Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1921 POR - Citizen Badge


Make a five minutes' extempore speech, or write an essay on any subject connected with Citizenship, set by the Examiner, five minutes' grace being given to candidate for framing her ideas.

Have done acts of voluntary service in town or village.  (The special form o service in each locality to be laid down by the Local Guide Committee.)

Understand the present basis of the Parliamentary vote, and the responsibility it implies.

Understand the general principles of Local Government, and the duties incumbent upon women in respect of the Municipal Vote.

Explain the need for organization and co-operation in public life, and give practical instances.

1924 POR - Citizen Badge


Make a five minutes' extempore speech, or write an essay on any subject connected with Citizenship, set by the Examiner, five minutes' grace being given to candidate for framing her ideas.

Have done acts of voluntary service in town or village.  (The special form of service in each locality to be laid down by the Local Guide Committee.)

Understand the present basis of the Parliamentary vote, and the responsibility it implies.

Understand the general principles of Local Government, and the duties incumbent upon women in respect of the Municipal Vote.

Explain the need for organization and co-operation in public life, and give practical instances.

1930 POR - Citizen Badge


1) Have done acts of voluntary service in town or village, which should include some effort to add to its beauty.  The special form of service in each locality to be approved by the local Guide committee.

2) Have a general knowledge of the respective shares in the government of the country of a) Parliament, b) Local Councils.

3) Be able to describe the work of any one local government committee in her locality selected by the candidate, e.g. Board of Guardians, Junior Advisory Committee of Labour Exchange, School Care Committee, 

or

Show practical knowledge of one of the following: 

a) Local education system, including scholarships, continuation classes, etc.

b) Hospitals and nursing organisations.

c) Local housing conditions.

d) National Health and Unemployment Insurance.

4) Make a five minutes' extempore speech, or write a short essay on any subject under 2 or 3 set by the examiner; five minutes' grace being given to the candidate for framing her ideas.

5) State some of the most important things necessary in her opinion for the well-being of a town or village.

1931 POR - Citizen Badge


1) Have done acts of voluntary service in town or village, which should include some effort to add to its beauty.  The special form of service in each locality to be approved by the local Guide committee.

2) Have a general knowledge of the respective shares in the government of the country of a) Parliament, b) Local Councils.

3) Be able to describe the work of any one local government committee in her locality selected by the candidate, e.g. Board of Guardians, Junior Advisory Committee of Labour Exchange, School Care Committee, 

or

Show practical knowledge of one of the following: 

a) Local education system, including scholarships, continuation classes, etc.

b) Hospitals and nursing organisations.

c) Local housing conditions.

d) National Health and Unemployment Insurance.

4) Make a five minutes' extempore speech, or write a short essay on any subject under 2 or 3 set by the examiner; five minutes' grace being given to the candidate for framing her ideas.

5) State some of the most important things necessary in her opinion for the well-being of a town or village.

1932 POR - Citizen Badge


1) Have done acts of voluntary service in town or village, which should include some effort to add to its beauty.  The special form of service in each locality to be approved by the local Guide committee.

2) Have a general knowledge of the respective shares in the government of the country of a) Parliament, b) Local Councils.

3) Be able to describe the work of any one local government committee in her locality selected by the candidate, e.g. Board of Guardians, Junior Advisory Committee of Labour Exchange, School Care Committee, 

or

Show practical knowledge of one of the following: 

a) Local education system, including scholarships, continuation classes, etc.

b) Hospitals and nursing organisations.

c) Local housing conditions.

d) National Health and Unemployment Insurance.

4) Make a five minutes' extempore speech, or write a short essay on any subject under 2 or 3 set by the examiner; five minutes' grace being given to the candidate for framing her ideas.

5) State some of the most important things necessary in her opinion for the well-being of a town or village.

1935 POR - Citizen Badge


1) Have done acts of voluntary service in town or village, which should include some effort to add to its beauty.  The special form of service in each locality to be approved by the local Guide committee.

2) Have a general knowledge of the respective shares in the government of the country of a) Parliament, b) Local Councils.

3) Be able to describe the work of any one local government committee in her locality selected by the candidate, e.g. Board of Guardians, Junior Advisory Committee of Labour Exchange, School Care Committee, 

or

Show practical knowledge of one of the following: 

a) Local education system, including scholarships, continuation classes, etc.

b) Hospitals and nursing organisations.

c) Local housing conditions.

d) National Health and Unemployment Insurance.

4) Make a five minutes' extempore speech, or write a short essay on any subject under 2 or 3 set by the examiner; five minutes' grace being given to the candidate for framing her ideas.

5) State some of the most important things necessary in her opinion for the well-being of a town or village.

1938 POR - Citizen Badge


1) Have done acts of voluntary service in town or village, which should include some effort to add to its beauty.  The special form of service in each locality to be approved by the local Guide committee.

2) Have a general knowledge of the respective shares in the government of the country of a) Parliament, b) Local Councils.

3) Be able to describe the work of any one local government committee in her locality selected by the candidate, e.g. Junior Advisory Committee of Labour Exchange, School Care Committee, 

or

Show practical knowledge of one of the following: 

a) Local education system, including scholarships, continuation classes, etc.

b) Hospitals and nursing organisations.

c) Local housing conditions.

d) National Health and Unemployment Insurance.

4) Make a five minutes' extempore speech, or write a short essay on any subject under 2 or 3 set by the examiner; five minutes' grace being given to the candidate for framing her ideas.

5) State some of the most important things necessary in her opinion for the well-being of a town or village.

1938 Edition - Sea Sense (Sea Ranger Handbook) - this badge is available embroidered in blue, for Sea Rangers.

1939 POR - Citizen Badge


1) Know how the country is governed.  understand the constitution and working of parliament, what the Cabinet is, why there are two Houses, and how laws are made.

2) Understand the working of her own Local Government, and show a practical knowledge of two of the following:

a) Local education system, including scholarships, continuation classes, etc.

b) Hospitals and nursing organisations.

c) Local housing conditions.

d) National Health and Unemployment Insurance.

e) Public Assistance.

3) Show a clear understanding (in conversation with the tester, or by an essay, or in a short speech) of some of the privileges and consequent obligations of British citizenship.

4) State some of the most important things necessary in her opinion for the well-being of a town or village.

5) Have carried out acts of voluntary service in town or village which may include some effort to add to its beauty.

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