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From Friday 23rd April, Claire Fernie will succeed Terry O'Neill as District Commissioner for Rosyth District.
Claire is currently a Cub Scout Leader at the 77th Fife Group in Kelty, and is Assistant District Commissioner (Cub Scouts), rol4s that she will relinquish over a suitable period of time.
Please welcome Claire into her new role.
It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
His Royal Highness passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday 9th April, at Windsor Castle.
May we offer our sincere condolences to Her Majesty The Queen, patron to The Scout Association, at this time.
First Response Courses
Additional courses added - Check out District Diary for details on registering. Note: All 3 sessions need to be attended.
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From Friday 12th March, Scouting in all parts of Scotland will move back to AMBER readiness level, but with the following restrictions:-
Outdoor group size of 15 including young people and adults.
Be within Local Authority area
Maintain physical distancing between adults and young people over 12, currently 2m
Non contact activities
Risk assessments already approved, do not need to be re-submitted, but must be reviewed.
Guidance has been simplified on sharing equipment and adult supervision guidance.
The District AGM was held over Zoom on Wednesday 16th September 2020 at 7:30. It was proposed and accepted that due to Covid19, all existing office bearers would remain in position until the situation allows for face to face meetings. View the Rosyth District AGM Documents.
The District have a set of Laerdal CPR manikins, comprising Baby Anne, Little Junior and three Little Anne's along with a Defibtech AED trainer. If you wish to book the equipment for training scouts (Beavers all the way to leaders) please contact Gordon to arrange.
The latest awards to members of Rosyth District Scout Council, have been announced and will be found here. Congratulations to everyone who are supporting Scouting in either adult or youth facing roles.
Following two recent safeguarding incidents, it is clear that effective and adequate Risk Assessments are not being done. Will all Executive committee members and leaders visit Risk Assessments now. Risk assessments are required for all premises, owned or leased, and all activities.
Note: For re-starting Scouting under the Governments COVID-19 regulations, additional RAs are required.
All members of TSA are responsible for updating their personal information on Compass. Please check your record is correct - especially contact details i.e. email address, telephone.
If you are unsure of how to do this, please speak with your line manager/GSL.
All leaders please note that a current First Aid or First Response certificate is now required at all times. There are several 'On-line' courses being run to meet the requirements under Covid19. Please check the District Web site or Leaders and Regional Face-book pages.
With many of us in forced 'stay at home' due to Covid19, it would also be opportune time to update all other mandatory training including the 6 hours annual requirement, by refreshing the 'Safety' and 'Safeguarding' online Training modules.
Information for Adult Training.
Please visit these pages as we need your help in making Scotland more compliant, in terms of our Safety and Safeguarding rules. Young people's safety must be our primary concern, at all times, but a significant number of our adults are not completing Module 1/1E or Safety/Safeguarding ongoing learning, within the prescribed times. It's really important that everyone is up to date with this training,
The District Diary shows all known District events and National, Scottish, and Regional events of interest. This will be maintained with all known dates, but be aware that many events will not be happening due to Covid19.
To help leaders in planning programmes, it has been updated to show all school holiday and 'In Service Training' dates up to Summer holidays 2022.
To allow District or Regional Teams to schedule visits, it would be very helpful if all major events within the District, i.e. Group AGMs; Fund Raising; and community events, are also added.
To view Rosyth District Scout Council's policy for Data Protection it can be downloaded as a PDF document.
Requests for further information and Subject Access Requests for data held by Rosyth District should be made by email to Terry O'Neill, District Commissioner.
For matters relating to Scouting within Rosyth District, e-mail District Secretary
For matters relating to the Inch Scout Active Support, e-mail Inch SAS Secretary
For matters relating to updating these web pages and diary, e-mail Webmaster
If you are not in the Rosyth Scout District, check your local library for details of the Scout Group or contact nearest to you. They are usually listed under Clubs and Associations in the library's Reference section, or check The Scout Association or Scouts Scotland websites.
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