A huge well done to the Year 5 & 6 Girls Cricket team who competed at the Surrey County Final yesterday. The girls started the day incredibly, winning all their morning matches and therefore winning their group. In the afternoon they then went into the trophy round where they were up against the 5 other best schools in Surrey. Unfortunately the other teams had a lot more experience and they didn’t make it into the final. The walked away at the end of the tournament as the 5th best girls cricket team in Surrey – an achievement they should be very proud of! Two Surrey cricket coaches commented on the raw talent and skill of the girls as well as their positive and encouraging attitudes.
On Friday Miss Riches and Miss Connell took a team of 15 children to compete in the higher seeded swimming gala for Sutton. The children were excellent role models for the school and demonstrated a high level of sportsmanship throughout the evening. All of the children did brilliantly in their individual events. We were awarded 9 medals for individual events – including 5 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 2 bronze medals! Then came the team relays. Again, the children swam their best and had high spirits going into the final stages of the gala. The girls’ team won both of their relays (medley and freestyle) and the boys’ team came 3rd in both of their relays. Then we had to wait for the final results! Overall the boys’ team came 4th and the girls’ team came 1st. Then they announced the overall winners. With an outstanding 11 point lead, it was announced that Avenue were the overall winners! Well done to everyone who swam in the gala as points from every event were included in the final result. Mia did a great job of being the swimming captain – thank you for supporting the team so well! Thank you to all of the parents who stayed and watched and cheered us on.
Micky W- 2nd Y6 Boys Freestyle
Mia D – 1st Y6 Girls Freestyle
Max D – 3rd Y5 Boys Freestyle (swam up as he is in Y4)
Emily C – 1st Y6 Girls Breaststroke
Alexandre – 1st Y5 Boys Breaststroke
Dharshni – 3rd Y5 Girls Breaststroke
Donna – 1st Y6 Girls Backstroke
Gracie – 1st Y5 Girls Backstroke
Mia D – 2nd Girls Butterfly
Boys Open Medley – 3rd
Girls Open Medley – 1st
Boys Open Freestyle – 3rd
Girls Open Freestyle – 1st
Miss Connell and Miss Riches