Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Rowers take two titles at Cambridge Autumn Head

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Our Senior Girls and Remove Boys both came in as the fastest coxed fours of the day at the Cambridge Autumn Head on Saturday. Natasha Southorn (Jervis, 6a), Millie Butcher (Harvey, 6a), Sofia Smith (Mitchinson’s, 6a), Cecily Ross (Jervis, 6b) and cox Cici Zhao (Jervis, 6a) were leading women’s boat while Removes Jasper Wolff (Galpin’s), More »

Sports Results: Autumn Term, Week 6

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Sports Results Week 6 Further information including fixtures, teams and events, can be found via the Sports Website. More »

6b golfers feature in Home Nations South East final

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Two of the school’s top golfers, Charlie Cook (Marlowe, 6b) and Christy Francis (Linacre, 6b), represented Canterbury Golf Club in the South East final of the Junior Team Golf Home Nations Championship. A place in the national final, which is being televised on Sky Sports, was up for grabs but on a blustery, showery day More »

Sports Results: Autumn Term, Week 5

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Sports Results Week 5 Further information including fixtures, teams and events, can be found via the Sports Website. More »

Victory on Thames for girls’ pair

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Our girls’ pair of Natasha Southorn (Jervis, 6a) and Josie Patterson (Luxmoore, 6a) won the Women’s Under-18 Club category at the Pair’s Head on the River Thames on Sunday. Over 400 crews raced at the popular 4.5km time-trial in London which saw top university and club boats take to the water. Two other pairs also More »

Birley’s welcomes 153 local children for Minilympics

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We hosted our fifth Minilympics at Birley’s playing fields on Monday, with 153 local primary school children attending the event aimed at encouraging healthy and active lifestyles.  Over 700 children have now benefited across the five years of the initiative which King’s organises in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University. The Year 5 pupils participated More »

Sports Results: Autumn Term, Week 4

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Sports Results Week 4 Further information including fixtures, teams and events, can be found via the Sports Website. More »

Zac thriving with Scotland U17 Cricket team

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Few cricketers have travelled from Canterbury to Dumfries for a home match only for it to be abandoned to rain after 20 overs. Zac Rahman (6a, Tradescant) was in just that unfortunate situation this summer, however, when he walked to the crease and faced just two balls before the heavens opened. The King’s Junior School More »

Galpin’s clinch House Sailing by two points

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Galpin’s won the 2019 House Sailing competition by just two points at the weekend. The event had been postponed from June due to bad weather. Full report from Head of Sailing Laurie Dengate below. FIRST ATTEMPT – June 8. The 2019 Annual House sailing competition was literally blown off the water in the Summer Term. More »

‘Resilience is what we want to see’ – GB international guest stars at Prep School Festival

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Great Britain and England hockey player Grace Balsdon was a guest coach at our annual Prep School Hockey Festival, and gave an inspiring talk on resilience afterwards. Over 100 pupils from eight local prep schools attended the event on Wednesday (September 25), with masterclass stations on offer throughout the day before a mini tournament, a More »

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