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At St Bede's we have a thriving sporting community and we encourage extra curricular activities, many of which are sports related. Our main sports teams include rugby, netball, badminton, football, basketball and in the summer cricket, tennis, athletics and rounders.

Last updated - 3 March 2016

Rugby review (29 November 2016-24 February 2017)

The season is proving to be very successful. A record number of boys and girls are playing rugby regularly and so far this season we have played 53 matches. We have won 37, drawn 3 and lost 13.

A school trip to Twickenham was organised to watch the England men’s team play Italy in the 6 Nations. 65 students and adults enjoyed a fantastic day out watching an ‘interesting’ game of rugby.

We have also been following the progress of ex pupil Kay Wilson is currently playing and scoring tries for England in the Women’s 6 Nations tournament.

Y7 boys
The Y7 boys are progressing rapidly and are showing real potential. Their performance against Oakwood was their best yet.

Drew against Winston Churchill 20 – 20
Beat Oakwood 55 – 30

Star Player: Sean Callanan
Top Scorer: Daniel Sanford

Y8 boys
Y8 boys are playing some excellent rugby and have produced many dominant performances of late. They are gelling well as a team and have scored some impressive tries.

Beat Dunottar 45 – 0
Beat Winston Churchill 35 – 0

Star Player: Jared Jeffery
Top Scorer: George Bowers

Y9 boys
The Y9 team just lost out to a strong Reigate School team but recovered to produce a showing performance against a good Winston Churchill Team.

Lost to Reigate School 17 – 15
Beat Winston Churchill School 40–25

Star Player: Harrison Sadler-Lambert
Top Scorer: Alfie Wainscoat

Y10 boys
The Y10 boys’ team is making rapid progress this season. A lot of new players have joined the team which is very encouraging. They have come back twice from 4 tries down to win in the late minute and nearly came back again against Ashcombe.

Beat Oakwood 36–34
Beat Winston Churchill School 35–10
Lost to Ashcombe 15 - 10 (see photos below taken by Rick Carter)

Star Player: Derick Meyer
Top Scorer: Cameron Rolph

1st XV
The 1st XV have won 9/10 of their matches so far this season. They have produced many excellent performances and have displayed a strong team spirit. We are grateful to Barney Radcliffe for coaching the boys this season.

Beat Harris, Crystal Palace 19 – 12
Beat Sutton Grammar 50 - 0
Lost to Hayes 41 – 0

Star Player: Niam Walsh
Top Scorer: Ollie Morris

We would like to welcome spectators at to the Charlotte Fawcett Memorial Match at Old Reigatians between the Old Boys and our current 1st XV on Friday 31 March at 4.15pm. Last year over 400 pupils, ex pupils, parents and staff attended raising £529 for the Shooting Star Chase Hospice.

Y7/8 girls
The girls have attended various rugby festivals this season and have performed very well. Many girls had never played before this season and have improved rapidly. Thanks to Angus Maiklem the girls enjoy training every Tuesday.

Beat RAA 35 – 30
Lost To St Andrews 35 – 10
Beat Reigate School 25 – 15

Star Player: Hannah Ndiwalana
Top Scorer: Cordelia Greatwood

Y9/10 girls team
The girls have thoroughly enjoyed taking part in competitive matches and training regularly. They just lost to Ashcombe but showed tremendous ability and spirit.

Lost to St Andrews 40 – 30

Star player: Faith Hammerton
Top Scorer: Chloe Dunn

Football mid-season review 2016/2017

Boys' football

With a busy March programme of fixtures approaching, our football teams are well placed to move up their leagues. Recent results have included:

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Warwick 5-0 L

Warwick 2-7 W

Oxted 11-0 L

Beacon 6-7 W

Reigate School 1-1 D

Oxted 1-4 W

Reigate

Oxted 3-5 W

 

Reigate 1-4 W

   

After a tough start to the season losing 5-0 against Warwick, the new Year 7 team has picked up a point against Reigate School, drawing 1-1 and is looking forward to a number of fixtures in March to conclude their season.

St Bede’s Year 8’s are currently unbeaten and on course to do well in the league. They have had 3 wins already this season, including a 7-2 win against Warwick before Christmas.  In total they have scored 15 goals in 3 games and only conceded 4!

Our Year 9’s have had a tough start to the season and have a number of games still remaining. They lost their opening game of the season 11-0 to Oxted and are looking to have a positive end to the season in March.

St Bede’s Year 10’s are having another strong season building on their strong finish last year. They have currently beaten both Beacon and Oxted, scoring 12 goals in the process.

Girls' football

Since September we have only participated in three tournaments:

  • Years 10 and 11 entered the 7-a-side District Girls' Football in which they won all their games. They are through to the next round which is on the Wednesday 26 April at Surrey Sports Park. The players who stood out during the tournament were Izzie King (10SA) and Victoria Seddon (10GI).
     
  • Years 8 and 9 played in the 7-a-side District Girls' Football (played 02/03/17) in which they won 2 games and drew 1, resulting in them winning the competition. They again will go through to the next round.
     
  • Year 10 competed for the first time in a Futsal competition which is a 5-a-side indoor competition with slightly different rules and a heavier football. This makes the game fast and furious. The girls had never played this style of football before and adapted quickly battling it out in some close games.

Badminton

Our badminton players recently aquitted themselves well at the annual Surrey School Games competition held at the Guildford Spectrum.

Congratulations to KS4 Boys (Bagio Mathew, Aakash Rajan,Harry Cookson,
Tinu Thomas) who came fourth in an extremely strong competition.

Congratulations to the KS4 Girls who won Bronze medal (Ellen Loft, Amy Talbot, Mary Hallett, Rachel Moss)

Congratulations to the KS3 Boys who won Silver medal (Steve Kuriakose, Treshan Dias, John Joseph, Daniel Burke)

Congratulations to the KS3 Girls who won the Gold medal and now go on to represent Surrey in the South of England stage of the competition. (Sophie Jones, Lucy Hallett, Thea Baker, Rebecca Mote) 

All of the students were complimented by the staff from Badminton England on their play and conduct throughout the day.

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Netball

At the end of February, Years 7, 8 and 10 are in 1st place in the District league. Year 11 are 2nd, but with two fixtures not fulfilled, and Year 9 are third, which is the highest we have ever been placed!

Year group

Current league
position

Star player/s
Year 11 2nd Alicia Zander & Charlotte England
Year 10 1st Anna Green
Year 9 3rd Evie Munn
Year 8 1st Laila Hassan
Year 7 1st Nia Bullen

 

Rugby review - November 2016 

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