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Records Broken at Sports Day

The Senior School Sports Day took place on Saturday, 23 June with pupils collecting points for their school houses.

Parents were welcomed to Rendcomb College’s sports fields as pupils from Years 7 to 10 competed in a range of track and field events. Competitors represented one of four houses: Bannister, Edwards, Redgrave and Radcliffe.

Across the day a number of school records were broken. In the field events, Eleanor L broke the U12 girls’ Javelin record with a throw of 17.65m while Mia E claimed the U15 girls’ High Jump record with a height of 1.30m. Dillan S broke the U14 boys’ Long Jump record with a jump of 5.30. Dillan also claimed the U14 boys’ High Jump with a height of 1.50m. Jasper R smashed the U13 boys’ Discus record with a throw of 20.5m while the U12 boys’ Javelin record and U12 Shot Putt records were claimed by Charlie W and Max P respectively.

On the track, Max P and Max J claimed the U12 and U13 400m records respectively.

Across the day there were a number of close contests including a photo finish in the U14 boys relay. The overall winners on the day were Bannister House.

Head of College, Rob Jones, said: “What a great day to end a fantastic sporting year. Congratulations to Bannister on their victory and a huge thank you to all the parents that attended and created such a wonderful atmosphere.”