Watch out Wimbledon, the Girls’ Senior Tennis Squad from King Edward’s Witley is on fire having just reached the knock out stage of the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) Schools Team Tennis Schools’ Competition.
A seven year-old pupil from Sandroyd School is thrilled to have been presented with a national swimming award by Paralympic swimming gold medallist Ellie Robinson, and Olympic synchronised diving bronze medallist Daniel Goodfellow.
Bancroft’s School in Woodford Green, Essex was lucky enough to have a visit from Olympian Shona McCallin, who won Gold in Rio 2016 as part of the women’s hockey team. Shona was accompanied by her medal, which goes everywhere with her!
Itamar Biran (18 years), a recent Old Gower from UCS Hampstead, is fundraising to attend the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang to represent Israel as an alpine ski racer. He is currently ranked 2nd in his sport in Britain, and 1st in Israel.
Pupils took part in a Hockey Masterclass at Belmont Preparatory School, run by William Marshall, an international Hockey player who has received 146 caps for Scotland and has competed in two Commonwealth Games.
Hazlegrove swimmers were thrilled that British Olympic swimmer Cameron Kurle came to their squad training session. As well as sharing some training tips in the pool, Cameron talked to the children about the value of hard work and determination.
Hockey history has been repeated by Foremarke Hall this week with a hard-earned victory for the U13 team in the IAPS national finals. This is the second time in the school’s history it has won the U13 title two years in succession.
Shiplake College's rowers headed to Fours Head in London, and the Pangbourne Head event on Saturday 12 November, where they proved they are a force to be reckoned with this season, posting some incredible times.