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St John's Brigade

Objectives

FOR THE SERVICE OF MANKIND
  • To imbue cadets with values for the works of humanity and charity for the relief of distress, suffering, sickness and danger without any distinction as to race, class or creed.
  • To render aid to the sick, wounded, disabled or suffering. 
  • To promote readiness for such services in time of peace, so that it may be available immediately in times of emergency.

Teachers In-Charge

  • Ms Farhana Bte Mokhtar (TIC)
  • Ms Rekha d/o Jayabalan 
  • Ms Eilza Low

Training Days

Day Time Venue
Wednesday     2:45pm - 5:30pmSJB Room /Basketball Court / ML Room 1 /Quadrangl
Friday 2:00pm - 5:30pmSJB Room /Basketball Court / ML Room 1 /Quadrangle 
Saturday
(only when required)
Depends on timing of event/course organised by SJB HQ To be confirmed by SJB HQ

cca Achievements 

YEAR  AWARDS
2017Corp Achievement Award (GOLD)
2016Corp Achievement Award (GOLD)

Programmes / Events

Name of Programme / Event Date / Month OBJECTIVES OF PROGRAMME / EVENT
First Aid On-going
Cadets will learn basic and advanced first-aid such as cleaning wounds, bandaging wounds, helping choking victims, CPR and AED, as well as transporting casualty so as to provide first-aid support when necessary.
Foot Drill
On-going
Cadets learn stationary and movement foot drills to build discipline and resilience as well as to foster corps spirit
Home Nursing
On-going
Cadets learn about specific skills involved in home nursing and the provision of care such as bed-making, techniques of giving medication as well as food and nutrition.
Courses and Outdoor Activities On-going Various activities are organised throughout the year which range from badge courses such as hiking, kayaking, outdoor cooking, maritime education programme, pet care programme, civil defence and SANA courses
CCA Rercruitment Drive 5 Jan An annual school level project, the ownership is on the cadets and the cadet leaders where they are tasked to prepare a recruitment drive and showcase SJB to the Secondary 1 students. Cadets will learn about event management and various soft skills involved in organising and executing an event.
Basic Cardiac Life Support Course 3 Feb The Basic Cardiac Life Support Course equips Secondary 3 students with knowledge and skills for basic cardiac life support. 
National Inter-Schools Cross Country Championships (First Aider Duty) 14 Feb Secondary 2-4 cadets will be given the opportunity to put the first-aid skills that they have learnt to good use in authentic situations.
CPR + AED Course 3 MarSecondary 2 students will be equipped with the necessary life-saving skills and confidence to respond during cardiac emergencies. 
First Aid Competition (Zone Level) 24 Mar Cadets from schools in Zone 3 & 4 will interact and pit their first aid and home nursing knowledge against each other to represent the zone at national level. 
Flag Day 31 Mar &  1 AprAn annual HQ event, cadets are involved to raise funds for the corps and the Brigade which is a voluntary organization. Through this community involvement project, cadets build up their confidence and communication skills by venturing out into the public. 
Sports Day (First Aider Duty) 14 Feb Secondary 2-4 cadets will be given the opportunity to put the first-aid skills that they have learnt to good use in authentic situations. 
National Cross Country (First Aider Duty) 21 Mar Selected Secondary 2-4 cadets will be given the opportunity to put the first-aid skills that they have learnt to good use in authentic situations. 
National Day Parade Contingent Training Apr - Aug
(Saturdays) 
National Day Parade 2018 combined rehearsals under the charge of SAF 
WWSJ Promotion and Passing Out Parade  18 Apr A ceremony where Sec 2-3 cadets are promoted and Sec 4-5 cadets step down from the CCA.  
Order of St John Investiture 18 Feb A ceremony where cadets from all over Singapore gather to witness the official appointing of officers in the organisation and Secondary 1 cadets in the CCA. 
Hong Kah North Emergency Preparedness Day / SG Secure 2017
19 Feb Chosen cadets will be participating in a community emergency preparedness exercise. 
First Aid Competition
(zone level)
18 Mar
Cadets from schools in the zone will interact and pit their first aid and home nursing knowledge against each other to represent the zone at the national level.
National Inter-Schools Cross Country Championships
(First Aider Duty)
22 Mar
Secondary 2-4 cadets will be given the opportunity to put the first aid skills that they have learnt to good use in authentic situations.
Basic Non-Commissioned Officers (BNCO) Camp and Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers (ANCO) Camp (zone level) 19 & 26 May     2 – 4 June
The BNCO camp aims to coach Secondary One cadets in basic foundational foot drill and first aid skills. The camp will also incorporate badge courses such as Hiking, Map-reading, Community Song, and Total Defence (Bronze) for cadets to widen their repertoire of skills as part of their holistic development. 

The ANCO course is part of the requirements for cadets to be appointed as Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers. Cadets will learn skills that will be useful as they would be preparing to take on leadership roles in the Corp after graduating from this course.
Annual St John Brigade Day 27 Jun An important day of commemoration, cadets reflect on the values and purpose of their roles as first-aiders.
Zone Annual Presentation cum Sec 1 Enrollment Ceremony 14 Jul Rehearsals for award presentation ceremony and official enrolment of Sec 1 cadets into SJB 
Zone Annual Presentation cum Sec 1 Enrolment Ceremony 28 Jul Award presentation ceremony and official enrolment of Sec 1 cadets into SJB 
SJB NDP Appreciation Function 18 AugA fun-filled function to reward cadets, officers and teachers involved in NDP 2018 
UG National Camp 24 - 27 Aug A camp organised by the National Cadet Corps (NSS) HQ to build rapport amongst cadets from all UGs in Singapore 
Annual First Aid/Nursing Re-examination 25Aug Cadets will go through examinations. Successful candidates will obtain their basic first-aid / advanced first-aid certificate
Basic Home Nursing Course 1, 8 & 15 Sept Selected students will attend a course to improve their home nursing skills 
SJAB Walkathon Day
20 Oct
This annual HQ event encourages a healthy lifestyle. All cadets are mobilised to walk and raise funds for the Brigade
Hospital Duty (NUH, CGH, TTSH, SGH) Nov - Dec
Selected cadets are sent on an attachment to hospitals to observe and learn more about nursing and health care. This exposure to authentic situations will help cadets to improve their nursing and first aid knowledge.