St John's Brigade
ObjectivesFOR 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.
- Ms Farhana Bte Mokhtar (TIC)
- Ms Low Ying Si, Eliza
- Ms Priyanka Chakraborty
|Wednesday||3:00pm - 6:00pm||SJB Room / Basketball Court / Classroom / Quadrangle|
|Friday||2:00pm - 5:00pm||SJB Room / Basketball Court / Classroom / Quadrangle|
Programmes / Events
|Name of Programme / Event||Date / Month||OBJECTIVES OF PROGRAMME / EVENT|
||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.|
Cadets learn stationary and movement foot drills to build discipline and resilience as well as to foster corps spirit
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.
|Cadet Proficiency Badge Courses/ Activities||On-going||Cadet Proficiency Badge Scheme (CPBS) was introduced to encourage our cadet members to develop their personal skills and knowledge besides complementing the first aid, home nursing and footdrill that training members undergo during weekly parades/meetings. CPBS is divided into 4 different groups which are Welfare & Service, Outdoor Activities, Skills & Hobbies and General.|
|CCA Rercruitment Drive||12 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.|
|Cross Country (First Aider Duty)||22 Feb||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.|
|Flag Day||2 Mar||An 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.|
|Basic Cardiac Life Support Course||TBC||The Basic Cardiac Life Support Course equips Secondary 3 students with knowledge and skills for basic cardiac life support.|
|CPR + AED Course||TBC||Secondary 2 students will be equipped with the necessary life-saving skills and confidence to respond during cardiac emergencies.|
|WWSJ Promotion and Passing Out Parade||27 Mar||A ceremony where Sec 2-3 cadets are promoted and Sec 4-5 cadets step down from the CCA.|
|First Aid Competition (Zone Level)||30 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. |
|National Inter-Schools Cross Country Championships (First Aider Duty)||10 Apr||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.|
|Sports Day (First Aider Duty)||18 Apr||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.|
|School National Day Parade Contingent Training||May-Aug||National Day Parade 2019 combined rehearsals with all Uniformed Groups.|
|Basic Non-Commissioned Officers (BNCO) Camp and Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers (ANCO) Camp (zone level)||TBC|
he Corp after graduating from this course.
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 t
|Annual St John Brigade Day||5 Jul||An important day of commemoration, cadets reflect on the values and purpose of their roles as first-aiders.|
|St John Award Ceremony||13 Jul||In recognition to the achievement of the Brigade, Corps will receive their Corp Achievement award and qualified cadets of the Cadet Proficiency Badge Criteria will be awarded the Chief Commissioner's badge.|
|Annual First Aid/Nursing Re-examination||27 Jul||Cadets will go through examinations. Successful candidates will obtain their basic first-aid / advanced first-aid certificate|
|Basic Home Nursing Course||TBC||Selected students will attend a course to improve their home nursing skills|
SJAB Walkathon Day
This annual HQ event encourages a healthy lifestyle. All cadets are mobilised to walk and raise funds for the Brigade
|Remembrance Day||10 Nov||SJB cadets will attend a memorial service to pay tribute to those who gave their lives during World War II.|
|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.|