The entire school decamped to the John Charles Centre for Sport on Thursday 13 July, for our annual Sports Day. Large numbers of pupils took part in the full range of athletic events.  Many thanks to the PE department for organising the event and to all who participated in a most successful sporting occasion.

Year 9 pupil Daisy Weekes has been become a Black Belt First Dan in kickboxing with British military martial arts.  The award was granted after a two day assessment process including a written examination and tests of hill running, fitness and sparring. Congratulations to Daisy on a notable achievement.

Congratulations to the Year 10 girls’ athletics team who were runners up in the Leeds schools athletics finals: Emily Driscoll, Victoria Besa, Aaliyah Rowe, Mariana Moilinga, Imani Todman, Sheryl Pamisa, Giovita Moutcheu, Lorranie Thomas and Ese Ogieva.

Many thanks to Year 8 pupils who helped to organise a recent Sports Day for pupils and parents at one of our feeder schools, St Paul’s Catholic Primary School.  Feargus Hagerty, Aidan Moriarty, Caitlin McQuillen-Strong, Sarah Brady and Aisha Sajjad were very helpful to the parents, staff and pupils at St Paul’s, helping to make it a very successful occasion.  The photo shows a demonstration of how to run an obstacle race!

Parents are reminded that pupils are required to wear full school uniform on our Celebrating Reading Day next Monday, 17 July, but may wear their own clothes for the Activity Days on Tuesday and Wednesday, 18 and 19 July, in return for a voluntary contribution to charity.  PE kit will be required on all three days.

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