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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!


Year 7

The Year 7 basketball team played very well at the basketball rally at Ridgeway Academy, coming in 4th place, Well done boys!

Well done to the Year 7 netballers after their 5-2 win against Ridgeway.  Well done to player of the match Tyra!

Well done to the Year 7 girls football team who competed in the 5-a-side football tournament at Hertswood. Despite the very cold conditions, the girls put in a series of good performances!

Year 8

The Year 8 basketball team reached the semi-final of the basketball rally at Dame Alice Owens.
Well done boys!

The Year 8 netball team put in a very good performance against Dame Alice Owens, winning the game 8-5! Well done to player of the match Ilham!

Year 9

The Year 9 basketball team rounded off their excellent season with a 27-24 win over Mount Grace, meaning they finished 3rd in the district league. Well done on a fantastic season boys!

Teaching and Learning

“Well done to the Year 7s for being so creative with their choreography inspired by ‘CATS’ the musical!”Miss Bowen

“A massive well done to the Year 9 and 10 students who are showing fantastic effort in their Fartlek training sessions!” Mr Foster and Mr Minion

Student Shout Out

Well done to Aidan Wadley who represented the school in a county cross-country event against Year 9 students. He ran 4k in 16 minutes which is a brilliant effort especially in the muddy conditions!