Coronavirus Contingency Planning March 2020

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Mar 132020

Cadets and Parents/Guardians will be aware of the current Coronavirus situation within the UK. Guidance from our Headquarters is that we will continue ‘Business as Usual’ unless otherwise instructed. As a Squadron we have put measures in place along with contingency planning that will allow us to operate as normally as possible within the current situation.

Any changes to Squadron Parade Evenings or cancellations will be notified through the Squadron website and/or Cadet Portal. Whilst we will endeavour to keep the Squadron open you are reminded that the RAFAC is a volunteer organisation and the safety and well being of our Cadets and Staff will take precedence.

In the meantime please ensure that you follow government advice regarding hygiene and self-isolation here.




Officer Commanding

2358 (Ferndown) Squadron RAF Air Cadets

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Boot Camp 20-21 April 2019 Female Cover

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Apr 152019
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, we do not have overnight female cover for the Boot Camp.  This means that any female cadets attending the camp must return home on the Saturday night and return to the camp on the Sunday Morning.  We appreciate this may be inconvenient, but we encourage female cadets to coordinate transport [...]
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ILM Level 2 Leadership Course

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Sep 112018
Those cadets attending the above course 28-30 Sep 18 are to send their completed forms to Parkstone Squadron at the following address: 2391 (Parkstone) Squadron 159 Herbert Avenue Parkstone BH12 4HN A reminder that these forms need to be there by 14 Sep 18 so please put them in the post 1st Class today!   [...]

Wing Activities Day

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Sep 152017

Wing Activities Day – 17/09/2017

Cadets attending WAD please read this post.

  • Please wear CS95 or MTP 
  • Bring No 2 (full) uniform including jumpers & waterproof
  • 3822 inc photo
  • TG21 & TG23 filled out and signed.
  • Packed Lunch
  • Money for canteen.

Transport timings.

  • 0650 hrs Meet at Sqn HQ
  • 0700 hrs Bus leaves
  • 1730 hrs Bus leaves Boscombe Down
  • 1830 hrs parents to pick cadets up from Sqn HQ
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May 242017

This is a little last minute however we now have female cover for our Section Commanders Exercise this weekend, so if there was any female cadets who were originally unable to attend and they would still like to please email me on.

FS(RAFAC) C Symonds

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Later Finish Tonight

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Dec 122016

Cadets are reminded that as the Squadron is exercising tonight that there will be a later finish than normal.  Cadets should be arranged to be picked up between 2145 and 2200 (9.45 and 10.00 pm).

M Berry


Training Officer

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AEF Flying Sunday 11 Dec 16 AM

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Dec 092016
The Squadron will be flying on Sunday 11 Dec 16 in the morning.  There are 3 places and a reserve to fill. Cadets who wish to fly should see FS Roberton at the Carol Service on Friday.   FS Roberton will select cadets for flying.  You must bring a completed and signed AV1 form with you [...]

Intake Evening Postponement

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Sep 052016
The Intake Evening scheduled for Friday 09 September 2016 has been postponed to allow it to be aligned with our Visit to Ferndown Middle School.  Apologies for any inconvenience and we will be contacting those who have applied individually to inform of the new date as soon as it is available.   M Berry Training [...]

Bournemouth Airshow – Cadet Attendance

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Aug 182016
Due to unforeseen circumstances the Squadron will not be able to provide Staff coverage for the Bournemouth Airshow.  As this is a requirement for our cadets to attend unfortunately this means that those of you who have put forward your names to attend will not be able to do so. We apologise for any inconvenience [...]

AEF Flying During School Holidays

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Jul 082016

There are a number of opportunities available for Air Experience Flying (AEF) at Boscombe Down.  The Squadron will need to bid for these and we will only bid if cadets can provide a definite commitment to the dates.  This will need to be done rapidly as other Squadrons will bid for the places.

The dates are as follows:

18 Jul 16        4 x cadets

09 Aug 16      4 x cadets

11 Aug 16       4 x cadets

We will only bid if we have 4 definite cadets.

Cadets are to bid via stating the dates they wish to attend email to as soon as possible.  Bidding means that  you are committing to attend the flying slot.

M Berry


Training Officer


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