Summer 2017 end of term round-up
Sevenoaks School has been ranked as the country’s eighth best independent school for sport by School Sport Magazine, an improvement of ten places from last year. Sevenoaks is also ranked as the best co-educational school for sport in the South-East. This is testament to the hard work and enthusiasm of students, staff and parents.
We were the overall winners at the Duke of York’s Invitational Cup.
Congratulations to the junior girls who finished first at the county round of the English Schools’ Athletics Championships, and the inter boys and girls who finished second.
Congratulations to Lucinda White (Year 7) who is now ranked number one in the country for javelin in her age group.
Phoebe Barker is now Kent U20 800m and 1500m champion. Grace Fleming ran a personal best in the 1500m before heading off to represent GB in the aquathlon.
Congratulations to Rory Easton who won gold, silver and bronze medals at the U17 Six Nations championships while representing England.
Vikas Kokkiligadda was selected to represent Kent U13.
Phoebe Barker represented GB at the World Championships. She finished sixth at the London Mini Marathon, in which Maddie Wise and Carlotta Weitzel also ran.
At the Open Junior Championships, the boys finished second and the girls fifth.
Sophie Rayment won the silver medal for U14 girls sabre at the British Youth Fencing Championships.
Woser Prossor won the silver medal at the Kent Foil Fencing Championships while competing two age groups up in the U14 category.
Annabel Cheveley, Lulu Stephens and Katie Clyne played with the Sevenoaks Hockey Club U12 squad which won the England finals.
The senior team finished second at the BSDRA Hoad Shield at Bough Beech.
William Caiger did very well in the first of the EuroCup series in The Netherlands, finishing fourth.
The team did extremely well at the Kent Rifle League West Kent Rifle League
Short Range Championship, where the girls won at senior and junior level and Anastasia Spiridonova shot 292 out of 300, an outstanding effort. Her score was only one point below the overall champion. Gavriil Kochevrin, Barty Wardell, Eliza Hockey and Cecilia Catuogno-Cal also won medals.
Abi Scott, Charlie Bailey and Katie Clyne finished first at the National Schools Equestrian Association grassroots round while Abi won the individual competition.
In the first weekend of the Under 14 South East Regional Swimming Championship, silver medals were won by Elspeth Watson, Ellie Vowell and Louis Hayes (two medals). Elspeth, Ellie, Louis and Zac Raymond qualified for the finals which take place during half term. Both Ellie and Louis will be going to the summer nationals later this year, and Louis ranks top ten in GB for his age group in his events swum so far.
Sophie Dargan and Charlotte Imbert reached the U16 final at the Harpenden LTC doubles.
At the Kent Doubles, all seven pairs of the boys’ teams were quarter-finalists, and Oscar Brown and Kai Hayashi were overall winners in the inter boys’ competition. The inter girls finished winners and runners-up.
Ingmar Gunn won the Crystal Palace Youth Triathlon, which forms part of the British Triathlon Super Series. He beat the next competitor by an impressive margin of 35 seconds.