in health or wellbeing that may affect my child
during GFS activities
6. I will re-register my child annually, as requested and ensure all contact details are up to date
7. I will return consent forms for trips promptly
8. I will support the mission, vision and values of GFS
9. I will treat GFS volunteers and staff fairly and with respect
Keep in touch with us
How did you first hear about GFS?
This helps us find out which of our marketing methods are the most effective use of our funds.
--- Google/web search Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn Word of mouth Local poster or leaflet Referred to GFS by school staff or professional News article Other