Character Development Lead

Miss N Squire

Combined Cadet Force



Cadets is a new course offered to students at Essa Academy in addition to your other subjects on a Thursday during Period 5.



1. This course could lead to various vocational qualifications that could help you apply for colleges and universities EG  L2 Leadership.


2. The course will run throughout the time at Essa Academy leading you all the way to Year 11. 


3. Cadets follow a syllabus called the Army Proficiency Certificate (APC) which gets more challenging each year. 



Designed to be practical, rather than classroom-based. The training will be interesting, imaginative and purposeful and include competitions, exercises and games.


Combined Cadet Force offers young people a broad range of challenging, exciting, adventurous and educational activities. Find out more about their work on their website.