We’ve recorded a few clips of some of our students playing table tennis and there’s an interview with some of our players.
Yesterday, PE teacher, Mrs Burns took some of our girls to take part in the Year 7/8/9 & 10/11 Girls Badminton Competition. The competition forms part of Badminton England’s National Schools Championships. The event, held at the Amaechi Basketball Centre in Manchester, is aimed at encouraging more young people to participate in and enjoy competitive Badminton.
The results were:
Key Stage 3 Girls won 7 out of their 14 games, and finished third in their group. The team were:
Key Stage 4 Girls won 9 out of their 14 games, and finished second in their group. The team were:
Mrs Burns said “it was a pleasure to take the students to the event where they tried so hard and really did themselves and Tottington High School proud”.
The year 8 Girls Cricket team had their first competition last night. They played Woodhey in the Bury Schools Indoor Girls Cricket Competition and placed runners up. All girls started playing cricket in May last year and were up against players who have been representing at club level for some years. The girls narrowly missed out by 20 runs however their were some fantastic individual performances which contributed to a strong team effort. Well done girls!
The Ks3 and Ks4 badminton teams played in the Greater Manchester schools badminton competition following winning (Ks4) and placing 2nd in the Bury round.
The Ks3 team won 7 out of 15 matches placing 3rd in their group and the Ks4 team won 10 out of 15 matches finishing 2nd in their group.
Our Girls’ Table Tennis team were Bury champions last night when they beat rivals from other high schools in the Bury league in matches played in our sports hall. The boys team fared less well but finished in third place. Well done to everyone! Here’s a few photos from the event…