Sporting Highlights

End of Lent term 2018

Cricket

The junior girls’ team competed well at the county finals of the Lady Taverners Schools Indoor Competition, coming up against some strong competition.

Natasha Farrant (OS 2014) has been selected in the England Women squad for the tour of India.

Cross country

Maddie Wise, Fin Croll, Carlotta Weitzel, Grace Fleming and Phoebe Barker all represented Kent at the nationals in Leeds.

The Lower School runners made an excellent effort at the Claremont Fan Court Inter-School Cross Country Competition. The boys’ and girls’ teams finished second overall.

Phoebe Barker finished second at the U20 British Cross Challenge Series.

Fencing

Piero Steiner won bronze at the London region youth championships, qualifying for the British youth championships.

Woser Prosser won gold at the south-east regional competition, in the U14 Foil category. He has qualified to compete in the nationals in May.

At the British Public Schools Fencing Championship, Woser Prosser won gold in the Boys’ Mount-Haes Foil category, JP Shaw won his age category and Harry Couchman finished 24th out of 116 in the Junior Boys’ Epee.

Football

The current league standings are as follows:
1st XI – 4th place
2nd XI – 4th place
U16 A – 1st place
U16 B – 1st place
U15 A – 2nd place
U15 B - 3rd place
U14 A – 2nd place
U14 B – 2nd place

Netball

Our U12 and U13 teams were both crowned Kent Country champions this week.

Rugby

Congratulations to the U15 Sevens side who reached the final of the Kent Cup, narrowly missing out on victory. Two county champions and one finalist over the last three years shows real development in the Sevens programme.

Kieran Sassone competed for Harlequins U18 at the Premiership Rugby Under-18s Academy Finals Day, at Allianz Park, the home of Saracens rugby club. They won fifth place play-offs against Sale Sharks.

Old Sennockian Sam Parker (0S 2014) captained the Cambridge rugby league side versus Oxford in the RCMA varsity match.

Skiing

Sevenoaks School finished fifth at the recent Aiglon Cup ski racing championships in Switzerland, with some top five race results from Alex Huisman, Ilya Pecherskiy, Lara Gueorguieva and Margaretha Von Boetticher.

Swimming

A Sevenoaks team competed at the Bath and Otter school championships on Friday at the London Olympic Pool. Sevenoaks finished eighth overall out of 44 large schools; an excellent effort. The boys’ team made the 4 x 100m freestyle final.

Tennis

Our senior teams competed at the national finals in Bolton last weekend. The boys finished second in their group while the girls finished third.

Wheelchair Rugby

We were delighted to welcome the GB Wheelchair Rugby Team to The Sennocke Centre. This superb and inspirational event was experienced by three Year 9 classes and some of our rugby teams. The Year 9s were shown how wheelchair rugby is played along with its different tactics and techniques. Thank you to Old Sennockian Roger Alwen (OS 1960) who was among the organisers.

Sport Relief

We had a busy and fun week raising money for Sport Relief by accumulating everyone’s running, cycling and rowing mileage in an attempt to ‘reach’ Australia. Thanks to everyone who participated.  

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