22 June 2023
Oliver Brooke competed at the National Leagues Athletics Championship finishing second with a time of 11.02s (100m) and 22.24s (200m).
Anjola Adekoya, Ella Christopherson, David Abobade, Charlotte Bloodworth all competed at the inter counties championship. We are awaiting results to confirm if they’ve been selected to represent Kent at the English Nationals.
Our boys team (Year 9 -12) competed at Tonbridge, finishing second overall V Tonbridge A & B String, St Paul’s, Whitgift with the seniors (L6) taking first, the inters (Y10) taking second and juniors (Y9) taking fourth.
On Friday 16 June Year 7 and 8 competed at the IPS T&F Championships at Julie Rose Stadium, Ashford. Twenty-seven students attended of which 15 students managed to achieve the qualifying distances/times to compete at the IPS National Championships on Monday 3rd July at Pingles Stadium, Nuneaton.
At the Kent Schools T&F Champs we had a fantastic day with some fantastic performances from the 22 students who achieved the qualifying distances and times earlier in the season. The heat played its part on the track but overall it was a superb display of athletics and great experience for those taking part.
Particular well done to:
Tom Hobbs: 1st, high jump, 1.85m
Ben Catchpole: 3rd, 1500m, 4.25m (PB)
Charlotte Bloodworth: 2nd, hammer, 27m; 800m finalist
Hanna Maeda: 4th, 1500m
Alexia Scotiniadis: 2nd, 300m
Harriet Medlen: 2nd, 100m
Tiffany Oyewole: 3rd, shot
Maddie Evans: 2nd, shot
Anjola Adekoya: 1st, shot
Ella Christopherson: 2nd, shot
David Abobade: 1st, shot
Elodie de Jonge has been invited to the Aspire U15 Girls Super Region Basketball Training Camp in preparation for the All Stars Tournament in July.
It was a great day for the U13s at the Jr NBA finals. Well done to everyone involved and a special mention to Dibbe for winning the shooting contest.
The girls’ U13A were plate winners at the Reigate Tournament.
Alex Greene came third in the boys’ under 15 sabre fencing at the England Youth Championships.
Bethan Thomas played for Kent U14 girls beating a very strong Hertfordshire team in the SE counties cup final after extra time and penalties. Bethan has also been selected for the ISFA U15 Representative Camp in August.
The West Kent District U14 girls, including four Sevenoaks School girls, will receive their league winner’s medals on Saturday. The West Kent girls were undefeated in the league and only lost one match all season, a 2 – 0 loss in the national semi-final, away to Sefton, the eventual winners.
A Stellar Saturday for Sevenoaks School Sailors at Datchet Water, Sevenoaks won the BSDRA Thames Valley Championships competing against 14 other schools, they went undefeated through the league stage, before beating RGS 2-0 in the Semi Final and then Winchester 2-0 in the final.
Meanwhile, at the Kent Schools Topper Team Racing Championships held at Westbere Lake, Sevenoaks A won, with Sevenoaks B taking fourth overall. This is an amazing achievement for a team of Year 9 sailors at an U18 competition.
Another very successful day for Sevenoaks Sailors was the BSDRA South East championships for the Hoad Shield – held in very challenging shifty and light wind conditions, racing took place in U18 and U16 divisions with 26 teams from 10 different clubs and schools. Sevenoaks finished second in the U18s and were the first placed school team, after losing to Rutland SC in the finals. The U16s were dominated by Sevenoaks, finishing first, third and fourth overall with Claire’s Court in second
Special mention to Rosie Heydorn and Allegra Fleming who in 2023 have represented the school A team in two U16 and two U18 competitions, finishing first in all four alongside winning the BBSC Feva Open in May.
The boys’ 1st IV beat Eastbourne 5-1 to qualify for the national finals, held at Nottingham during enrichment week. Players were Tim McLain, Matt McLain, Matt Wilkes and Fred Ivey. Theo Dimov will also go to the finals.
Amelie Tsang has been selected to represent Great Britain in fencing for both individual and team events at the European Games in Krakow.