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Standlake and Cokethorpe Sea Scouts Partnership

The Standlake and Cokethorpe Sea Scouts use Cokethorpe School as their Head Quarters and run
weekly activities and summer camps within the school grounds.


The Standlake Sea Scouts have a thriving membership and a waiting list but require a
safe environment for their weekly meetings in a location where a wide range of
activities can be delivered on-site. Set in over 150 acres of parkland, only a few miles
north of Standlake village, Cokethorpe School offers the Scouts an ideal base at no
The Scout troop is comprised of boys and girls aged 10 1/2 years and up from the surrounding area and is
considered a valuable resource for young people in the wider community.


The Scouts identified Cokethorpe as a perfect setting for their meeting many years ago. They are a wholesome group that contributes to the positive development of young people in the local area, making them a perfect partner for Cokethorpe School to


The Scouts s use a wide range of facilities within the school grounds including a hall for activities, astroturf pitches, parkland, woods and outdoor learning areas.
The Scouts meet at Cokethorpe once a week and hold camps in the grounds in the summer. There is no charge made for the use of the facilities.

Pupil Involvement

Sea Scouts are boys and girls aged 10 to 14, and Explorer Sea Scouts 14 to 18. Sea Scout Groups often have younger members in Beaver Scout and Cub Scout sections.

Many of the Scouts attend local village state schools and a number also attend Cokethorpe Prep and Senior School. 


The Scouts meet once a week and hold holiday camps and activities. The partnership is highly established and is due to continue for the foreseeable future.