|Friday||2.15 - 4.15 pm||
Ms Teoh Yian Pin (OIC)
Mrs Chua Seow Wee (Year 4)
Mdm Chua Sue Ann (Year 3)
Ms Melody Soh (Year 2)
Mrs Karen Wong (Year 1)
Mr Daniel Wu **Welcome**
Mdm Wong Kar Foon (GB Chaplain)
|P3 - P6|
Girls' Brigade 25th Company is a Christian uniformed-group organisation with a high enrolment in St. Margaret's Primary School. We believe in developing every girl to their fullest potential by equipping, empowering and enabling- Every Girl Becoming a Leader, Every Officer a Servant Leader. The Girls' Brigade acknowledges Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord according to the Scriptures, and seeks to help girls find true enrichment of life through self-control, reverence and a sense of responsibility.
We aim to offer our girls a holistic, all-rounded, four-fold programme. The programme is concerned with the SPIRTUAL, PHYSICAL, EDUCATIONAL and SOCIAL development of the girls. Each meeting starts with praise and worship and devotion. Thereafter, there will be badgework activities, squad time, station games and even foot drill. The girls are given opportunities during GB meetings, school and national events to love, lead and serve people around them.
Educational: The educational aspect of this programme involves widening interests, cultivating meaningful pursuits and improving the knowledge and skills of the girls. This aspect is seen most commonly through our Badge Work sessions. During the Badge Work sessions, girls are required to accomplish a great variety of tasks in order to earn their badges.
Physical: The physical aspect of this programme helps to develop the physical skills of the girls. They participate actively in physical activities and learn to care for themselves and develop important character traits such as discipline. Discipline is cultivated through drill which is one of the more prominent areas under this aspect. Time is set aside for the girls to engage in drill. However, drill is not the only component of the physical aspect of GB. Weekly games are often planned and led by the girls to develop their leadership qualities.
Social: All the girls are put into squads which contain girls from Primary 3 all the way to Primary 6. The girls are given the opportunity to fellowship with others across all levels. With the interaction, stronger ties are forged between the girls and they become like family to one another. The younger girls look up to the older ones while the older ones learn to be responsible and to set a good example to their juniors. There are opportunities to fellowship every week but most especially during camps. The girls also learn through badges and activities to be of service to their Home, Church, Community, Country and the World.
Spiritual: With Christ at the heart of The Girls’ Brigade, he plays a central role in this programme. Worship and devotions are held during every meeting and camp. The girls learn and understand Christ’s way of life during devotions and praise and worship so that they would be able to strive towards leading a similar one in their everyday life. As the sessions are on a Friday, it is a wonderful time for the girls to conclude their school week with the Lord.
Annual Camp 2018
The highlight in 2019 was the GB school camp. Each year, our girls enjoy and look
forward to the camp because of the chance to participate in special activities such as baking, cooking, self-defence and making craft work etc.
In the 2019 camp, the focus of the camp is ‘Growing in Graciousness’ which is also the theme for GB this year. The girls worked together during laser tag session and learnt to do paper quilling for their loved ones. The girls also embarked on a learning journey to Bounce Singapore to learn about how to keep fit and have fun. During the camp, the girls had fun and made new friendships through many games. At the end of each day, the girls were guided to reflect on their learning.
Other than school activities, girls who have been in the company for at least a year are also selected to take part in events organised by the Girls’ Brigade Headquarters. Some of the events the girls have taken part in this year are GB Friendship Day and Fast, Food and Fuzz Camp. The girls relish the opportunities to meet GB members from other schools and countries, and learn new things. The girls have gained valuable experiences, made good friends and developed leadership skills through the four years in the company. We pray that the girls continue to ‘Grow and Glow’ for God even after graduation.
Highlights for 2019:
- Junior Brigadier Brooch Award
- Junior Leadership Training Camp
- Dr Low Guat Tin Challenge
- Learning Journey Around SMPS Neighbourhood
- Learning Journey (Bowling)
- GB Enrolment Service
- GB Friendship Day
- GB Fortnight
- Fast Food & Fuzz Camp
- GB Annual Camp (Highlight: Laser Tag, Bounce SG, Paper Quilling etc.)
- Fundraising for Willing Hearts
Participation & Achievements