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Boreatton Park Netball Tour 2016

Posted on 14th March 2016

On Friday 4th March 4 members of the PE staff and 33 students set off on a 4 hour coach journey to Boreatton Park, Shropshire.

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Following a safe arrival and briefing, it was time to take a very wet, muddy and windy tour of the grounds.

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Saturday 5th March, a full day of netball tournaments and PGL activities including, quad biking, abseiling, rock climbing, trapeze, archery, zip wire and the infamous ‘Giant Swing’.

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The Main Event  – Netball – Meet the Teams.

Team 1 – Year 9’s.


Back row, left to right:  Amy Mason Lynskee, Hattie White, Fran Hannath, Emily Barratt, Ellie Shepherd. Front row, left to right – Alicia Bowker, Iona Christie, Molly Allocok.

Progressed to the semi final but unfortunately lost to the overall winners of the tournament. Many thanks to Chris Barratt Transport for sponsoring the hoodies.

Players’ player – Amy Mason Lynskee
Managers player – Emily Barratt

  Team 2 – Year 9’s


Back row, Left to right: Abi Bower, Eleanor Schofield, Olivia Smith, Lizzie Dee, Grace Holmes, Front row, left to right – Lily Gregory, Grace Clark, Amelia Emerson.

Many thanks to Gregory Financial Management for sponsoring the hoodies and Parkers Carpets of Brigg for sponsoring the kit.

Players’ player – Lily Gregory
Managers player – Lizzie Dee

Team 3 – Year 10’s


Left to right: Ruby Burchell, Lydia Handsley, Jess Edwards, Sophie McCulloch, Olivia Smith, Lucy McDonald, Lucy Wilson, Mya Masharani, Millie Wilson.

Progressed to the final where after a very tough game ended in 9-3 defeat. Many thank to Allied Protek for sponsoring the hoodies and the kit.

Players’ player – Ruby Burchell
Managers player – Olivia Smith

Team 4 – Year  9 and 10’s mixed  


Back row  Left to right: Jess Allen, Amy Sanderson, Alicia Maxwell, Yasmin Amin, Neive Atkin. Front row, left to right: Fran Dyas, Jess Jex, Jenny Wood.

Players’ player – Neive Atkin
Managers player – Yasmin Amin


A very cold and wet weekend, but lots of fun had by all who attended. Definitely a weekend of team building and team spirit and one where memories were created for a lifetime. Big thanks to all the students.