Week 4 Sport Review
Week 4 was a really successful one for our Sportsmen and women.
Monday saw our Swimmers perform excellently at Bede's Prep winning the meeting by 188-94 points. Out of the 21 races Holmewood swimmers won 21 races and finished first and second in 15 of them.
The Cricket teams had a good day on Wednesday against Vinehall winning all their fixtures. Team of the week goes to the 3rd XI who also won against DPS Cranbrook on Saturday with Andrew scoring 50s in both games.
The Rounders teams played in a very competitive block fixture against Vinehall and congratulations to the first team on their impressive victory.
Our Athletes were in action for the first time at The Lewes meet. There were a number of very good performances lead by Captains Korede and Cordelia.
It was a very busy weekend for Holmewood Sport. Our Gymnasts had a spectacular day at the SE Region Individual Floor and Vault Championships, hosted at Holmewood House, winning 23 awards including 8 Regional Winners. A full report is on the News Section of the sport website.
Our Judo team won Gold at the IAPS National Championships. In a competition containing over 45 schools Holmewood won on medal cont back. In addition to the team gold Felix and Hamish won individual Gold. A fantastic achievement!
Finally congratulations to Milo who made his Kent Cricket debut having been selected for the U12 Summer Squad.
A superb week's sport and thank you to the staff who made it possible.
14 May 2017
Judo IAPS Champions
The Holmewood House team retained their National Championship on Saturday in High Wycombe. In a competition comprising of 45 teams and 40 competitors in some categories Holmewood finished in joint first place and eventually won on medal count back.
Medalists and competitors were
Chester 24kg Silver; Algeron 27kg 9th; James 27kg 12th; Magnus 27kg 9th; Maddox 30kg 9th;
Felix 34kg Gold; Tatika 34kg Bronze; Archie 34kg Silver; Christian 38kg 7th; Will 38kg 7th
Hamish 46kg Gold; Teddy 34kg
Congratulations to all.
14 May 2017
SE Region Gymnastics success
Holmewood hosted a record entry for the SE region individual gymnastics championships on Sunday. Almost 200 gymnasts between years 1-6 competed throughout the day. Our 32 gymnasts had a spectacular day coming away with 23 awards which included 8 regional champions, our best ever performance in this BSGA Competition.
Our Pre-Prep gymnasts had enormous success. We entered 4 girls in the year 1 class and they won the top four places. Phoebe became champion, Georgie won the silver medal, Uzezi the bronze and Kiki the fourth place ribbon. Impressive!
In the year 2 section Lucas became the boys' champion and Natty was placed 5th. The Year 2 girls also flew the Holmewood flag: Thea gold, Aurora silver, Layla bronze. Ribbon winners were Sofia 4th, Lucie 5th and Xin 6th.
In Year 3 Luna won gold with a spectacular vault score of 9.5, our highest mark of the day and Aurelia came 4th. In Year 4 Miya and Oreva took joint gold and Niamh won the 6th place ribbon in a huge class. Oliver won gold in the year 4 boys class. In Year 5 Alice won the silver medal and Harriet became the Year 6 regional champion with Evelyn winning the bronze medal. Cecily and Madeleine entered a different section because they also train out of school winning the gold and silver medals.
All of our gymnasts performed very well and decisions were very close. Enormous thanks to our parents who worked so hard throughout the day ensuring the day ran smoothly.