Some impressive results were achieved by Perins students last weekend at the Hampshire County Athletics Championships. Year 8 pupil Charlie E won silver and bronze medals respectively in shot and discus in a competition that included Year 9s.
Year 9 pupil Nathan L won silver in the 1500m. Year 11 pupil Izzy B won gold in the 800m. Perins athletics teams enjoyed a successful outing to Portsmouth this Tuesday, competing in the Hampshire Round of the National Schools Track and Field Cup competition. All teams have given themselves a strong chance of qualifying for the South West of England Regional Finals by achieving the following finish positions: Year 7/8 Boys – 2nd, Year 7/8 Girls – 3rd, Year 9/10 Boys – 3rd and Year 9/10 Girls – 3rd.
Former student Adam Rouse has been performing well for Kent CC this season. He recently captained Kent against Pakistan in a one day match and scored 45 runs in 26 balls in a match against Gloucestershire.
Former student George Wickens made his first appearance for the England U18 squad against the Czech Republic during the Easter break. The match was part of the UAE Sports Chain Cup, hosted in Dubai.