Felsted School feels the force

THE Felsted School Combined Cadet Force put on an immense performance to take second place at the Combat Cadet Exercise it was announced on Monday. The event took place on the Stanford Battle area, known as Stanta , near Thetford in which pupils competed

THE Felsted School Combined Cadet Force put on an immense performance to take second place at the Combat Cadet Exercise it was announced on Monday.

The event took place on the Stanford Battle area, known as 'Stanta', near Thetford in which pupils competed against 21 other teams and took the runners up place with a score of 126 out of a total 132 marks.

Matthew Christmas, deputy headmaster, said: "I am really proud of them. This is the fourth year we've entered the competition and this is the highest we've come.

"They have been training incredibly hard for the whole term and they performed out of their skins."


You may also want to watch:


Major Bill Eke, MBE, in charge of the Felsted CCF, said: "The strength of CCF at Felsted is outstanding and the team certainly deserved their achievements."

The pupils particularly excelled at Night Navigation, which they won, and came second in the March and Shoot, and Assault Course.

Most Read

Luke Jones, the Commander of the Force, came second overall as the Best Section Commander.

Felsted were also awarded the Combined Cadet Force overall beating many schools.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus