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King’s Young Athletes Scoop Array of Sporting Trophies

U11 Netball Champions, March 2014 | The King’s School in Macclesfield

King’s U11 Netball Champions. From left (back row) are Martha Squire, April Johnson Parsons, Flossie Blackwell, Lottie Dennett, Izzy Whittle and Lauren Harbige. On the front row are: Izzy Moores, Charlotte Smith, May Broadley and Susie Moores

Youngsters at The King’s School in Macclesfield have swept the board in recent weeks when it comes to sporting achievements across a range of disciplines. The Year 6 boys have ‘won the double’, being champions of both the AJIS Under-11 Northern Rugby Sevens Tournament as well as the AJIS 12 aside Rugby Tournament.

Not to be outdone, the Under-11 girls won the Macclesfield & District Primary School’s Tournament, claiming victory in all but two of their league matches and becoming joint winners of the League 1 trophy. In similar style, the Under-12 team won the County Championships and were unbeaten in 10 games.

 

U12 Netballers County Champions | The King’s School in Macclesfield

King’s U12 County Champion netballers. From left, captain Chantelle Carroll, Saffron Milner, Sarah Abrahamse, Molly Pettit, Eloise Morten, Alex Cairns, Francesca Sawyer, Beth Talbot and Sophia Eastgate.

Young runners also took home several medals in the recent Macclesfield & District Cross Country Championships. The Year 5/6 Boys’ Team won their event, while the Year 3/4 team took second place.

King’s pupils also dominated at the National Schools’ Trampolining Championships, with high-flying pupils leaping their way to national glory with a hat trick of top titles. The Under-11 novice boys team, the Under-19 elite girls team and the Under-13 elite boys all took first place on the podium and the titles of National Trampoline Champions.

Director of Sport, Chris Thomson, said: “I’m delighted that our young sports people have done so well across such a wide range of sports, from trampolining to athletics. It is very encouraging to see such a huge amount of talent at such a young age, and I am very much looking forward to seeing their progress in coming years.”

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