Sporting Highlights

Summer term 2018

2017-18 Participation and Results

  • 933 fixtures, 184 teams, 18 sports
  • 86% representation, with 100% Lower School, 91% Middle School, 63% Upper School
  • 59% wins across all sports


Lucinda White has been selected to represent Kent Schools at the English Schools National Track and Field Championships in July.

The Lower School enjoyed a superb sports day, in which James Davies broke the Year 9 300m record, making it 39.23.

Our athletes had an excellent day of athletics at the Kent IAPS, with success all round including records and personal bests across the board:

Henry Palmer – 1st 200m 27.09; 1st long jump 5.30 (national record)
Tom Phillips – 1st 1500m 4.49 
Tan Rabe – 1st 1500m 5.05 
Nick Thomson – 1st hurdles 
Aidan Durant – 2nd 800m 2.25 
Fred McGahan – 2nd hurdles 
Ben Apponyi – 3rd shot 
Cameron Davies – 3rd 800m 2.28 
Year 8 Relay – 2nd 53.73

Georgia Baker – 1st U14 long jump; 2nd 100m 
Amber Boardman – 1st U13 javelin 
Natalya Keller – 1st U14 75m hurdles and high jump 
Lucinda White – 1st U14 shot and javelin 
Esther Adcock – 2nd U13 discus
Annabel Cheveley – 2nd U14 long jump; 3rd 200m 
Olivia de Pury – silver shot, bronze discus 
Amelie Tsang – 2nd U13 high jump 
Katie Willis – 2nd U14 discus
Allegra Cuomo – 3rd U13 javelin 
Telia Green – 3rd U14 1500m 
U14 relay 1st 
U13 relay 3rd

At the Kent Schools’ Championships the following athletes performed superbly:

Lucinda White: 1st javelin 34.31; 1st pole vault 2.95
Katie Willis: bronze medal discus 
Ryan Cherian: 3rd final 800m 2.02 
Sandy Milligan: 3rd final 200m 23.38 
Max Perman: 3rd final hurdles 12.66


Well done to our U13 girls on winning the U13 ‪Kent cricket ODI festival. The team formed the guard of honour for the senior ladies’ England team playing at Canterbury which was televised on Sky Sports.

Sevenoaks competed at the ECB Chance to Shine U13 girls’ county round and were runners-up in the final vs Hayes.

Against a very strong King’s Wimbledon side, Harry Houillon and Rhys Joseph put on a 90-run partnership with Harry scoring his second 50 of the week. The 1st XI gave a brilliant performance to win the match.


Amelie Tsang won bronze in the International CEP Challenge Mondial Fleuret U12 in Paris. She also won silver at the England Youth Championships U13 Foil and bronze at the Trophée International Region PACA U15 in Avignon. At Challenge Wratislavia U13 in Poland, Amelie finished 29 out of 180 fencers. She was the highest ranked British girl.

Piero Steiner joined the England Youth Championship and brought back a silver.

Congratulations to Sophie Rayment who came sixth for Under 15 Girls sabre at the England Youth Fencing Championships.


Renee Ojikutu has been selected for England U18 for the upcoming games against Scotland, Germany and Belgium.

Phoebe Gough-Cooper was part of the U12 Sevenoaks Hockey Club side who were runners-up in the national final.


Congratulations to the Sevenoaks School sailors who finished first and third at the BSDRA Thames Valley championships. The B team put in an amazing effort to finish third, beating several A teams. Sailing for Sevenoaks were:

A team: Matt Caiger (Capt) & Annabel Richards, Cossie Lewis & Becky Caiger, Nick Davies & Ed Salmon

B team: Anne Marie Ratnage & Alice Parker, Ellie Wild & Issy Willis, Sean Lee & Moriz Forster

At the RS Feva World Championship, William Caiger and Becky Caiger won the family title and were placed fifth overall.


Louis Hayes has qualified in eight events for the British Summer Championship 2018. Only the top 24 swimmers ranked in GB are invited.

The Swim England National Meet 2018 follows on the week after, for those ranked 25-45 in GB within the qualification window. These are the qualifiers:

Kara Dimond: 50m breaststroke
Louis Hayes: 200m freestyle, 100m breaststroke
Zac Raymond: 100m freestyle
Ellie Vowell: 50m butterfly, 100m butterfly 

Zac Raymond won gold, silver and bronze at the inter-division championships.

Louis Hayes is the South East regional champion in the 100m butterfly and now ranks second in GB with a time under 1 minute (59.84). Also at the SE regional championships, he won silver in the 50m freestyle and bronze in the 100m backstroke.

At the same competition, Emily Brown earned a bronze in the 100m breaststroke. Emily has been selected for the South East Regional Swim Pathway Programme for 12-year-olds.


The Sevenoaks U15 mixed double tournament was won by Freddie Stafford and Janani Sivayogan (Year 9). The plate runners-up were Vikas Kokkiligadda and Tess Hargrave (Year 9).

Allegra Cuomo was runner-up at the U12 girls’ singles event at Sevenoaks School.

We finished runners-up in all three age groups in a mixed doubles tournament v Wellington, Cranleigh, Epsom and Haileybury.

At the Eton Pairs, the U15 boys came sixth out of 16: (Year 8) Hugo Coquelin and Michael Smirnov, and (Year 9) Freddie Stafford and James King.

The senior boys made a great effort at the St George’s Pairs Tournament, finishing in sixth position out of 32 pairs.

Congratulations to our junior boys who won their semi-final match to qualify for the Kent LTA Schools Tennis Finals.


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