Sporting Highlights

February 2018

Sevenoaks School has been ranked as ninth best independent school in the country for sport by School Sport Magazine, showing an excellent level of consistency over the last few years. Well done to all on this superb achievement.

Badminton

The U14 boys finished sixth while the U16 boys won a bronze medal and U16 girls won silver at the county tournament.

Curling 

At the English Schools’ Curling Championships the U16 team finished sixth while the U15 team won the novice cup for the second year in a row.

Dressage 

Congratulations to Juliette Lindsay who has qualified for the Under 18 Medium British Dressage National Finals in April.

Fencing

Congratulations to Piero Steiner who won silver at the Surrey championships and did well at the Italian nationals.

Hockey 

Congratulations to the U16 side who fought valiantly against Clifton College in the national finals playoff but unfortunately lost 3-2. We are all proud of the team who have represented the school so well during the hockey season.

Netball

The U19 team had a really good day at the regionals, finishing fourth after winning two, losing two and drawing three. The U14A team won the U14 Birley's tournament after beating Brighton College in the final.

Skiing

Three students participated in the British Schoolgirls Ski race in Flaine. Their combined ranking, after a number of races – slalom, giant slalom etc – and out of 113 finishers was:
Camille Favre 20th
Lara Gueorguieva 37th
Margaretha von Boetticher 55th 

Swimming 

Sevenoaks students have had great success at the Kent County Swimming Championships to date. Congratulations to the following:

Louis Hayes: Junior Cup (U16) men’s 100m butterfly; gold 100m butterfly, 200m backstroke, 100m backstroke, 200m freestyle and 100m freestyle. Silver 100m breaststroke. Number 1 GB at 200m freestyle and 100m freestyle.  

Elspeth Watson: Gold 100m butterfly and 200m butterfly. Silver 200m backstroke and 200m freestyle. Bronze 100m backstroke.

Sarah Williams: Silver 200m breaststroke, fourth 100m breaststroke.

Ellie Vowell: 5th 100m butterfly and 100m breaststroke

Emily Brown: Bronze 100m breaststroke

Kara Dimond: Fourth 100m breaststroke, seventh 200m breaststroke

Stephen Yeap Weller: fifth 100m freestyle and Open Men’s

Zac Raymond – fifth 100m backstroke, seventh 200m freestyle and 100m freestyle

Rob Allen: seventh 200m backstroke; eighth 100m backstroke

Tennis

Both the girls' and boys' senior teams have qualified for the national tennis final next month.

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