The second half of the Michaelmas Term is underway with a number of recent academic, co-curricular and sporting successes – a selection of those pupil achievements will appear below.
On Monday 4th November Elisabeth Daniels (IH L6) was crowned the winner of the Bath Young Musician of the Year competition. When she was just 14 she was awarded a distinction in the DipABRSM. The Bath Young Musician of the Year Competition was held at the Pump Room, with contestants performing to a large audience made up of friends, family and music lovers.
Olivia Goodwin (EL Sh) represented her Borough in the London Youth Games on Saturday 15th November in the 5km event.
On the same Saturday, all three Netball teams travelled to Swindon for the county round of the National Schools Championships on Sunday, and all three teams qualified for Regional Finals in January. The Shell also won their very first county tournament on the same day.
Well done to Hannah Wilson (Sh) who is competing in South Africa as part of Team GBR. Last year she was part of the Junior National Mirror Squad which involved training in Weymouth, where the British Olympic sailing team trained. The Mirror is a double handed boat which Hannah crews. Hannah has also looking forward to Netball next term, having made it to the IAPS finals three times.
The CCF Hundred Drill Competition was held on the Parade Ground on Wednesday 19th November under the watchful eyes of Three Grenadier guest judges. 1 Section were the victors and lead by Cosimo Amati (C3 Hu). Maximus Nobes (CO Hu) should also be mentioned for his excellent leadership of 2 Section all the Hundreds were on good form and can be congratulated for their efforts.
Oskar Money-Kyrle (Hu) and Erik Dell (Hu) shot extremely well in the British Schools Small bore Winter Open on Saturday 6th December to win the Junior Pairs competition, beating 22 other teams from 10 schools.
On Saturday 13th December Dominic Coulson won the Jim Dear Cup at Queen’s. After going a game down in the final, serving at 4/6 in the second he produced a stunning and brutal run of 21 points to take the second game and establish a 10/0 lead in the deciding game. A titanic struggle ensued before Coulson served an ace to win the match – winning a singles trophy for Marlborough College for the first time in 11 years. Huge congratulations.
Well done to Josie Hampel (NC U6) and Clemmie Alexander (NC U6) who made a huge success of this year’s Christmas hampers for the Jubilee Centre.