A GROUP of Year 7 and 8 King’s Ely Junior students competed in the Regional Athletics Championships in Bedford – a prestigious and highly competitive event to qualify for – on June 8th.

On the day, 12 personal bests were achieved including: Jessica Harding (Javelin), Connor Marshall (Hurdles and High Jump), Thomas Jackson (Shot Put and Discus), Sophie Hillier (High Jump), Annabelle Gilbert (Triple Jump), Tabitha Lacey (High Jump), Connor Henry (300m), Ella Pickles (300m and 200m), Robert Banwell (800m) and the Year 8 Boys’ Relay Team.

There were also some fantastic individual performances from a number of pupils including: Annabelle Gilbert, Connor Marshall and the Year 8 Boys’ Relay Team (Connor Henry, Connor Marshall, Calum Macdonald, George Nearney) who secured third place in their event.

These pupils are now on standby to compete at the National Prep School Athletics Final – a fantastic achievement. Well done all!

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