Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

As a parent you're bound to have lots of questions about the Combined Cadet Force and what your child will be doing when they become a member. These FAQs should give you a comprehensive overview of the activities they undertake and the expectations that we have of them.

Below are some of the most common questions we get (click to view answer), but if there is something we haven't covered do get in touch with our CCF staff at: they will be pleased to help you with any enquiries.

How much does it cost?

At what age can my son or daughter join?

Are they expected to join the military?

How much time will they have to give each week?

Can they learn to fly?

Who leads and supervises cadets?

Why do cadets wear uniform?

What uniforms do cadets wear?

How do cadets obtain uniforms?

What about students with disabilities - can they join?


St George’s CCF is fortunate to have a core team of dedicated staff, together they have over 90 years Armed Services experience.  The staff work with the cadets and are responsible for the design and delivery of our CCF programme. 

If you have any questions, or would like further information about joining our CCF, please contact us through the CCF office on 01529 301166 or email