Recent CCF News

Exercise Celtic Warrior

Category: CCF

Lower Sixth CCF Cadets have just returned from a three-day exercise in the Brecon Beacons.19 cadets travelled to Sennybridge Training Area in Wales for a range of activities from Wednesday 24th through until Friday 26th May. They were were put through their paces conducting an infiltration march in... More »

Exercise Road Traffic Collision

Category: CCF

Upper Sixth CCF Cadets were put through their paces on Exercise Road Traffic Collision 3 on Wednesday 1st February.The course was delivered by Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue for what is an important part of the CCF programme.Cadets were challenged to carry out a Dynamic Risk Assessment and... More »

CCF Exercise Self Reliance

Category: CCF

It has been a fantastic week at CCF with all year groups deploying onto the Salisbury Plain Training Area and been put through their paces under the senior cadets. Click here for a selection of images from the trip.WO1 S J BateContingent Commander and School Staff InstructorMarlborough College... More »

Royal Artillery Visit

Category: CCF

This week Lower Sixth cadets visited the Royal Artillery at Larkhill.Commonly known as the 'Gunners', the Royal Artillery provides firepower to the British Army. The day was spent visiting the Gun line where the cadets had the chance to fire a 105 mm Light Gun they witnessed 3 105 mm Light Gun... More »

CCF Exercise Celtic Warrior

Category: CCF, General, Trips

Marlborough College CCF, supported by the 1st Battalion RIFLES, have just completed a three day Exercise in Sennybridge, Wales.The annual camp helped select the Head of Corps and CCF Heads of Year 2016/17. They coped with some awful weather conditions whilst living in the Field and perceived... More »

CCF at Salisbury Plain

Category: CCF, General, Trips

This week saw members of the Lower Sixth deploy into Salisbury Plain Exercise Morning Hedge.   The cadets showed great character after an ambush and a torrid night of torrential rain and wind to lead the Remove Cadets the following day on Exercise Bulldozer.   WO1 S J Bate... More »

Gallery: CCF Biennial Inspection

Category: CCF, General, Events

The latest CCF Biennial Inspection took place at the College on Wednesday 2nd March.The inspecting officer on this occasion was Brigadier McClean, MBE, Head of Army Equipment.Brigadier McClean was very complimentary about the good levels of leadership that he saw at all levels during his time with... More »

CCF Trip to San Diego

Category: CCF

CCF cadets are currently enjoying a busy Half-Term trip to San Diego.Having left College on Saturday, highlights of the trip so far include a swim at La Jolla Beach, California, as well as the extensive visit to Marine Corps Air Station at Miramar. Pupils have also ‘taken to the air’ in the Osprey... More »

CCF Annual Summer Camp

Category: CCF

During the last week of term Marlborough College CCF took apart on CCF Annual Summer Camp held at Beckingham Camp in Lincolnshire. I am happy to report that again this year the cadets were on excellent form;  whether on Obstacle course, Drill Square the Live Firing Range or at Rutland... More »

CCF Contingent Photograph

Category: CCF, General, Community

A sad day at CCF today with the current U6 form cadets handing in their uniforms after four years of Service in the CCF at Marlborough College - but not before their last CCF Contingent Photograph.Sean BateSchool Staff Instructor More »

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