Englands Womens Cricket Captain comes to St Gregs
Charlotte Edwards Visit. (Nov 2010)
Key Stage three students this week enjoyed the fantastic
opportunity to work with England's Women's Cricket
Captain Charlotte Edwards.
Charlotte Edwards made her debut appearance in 1996
and in November this year earnt her 142nd one day
international cap in Sri Lanka, breaking
the previous record held by Karen Rolton of Australia.
Charlotte is delivering the chance to shine coaching
programme which aims to encourage young females
to discover and become involved in the game of Cricket.
Charlotte delivered sessions during lessons on
Tuesday to year eight students and stayed after school
to work with a group of twelve students across years
working on their bowling technique in a variety of
activities, and finished with a game of non-stop Cricket.
All the students who took part thoroughly enjoyed
the session and will be working with Charlotte
next week to continue to develop their skills
of the game.
Indoor Athletics Y7 Oct 2010
Indoor Athletics for Y 3/4 March 2009
1st. St Josephs
2nd. St Ebbes
3rd. St John Fisher
4th. New Hinksey
Family Tag Rugby Festival
Thursday 23rd October 2008
130 Students from St Josephs, St John Fsher,
St Ebbes, Our Lady's and New Hinksey Schools
participated in a Rugby Festival
at St Gregory the Great School.
The festival was the conclusion to 7 weeks
of Rugby coaching from Community Sports
Coach Rich Williams, and the students showed
fantastic improvements to their skills to
provide an exciting, entertaining tournament.
There were 3 leagues and each league was
eventually won by a different school to show
the vast array of talent from the city schools.
Over 200 tries were scored in total and all
students seemed to be enjoying themselves
on an autumnal morning with a strong wind
and cold temperatures to test the resolve of the players.
Winner of League A were St John Fisher
who won all 3 of their matches.
In League B, the winners were New Hinksey
who were unbeaten in all 4 matches.
And in League C, the winners were St Ebbes
who scored a record total of 33 tries.
The tournament was assisted by keystage 4
students from St Gregory's school who did a
good job in ensuring fun, safe and fair play.
See Gallery for photos from the event.
The first ever Family athletics event was held at Iffley Road on Thursday 3rd July.
Yr 6 pupils took part in Long Jump, High Jump, Cricket Ball Throw, Quoit Throw, 60m, 100m, 200m, 600m and relay events.
Our Lady's were the overall winners in the boys competition with St ebbes winning the girls event.
In the field events the following are the new record holders -
Long Jump -
Girls - Shannay (Our Ladys) 2.90m
Boys - Joel (St Joseph's) 3.80m
High Jump -
Girls- Molly (St Joseph's) 1.20m
Boys - Fionn and Naomhan (Our Lady's) 1.20m
Cricket Ball Throw -
Girls - Veronica (St John Fisher) 19.70m
Boys - Max (St Ebbes) 34m
Quoit Throw -
Girls - Leah (St John Fisher) 18.30m
Boys - Joseph w. (St Joseph's) 23.95m
Well done to Jamie for organising the event and a special thanks to all the St Gregs Sports leaders who ran it so efficiently.