Queen Anne’s Sports News

Monday 2nd July 2018

A round up of all the latest sports news.

Tennis

Last week’s tennis matches against Pangbourne and Claire’s Court were challenging, as the conditions were so hot. Well done to the girls for showing such determination in difficult circumstances.

Tennis Vs Pangbourne College
U12A Won 9-0
Player of the match: Emma G
Commended: Olivia P

U13A won 6-3
Player of the match: Niamh G
Commended: Izzy W

Tennis Vs Claire’s Court lost 8-4
Player of the match: Izzy W
Commended: Sofia A-C

Athletics

Queen Anne’s entered three teams into the Reading Town Championships last Friday and the girls really rose to the occasion despite the heat.

The following girls qualifying for finals, some in several events:

U13
Alice B in 75m sprint and relay
Katie L in 150m sprint and relay
Lara R and Beau B in relay

U14
Izzy I in 100m sprint, Amelia S in 200m sprint and relay
Flo C in relay, Poppy W in relay, Hettie W in relay

U16
Daisy S in 100m and relay, Amber I in 200m and relay
Amelia F in 300m and relay, Joanna A in relay

Medallists at the Reading Town Championship

Gold
Beau B (pb) high jump
Katia L (pb) discus
Lara R (pb) javelin
Poppy W (pb) long jump
Hettie W discus
Ella B 1000m

Silver
Bex L (pb) shot putt
Anna B long jump
Lauren S shot putt
Alice B 75m

Bronze
Katie L 150m
Amelia S 200m
Amber I 200m

Record breaker!
Zara O who set a new Reading Town record at discus, with a throw of 37m 66cm.

Overall results:

Year 7 team 1st place

Year 8 team 1st place

Year 9/10 team 4th place

Congratulations to all girls that competed, fantastic achievements

   

Dance

Some Queen Anne’s girls have been travelling the globe to compete in their sport. Last week Madeleine P was in Barcelona competing for Team England in the finals of the Dance World Cup. She went through to the finals after performing a Contemporary solo  to “Jealous” by Labrinth back in October of last year. The World Cup was streamed live all over the world, Madeleine had a unforgettable experience performing for Team England. The dance department are incredibly proud.

 

Gymnastics

Catrin P travelled to Florida to compete in the finals of the IAIGC (international Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs) world gymnastics championships. She did brilliantly, placing 14th out of 35 competitors.

 

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U4 Parents' Evening

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On Thursday 15 November, parents of U4 pupils are invited to attend the U4 Parents’ Evening from 5.30pm in the Sports Hall.
 

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Open Morning

16 November 2018

You are invited to visit Queen Anne’s School at our Open Morning on Friday 16 November, meet staff and pupils and enjoy a tour of our school before hearing from our Headmistress, Julia Harrington.
 

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BrainCanDo Symposium: The Psychology of Effective Revision

19 November 2018

Knowing how to help your child revise can often be a frustrating task during the exam period. This evening is designed to help support parents' understanding of the science behind revision strategies and gain practical advice on preparing for both GCSE and A Level examinations.
 

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St Cecilia's Day Concert with the Oratory School

22 November 2018

Queen Anne's students will attend the St Cecilia's Day Concert at The Oratory School on Thursday 22 November from 7:30pm.
 

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Dr David Davies - How to Research for both Fact & Fiction

23 November 2018

A talk from Award Winning Historical Fiction writer and Naval Historian Dr David Davies.
 

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Christmas Market

23 November 2018

Come along and enjoy your Christmas shopping in our winter wonderland, whilst supporting our chosen charities!
 

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Tonal centricity in selected compositions of the 20th and 21st Century

24 November 2018

Mark Richards BMUS MMUS FRSA will be presenting 'Tonal Centricity in Selected compositions of the 20th and 21st Century' in The Scott Music Centre
 

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U6 and L6 Othello Lectures Trip

26 November 2018

U6 and L6 English Literature A level students will travel to London on Monday 26 November for a full day of lectures on Shakespeare's Othello.
 

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L5 Parents' Evening

27 November 2018

On Tuesday 27 November, parents of L5 pupils are invited to attend the L5 Parents’ Evening from 5.30pm in the Sports Hall
 

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L6 Ballroom Dancing with The Oratory School

27 November 2018

Students from The Oratory Boys' School join our Queen Anne's L6 Students for an evening of ballroom dancing.