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WSSC Army Challenge Day

45 students from years 9, 10 and 11 had an exciting day with the Army. The visit was designed to allow students an insight into army life and the types of exercises they would have to undertake as part of life in the Army. As well as undertaking missions and various physical activities, the students had the opportunity to work with the Black Rats, under the command of Major Humphries and Sgt Major Littlewood from Catterick Barracks.

The students (and staff) enjoyed every minute of their day, and particularly enjoyed meeting Dragoons, snipers and the PT instructors. They experienced the treacherous assault course, learned the basics of camouflage techniques, and fired airsoft weapons. The Army packed a huge amount of experience into the day.

Wickersley students once again evidenced their first-class reputation, with the Army inviting the school back for a repeat performance.

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