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Sporting Achievements

Sporting Achievements

We strive for sporting excellence, and there is an impressive range of opportunities in which students can represent the school locally, regionally and nationally.

We are proud of our students’ participation rates, and their enthusiasm for our extensive extra-curricular sporting timetable before, during, and after school. Our sporting expertise puts us at the top of the county and national championships in a whole range of sports.

We also host a wide range of sporting competitions and community sport activities throughout the year. We have state-of-the-art sports facilities for all students to access, including a sports hall, gymnasium, fitness suite, dance studio, modern athletics area, sports field and netball courts.

RECENT INTERNATIONAL HONOURS:

Jessica Judd – Represented Great Britain in athletics and England in the Commonwealth Games
Max Crumpton – Plays in the Rugby for Harlequins . Represented England Rugby in U16 and U20 age groups
Kiera Tippett – Great Britain Biathlon
Ted Smith – Southend United and England Football

PREVIOUS STUDENTS SUCCESS

Jackson Wray – Over 250 games for Saracens in the English Premiership Capped every level for England except full honours. Over 50 European rugby appearances. Three time European Rugby Champion. Premiership winner.
Amanda Parker – World Champion Trampolining
Gianni Frankis – Great Britain and Italy Athletics – 110m hurdles

NATIONAL COMPETITIONS:

RUGBY, FOOTBALL (BOYS AND GIRLS), CROSS COUNTRY, ATHLETICS, GOLF.

COUNTY COMPETITIONS

All years U12-U18 County Competitions in:
RUGBY, FOOTBALL (BOYS AND GIRLS), BASKETBALL, ATHLETICS, GOLF, CROSS COUNTRY, CRICKET, NETBALL, HOCKEY

CASTLE POINT DISTRICT COMPETITIONS

RUGBY, FOOTBALL (BOYS AND GIRLS), CROSS COUNTRY, BASKETBALL, HOCKEY, NETBALL, SWIMMING, TENNIS, BADMINTON, TABLE TENNIS, CRICKET, ROUNDERS, ATHLETICS.

SUCCESSES THIS ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/24

Year 7 Boys
Rugby A Team District Champions
Rugby B Team District Runners up
Year 7 XC District Runners up
Basketball District Runners up
County Rugby 7s Runners up
Football District Champions

Year 7 Girls
Hockey District Champions
Netball B Team District Champions

Year 8 Boys
Basketball District Runners up
Football District Runners up
Rugby District Runners up
XC District Runners up
District Swim Champions

Year 8 Girls
Netball District Runners up

Year 9 Boys
District Rugby Champions
District XC Runners up
District Basketball Champions
Rugby, Essex County Semi Finalists
Basketball, Essex County Semi Finalists
Football, Essex County Semi Finalists

Year 9 Girls
Football District 3rd place

Year 10 Boys
South East Essex Football Cup – Runners Up

Year 10 Girls
Football National Cup - Quarter finalists

Year 11 Boys
Football District Champions
Basketball District Champions
Rugby, District Runners up
Rugby Essex Cup Semi Finalists

Year 11 Girls
Badminton District Senior Champions

Overall
District Swimming Runners up

NATIONAL COMPETITION SUCCESS

U19 Girls Football runners up
National Athletics finalists 2012 Junior Girls (3rd) Intermediate Boys (7th)
National Athletics finalists 2013 Intermediate Girls (3rd)
National Athletics finalists 2014 Junior Girls (6th), Intermediate Girls (6th), Intermediate Boys (3rd)
National Athletics finalists 2015 Intermediate boys (3rd)
National Athletics finalists 2017 Junior Boys (2nd)
National Athletics CHAMPIONS – Intermediate Boys – 2019
Rosslyn Park Rugby 7s U16 and U13
Nat West National Rugby Cup U15 and U18

SPORTS TOURS

Cardiff Rugby Tour
Girls Netball Tour to Marbella Spain.
Annual school ski trips to Europe and Northern America