03 November 2021

Sporting highlights

Great news in cross country and tennis.

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Cross country

A great residential trip to the Sussex Downs took place over half term for our cross country runners. This training camp provided great preparation for future races alongside some outstanding countryside views.

We have now qualified an extra two teams for the regional round of the ESAA cross country cup, so five teams in total. Congratulations to the junior and senior boys and the junior, inter and senior girls. Congratulations to Victoria Kern who won the junior girls’ race and Ben Catchpole who won the junior boys’. There were also notable top ten performances from many of our other runners.


Amelie Tsang represented Great Britain in the EFC Cadet (U17) foil competition in Tauberbischofsheim in Germany. She finished seventh out of 165 fencers – an incredible achievement!


Our U13A football team have qualified for the quarter finals of the U13 Small Schools Kent Cup (a competition for year groups with less than 50 boys).


Congratulations to the U14C hockey team who won their Tier 3 tournament before half term.

Congratulations to Moritz Hippe and Will Galloni who toured with the UK Lions during half term.

Congratulations to Lara Bailey and Holly Hughes who are through to the next round of the Academy Centre Hockey trials as part of the England Hockey performance pathway.


Well done to the U16 Netballers who have progressed to the county finals day after some excellent performances at the qualifying day.


The U15s have progressed to the semi-final of the Kent Cup after a brilliant performance to beat Skinners 33-15.

Table Tennis

Well done to Aaryan Khanna (Y9) who won the Table Tennis Tournament at Park Langley Club, Beckenham against participants all older than him.


Incredible fight and resilience from our middle school girls’ tennis team as they beat Surbiton High in the regional round of the national cup in a nail-biting 11-9 shootout. Well done to Carlotta Kern, Serena Manca, Maddie Brown and Annabel Nuijens who now progress to the regionals finals tournament.

Congratulations to Alex Tarashev who finished as runner up in a very close final at the Crawley Autumn Tournament for boys 14U.

Sailing and Windsurfing

Congratulations to Izzy Johnson who has just been selected for the British Youth Sailing Regional Training Group for the London and South East region.

Congratulations to Jamie Middleburgh has been invited to join the Royal Yacht Association Regional Youth Training Scheme for Windsurfers.


There is excellent news for our for the finals later this month at the London Aquatic Centre. Out of ten teams entered, we have seven teams qualifying in the top 20 nationally.

  • Junior girls qualified 17th FC Relay
  • Inter girls qualified 3rd FC and Medley Relay
  • Inter boys qualified 13th FC Relay and 8th Medley Relay
  • Senior boys qualified 12th FC Relay and 9th Medley Relay

This is particularly impressive as the number of finalists has been reduced from 30 to 20 for this year’s event due to social distancing regulations.

Congratulations to Maddie Evans who has gone through to the regional swim squad selection for the south east. 



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