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PE and Dance Newsletter – 13th March 2020

Mr J Foster, PE Teacher, writes:

Student Achievements

Well done to Sophie Green who competed in a swimming gala last weekend. Sophie collected one silver medal and three gold medals in various events such as 50m freestyle & backstroke and 100m individual medley.

Well done to Lutzia Holburns who has been chosen to be part of the England Ice Hockey Girls U13 team and will be representing her country in Romania on 8th – 12th April.

Fixtures

Netball

Well done to the Year 10 netball team who won their league tournament against six other teams! This is a great achievement against many good teams.

The Year 7s played a very close game against a very good Ridgeway team, narrowly losing 18-10. The team has come a long way since the start of the year and should be proud of their performance. Well done.

Football

Well done to the Year 11 football team for reaching the district semi-finals. Unfortunately the boys lost on penalties, such a cruel way to end their final game for Stanborough. Thank you boys for your commitment to the team during your time at Stanborough.

Upcoming events

  • Peter Pan Production – Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th March. £6 for adults, £4 for concessions. The Sandpit Theatre, The Ridgeway, Sandringham School, St Albans, AL4 9NX.
  • Year 9 girls netball tournament. 3:15 start.

 

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PE & Dance Newsletter – 6th March 2020

Mr J Foster, PE Teacher, writes:

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Basketball

It was a successful week for both the Year 7 and Year 8 basketball teams. Year 7 performed brilliantly in their 56-12 win over Hertswood. All players performed brilliantly, but the player of the match was David Manon Jorge, scoring 8 baskets! Well done David!

The Year 8 team also won their match against Hertswood by 20 points to 12. This was another excellent
performance by the team led by player of the match Tapi Zonda who scored 6 baskets! Well done Tapi!

Netball

The Year 10 netball team played a very close match against Queenswood. The lead kept changing from one team to another, with the girls eventually losing to a very narrow 14-12 score.

Student Achievements

Congratulations to Nathan, Year 9, who was presented with an award from Saracens Hertfordshire Men’s Cricket League for being the leading bowler in the Regional Division B East.

Nathan, who plays for Hatfield Hyde Cricket Club, took an amazing 22 wickets (including 2 fivers) with an average of 10.73 last season.  This is quite an achievement in his first season in open age cricket as his opponents are typically adult players with many years of experience. Well done Nathan!

Congratulations to Jamie, Year 10, who has been invited to participate in the ProFutsal team who are heading off to the prestigious Costa Blanca Cup which takes place in Benidorm, Spain. Pro Futsal competes in the top division of the country at senior level so this is a great achievement, well done Jamie!

Archie, Year 9, recently took a tour to Mumbai, India, along with the rest of his Youth Chelsea FC team mates and we are pleased to say that they won the Premier League Tournament! Well done Archie!

Upcoming events

  • House netball
    Monday: Year 7 and 8
    Tuesday: Year 9/10/11
  • Sport relief
    Next Thursday and Friday lunchtime, there will be events happening on the hard play to raise money for sport relief. More details will be delivered in tutor time or for any questions speak to Mr Foster.
  • The dance production – Peter Pan
    The students involved have been working incredibly hard preparing for the shows on the 17th and 18th of March.

 

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Stanborough School Dance Production – Peter Pan

Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th March 2020

The Sandpit Theatre, Sandringham School, St Albans

Peter Pan Dance Production March 2020

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PE & Dance Newsletter – 14th February 2020

Mr J Foster, PE Teacher, writes; 

Student Shout out!

Congratulations to Maggie in Year 8 who won two golds this weekend in the girls and mixed doubles in Badminton. Maggie is now through to a county competition!

Congratulations to Archie Chaplin in Year 9 who has been invited to play for Chelsea in the Mumbai premier league competition!

Congratulations to Shenell Dunkley in Year 10 who has been chosen for the karate national squad!

Fixtures

Boys

The Year 7 basketball team put in a great performance in a convincing 18-0 win over Yavneh in the district league basketball match. The boys followed this up with a good display against a very good Chancellors team, losing the game 30-10.

Girls

Year 7 : Stanborough 5-6 Chancellors. Well done to player of the match, Bailey.

Year 8 : Stanborough Jaguars 6-9 against Chancellors. Well done to player of the match Amber Cooper.
Stanborough Pumas 10-6 against Chancellors. Well done to player of the match Aimee Ricketts.

Dates for the diary:

Year 7 basketball v Hertswood (H) Wednesday 26th February 3-5pm
Year 8 basketball v Hertswood (H) Thursday 27th February 3-5pm
Dance production rehearsal Thursday 27th February. All day
Sports leaders primary event- year 2 target tennis. Friday 28th February 1-3pm.

 

 

 

 

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PE & Dance Newsletter, 7th February 2020

Mr J Foster, PE Teacher, writes;

It has been excellent to see so many students attending dance, basketball, athletics, table tennis and netball clubs this term. The extra-curricular timetable should be displayed on tutor boards so it is not too late to get involved!