Eastgate claim House Athletics title

Posted by NJS - Friday 12 July 2019

On Thursday 11th July, the 2019 House Athletics competition took place, with Eastgate claiming first place.

In what proved to be a very competitive event, Eastgate took first place from Northgate, with Southgate and Westgate finishing 3rd and 4th respectively.

Eight school records were broken throughout the evening.

Natalie Sodzi in the Senior Girls 100m with a time of 14.09 seconds.

Zeb Gibson in the Year 9 800m with a time of 2 minutes 28 seconds.

Lucas Birkby in the Year 8 3000m with a time of 11 minutes 49 seconds.

Gabe Jordan in the Year 9 3000m with a time of 10 minutes 46 seconds.

Eastgate in the Senior Boys 4x100m with a time of 50.70 seconds.

Southgate in the Year 9 4x400m with a time of 4 minutes 24 seconds.

Westgate in the Year 10 4x400m with a time of 4 minutes 8 seconds.

Northgate in the Senior Boys 4x400m with a time of 4 minutes 9 seconds

At the end of the evening the Headmaster presented the top girl award to Natalie Sodzi and the top boy award to Will Silva.

Congratulations to all those who took part in the events and also those who has successful stalls. The Sports Evening event in improving year on year, which is testament to the pupils.

Many thanks to Mr O’Neil, the PE department and all staff who make the evening run smoothly.

More images will be added to our social media pages next week

Photo credit: Mr Phil King