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22/01/21

Do take a look at this week's Glyn School Newsletter - our staff and students are keeping very busy! https://t.co/bax6XyTd9H

21/01/21

Update to technical issues during Year 10 Parents' and Carers' remote meetings - SchoolCloud tell us that they have now resolved the issue. If the problem should return, please refresh your browser.

21/01/21

Technical Issues - Year 10 Remote Parents' and Carers' Evening. Please accept our apologies for the disruption to these meetings. Please persevere and keep refreshing your browser until the issue has been rectified by SchoolCloud.

18/01/21

Do take a look at our latest Glyn Newsletter: https://t.co/JmNppdGPWD

21/12/20

For all those that might be struggling over the Christmas period, do not forget that there are many organisations out there to help you. Please use our Glyn SHARP page for a huge amount of links to different organisations. https://t.co/yyQm70aWhR . Stay Safe and Stay Well

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16/12/20

Difficult to see but this is the moment yesterday afternoon that 8 Abbey and 8 Tudor took it upon themselves to take the knee for Black Lives Matter at the start of their House Football Final. We are very proud of them. https://t.co/vo1BMJEo1J

11/12/20

'Save the Children' charity Mufti Day today - thank you to Glyn families for your generous donations for such an important charity

11/12/20

Do take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter via this link: https://t.co/Wxvyveo7ti

10/12/20

Friday 11 December is a Mufti Day in aid of Save the Children. Voluntary donations of £2, please. Students may wear their own clothes. Christmas jumpers encouraged! No uniform needed, but please remember face coverings!

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26/11/20

Retweeted From Glyn School P.E.

Extra-Curricular Sport is back! https://t.co/J61DDZqltq

26/11/20

Reminder: INSET Day - Friday 26 November 2020 - school closed for all students.

26/11/20

Do take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter! https://t.co/xAKFoVNWW0

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26/11/20

Looks chilly in Swanage! Year 13 conducting their geography field work today. https://t.co/i4FBv4Ep48

23/11/20

Friday 27 November is a Staff Training Day (INSET) so will be closed to all students on that day.

23/11/20

Do take a look at our Glyn School Newsletter! https://t.co/Mu0q7pcYkv

23/10/20

Do take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter - cricket and sailing successes, plus other uplifting news: https://t.co/wy77UMfd5E

22/10/20

Reminder that Friday 23 October is a Mufti Day - donations of £2 at the school gates to the Glyn PSA gratefully received. Monies raised provide extra resources for the benefit of our students. Thank you.

16/10/20

Do take a look at this week's Glyn School Newsletter! https://t.co/B4rAkvn2vS

09/10/20

Our Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening will be held on Thursday 15 October 2020, so please check our website on that date. Sadly, no tours or visits this year, but do join us virtually on 15 Oct!

09/10/20

Do take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter! https://t.co/1XgfSPFkVH

Welcome

The Combined Cadet Force (CCF) is a uniformed youth organisation sponsored by the Ministry of Defence which operates in schools throughout the country. The CCF at Glyn School is run in conjunction with City of London Freemen’s School in Ashtead, which is where we parade each Thursday.  We currently accept applications in Year 9 for students to join.

The aims of the CCF are to promote self-reliance, team work, leadership and camaraderie in a disciplined environment. Cadets learn skills such as weapons handling, drill, navigation and first aid and build towards progressive training awards which can be earned at the end of the training programme.  Throughout their training the Cadets are working towards promotions and are involved in training the new Cadet Recruits.

Cadets choose to join the RAF section or the Army section; this will determine the programme of activities and training programme they follow.

Each Easter, the contingent runs an adventurous training programme and in the summer term the Cadets attend an annual camp for a week. There are also numerous weekend, overnight and short visits cadets can choose to take part in.  As well as this in Year 10 the Cadets have an opportunity to do their Silver DofE Award by canoe instead of walking, however, places are limited.

The contingent was started in September 2013 by Mrs Pearson who was a member of staff at Glyn and a ‘Old Free’, as part of the national cadet expansion programme, we have seen the number of Cadets increase steadily. Initially there were 50 Cadets who began the training, this group who were given the nickname the “The Originals” and many have gone on to university where they have joined the University Officers’ Training Corps (UOTC) or have used the skills that they learnt in the CCF in the work place.  Glyn we have had the honour of providing the contingent with two of Company Sergeant Majors, which is the highest rank that can be acheived.

We hope that with the continued support of the staff and parents that the Glyn Freemen’s CCF will continue to offer the Cadets the opportunity to grow, learn and flourish outside the classroom.

Capt Wilson-David (Officer in Charge of the Army Section)

https://www.freemens.org/ccf