09 January 2020

Sporting Highlights

There have been some fantastic sporting achievements over the Christmas break.

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Amelie Tsang has been selected to represent Great Britain at the Cadet (U17) European Championships (both individual and team events) in Croatia in February. 

In the inter-regional Cadet (U17) Team Winton Cup, Sophie Rayment (Sabre) and Amelie Tsang (Foil) represented South East. South East won the foil competition and finished second overall. Amelie was also awarded best female foilist.  


Paul van Velsen and his U18 Sevenoaks hockey club team qualified for the national indoor finals. 

Knole Park Hockey club won the U14 indoor nationals featuring Bella Munoz, Amber Croll and Summer Knight-Thompson.  


Congratulations to the following players on their county selections:

Tom Day – U15, EPDG Saracens/Kent

Oli Ebsworth – U14, PDG Saracens/Kent


A really successful trip to the First Snow Ski Racing Championships in Val Thorens at the start of the break. The 46 students were excellent ambassadors for the school, the staff were outstanding, and we had some brilliant top ten performances in the three ski racing events:

Team parallel slalom 

  • Mixed junior team – 1st

Individual slalom

  • Giulio Bianco – U18 boy, 1st
  • Matilde Valeria – U18 girl, 6th
  • Agata Saitta – U18 girl, 8th
  • Felix Ersser – U16 boy, 7th
  • Charlotte Ip – U16 girl, 3rd
  • Sophia Zinicola – U16 girl, 5th
  • Hector Ribiere – U14 boy, 2nd
  • Kiran Seegers – U14 boy, 3rd
  • Raya Zinicola – U14 girl, 3rd; U12, 1st
  • Oli Gueorguiev – U14 boy, 10th; U12, 1st

Individual giant slalom

  • Giulio Bianco – U18 boy, 1st
  • Ben Lacour – U18 boy, 2nd
  • Adrien Chavarot – U18 boy, 4th
  • Jonah Sweidan – U18 boy, 8th
  • Agata Saitta – U18 girl, 6th
  • Sophia Zinicola – U16 girl, 3rd
  • Charlotte Ip – U16 girl, 4th
  • Felix Ersser – U16 boy, 7th
  • Hector Ribiere – U14 boy, 1st
  • Kiran Seegers – U14 boy, 6th
  • Raya Zinicola – U14 girl, 3rd; U12, 1st
  • Oli Gueorguiev – U12 boy, 1st

Old Sennockians

Max Thorpe (OS 2011) is competing in the Talisker Atlantic Challenge – often regarded as the world’s toughest row. 


Over 180 pupils from various primary schools took part in the Kent School Games agility competition at Sevenoaks in the Christmas break.

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