Combined Cadet Force (RAF)

Combined Cadet Force (RAF) at Christleton High School

The Air Cadet Organisation, of which the CCF (RAF) is associated, is a national military themed youth organisation with over 40,000 cadets. Its purpose is to develop leadership by promoting the qualities of responsibility, self-reliance, resourcefulness, endurance and perseverance. Furthermore, the CCF is to impart a basic knowledge and understanding of the Armed Forces. This is all achieved through the wide array of practical and theoretical training opportunities, a selection of which are listed below.

  1. The RAF
  2. Drill
  3. Map reading
  4. Initial expedition training
  5. Basic navigation using map and compass
  6. First aid
  7. Air rifle shooting
  8. No 8 and L98 rifle shooting
  9. Radio communications
  10. Flying and Gliding
  11. Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
  12. Leadership training
  13. Adventurous training
  14. Fieldcraft
  15. RAF Station visits

This list is not exhaustive, but is merely an example of the activities on offer within any given year.

Contact details

Flight Lieutenant  I V Hollywood, Head of Citizenship & PSHE
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training)
Section Commander
 Email: Send email


Flying Officer E Humphries
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training)
 Email: Send email


Combined Cadet Force (RAF) - Year 2 Training Programme Jan-AprDownload