Sports News

Sport is a key part of school life for all students at St Anne’s School. We are dedicated to providing the very best in Physical Education and we recognise that it is an area of physical, mental and social development and we aim to promote good health and fitness in all children. Within curriculum time, the Foundation and Key Stage 1 children are taught introductory activities in areas of gymnastics, athletics and the fundamental skills required in more traditional ‘games’. The progression of knowledge and skills continues into Key Stage 2 lessons, where pupils develop a greater understanding of performance in sporting activities. To complement and extend the curriculum content, we provide all children with the opportunity to take part in our varied extra-curricular program consisting of individual and team activities. Pupils at St Anne’s Preparatory School are able to compete in a number of sporting fixtures and competitions. We have won many awards and trophies for our sporting accomplishments in a range of sporting events.

SUMMER TERM 2018

Chelmsford Schools Sports Partnership - Team of the Year

Football match Semi-Final v  St Johns  School  29th June  2018

On Friday 29th June we played St Johns School in semi- final of the league qualifying as the highest placed 2nd place team.  It was an extremely hot afternoon and both teams were really struggling in the heat. Our team gave everything in a very close game which St Johns won 1-0. We would like to wish St Johns good luck in the final.

Well done to everyone who represented St Anne’s all season you have been brilliant.

Score: 1-0

POTM: Niva, Nikhil, Freya, Phoebe

 

Squad: Henry Mitchell (Captain), Elliot Gardiner, Sid Thunga, Alex Perkas, Nikhil Pancholi, Niva Mehrotra, Amelie Evans, Freya Donnelly, Phoebe Morley.

England National Rounder’s Final  16th June 2018 in Leicestershire.

We proudly represented Essex at the England National final after winning the County final’s two days earlier we were all full of confidence. We faced the best rounder’s teams from around the country: Surrey, West Midlands, Lincolnshire and Bedfordshire. The competition was fierce as expected, we won 2 and lost 4 if we had won our last game we would have reached the semi-final stage which shows just how close the completion was among the middle table schools.

 

ST ANNE’S PREPARATORY SCHOOL 6th PLACE IN ENGLAND 2018

 

Well done to my wonderful team and what a fantastic achievement we are all so very proud of you!

Team: Henry Mitchell, Aaron Koornevilil, Elliot Gardiner, Sid Thunga, Alex Perkas, Niva Mehrotra, Phoebe Morley, Lucy Algar, Maisie Taylor, Toluwa Ogunbiyi, Amelie Evans.

County Rounder’s Final  14th June 2018 – St Anne’s become COUNTY CHAMPIONS

 

This was a great achievement for our school to reach a County Final.

We have been on a bit of a Rounders roller coaster of late and were determined to continue our great form in the finals.

In our group matches we beat:

St Anne’s 6.5 v 5.5 Thameside

St Anne’s 10.5 v 6 Edward Francis

 

We met Abacus School in the quarter finals:

St Anne’s 3 v 3 Abacus So 10 additional good balls were bowled and we won 4.5 v 0.5

 

We met Bournes Green in the Semi Final

St Anne’s 6 v 5.5 Bournes Green

 

We met St Marys in the Final

St Anne’s 5.5 v 5 St Marys

 

COUNTY CHAMPIONS 2018

 

Well done to my wonderful team:

Team: Henry Mitchell,  Aaron Koornevilil, Elliot Gardiner, Sid Thunga, Alex Perkas, Niva Mehrotra, Phoebe Morley, Lucy Algar, Maisie Taylor, Toluwa Ogunbiyi

Chelmsford School Sports Partnership Rounder’s tournament  12th June 2018

 

Our team performed in the CSSP rounder’s finals held at GBHS. There were 4 schools in the final so 3 matches to play. We were in fine form the results as follows:

St Anne’s 5 v 4.5 St Michaels

St Anne’s 6.5 v 3.5 Lawford Mead

St Anne’s 9.5 v 3 Tyrrells

We won all our games in a very convincing manner to qualify for the County finals.

 

Well done to the team

Team: Henry Mitchell,  Aaron Koornevilil, Elliot Gardiner, Sid Thunga, Alex Perkas, Niva Mehrotra, Phoebe Morley, Lucy Algar, Maisie Taylor, Toluwa Ogunbiyi

Girls League Football match at Great Leighs School 8th June 2018

Our girls’ team played their final league game of the season at Great Leighs School. We knew that one point would guarantee that we won the girls league. It proved to be our toughest test to date with both goalkeepers very busy. The game finished all square with a 2-2 score line which was enough to crown us CSSP GIRLS LEAGUE CHAMPIONS.

Well done girls and a massive congratulations from me I am very proud of your achievement.

Score: 2-2

Goals: Niva 1, Toluwa 1.

POTM: Alice s, Annie, Amelie, Alyssa

 

Squad: Niva Mehrotra (Captain), Annie Bresgall, Alyssa Witterick, Maisie Taylor, Lucy Algar, Toluwa Ogunbiyi, Alice Smerdon, Amelie Evans, Freya Donnelly, Phoebe Morley.

Chelmsford School Sports Partnership Rounder’s tournament  21st May 2018

 

Our team performed in the CSSP rounder’s tournament at GBHS. This event is always well supported and for that reason the tournament was held over two days with the winner of each pool playing in a final on 12th June.

St Anne’s 7 v 4.5 Perryfields

St Anne’s 11.5 v 1 St Michaels

St Anne’s 8 v 1.5 Roxwell

We won all our games in a very convincing manner to qualify for the finals.

 

Well done to the team

Team: Henry Mitchell,  Aaron Koornevilil, Elliot Gardiner, Sid Thunga, Alex Perkas, Niva Mehrotra, Phoebe Morley, Lucy Algar, Maisie Taylor, Toluwa Ogunbiyi

League Football match at Chancellor Park School  5th May  2018

On Friday 5th May we played Chancellor Park School in our final league game. It was without doubt the most exciting game of the season which was end to end. We started very slow and found ourselves 0-2 down early on but we responded in great fashion and quickly got back in the game. The score was 4-4 with just 1 minute to go and they scored to make it our only defeat of the season. We have to wait now to see if we qualify for the semi-finals.

Well done to everyone who represented St Anne’s all season

Score: 5-4

Goals: Elliot 2, Aaron 2.

POTM: Alex

 

Squad: Henry Mitchell (Captain), Aaron Koornevilil, Elliot Gardiner, Sid Thunga, Alex Perkas, Nikhil Pancholi, Niva Mehrotra, Amelie Evans, Freya Donnelly, Phoebe Morley.

Girls League Football match at Chancellor Park School 5th May 2018

Our girls team played at Chancellor Park School just before the boys/girls game. The girls played really well right from the start creating lots of chances. Chancellor Park girls put up a very spirited performance but we was too strong for them. We run out 8-0 winners.

Well done to everyone you all played really well

Score: 0-8

Goals: Freya 3, Niva 1, Annie 1, Amelie 1, Maisie 1, Lucy 1

POTM: Toluwa

 

Squad: Niva Mehrotra (Captain), Annie Bresgall, Alyssa Witterick, Maisie Taylor, Lucy Algar, Toluwa Ogunbiyi, Alice Smerdon, Amelie Evans, Freya Donnelly, Phoebe Morley.

 

Girls League Football match at Danbury Park School 11th May 2018

Our girls’ team played at Danbury Park School in a game that was 1st versus 2nd in the league. It proved to be our toughest test to date with both goalkeepers busy and chances to be had. We went in at half time all square at 1-1 and new that a good performance second half was required. The girls were great and with full time approaching were sitting 3-1 in the lead, however a late goal from Danbury Park made us 3-2 victors.

Well done to everyone you all played really well

Score: 2-3

Goals: Freya 3

POTM: Maisie and Lucy

 

Squad: Niva Mehrotra (Captain), Annie Bresgall, Alyssa Witterick, Maisie Taylor, Lucy Algar, Toluwa Ogunbiyi, Alice Smerdon, Amelie Evans, Freya Donnelly, Phoebe Morley.

Chelmsford School Sport High 5 netball Finals 1st May 2018

On the 1st May our netball competed in the CSSP netball finals. We qualified from 32 schools to make it into the final 12 Schools in Chelmsford. The format was the same as the heats, teams in two pools then qualifying down. The competition was fierce and although we played very well we struggled a little in a few games.

We finished in joint 11th place but the girls all enjoyed competing in the finals and did our school proud!

So well done girls a brilliant effort.

A big thank you to: Mrs Gardiner and Mrs Richards who in the absence of Mrs McClymont run the team expertly.

Squad:  Phoebe Morley (Captain), Freya Donnelly, Toluwa Ogunbiyi, Alyssa Witterick, Maisie Taylor, Annie Bresgall, Amelie Evans, Lucy Algar, Katelyn Hornagold.

League Football match at Maltese Road School  27th April  2018

On Friday the 27th April in the pouring rain we played Maltese Road School. They are a new school to the league and tried really hard showing plenty of spirit; however we proved a too strong for them. We extended our 100% record by winning 7-0.

Well done to everyone you all played really well

Score: 0-7

Goals: Elliot 4, Aaron 3.

POTM: Sid

 

Squad: Henry Mitchell (Captain), Aaron Koornevilil, Elliot Gardiner, Sid Thunga, Alex Perkas,j Niva Mehrotra, Amelie Evans, Freya Donnelly, Phoebe Morley.

Year 3 five a side Football Tournament at GBHS 30th April  2018

This was a new event organised by the CSSP the format was a 5-a-side tournament, mixed teams and no goalkeepers. Our games and scores as follows:

Lost to Writtle 0-1, Won against Boreham 2-0, Lost to Cathedral 0-2, Draw against Bishops 0-0, Draw against Perryfields 2-2.

 

Well done to you all it was a really enjoyable tournament and you all tried and played really well. We ended up finishing in 4th Place.

 

Goals: Leo 2, Conor 1, Oliver 1.

 

Squad: Leo Perkas, Conor Stevenson, Oliver Brunel-While, Austin Longman, Annalise Doyle, Uicle Hannigan, Emilia Radcliffe

 

League Football match at Meadgate School  20th April  2018

This was our first league game of the summer term against Meadgate school. We played really well as a team everyone playing together, encouraging each other and showing a great team spirit. At half time we were winning 4-1 and looking good. However, Meadgate started really well second half and it was 4-4 so we had a game on. The match was end to end but gladly I can report that we ended 7-5 winners at the end of a thrilling game.

Well done to everyone you all played really well

Score: 5-7

Goals: Aaron 4, Freya 2, Alex 1.

POTM: Henry

 

Squad: Henry Mitchell (Captain), Aaron Koornevilil, Sid Thunga, Alex Perkas, Nikhil Pancholi, Niva Mehrotra, Amelie Evans, Freya Donnelly, Phoebe Morley.

Essex County Cross Country Finals  20th April  2018

We would like to say a massive Congratulation to Manny Richards who qualified for the Essex County Cross Country Finals at Hadleigh Park. It was a very tough race against the best runners in Essex Manny finished in a Fantastic 15th Place a great achievement. Everyone is very proud of you Manny well done!

 

British Heart Foundation Sponsorship Money

 

On the 18th May Kirsty Brzeczek Fundraising Manager for the BHF took an assembly to thank our Sports Ambassadors for organising the Ultimate Dodgeball tournament and thank the children for their support in raising so much money.

Well done to our Sports Ambassadors:  Niva Mehrotra, Phoebe Morley, Henry Mitchell

 

A brilliant £1583 was raised.

St Anne’s School club links - Read More

Chelmsford Sport & Athletics Centre
Salerno Way
CM1 2EH
01245 605666
www.chelmsford.gov.uk/csac
csac@chelmsford.gov.uk

Chelmsford City Girls Football Team
Dawn Barnard
01245 284377
E: thebarnards5@btinternet.com

The Grove Lawn Tennis Club
Lesley Barkley
www.grovetennisclub.co.uk/juniors
E: lesley.barkley@sky.com

St Anne’s School Excellence Pathways - Read More

Cross Country Development Squad
Chelmsford Sport & Athletics Centre
Salerno Way
CM1 2EH
01245 605666
Stephanie Devans
E: stephanie.devans@chelmsford.gov.uk

U11 Girls Mid-Essex Football
Garry Sapsford
Head of PE
Shenfield High School
01277 219131
E; g.sapsford@shenfield.essex.sch.uk