Category Archives: Senior Sports

Senior School Sports News

Sports Report – 8th May

Tennis On Monday 30th April, Ratcliffe senior Mixed Doubles Tennis Team (consisting of 5 pairs) played Welbeck College. After an enjoyable evening and some very close matches Ratcliffe came out on top winning 14 games overall opposed to Welbeck’s 11 games. Well done to all who participated – a special mention should go to Tom Binnie and Eleanor Shaw winning…


Sports Report – 29th April

Swimming Many congratulations to Rosie Dickerson who had a successful weekend at the East Midlands Regional Swimming Championships.  She won 2 Gold medals, one in 50m Butterfly and one in 100m Backstroke and also a Bronze medal in the 50m Backstroke. Hockey Congratulations to Daisy Reddin, Maddie Whalley, Sophie Shield and Amelia Haggia. Representing Leicestershire U13 County hockey team they…


Sports Report – 16th April

1st XV It is a rare occurrence for a sportsman to be nominated Player of the Match based on one moment of excellence but, on this occasion, George Morgan Jones was rightly awarded the accolade due to one successful penalty kick – the last kick of the game – to win the County Plate competition 10-7. Welbeck negated the effect…


Condover Hall Netball Trip

Twenty two Year 7 and Year 8 girls made the trip down to Condover Hall, Shropshire, to compete in a tournament against other schools and clubs.  The girls were split into 3 teams and asked to give themselves a team name.  From this activity, the ‘Bunk Beds’, ‘Cheeky Nandos’ and ‘Crispy Bacon’ transpired, much to the girls’ amusement.  After a…