Thinking Day in Gisburn


BROWNIES, Rainbows and Guides all over the UK celebrated Thinking Day on February 22nd, along with more than 10 million Girl Guides and Girls Scouts Worldwide.

In Gisburn the Brownies made pancakes and thought about how far the toppings – bananas, lemon, sugar and chocolate spread – had travelled. The theme for 2012 World Thinking Day was “We can save our planet”, and Gisburn Primary School joined with many Ribble Valley schools in allowing Girl Guiding members to wear their Guiding uniforms to school.

Gisburn Brownies and Rainbows helped run the school assembly by telling everyone about Brownies, Rainbows, Guides and Thinking Day, and the whole school joined in to imagine an environmentally friendly plate of food – chicken, peas and potato – and how to get it home, cook it and tidy up afterwards in the most climate friendly way.

Mrs Grimshaw, headmistress at Gisburn and a past Brownie herself, was given a big Thank You for encouraging the Brownies to lead the assembly in line with Guiding’s aim of enabling girls to have a voice.