CCF

Address: Service of Remembrance

Major General Colin McClean CBE gave the below address in Chapel on Sunday 10th November as part of the College’s Service of Remembrance. I am a soldier, so I thought I might tell you a soldier’s story. However on a day when 750,000 Poppies have just been released over the white cliffs of Dover I […]

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CCF in California – Exercise Pond-Jump

Over the Michaelmas half-term, nine pupils were given the once in a lifetime opportunity to visit a number of United States Military bases in the vicinity of San Diego, California. WO1 (RSM) Bate, Captain Finn and Captain Watts, kindly gave up a week of half-term, and many more hours organising the trip. We woke up […]

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CCF Annual Dinner

The annual CCF Dinner Night was held on Friday 3rd May in the Adderley, with the guest of honour Lieutenant General Sir John Lorimer KCB DSO MBE (C1 1976-81). It was fantastic to have General Lorimer in attendance, along with 55 others, to give thanks to our Upper Sixth Cadets for their commitment and service […]

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Gallery: Remembrance Day 2018

Marlborough College held a Remembrance Day service on Sunday 11th November, bringing to a close four years of Remembrance for those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Great War. A moving Chapel service took place at 10.45am, including a Remembrance Homily given by The Senior Chaplain – The Reverend Tim Novis. Following the service […]

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Strong start for CCF

The Combined Cadet Force has got off to a fantastic start across the first half of this Michaelmas Term, with the Remove throwing themselves wholeheartedly into the CCF Remove programme. They have covered fire lighting, survival skills, command tasks, team building events and patrolling skills. The Hundreds are currently going through their Basic Infantry Skills […]

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Review: CCF in San Diego

Over the first week of half-term, the Marlborough College CCF headed out to San Diego for a visit to some of the US Navy and Marine installations there. The trip was a huge success on all fronts: fun, informative and incredibly cool! Eight members of the U6 contingent as well as Mr. Moore, Mr. Bate, […]

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Exercise Celtic Warrior

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 full kit to set up a […]

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Exercise Road Traffic Collision

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 then brief their crew […]

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CCF Exercise Self Reliance

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 Bate Contingent Commander and School Staff Instructor Marlborough College CCF

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Royal Artillery Visit

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 crews firing […]

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