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Junior School Success at Brooke Priory Cross Country

 brooke priory cross countryOn Saturday 6th October, thirty four Stamford Junior School pupils from Y4-6 took part in the Brooke Priory cross country event at Shorne Hill in Oakham. The schools competing were Witham Hall, Laxton Junior, St Hugh’s, Grantham Prep and Copthill. Stamford Junior School pupils did exceptionally well across all of the categories. Please see the results below:

Individual medals:

U9 girls – Sloane Matthews (2nd), Olivia Lee (4th) and Lucy Barber (5th)
U9 boys – Sam Hughes (1st)
U11 boys – Kieran Calnan (1st), Connor Butterworth (3rd)

Team medals:

U9 girls’ team - Sloane Matthews, Olivia Lee, Grace Dore, Izzy Reading, Lucy Barber, Olivia Piggott came 1st
The U11 boys’ team of Kieran Calnan, Connor Butterworth, Joey Evison, George Howard and Josh Munton were also 1st.

Wendy Haynes, PE Teacher at Stamford Junior School said, “This was the first time some of our children had run in a proper cross-country race with fences and challenging hills. They showed great determination and team spirit. Sam Hughes even managed to win his race with only one shoe!”