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Match report: U14 rounders v Thetford Grammar School

Yesterday our newly-formed U14 rounders team played their first game of the season in a very close match against Thetford Grammar School . There was just half a rounder in it at the end, with a final score of twelve rounders to Thetford and eleven and a half to us. What a closely fought match – it literally came down to the last ball of the game!  Player of the Match was awarded to Mia D, for her great hitting throughout!

Mrs Woods
Head of P.E.

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Match Report: U12 and U14 netball v Thetford Grammar School

On a sunny but windy afternoon this week, the U14 and U12 netball teams travelled to Thetford. Both teams demonstrated how using channels within the game can help us to spread out to receive a pass. Sadly, neither team won but Players of the Match went to Harriet and Ruby D. Well done girls! 

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Match report: U13 & U14 hockey v Thetford Grammar School

On Wednesday afternoon we hosted Thetford Grammar School for both U13 and U14 hockey fixtures. In both games, some excellent skills were on show with some wonderful defending from Ashlyn, Emily and Darcey in the U13 game. Superb goal-scoring skills were demonstrated by Harriet and Mia in the U14 game.

Final scores-

U13 0-0. Player of the Match was Cristina for her top level of effort and determination throughout the whole game.
U14 8-0 win with four goals each from Harriet and Mia, who also shared the honour of Players of the Match.

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Match report: U16 hockey v New Eccles Hall

Both our A and B U16 teams had their first match play of the season on Thursday, recording two wins against visitors from New Eccles Hall. This was a learning opportunity for all, with an opportunity to practise the skills they have been working on in their coaching sessions.

A team – 2-0 with goals from Sophie B and Alice P
B team 1-0 with the goal from Rebekah Y

Player of the match awards went to Ria S and Issy H.

Mrs Woods, Head of PE


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U11 Rounders report – Thetford Grammar School

On Friday afternoon we welcomed Thetford Grammar School for our last fixture of the academic year. The team were in good spirits and have been working hard since our last match against The Old School Henstead.

After a bright start we ran out comfortable 21 ½ to 4 ½ winners.

Scorers: Maxim 2, Ruby 1 ½, Emily 3 ½, Eva 2, Andrea 2 ½, Skyla-Grace 2 ½, Saffron ½, Toby 1, Alex S 1.

Players of the Match were Maxim and Emily.

Watch out for results of our house matches this week, too – there’s still all to play for with crucial points to be won towards the cup to be awarded on Speech Day! The current totals stand at:

FRY 330

Miss Mickleburgh


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U13 Rounders report – Thetford Grammar School

On a beautiful, sunny and warm Wednesday afternoon, the U13 rounders team travelled to Thetford Grammar School for their first game of the season.

Despite a shaky first innings, the team pulled together and recorded a deserved 23 – 17 win.

Scorers were as follows:

Harriet – 7, Emily G – 3, Emily D – 3, Mia 1 1/2, Rachel 3 and Anna 2.

Player of the match was awarded, by Thetford Grammar, to Harriet for her superb catch in deep field and her explosive hitting.

 Miss Mickleburgh


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Netball Report: U13 A/B v Thetford Grammar School

The U13A/B team travelled to Thetford Grammar School on a very chilly Wednesday afternoon for our last fixtures of the half term. The U13A team recorded a 14-8 win with Harriet at C awarded Player of the Match. Despite the efforts of Player of the Match Cristina and the very enthusiastic Kitty at GD, the B team suffered a loss.

We have two away fixtures in the week after half term: U14 badminton v Norwich High School, Tuesday 21st February and U12 badminton v Aylsham High School, Wednesday 22nd February.

Miss Mickleburgh