CCF

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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CCF Exercise Celtic Warrior

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 greatly. WO1 S J Bate Contingent Commander […]

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CCF at Salisbury Plain

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  Contingent Commander and School Staff Instructor Marlborough […]

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Gallery: CCF Biennial Inspection

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 the CCF. WO1 S J Bate  […]

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