Queen Anne’s Sports News

Monday 19th June 2017

Read below for all the latest sports news from Queen Anne’s in the week commencing Monday 12 June.

Dance

Following on from last week, the dance show was a huge success and included girls from virtually all age groups. Congratulations to everyone involved!

Celebrate Dance

Track & Field

8 girls represented Reading at the Berkshire County Track and Field Championships and faced some tough opposition.

Both Maisie Pennant and Georgie Kent reached the finals of the 300m and 100m respectively, with Georgie winning the U17 girls 100m. Bella Cooper came 3rd in the high jump.

Zara Obamakinwa threw over 30m in the discus achieving the national qualifying distance and has therefore been selected to represent Berkshire at the national ESAA Track & Field Championships at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham in early July.

Basketball

The Queen Anne’s basketball team faced high class opposition on Saturday from 3 teams, two were southern region teams and one a mixed age group girls team from Reading Rockets. For their second fixture ever it was very hard work, but they kept the pressure on right until the very last buzzer.

QA Basketball

Swimming

The U12 and U15 swim teams, with reduced squads, enjoyed a great fixture against Newlands School on Wednesday evening. Both teams showed great spirit with girls swimming many extra legs than normal.

U15s – Queen Anne’s 53 Newlands 69

U12s – Queen Anne’s 54 Newlands 58

Tennis

On Monday the U15B, U14A and U13A teams all beat The Abbey with a clean sweep of victories. The U13 match was especially important as it meant that the U13A team have qualified for the county semi-finals of the Aegon competition and will be playing Claire’s Court in that match next week. Well done to Lexie Davies, Amy Ivey, Kate Litherland and  Holly Bureau and also to Charlotte Goforth and Emma Bourne who stepped in at the last minute for this particular match to ensure we went through to the next round.

On Wednesday, six girls travelled to Eastbourne to play in the annual GSA tennis tournament. It was an incredibly tough day of tennis against some amazing competition. Overall the 1sts placed 4th, the U14’s placed 4th and the U12’s placed 10th. Well done to all the girls involved.

QA_eastbourne_tennis

On Saturday five teams travelled away to Bradfield for a friendly game. Unfortunately we lost all matches but the standard of tennis was very high.

 

 

 

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Scholars in the U5 travelled to a Cambridge University to experience the campus of a top university and gain a deeper understanding of the application process. 
 

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Sixth Form Achievements

04 April 2018

The sixth form girls in Michell House were busy towards the end of term presenting their Extended Project Qualifications and washing cars for charity.
 

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Trip to Move It! Dance Convention

28 March 2018

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End of Term Activities before Easter Break

26 March 2018

In the week leading up to the Easter Holidays, the girls swapped their school shoes for wheels at a Roller Disco party, challenged the staff to a volleyball competition in aid of Sports Relief and were surprised with reptiles in Holmes House.
 

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4s Explore the works of Frida Khalo in Art

23 March 2018

The 4s have been busy in their art lessons investigating 'Arts of Mexico', in particular Frida Khalo, who they have been creating portraits of.
 

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Queen Anne’s join with The Oratory for a concert at St. John's, Hyde Park

22 March 2018

On Tuesday 20 March 2018, musicians from Queen Anne’s School and The Oratory School presented a concert of the highest order at  St John’s, Hyde Park.
 

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Inter-House Music Competition

21 March 2018

On Thursday 15 March the boarding and day houses came together to compete in the annual Inter-House Music Competition. Read some of the highlights here.
 

Next Event

Open Morning Saturday 12 May, 2018

12 May 2018

Tours begin at 9.30am and will take just over an hour. You can ask your tour guide, one of our girls, anything – they don’t have a script and will give you their honest feedback on what life as a Queen Anne’s girl is really like. At 11.00am, we invite you to join us for some refreshments and to hear a brief talk from Julia Harrington, Headmistress.
 

Next Event

Open Morning Friday 8 June, 2018

08 June 2018

Tours begin at 9.30am and will take just over an hour.  You can ask your tour guide, one of our girls, anything – they don’t have a script and will give you their honest feedback on what life as a Queen Anne’s girl is really like.  At 11.00am, we invite you to join us for some refreshments and to hear a brief talk from Julia Harrington, Headmistress.