Sports Update

Posted on Jun 16, 2017

Hockey

Well done to Ivo Maxwell in Year 9 who has been selected to play for the U15 England Hockey Performance Squad.

Netball

Well done to Ruby Porter, Hanna Jarvis and Poppy Tuaima in Year 8 who have been selected to train in the County Netball Development Squad.

Athletics

Our Kingsmead Junior Boys Athletics Team qualified for the South West Regional Athletics Final which was held on Tuesday 6 June in Exeter.  15 Kingsmead students competed at the event with the Year 8 boys team finishing in 5th place in the South West Region. 

Kingsmead have two County Champions following competition in the Junior County Champion Athletics held at Yeovil on Wednesday 7 June.  Well done to Ruby Porter, County Champion for Javelin and Hanna Jarvis, County Champion for Shot (see picture).

Further achievements at the Somerset County Athletics on Saturday 10 June where 7 school records were broken!

Ruby Porter (javelin), Maddie Shaw (javelin), Kurt Gilbert (pole vault), Andrea Gilbert (long jump and triple jump), Saxun Stuart-Taylor (long jump and triple jump)

Plus this week all our Kingsmead Athletics Teams have competed in the Taunton Area Championships.  Kingsmead athletes participated with excellent team spirit and determination:-

Year 7 Girls       3rd                     Year 7 Boys        1st

Year 8 Girls       1st                  Year 8 Boys        1st

Year 9 Girls       2nd                 Year 9 Boys        2nd

Year 10 Girls     1st                  Year 10 Boys      1st

All of our winning teams will now compete for the County title at Millfield School in July. 

Swimming

Well done to Dylan Gallagher in Year 9 and Mason Angove in Year 11 who have qualified for the British National Swimming Championships which will be held in July.