48 students travel to Cardiff for the annual Sports Tour
Our fantastic sports stars enjoyed a very successful sports tour last weekend. Staying in Cardiff, students participated in a variety of sporting and non-sporting activities.
The tour started on Friday morning with 48 very enthusiastic students. Their first game was Friday night, where Years 8, 9 and 10 competed in hotly contested matches against a local hockey club. The girls and boys thoroughly enjoyed the games and came away exhausted and ready for bed.
The next morning saw the tour move to Glamorgan Sports Park (home to Cardiff City Football Academy) where the boys excelled themselves in a football tournament. Their effort and attitude has to be commended. The highlight was a fantastic team goal finished off nicely by Owen Greenwood-Dawson.
Whilst the boys were battling it out on the football pitch the girls were inside competing in netball matches against a club who were previously national champions of Wales! The girls did tremendously well and won 2 matches drew 1 and lost 3.
After the matches the girls and boys went their separate ways with the boys touring the Millennium Stadium! They learnt about the history of the stadium and loved being inside the home dressing room and walking through the tunnel. The tour finished with them lifting the trophy! A truly inspirational morning for our boys.
Whilst the boys were busy lifting trophies, the girls were off shopping! They enjoyed a lovely time together and even came back with large amounts of Krispy Kreme doughnuts much to the delight of the staff!
With the shopping and tour finished it was time for the evening meal. With everyone looking very smart they headed out into Cardiff. The meal was topped off with a surprise cake for Charlotte Bowker who turned 13 that day!
After the meal, everyone enjoyed a trip to the cinema.
Sunday brought more excitement in the form of white water rafting. Every student participated and all left soaking wet!
This was by far their favourite activity, as they got the chance to push their teachers in the water. Miss Furness paid the price when she tried to jump aboard the boys raft and was left swimming back to shore!
The 48 students returned to school rather tired after their action packed weekend, but had many stories of laughter and were incredibly excited for the 2015 sports tour.
What a wonderful trip!