Category: CCF

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ARMY AND RAF CAMPS

For the first time in recent history, the Army and RAF sections of the CCF ran independent Recruits’ Camps over the half term break, with the RAF section spending two days at school and two at RAF Halton, and the Army section attending a four day camp in Beckingham.

Army Section Recruits’ Camp Report

February half ...

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AIR SQUADRON TROPHY

On Sunday, December 3rd, fourteen cadets and two adult volunteers from our Wilson’s School CCF RAF section ventured up to RAF Halton to compete in the Regional round of the Royal Air Squadron Trophy Competition (RASTC). Despite an early wake-up call to arrive at school by 5:45am, the atmosphere on the coach was buzzing, particularly as we had many ...

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FOR THE FALLEN

Over Remembrance Weekend, Wilson’s School CCF was proud to provide a guard of honour of thirty cadets for the service in the morning at Croydon Minster.

Over one hundred cadets and adult volunteers paraded in North End marched with other uniformed organisations, such as the Police Cadets and Reserve Army, to Croydon Cenotaph. Lance Corporal ...

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CCF UPDATE

Some of the newest members of the school CCF enjoyed the final element of their Basic Fieldcraft Training last weekend. The mild October weather only added to their enjoyment of the training!

Cadets attended the one day Exercise Alexander at Mereworth Woods Training Area, where they were trained in and practised section and platoon level ambushes. ...

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CCF TRAINING

Having originally intended to attend London District cadet training team’s at Longmoor, we were very grateful that 4X North East Brigade were able to offer us 70 places on their camp based at Driffield in the East Ridings of Yorkshire.

Although the first day consisted mainly of travelling, we arrived at the North Yorkshire Water Park campsite ...

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RAF SECTION CLASS OF 2023

This has been a very successful year for the RAF section, which triumphed in the regional round of the annual RAST competition during the autumn term, coming first in drill followed by another first place in military knowledge and second place in aircraft recognition. Updates in the next few weeks will report on this year’s CCF camp and other achievements ...

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CCF & RAF SECTION COMPETE IN THE REGIONAL ROUND

On Sunday, fourteen cadets from our RAF Section left at 6:30am to travel up to RAF Halton for the regional round of the annual RAST competition.

Cramming in last minute revision on the coach, spirits were running high for the day! After arriving on base, we were issued with a timetable telling us what time we had to compete in each of the ...

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THE FUNERAL OF HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II

Lt Col Burton writes about Wilson’s School CCF’s special role in Operation London Bridge

A number of years ago, I sat in the Headmaster’s office with Mr Cole, Colonel Dennison (Colonel Cadets London District), and Carl Crane (the SO2 Cadets in London). They had come to ask whether Wilson’s would be prepared to provide cadets and an ...

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TRAINING IN DUNDEE

Towards the end of August, I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to partake in 12 hours of pilot training as part of the Air Cadet Pilot Scheme. It was a long train ride to get up to Dundee but I was eager to go flying and meet the three other equally enthusiastic cadets participating in the course.

Organised by Tayside Aviation, the course ...


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