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Monday, 13 February 2012
Year 8 Pupils showed off their gymnast skills by competing in
the final of their annual gym assessment.
In their PE lessons, Year 8 boys work on their vaults for the
annual assessment and the eight boys who performed at the highest
level progressed to the final which was staged in front of the
whole year group, adding extra pressure to the competitors!
The boys were marked on four different vaults - Through vault,
Straddle vault, Rotational vault, and Double box vault, by PE
staff, who after tough consideration decided that the gold would go
to Rohan Patel, the silver to Will Hinchcliffe, and the bronze to
The trophy and medals were awarded to the winners by the
Headmaster and all the boys received certificates of
Mr Matt Johnson, Head of PE, was one of the judges. He said:
"The lads had worked hard during the year to develop their vaulting
skills and the final was a very close encounter, watched by the
whole of Year 8. In the end, Rohan deservedly won the competition
and held his nerve to produce 4 excellent vaults. Well done."
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