26 November 2015
November sport round-up
A high-flying half term of individual and team achievements including national qualification in sailing, cross country and hockey.
Rhys Joseph has been invited to the join the Academy Fast Bowling programme as an Associate member for the third year running.
The inter boys and inter girls have qualified for the English Schools Cross Country Cup national final. This is the first time that a boys’ team has qualified for the nationals, which is a brilliant achievement.
Sabrina Sinha comfortably won the London Youth Games Cross Country, nearly half a minute clear of her nearest competitor.
Daniel Shields has qualified for the Junior European Open Golf Championship in Spain, an incredible achievement!
Zoe Eifion-Jones and Orissa Welsh have been selected for Hi-Pac (regional level).
The U14 squad were placed second in the East of England regional finals, and have qualified for the national single-match play-off in the new year.
Juliette Lindsay has qualified for the regional dressage championships.
At the RYA Youth and Junior Championships, the U16s finished second overall (and first school team) and the U19s finished fourth. This is a huge event attracting all the top youth sailors in the country competing in U19 and U16 divisions, with teams from schools, national squads and sailing clubs from around the UK; 48 teams in total.
Lily Snell had a great competition at the regional championships and picked up five national qualifying times.
Tae Kwon Do
Kai Meadows, Alex Hayward and Thomas Hayward passed their Second Degree and are now Tae Kwon Do Second Degree Black Belt.
The U14 girls team came third at the Aegon Cup regional finals.
Chris Olley (OS 2014) was named the Kent U20 Male Athlete of the Year by the Kent County Athletics Association.