Sporting Highlights at Queen Anne's

Tuesday 22nd September 2015

Please find below for a weekly sporting update from U6 student, Sheyi Blackett, Head of Sport:

On Saturday 19 September, our lacrosse teams started their 2015-16 campaign at home against Downe House with the 1st team starting proceedings with the kind of spirit and determination that all Queen Anne’s girls are encouraged to aspire to. After a very early lead they went behind but their heads did not go down and they kept fighting back. With just 3 minutes to go they had fallen behind 6-9 but, encouraged by their inspirational captain, Bella Austin, they rallied superbly. They netted 3 excellent late goals and then goalkeeper Shana Hart made a crucial save in the dying seconds to secure a very exciting 9-all draw.  Ella McNeill played brilliantly and was named the Players’ Player, with commendations going to Ella Harris and Shana Hart, both making excellent debuts for the senior team.

The most impressive result of the afternoon was the 9-1 victory by the U14 team, who dominated throughout.  Charlotte Derde and Emily Oram were both named Players’ Player with Olivia Gryce, Amber Richards and new girl Evie Harris commended. A special mention also goes to the U13A team who drew 5-all in an extremely competitive match. Alice Cunliffe started the season in really good form and stood out as the Players’ Player with commendations going to Jasmine Booth, Anjola Ajibulu and Jasmine Veitch.  Downe House proved too strong in the other matches played although some of their winning margins did not reflect the closeness of the games, providing much encouragement for our girls for future fixtures.

Earlier in the week, on Tuesday 15 September, the netballers also started their competitive campaign. On Tuesday the U15 and U16 teams played St Gabriel’s in atrocious weather conditions, recording three wins out of four matches. The U16A team were unfortunate to lose their shooter with a hamstring injury that impacted on their 8-11 defeat, but the team played really well and were all complimented for their positive attitude in difficult circumstances. In the U16B match captain Rebecca Washer excelled on and off the court and was voted the Player of the Match in their convincing 11-5 victory. The U15A team completely dominated their match, winning 25-4. They got off to an excellent start and maintained possession well, with Annabelle Roberts named Player of the Match for her ability to effectively convert the numerous turnovers made by an excellent defence. The U15B team also made an impressive start to the season, winning 9-8 with a special mention going to Christine Knecht de Massy, who made her netball debut; an amazing achievement for someone new to the sport.

And finally, on Thursday 17 September, some of our younger teams took on The Abbey, recording one win, one draw and two losses. The U13A and U12A teams were up against very strong sides and were convincingly beaten but all the players worked extremely hard throughout the match and will have gained much experience for the rest of the season. This is especially the case for the U12 side who had just returned from the PGL trip and played together for the very first time. The U13B team drew 11-11 in a nail biting match thanks to some very intelligent play against a much taller side. Meanwhile the U12B team enjoyed a great 9-1 victory, thanks in part to some excellent shooting by Player of the Match, Sahiba Jabble.

Well done to everyone who has represented the school at sport this week. Listings of all the results, Players’ Players and commended girls are posted on the relevant Sport Noticeboards and all the results will be posted shortly on the ‘Fixtures Pro’ online pages that can be accessed via the new sport website www.qassport.org.uk

 

Recent News

The L4 Conquered their Fears at PGL in Hailsham

22 September 2017

On Monday 18 September, the L4 arrived ready to travel to PGL in Hailsham for a week of team building and bonding through different challenges and activities.
 

Recent News

Queen Anne's Sports News

20 September 2017

A round up of the latest sports news from Queen Anne's in the week commencing Monday 11 September.
 

Recent News

Queen Anne's Make It to Botswana!

18 September 2017

In the wind and rain on Friday 15 September, the pupils and staff (and dogs!) of Queen Anne's School completed their epic walk to Botswana!
 

Recent News

The L6 Get Stuck In with the Army Outreach Team

14 September 2017

On Friday 8 September, the L6 braved the damp conditions at Longmoor Camp in Hampshire where Queen Anne's were the first to experience a bespoke day organised by the Army Outreach Team.
 

Recent News

Queen Anne’s Head Girls attend Tatler School Awards

13 September 2017

Monday 11 September saw Queen Anne's two Head Girls attend their first outing of the year representing Queen Anne’s School at Tatler’s 14th annual Schools Awards 2017.
 

Recent News

Bella Competes for England at the Lacrosse Festival

07 September 2017

Over the summer holidays, Sixth Form student and Sports Captain Bella competed for the England U19 A Lacrosse team in the Lacrosse festival held in conjunction with the Lacrosse World Cup at Surrey Sports Park.
 

Recent News

The Queen Anne's Summer Sport Round Up

07 September 2017

A round up of all the summer sports news from Queen Anne's including an Alumnae achievement and our sports awards guest.
 

Recent News

GCSE Success for Queen Anne's Girls

24 August 2017

Queen Anne’s School is delighted to announce another year of outstanding GCSE results with 55% of pupils achieving A*/A grades.
 

Recent News

Outstanding A Level Success for Queen Anne’s Girls

17 August 2017

Queen Anne’s School, Caversham, is delighted to report another set of excellent A Level results for 2017 that the girls can be very proud of with 66% of all grades at A*, A or B.
 

Recent News

Queen Anne's girls going for Gold!

03 August 2017

31 intrepid Sixth Formers boarded a coach at 6am on the first day of their holidays and headed north to the beautiful mountains and tarns of the Lake District in Cumbria to take part in their DofE Qualifying and Practice Expeditions
 

Next Event

Joep Franssens UK Premiere at Queen Anne's

03 October 2017

On Tuesday 3 October at 7.30pm, Queen Anne's School will be hosting the UK premiere of Joep Franssens 'Gift of Song' - a work for two pianos: one pre-recorded and one live.