Rifle practice at the Small Bore Range takes place at firing points at either 100, 200, 300 or 500 yards. Throughout the year, selected pupils compete in inter school target rifle competitions and attend an annual target shooting camp at Bisley.
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The Rifle Corps was formed in 1902, and the full rifle range at Elmington was created in 1905. Elmington, at 500 yards long, it is one of just a few of its size in the country to be owned by a school.
The CCF comprises three sections: the Army, the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, and is compulsory for all pupils in the Fourth Form. At the end of their Fourth Form, cadets decide whether to explore other aspects of co-curricular activity or remain with the CCF. Participating in CCF develops leadership skills, teamwork, self-reliance and a sense of service; for some pupils, it will introduce them to a career in the military.