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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Talk by the University of Law on 'Getting into Law'

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An essential talk, presented by the University of Law, for all L6 students who are interested in studying Law at university, advancing to degree apprenticeships in the legal sector, or pursuing a career in a similar field.
 

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L4 Drama Production

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Parents, families, staff and students are invited to Queen Anne's L4 Drama Production on Thursday 17 January, from 7:30pm.
 

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L6 Lecture: Women, Sex and Violence in History

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Dr Kirsten Smith will deliver a lecture on Women, Sex and Violence in History to our Sixth Form students.
 

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L4 Drama Production

18 January 2019

Parents, families, staff and students are invited to Queen Anne's L4 Drama Production on Thursday 17 January and Friday 18 January, from 7:30pm.
 

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Queen Anne's Christingle Service

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Lacrosse Tour 2020 Parents Information Evening

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An opportunity for parents of Queen Anne's lacrosse players to find out more information about the 2020 Lacrosse Tour to the USA.
 

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GCSE English Literature Poetry Live

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U5 Parents' Evening

24 January 2019

The U5 Parents' Evening will take place on Thursday 24 January, from 5:30pm in the Sports Hall.
 

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A Level Dance trip to see the Rambert Dance Company Studios

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Following their dance workshop with Rambert Dance Company, our A Level dance students will visit the company's studios in London on Friday 25 January.
 

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Prof. David Read – Designing and Building a Bio-fuel Car

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