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During their time in Anchors, the boys will work towards gaining badges for their armband (part of the Boys\'92 Brigade uniform). The topics covers are varied and include practical skills, like tying the shoe laces and even a bit of cookery! \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 Throughout the year we enter competitions and events organised by the Birmingham Battalion and also our local South East Division. We also have an annual display evening, held at Lyndon school \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 in May, where the Company along with our Girls \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 Brigade Company put on an evening of \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 events to entertain parents and families. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 Our staff in the Anchor Boy section is made up of \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 three trained Leaders: two of us are parents \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 ourselves and there are two young men who \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 have been right through the Company as boys and \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 are now qualified Leaders. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 Being a Christian organisation we encourage all of \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 our boys to attend Church at least once a month, being the second Sunday in each month when we hold our parade service. These services are aimed at families, and the boys really enjoy them. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720 \f0 \cf0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qj \f2\b\fs22 \cf2 Ages: \f1\b0\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qj \f2\fs22 \cf2 5 to 8 years old \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qj \f2\b\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\b0\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\b\fs22 \cf2 Meet: \f1\b0\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qj \f2\fs22 \cf2 Wednesday; 6:00pm to 7:00pm \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 Parade/Family service, usually the second Sunday of the month during school term, 10:15am to 11:30am \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qj \f2\b\fs22 \cf2 Subscription: \f1\b0\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qj \f2\fs22 \cf2 \'a31 per week \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720 \f0 \cf0 \f1 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qj \f2\fs22 \cf2 The Anchors activity programme provides an informal award scheme. This means boys will gain their awards as they take part in the usual programme activities. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720 \f0 \cf0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl240\qj \f2\b\fs22 \cf0 The second award \f1\b0\fs24 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl240\qj \f2\fs22 \cf0 Awarded at age 6/7, after completion of 18 activities. \f1\fs24 \ \pard\pardeftab720 \f0 \cf0 \f1 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl240\qj \f2\b\fs22 \cf0 The first award \f1\b0\fs24 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl240\qj \f2\fs22 \cf0 Awarded at age 5/6, after completion of 12 activities. \f1\fs24 \ \pard\pardeftab720 \f0 \cf0 \f1 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl240\qj \f2\b\fs22 \cf0 The third award \f1\b0\fs24 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl240\qj \f2\fs22 \cf0 Awarded at age 7/8, after completion of 24 activities. \f1\fs24 \ \pard\pardeftab720 \f0 \cf0 \f1 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl240\qj \f2\b\fs22 \cf0 Service badge \f1\b0\fs24 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl240\qj \f2\fs22 \cf0 Shows the number of years of being a member. \f1\fs24 \ \pard\pardeftab720 \f0 \cf0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qc \f2\b\fs22 \cf2 Leader in charge of the Anchors section: \f1\b0\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qc \f2\fs22 \cf2 Karen Evans \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qc \f2\b\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\b0\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\b\fs22 \cf2 Phone: \f1\b0\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qc \f2\fs22 \cf2 0121 722 2163 \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qc \f2\b\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\b0\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\b\fs22 \cf2 Email: \f1\b0\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qc \f2\fs22 \cf2 koffs@blueyonder.co.uk \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qj \f2\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720 \f0 \cf0 \f1 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qr \f2\fs22 \cf2 Anchors will take part in a variety of different games throughout the evening designed to challenge, promote team work and overall have fun. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320 \f2\fs22 \cf2 Anchors get to attend exciting outings each year. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 Previously we have visited zoos, pantomimes, and more recently Funky Monkies. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 \'a0 \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qr \f2\fs22 \cf2 Anchors take part in events such as Sports Day and Craft based competitions with other Boys\'92 Brigade companies in the Birmingham Battalion. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320 \f2\fs22 \cf2 Designed to promote creativity; a craft activity happens each evening, from colouring to making things. Even a little bit of cooking. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qr \f2\fs22 \cf2 We invite guest speakers to visit us so that boys can gain a wider understanding of their community and the world they live in. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \f2\fs22 \cf2 Lyndon Methodist Church hosts Anchor Fun Days for the Boy\'92s Brigade Birmingham Battalion. Three days packed full of fun activities during February half term. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720 \f0 \cf0 \f1 \ \pard\pardeftab720\sl320\qj \f2\fs22 \cf2 The Anchor Boy uniform consists of a red Anchor jumper and a blue polo neck top, with an armband being worn on the right arm. School trousers, dark socks and black shoes are also required. \f1\fs24 \cf0 \ \pard\pardeftab720 \f0 \cf0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ \f0 \f1 \ }