Great News!!! – We are proud to announce that the Combined Cadet Force (Army Section) will be starting at Medway UTC in September 2017 – We are recruiting Now!!
What Is the CCF?
The broad function of the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) is that of a youth movement sponsored by Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, to provide a challenging environment in Medway UTC so that students may develop power of Leadership by means of opportunities and training to promote self-reliance, responsibility, resourcefulness, endurance, perseverance and a sense of service to the community.
Students in the CCF are known as Cadets and whilst they undertake military training, the emphasis is on teamwork, leadership, development and enjoyment. Topics range from foot drill, first aid, map reading, skill at arms (weapon training and shooting) self-reliance, fieldcraft as well as adventure training.
Who can join?
All students at Medway UTC can join the CCF. Medway UTC staff will conduct the training for the cadets under the supervision of the Cadet Training Team (CTT).
It is proposed that training will take place on Thursdays, 4pm – 5:30pm and that there will be one weekend’s training per term. Throughout the training year there will be training days and ranges. All the training is progressive and culminates in a Summer Camp.
If you are interested and would like more information – Please see Capt Loughrey in the CCF Office (Rm 2.11) next to the Refectory.
How can I get more information?
Medway UTC will be holding recruiting stands on the year 10 Induction days and will hold a CCF Parents Evening on Wednesday 12 July 17 between 6-8pm. This will be an opportunity for you to come along and see what cadets do and ultimately consent for your son/daughter to join.
If you would like to attend the CCF Parents Evening on Wed 12 July, 6-8pm at Medway UTC please reserve a ticket here.