Sporting highlights

Athletics

Sevenoaks enjoyed their most recent fixture against Forest School, providing opportunities for many of those who hadn’t yet represented the school. this term. There has been a fantastic uptake this term and it was a real highlight to see so many gain a competitive experience for their hard work in training.

There were some brilliant performances at the Kent county championships:

  • Harriet Medlen – Finished third in the U17 100m final with a time of 12.56s and managed to go one further in the 200m, picking up second in the final with a time of 25.39s. With two medals and PBs for Harriet and things look bright given she competed a year young.
  • Oliver Brooke – Finished first within the U17 400m event with a time of 50.69s and achieving a new school record in the process. He also picked up second place in the Long Jump with a distance of 6.06m falling just short of the record he set in the previous week.
  • Georgia Baker – Finished second in the U20 100m hurdles event with a time of 15.69s and also achieved a bronze medal in the long jump with a distance of 5.40m.

Whilst completing her GCSEs, Anne-Sophie Bremans also found time to achieve a new 400m school record whilst competing in Belgium (Antwerp) over the weekend, clocking a time of 55.94s.

Cricket

Ben Dawkins made 128 for Kent U15s v Essex on Sunday.

Climbing

At the Independent Schools Climbing Competition, Sevenoaks won 7 of the 10 categories entered.

  • Ryan Friis came first in U16 boys’ bouldering and speed categories.
  • Ruby Thomas came first in the speed, joint first in lead climbing, as well as first overall in the individual combined category (U16 girls).
  • Our mixed U16 team came first in bouldering and speed (Ruby, Ryan and Ruben Tandy)
  • Our girls’ U16 team came first in bouldering (Ruby, Charlotte Bloodworth & Niamh Harmer)

Equestrian

Abi Scott competed for England at the Royal Windsor Pony Club Dressage Home Internationals winning the individual and team events.

Golf

Sanjana Sharma has been selected for the U18 Kent Ladies team for county week in July.

Hockey

Adam Ward has been selected as Head Coach of the Over 45s England Mens’ team who will shortly be competing in the 4 Nations.

Netball

Ella Christopherson was voted player of the tournament for her club, CD Phoenix Sussex at the National Club Championships.

Sailing

Allegra Fleming and Rosie Heydorn won the Bough Beech RS Feva Open competing versus 22 other boats.

Staff

Well done to Mr Kirby and Mr Bishop who completed a half Ironman over the weekend. This consisted of a 2km swim, 90km bike and a 21km run. They will be competing in a full Ironman later this year.

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