Queen Anne’s Sports News

Tuesday 20th November 2018

A round-up of all the latest sports news in the week commencing Monday 19 November 2018.

 

Netball

The U12 A and B netball teams played St Gabriel’s midweek, with one win and one loss.

 

U12 Netball V St Gabriel’s

U12As: won 9-8

Players’ Player: Sasha B (L4)

Commended: Iris C (L4), Phelix B (L4)

U12Bs: lost 2-9

Players’ Player: Frankie W (L4)

Commended: Melissa Z (L4), Nelly D (L4)

 

Souths Schools Lacrosse tournament

The first lacrosse team played in the South Schools Lacrosse Tournament on Wednesday, facing tough teams, like LEH who are the defending National Schools Champions.

They forced both their last two matches of the day into golden girl overtime. They placed 7th out of 14 teams .
Evie H (L6) was selected as the Player of the Tournament due to her strong display on the draws and at both ends of the pitch, getting interceptions in defence and scoring goals. Emma H (U6) came up with many significant saves throughout the day, but particularly in the final two matches of the day.

 

South Schools Lacrosse Tournament

vs LEH: 1-2 Loss
vs GHS: 2-1 Win
vs St Paul’s: 0-4 Loss
vs NCLS: 2-1 Win
vs St George’s Harpenden: 2-1 Win
vs Putney: 3-3 Draw
Finished 4th of 7 in pool play

 

Bowl Semi-Final:
vs Caterham: 4-3 OT Loss

Bowl 3rd place match:
vs St Paul’s: 3-2 OT Win
Final Position: 7th of 14

 

Commended: Livvy C (L6), Emma H (U6)

Player of the Tournament: Evie H (L6)

 

Lacrosse Challenge Cup

The same group of girls were also in action on Sunday playing in the Challenge Cup.

In their first match against St Helen’s and St Katharine’s they let the opposition get too far ahead early on and then couldn’t catch up even though they won the second half.
The second match saw Queen Anne’s in total control as they played with steely determination. They placed 5th in the tournament.

Player of the tournament went to Rachel G (U6) for her efforts to win draws and hard work in the midfield.

 

 

Lacrosse Challenge Cup Team: 

Lucy E (L6), Charlotte L (L6), Emily O (L6), Emma H (U6), Livvy G (L6), Annabelle R (U6), Freya B (U5), Amelia H (U5), Jasmine V (U5), Evie H (L6), Hannah K (L6), Georgie R (L6), Molly R (L6), Rachel G (U6), Alex G (U6), Sophie H (U6), Abby S (U6)

Match 1:
vs St Helen & St Katharine: lost 14-5

Match 2:
vs St James: won 10-5

5th place in the tournament

Player of the tournament: Rachel G (U6)

Commendations: Evie H (L6), Emily O (L6), Annabelle R (U6)

 

 

Skiing

Following the success of her two coaching sessions, four-time Olympian, Chemmy Alcott, has launched our QAS ski team.

Over the past two Sundays, Chemmy has run training sessions for up to 20 girls from L4 to U5. In her words she was “blown away” by the standard of the skiing and the progression over the two weeks, as the girls put on their race faces and attacked the slalom. It was also great to hear her comment on how polite, enthusiastic and motivated all the girls were. Without exception every girl improved their times after four hours of coaching over the two weeks.

Chemmy has now invited the group to join her in the snow at one of her race training camps in Switzerland before Christmas and over the New Near. We will also be running further local training in January and February for all girls who want to.

A small team will be selected to represent Queen Anne’s at the Artemis Inter-Schools Challenge in Pila, Italy in March 2019. More news on that will follow. Next year we hope to enter more teams into more races!

In the meantime if you would like more information about the Queen Anne’s School ski team, or would like to get involved, please contact Nicola Burley, the Director of Sport.

 

      

      

 

Dance Progress Showcase

Friday 2 November was the first evening of dance performances for this academic year and it started off with the progress dance showcase. Around 40 girls from across all year groups took part and displayed work in progress from clubs, curriculum lessons and ISTD examination work.

There was a variety of work from advanced one modern, to A level solos by our Upper Sixth, to musical theatre style dance . These pieces displayed how much work and effort the girls had put into learning the choreography since September. These dancers will perform again later in the year and display the progress they have made over the year.

 

L4:
Louisa J, Beth J, Ella W

4:
Charlotte B, Katya, Emma C, Kitty F, Issy K, Millie J, Ksenia V, Emily W

U4:

Bo D, Isla C, Minnie F, Niamh G, Amelie J, Cesca M, Abi M, Claudia M, Poppy W

L5:

Sophie B, Charlotte B, Rosie F, Jasmine G, Ruby H, Aimee L, Scarlett R, Daisy S

U5:

Liv D, Niamh M, Olivia M, Lizzie R, Alice W

L6:
Shali B, Sophia E, Cristina F, Marjolein H, Hannah S

U6:
Bianca B, Bella F, Hilary F, Sophie H, Hannah H, Phoebe K, Madeleine P

 

Rambert Dance Workshop

The GCSE and A Level dance girls took part in a dance workshop with Rambert Dance company on Wednesday 31 October.

Mikeala Poly, former rehearsal director of Rambert Dance Company, delivered the workshop and taught pieces of repertoire from the company. The girls learnt extracts from Ghost Dances and A Linha Curva, which they study for GCSE and A Level.

 

         

 

 

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