Today, cadets from the Remove and Fifth Forms have been battling it out in the Inter House Combined Cadet Force Competition. Teams of 14 from each house assembled to pit their wits against a range of physical and mental activities; drawing on initiative, ingenuity, innate skill and leadership. Each team was led by a Sixth Form NCO, with each and every cadet having the opportunity to demonstrate their skills at different points of the day.

The competition concluded with a medals parade and presentation, overseen by Old Decanian and current Governor, Major Ed Taylor RA, who was impressed by the ethic and enthusiasm shown by all on parade.The competition winners were Brook Court for the second year in a row and the runners-up were Field. Fawley also celebrated winning the Drill Competition Cup for thefourth consecutive year.

Head of CCF, Major Dom Evans, said: “It is really good to see young people working together and having fun, often with unfamiliar faces, to achieve a common goal. The cadet experience is an excellent opportunity for individuals to develop a range life skills; namely leadership and teamwork that have been high on the agenda today.”