|Cheadle Hulme School has a wide variety of sporting opportunities open to pupils of all ages. A large number of teams are offered which participate in matches against other schools. Students of all abitilties are encouraged to enjoy sporting activities and regularly students reach the highest national standards.|
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The School’s high standard on the Rugby pitch has been endorsed by the Cheshire Rugby Football Union club, which has selected Year 10’s Michael Elstone and James Scott to represent their U15 team.
|Golden Jewish Olympian|
Lower Sixth student, Alex has joined the ranks of Great British gold medal winners, picking up the top trump for the GB U16 Football Team at last summer’s Maccabiah Games
|Juniors’ Joy at AJIS Swim|
Reigning Junior School swim champion, Libby achieved double medal success at this year’s AJIS
Swimming Gala, picking-up an individual Gold and joining classmates on the podium for a team Bronze.
|U15 Stockport Schools Champions|
Sportswomen at CHS have continued to net more silverware for the trophy cabinet, as the U15A Netball team won this year’s Stockport Schools’ Tournament.
|Triumph at HMC Netball Festival|
The School’s netballers continue to make their mark, coming home Champions and Runners-Up of the 2013 HMC Netabll Festival.
|Stockport Schools’ Netball Champions|
CHS has netted more silverware for the trophy cabinet, with the U16 netball team crowned Stockport Schools’ champions for the fifth consecutive year.
|Elite Experience for School Cricketer|
Star of CHS's First XI and Cheshire County player, Andrew has been singled-out as one of English cricket’s brightest young prospects, when he was selected to play for the MCC
Schools team at Lord’s
|Stars of Track and Field|
CHS Athletes have had their most successful season in many years, reaching notable cup finals, dominating regional tournaments and achieving outstanding individual results.
|Girls Go for Goal|
Girls’ Football at CHS has gone from strength to strength, with individual and team success for many who are new to the game.
|School Leads International Cricket Exchange|
Rising star of Indian cricket, Khizar Dafedar has joined CHS for the Summer Term, as part of an international exchange initiative, led by the School, which has now been taken-up nationally.
|Under 19s Gain the County Netball Crown|
Cheadle Hulme School’s Under-19 Netball team are County Champions, beating the best teams from across Greater Manchester at this year’s County Tournament, held at the School.
|Greater Manchester Hockey Greats|
The CHS U15 Girls’ Hockey team have become champions of Greater Manchester, winning the GM Schools Tournament with style.
The Under-12 Netball team finished a successful season on a high, becoming Stockport Schools Champions and winners of the South Manchester League.
|Historic Win at the Wicket|
The CHS Under-13 cricket team have been crowned county champions, winning the prestigious Cheshire Cup for the first time in 25 years.
|Competing in the Pool|
Young Junior School swimmers hosted the first ever Gala for Years 3 and 4 at CHS, winning against King's School Macclesfield in a closely contested competition.
|Rugby Sevens Try for National Glory|
The Under-13 A team tackled some of the best rugby playing schools in the country to reach the Quarter Finals of the Rosslyn Park HSBC National Schools Sevens competition.
|AJIS Swimming Gala|
Junior swimmers impressed in the pool at the AJIS
Swimming Gala, reaching eight individual and five team finals, bringing home medals to show for their success.
|Junior Champion Gymnast|
Year 4 pupil, Grace swept the floor at the Greater Manchester 4 Piece Gymnastics competition, picking up three individual medals and a county selection.
|National Tennis Triumph|
The CHS U13 Boy’s Tennis team have gained a place at the AEGON National Schools Tennis Tournament Quarter Final.
|Cheshire County Netballers|
Year 8 students, Roma, Hannah and Alicia have gained county honours, after being selected to play for the U14 East Cheshire Satellite Netball Squad.
|Running All Over the World|
International running champion, Jess Coulson has joined the CHS Community, training and inspiring young athletes in the after-school Running Club.
|Cricket on Tour|
At the end of the Summer Term, the CHS 1st XI visited Canterbury for a mini tour.
Juniors finished an outstanding season on the athletic track with top performances at the AJIS Athletics tournament at Robin Park Arena.
|Hockey Players make History|
History was made when the CHS Junior Boys’ Hockey team reached the Semi-Final stage of the Northern Nationals for the first time ever.
|Summer Junior Sports Update|
CHS Juniors are well into the Summer season of sports, recently taking on local rivals in closely fought fixtures.
|Cup Winning Football|
The Year 6 football team have triumphed, winning the Neville Holt Cup in a tough 7-a-side tournament.
|Year 4s Net Top Place|
CHS Netballers have gained gold and bronze in a charity netball festival, held at The Grange School.
|The Science Behind Cycling|
A Level Sport Science students visited the National Cycling Centre for an insight into coaching the cycling starts of tomorrow.
Year 9 and 10 Hockey and Netball players enjoyed a tour to Valkenburg, in Holland.
|Stockport Schools Netball Champions|
The CHS U14 Netball team dominated the action to be declared champions in both the Stockport Schools and Stonyhurst Invitational tournaments.
|Going for Gold|
CHS Juniors picked up a string of medals at the recent AJIS
Indoor Athletics tournament.
|Boys’ Football Triumph|
CHS boys lifted the trophy at this year’s ISFA Barry Burns Northern Eights tournament after beating stiff competition from some of the region's best footballing schools.
|Sharks Star Reminisces at CHS|
Sale Sharks’ Irish centre Kyle Tonetti took a trip down memory lane and met an old rival when he paid a visit to CHS last term to conduct a coaching session with the U14 team.
|National Showjumping Champion|
Year 9 pupil Taylor has won the Intermediate Individual competition at the recent National Schools Equestrian Championships.
The U14 Girls Hockey team had a very busy Autumn term, culminating in a place in the North of England Schools finals.
|Junior Sports Success|
Juniors have made a fantastic start to the Spring term with outstanding Netball and Swimming results.
|Trying Out Tag Rugby|
Pupils have tried their hand at a new game, as Tag Rugby comes to the Junior School.
|Rugby Boys Reach Quarter Finals|
Another fantastic team performance from Cheadle Hulme School’s 1st XV has put them into the Quarter Finals of the North section of the Daily Mail Vase competition.
|AJIS Cross Country 2011 Results|
October saw the AJIS (Association of Junior Independent Schools) Cross Country Championships, with 25 Independent Junior Schools from the North West competing for the coveted title in this prestigious event
|Sri Lanka memories will last forever|
At the end of summer term, the Senior Hockey and Netball players enjoyed a fantastic two week tour of Sri Lanka, playing four hockey and four netball matches and enjoying many cultural highlights.
Just before the October break, the Senior Rugby Squad was treated to a fantastic defensive coaching session by Super League Coach, Richard Marshall.
|Football Coaches In The Making|
During a sensational sunny September day 14 CHS pupils took part in an exciting visit to Finch Farm, Everton Football Club’s high tech training facility.
Senior girls have been enjoying the chance to play football for the School for the first time in some years. Coached by former pupil Ms Kayleigh Traynor (Class of 2010) together with Classics teacher Ms Clare Owens, the squad has been a big hit with the girls, with over 40 turning up for training sessions, ranging in age from Year 7 to Year 11.
|Celebrating Sporting Success|
Over 120 students and staff enjoyed an evening celebrating the sporting successes of the senior teams. After enjoying a delicious meal by the award winning school caterers, the group listened to speeches and celebrated individual and team sporting successes with the presentation of awards by Head, Lucy Pearson.
|Living the life of a Pro Footballer|
A 27 strong squad of U13 boys travelled to Portugal for a football development tour during the Easter break, training at the ‘world famous’ Sporting Lisbon Academy.
The Senior Netball 1st team have been crowned Greater Manchester Netball Champions. The girls gave outstanding performances in the exciting and fiercely contested competition, winning five of their seven matches and scoring an impressive 58 goals.
Members of the School Badminton Club welcomed four international players into School recently. The students enjoyed watching a doubles Exhibition match by the professionals, all of whom have played for England, and also received some expert tuition from them.
|Northern Hockey Belles|
The U11 Girls hockey team achieved runner-up medals in the National Schools North of England Hockey Finals, held at Leeds University in March.
|National Success for U18 Girls' Hockey Team|
The U18 Girls’ Hockey team, Champions of the North for the third consecutive year, competed in the Finals of the National Schools’ Girls Hockey Championships in March, challenging three of the top schools in the country in the final stages of this prestigious national competition.
Former England Netball player, Karen Greig, came into School recently to share her netballing skill and tactics with girls in both the Junior and Senior Schools. Pupils enjoyed the opportunity to learn from Karen, who is currently captain of 'Northern Thunder', on of the Super League teams.
|Junior double at National U11 Hockey Finals|
For the very first time, CHS will have double representation at the National Under 11 Hockey Finals this year, with both the boys' and the girls' teams qualifying for the prestigious event to be held at Leeds university on Thursday 24th March.
Olympic gold medallist Matt Walker, a GB Paralympic Swimmer, gave a fascinating and inspirational talk to students at a recent ‘Question of Sport’ forum. Matt discussed his achievements as a swimmer and the highs (and occasional lows) of being an International Paralympian.
|U18 Champions of the North|
The School’s 1st XI Girls’ Hockey team has reached the finals of the National Schools Championships, for the third consecutive year, placing them as one of the top eight schools in the country.
|Junior Football Festival|
The Year 5 boys had a successful morning at the AJIS 7-a-Side Football Festival on 12th March.
Five talented students have been delighted to achieve places on prestigious girls’ hockey teams outside School. Three of the girls have been selected to play internationally. Upper Sixth form student Lizzy has joined the U18 England Squad and Cliodhna the England U16 Squad. Clio earned her England trial at the U15 HiPAC (High Performance Assessment Camp). Upper Sixth student Xenna has also been training with the Wales U21 Squad.
|Junior Boys Hockey Highlight|
The Junior Hockey squad came third in the AJIS (Association of Junior Independent Schools) competition held at Kirkham Grammar School.
|A Swimming Success|
Commonwealth Games double Gold medalist, James Goddard, addressed 300 Year 8 and 9 pupils about his ‘fantastic experience’ in Delhi and his views on the controversey surrounding the Commonwealth Games venue. They were also delighted to see the swimmer's two gold medals for the Men’s 200m Backstroke and 200m Individual Medley.
|Professional Tackles Training|
Senior Rugby players were delighted to welcome professional rugby coach, Richy Marshall into School this week for a coaching session.
|U18 Girls Qualify for the North of England Final|
The 1st XI Girls’ Hockey team was delighted to qualify for the North of England Hockey Finals following victory in the North West Tournament on Monday. This is the third successive year that the girls have reached the North Finals, which will take place in Leeds later this month.
|North Hockey Final Qualifiers|
The U14 Girls’ Hockey team have qualified for the North of England U14 Finals after their success in the North West tournament. The team, which includes players in Years 8 and 9, represented Greater Manchester at the tournament held at Timperley Hockey Club.
The annual Anglo Irish Sports tour proved to be a great success again this year. It was Cheadle Hulme’s turn to host St Gerard’s School’s Year 7 Rugby and Girls’ Hockey teams and students enjoyed entertaining the Irish pupils.
The U18 Boys' Football team achieved a great win in this season's Boodles ISFA Cup when they made the long journey to Sussex to play against much fancied St. Bede's. The team are now through to the last sixteen in this national competition.
|The Business of Sport|
Mr Robert Elstone, the Chief Executive of Everton Football Club, gave a fascinating insight into the ‘Business of Football’ at the School’s ‘Question of Sport’ forum. He provided an enthralling view of his role in running a Premiership football club and discussed topics such as broadcasting fees, players’ wages, ground improvements and merchandising.
Cheadle Hulme School U16 Girls’ netball team comfortably secured the title of Stockport Schools Netball Champions for the fourth successive year.
Silver medals were the reward for the Year 5 Girls’ team of young runners at the AJIS (Association of Junior Independent Schools) Cross Country Championships.
|Boodles Boys Win|
The U18 Boys Football team achieved a great win in this season's Boodles ISFA Cup competition when they made the long journey to Sussex to play against much fancied St. Bede's. The team are now through to the last sixteen in this national competition.
|U11 Boys are Football Champions|
The Boys’ U11 football team sailed through a strong qualifying group at the Kings 7’s Football tournament on Saturday 25th September, to be declared joint champions.
The U13 Football Team got off to a great start in the 1st round of the Rensburg Sheppards U13 Cup, with a 5-0 victory against QEGS, Blackburn.
The girls rounders teams have had a very successful season with, the Year 8, 9 and 10 teams all crowned Stockport Schools Champions.
The boys’ athletics teams have had another very successful season. They finished 2nd in the annual King’s Relays event at the start of the season and the year 8 team performed magnificently to win the 1st round of the English Schools’ Cup, achieving the highest points tally of any school in Cheshire.
There were outstanding performances by School athletes at the Greater Manchester Championships held at Longford Park recently.
School sporting history has now been made this summer when two members of the 1st XI Cricket Team each made over 1000 runs in a season.
|A Record Breaking Day|
Under a hot summer sun, athletes in Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 enjoyed a competitive day of sport at the School’s annual Sports Day, at which two School were records broken.
An impressive 18 girls have achieved the accolade of being selected to play either hockey or netball for their county and four U12 girls have also been chosen to play netball for Stockport. Hockey players have been selected at U16 level for Cheshire and, U15, U14, U13 and U12 level for Greater Manchester, with one girl playing for the U14 Cheshire netball team
|Junior Sports Day|
Cheering, competitive children added to the sunny and exciting atmosphere for the annual Junior School sports day.
Overall winners were Langworthy House, with a superb total of over 400 points across the events.
|Hat trick for Athletes|
The Year 9 Girls’ Athletics Team was crowned Stockport Schools’ Champions for the third year running recently. There were some excellent performances both on the track and in the field events with nearly all competitors finishing in the top three.
A massive 97 point score secured the winning place for the Year 10 Girls’ Athletics team in the recent Stockport School’s Athletics Championships.
|A Record Breaking Partnership|
School sporting history was made when two members of the 1st XI Cricket Team put on 248 for the first wicket to break their own record (by 50 runs) for any partnership in Cheadle Hulme School’s 1st XI. The two cricketers, who are both called Matthew, hold the highest partnership score ever recorded at the School and the highest ever for or against the 1st XI. It is also the first occasion two players from School have scored a century in the same innings. The final total of 301-3 in 40 overs is the first time the School has ever gone past 300.
|A Champion Course|
The 2009 Junior Boys’ 800m English Schools Athletics Champion, Year 10 pupil, Chris has just enjoyed a fascinating day of mentoring, education and specialised training with Dame Kelly Holmes at Loughborough College, supported by Aviva. One of a number of athletes from around the country, Chris earned the opportunity to attend the day following his brilliant gold medal winning performance at last year’s Aviva Home English Schools Athletics Championships.
|junior Swimming Championships|
Winners of the annual Junior School Swimming Championships were presented with awards by former Junior School pupil and swimming record holder, Head Girl, Hannah Petho.
|Jonny’s England Rugby Excellence|
Year 11 pupil Jonny Taylor captained the England U16 A Rugby squad, in a 52-3 victory against Belgium, at the International Festival held at Wellington College.
|Budding Young Referees|
Premier league and Football Association (FA) linesman Trevor Massey came into the Junior School for five weeks to deliver the FA ‘Mini Whistler’ programme to all Year 6 pupils during the spring term.
|A First Taste of Touring|
“A very successful first taste of touring” is how this year’s Girls’ Hockey and Netball tour to Holland at Easter was described. The popular tour to Valkenburg, which runs biannually, was enjoyed by 42 Year 9 and 10 girls, giving them lots of opportunities to practice and play their sports, as well as to experience some Dutch culture.
|Stockport Schools Champions|
The U15 Girls’ Hockey team, together with Catherine Shipston from the U16 team, were delighted to win the U16 Stockport Schools’ Hockey Tournament after overcoming strong opposition from Wilmslow High School and Bramhall High School.
|Netball team crowned Stockport Schools’ U12 Champions|
The U12 Girls’ Netball team has been crowned Stockport Schools' U12 Champions after winning all their matches in the recent tournament. Beating Stockport Grammar School, Kingsway, Stockport School and Reddish Vale School in the opening rounds, the girls continued their winning streak against Wilmslow High School in the semi final and against Priestnall School in a thrilling final.
|U14 Netball Champions|
Scoring over 72 goals in four matches, the U14 Girls’ Netball team took the title of Stockport Schools’ Netball Champions. Winning matches against Bramhall High School, Wilmslow High School and St Anne’s School, the team drew the competition with Stockport Grammar School on points. They were delighted however to take the title on goal difference with a difference of 43, compared to Stockport’s 19.
|County Hockey Champions for third year|
The girls in the 1st XI Hockey Team were delighted to retain their title as County Champions in the recent Greater Manchester County U18 Hockey Tournament, for the third year running. They scored a total of 18 goals in five matches, without a single goal being scored against them.
|Victories at Valkenburg |
Boys in the School’s hockey team were delighted to achieve two out of three victories on the recent five day tour to Holland. The group of 17 not only played three Dutch teams (Oirschott HC, Concordia HC and Weert HC), but also had the chance to train in Holland working on some key skill areas including passing, defending as a unit and wider team play.
Eight members of the Boys’ Hockey teams have been selected for the new Cheshire Boys’ Hockey Academies. Ben and Josh have participated at U13 level, Tom, Andrew, Tom at U14 level whilst Harrison, Will and Jack took part at the U15 level. Jack was also delighted to be selected for the U15 North West Academy.
Four girls from Years 8 and 9 were delighted to win the Stockport Schools’ U14 Badminton Tournament. Competing against five other local schools, Tizzie Brass and Briony Penfold won all of their six games, whilst Ana Redfern-Ball and Elisha Taylor won all but one of their matches, resulting in Cheadle Hulme School’s U14 Girls’ Badminton team becoming overall winners of the competition.
|Girls' Hockey team comes 7th in the country|
Cheadle Hulme School Girls’ 1st XI Hockey team, who had already been crowned North of England Under 18 Hockey Champions in the National Schools’ Tournament for the second successive year, has now achieved 7th place in the country in the recent National Finals.
|Matt scores his first century for the 1st XI Cricket team|
For the second successive year the 1st XI Cricket team played against a very strong Millfield side, away on tour, and again gave an excellent account of themselves. Skipper Matt led from the front with a very accomplished 111 in a total of 248 for 4 in 50 overs. He was ably supported by Harry(44) and Akshat (39*). Matt faced 135 balls and batted 158 minutes for his maiden 1st XI hundred. His innings included 15 4's and a 6.
Junior School pupils won the shield as overall winners in the West Area Swimming Gala, where they were competing against eight other local schools. The strong swimmers secured 1st place in five final events, out of the total eight finals they qualified for.
|Learning at Lord's|
A lecture on ‘The Spirit of Cricket’, a master class on the art of finger spin and a session on the art of batting against spin, were some of the highlights of a day at Lord's for Upper Sixth student Matthew.
|U13 Girls’ Hockey Team are Stockport Schools Champions|
The U13 Girls’ Hockey Team have been crowned Stockport Schools Champions, after winning all of their matches in the Stockport Schools seven-a-side Hockey Tournament, with no goals scored against them in any of the matches.
The Year 6 girls’ freestyle relay team gained silver medals in the final of the AJIS (Association of Junior Independent Schools) swimming gala, held at Runnymede St Edward's on Friday 29th January 2010.
Desert at dawn, sand dunes, sea lions and safari made for a memorable and varied two week trip to Namibia and South Africa this summer for a group of twenty five U16 Rugby boys.
The group flew first to Namibia, where they held a training session on their first day to prepare for their forthcoming matches. A five hour coach trip took them to the Namib Desert Lodge, from where they had a 5am start to see the sunrise on the highest sand dunes in the world. The boys then experienced the tremendous thrill and achievement of climbing to the top!
The popular annual Anglo Irish Sports’ Exchange was enjoyed by even more pupils this year, with the inclusion of Year 8 students for the first time as well as Year 7. Over 80 boys and girls enjoyed a weekend of hockey and rugby as well experiencing excellent Irish hospitality from the host school of St Gerard’s, Bray.
|Football from Coast to Coast|
Soccer from coast to coast was the agenda for the School’s Senior Football Squad on the sports’ tour to North America.
|Sport and Safari in South Africa|
From the thrill of safari and the excitement of matches played on foreign soil to a glimpse at Township life, the Senior girls experienced a world very different from their own on their two week Hockey and Netball tour to South Africa.
|Junior Boys' first Hockey Tournament|
The Junior School boys' hockey team honed their hockey skills at their first ever competition, the AJIS (Association of Junior Independent Schools) hockey tournament, held at Kirkham Grammar School, Blackpool on 5th December.
|North of England Champions Again|
The Girls’ 1st XI Hockey team has been crowned North of England U18 Hockey Champions for the second successive year. The team, which already holds the titles of County Champions and are North West ‘Joint’ Champions, has achieved a place in the National Finals in March 2010.
|Joint North West Hockey Champions|
The 1st XI Girls’ Hockey team have been crowned North West Champions in the National Schools’ Tournament for the second year running.
|Hat trick for Champions of the Court|
For the third year running, members of the U15 Girls’ Netball Team were crowned Champions in the Stockport Schools' Tournament, scoring, on average, a goal a minute in some matches.
|Wrestling for Rugby Success|
Rugby training was tackled in a new way recently when former Sale Sharks player and Olympic Wrestler, Rob Barraclough came into School to coach the Senior Rugby Squad.
The 1st XI Girls' Hockey team is through to the North West stage of the U18 National Schools Competition, after claiming victory at the County Tournament recently.
|AJIS Cross Country Medalists|
Junior School pupils achieved notable results in the AJIS Cross country event at Rossell School in October, which attracted over 500 runners.
|National Victory for Chris|
Year 9 pupil, Chris has won the Junior Boys 800m at the English Schools’ Athletics Championships in Sheffield in 2:01.11 minutes. “This is an unbelievable achievement,” says PE teacher Mr Andy Wrathall, “and is great reward for all his hard work.”
|Champions of the Court|
The Year 9 Girls Tennis team were crowned champions in the Stockport Schools Tennis Tournament in June. The team of Rebecca Griffiths, Danielle McFarlane, Beth Hale and Hannah Coulson played excellent tennis against some strong opposition.
|Excellent Track Record|
Cheadle Hulme School’s athletics teams have enjoyed an excellent start to the season. Three of the girls’ and boys’ teams have been crowned Stockport Schools’ Champions, whilst the Intermediate Girls’ Athletics Team was delighted to come first overall in Cheshire, out of 21 schools, at the ESAA English Schools Track and Field Cup last week, securing them a place at the North West Regional Finals.
|Hockey Festival in Bath|
“The first ever visit of the Boys’ 1st XI Hockey team to the Bath Festival was a resounding success,” says team coach Mr Pete Shipston. The group of 14 players enjoyed a weekend of hockey in historic Bath, successfully playing matches against three able and challenging teams.
|Run Away Success|
The School's boys' and girls' Cross Country teams have both had an impressive end to the season.
|Victory at Villarreal|
Five days of football at Spanish ‘Primera Division’ club Villarreal F.C.’s Academy was a marvellous way for 44 Year 8 and 9 boys to spend their Easter holidays.
|Junior School Swimming Championships|
Year 6 pupil Aneesha Adlington was declared the Junior School Swimming Champion at the inaugural Junior School Swimming Championships. She achieved the highest number of points overall and was awarded a plaque by swimming teacher and former pupil, Mrs Sarah Davies, who was the Swimming Team Captain during her time at Cheadle Hulme School (1979 to 1986).
|Cross Country win for Junior Boys|
The Junior School Boys’ team won the West Area Cross County meeting in March. Jack Clare, Daniel Masom and Max Swann also received individual medals for averaging 3rd place positions overall. The girls' team also did well, coming 3rd in the tournament.
The Junior School Swimming team won the West Area Swimming Gala, held at Cheadle Baths on Friday 27th March 2009, beating other large local schools, including Ladybarn, Hursthead and Gatley Primary School.
|U14 Netball Team are Stockport Champions|
The Girls U14 netball team were delighted to retain their crown as Stockport Champions for the second year running, after a "remarkable team performance".
|Girls are County Champions again|
The Girls’ 1st XI Hockey Team has been crowned County Champions in the Greater Manchester County U18 Hockey Tournament.
|Junior Hockey Champions|
The Year 6 Girls' hockey team had cause to celebrate, having won the AJIS (Association of Independent Junior Schools) Hockey at Preston Arena, before qualifying for the next round of the National Schools Mini Hockey competition.
|Seven Boys are County Hockey Players|
Seven members of the Senior School Boys’ Hockey teams have been enjoying success off the School’s pitches, having each achieved the accolade of representing their county this season.
|Twenty Girls are County Players|
Seven more girls have achieved the accolade of being selected to play for their county, bringing the total number of girls who are currently County players to 20.
The girls have been asked to play for Greater Manchester and Lancashire County Hockey squads at U14, U13 and U12 level. They are Hannah Coulson, Cliodhna O’Malley, Hana Nasser, Elisha Taylor, Kate Adamson and Claudia Holt. Year 6 pupil Nicky Screawn has also been chosen to play for the U12s. Thirteen older students were selected to play county hockey and netball last term. Congratulations to all the girls for their outstanding achievements.
It may not be the traditional season for tennis but this hasn’t stopped both girls and boys School Tennis teams from continuing their summer successes.
|Junior School Freestylers are fast |
Year 5 pupil Toby and Year 6 pupil James both gained silver medals in the recent North West Independent Schools swimming competition held at Merchant Taylor’s School in Crosby.
Both boys are keen swimmers; James swims three or four times a week at Saracens, Hazel Grove, and Toby also swims three times a week at Total Fitness.
|U13 Girls are crowned Manchester and District Netball Champions|
The U13 Netball team has been crowned Manchester and District Netball Champions, playing some impressive netball in the tournament, held recently at Stockport Grammar School. The 1st VII, U15 and U14 teams were runners-up in their age groups in the Tournament. The U14s narrowly missed first place, losing out on goal difference to Loretto.
The 1st VII have had a very good season so far and remain undefeated in school matches, with resounding victories achieved against Stockport Grammar and Lymm High School and a victory over the Cheshire U18 Squad earlier in the term.
|Thirteen Girls are County Players|
Thirteen Cheadle Hulme girls have achieved the accolade of being selected to play for their county. Ten girls have been asked to play for Greater Manchester and Lancashire County Hockey squads at U18, U17, U16 and U15 level. They are Charlotte Banfield, Hannah Petho, Maddie Sweeney, Erika Coakley, Lizzy Totten, Xenna Hughes, Amanda Bennison, Gemma Wilson, Katie Marriott and Hannah Coulson. Flora Fontes has been selected to play for Cheshire County Hockey. Netball honours have also been achieved by two girls – Amie Jones who plays for the U16 Greater Manchester Academy and Megan Randles for Cheshire. Congratulations to all the girls for their outstanding achievement.
|1st XI Hockey Players are North of England Champions|
Cheadle Hulme School’s 1st XI Girls’ Hockey Squad has been crowned North of England U18 Champions, qualifying for the National Schools' Finals in March. The girls won the North of England Finals at Belle Vue last Friday, where they competed against the top two teams in the North West and the top two from the North East. The talented squad includes England U16 player Lizzy Totten, Wales International Xenna Hughes, three North of England players and a large number of Greater Manchester County players.
|Irish Sports ‘Exchange’ celebrates its 25th anniversary|
November saw the 25th anniversary of the traditional annual exchange with St. Gerard's school from Bray in County Wicklow. This year it was Cheadle Hulme’s turn to host the Year 7 Irish students for a weekend of boys’ rugby and girls’ hockey.
|Girls play for the North of England Hockey Squad|
Three Cheadle Hulme School girls played for the North of England Hockey squad, the ‘Pennine Pumas’, this November. Charlotte Banfield and Erika Coakley were selected for the U18 squad while Lizzy Totten was selected for the U16s. The girls competed against the Midlands, South West and South East Regions in the England Hockey Futures Cup. Congratulations to all the girls, particularly to Lizzy who captained the U16 side and has also been selected for the England U16 trials.
|A Question of Sports' Hydration|
Lucozade Sport Scientist Phil Evans gave a fascinating talk to over 100 of the school’s sports players, as part of the School’s ‘Question of Sport’ sports forum this week. Phil, who has worked with Andy Murray, and football clubs, Manchester United and Liverpool, provided the students with some valuable advice on what and when to eat prior to playing sport and how to keep themselves hydrated and rehydrate after their practices and matches.
|Hockey Teams reach North of England Finals|
Two of the School's Girls’ Hockey teams have reached the North of England finals of the National Schools Competition. Both the 1st XI and U14 teams are already County Champions and, following success in the North West Tournaments, they are now also joint North West winners for each of their age groups, placing both teams in the top four school teams in the North at U18 and U14 levels.
During October half term 16 Sixth form pupils took part in the exciting FA level 1 coaching course. This is a course designed by The FA as an introduction for all coaches with little experience or knowledge about coaching and is the perfect first step on The FA coaching ladder.
|Toby wins a medal at AJIS Cross Country|
Year 5 pupil Toby won a medal for his excellent performance at the AJIS Cross Country event on 1st October. He was placed 3rd in the U10 Boys race, in which more than 150 runners competed.
|A triple victory for tennis doubles|
The girls' tennis teams have had an excellent season with the U15, U14 and U12 teams all being crowned Stockport Schools Doubles Tennis Champions. The U13 team also played some excellent tennis and came runners up in the tournament.
|Athletes win the regional final of the English Schools Cup|
The Intermediate Girls Athletics team have won the North West Regional B Finals of the English Schools Cup in Warrington, beating their nearest rivals by 13 points.
The Junior Girls also performed well, securing the runners up position with 292 points, just 5 points behind the winners.
|Cricketers listed in Wisden Almanac|
Cheadle Hulme School was listed 10th in the table for outstanding Season 2007 in the Schools' Cricket Section of the 2008 Wisden Almanac (page 952). The 1st XI achieved eight wins in their 11 matches for a win ratio of 72.73%, just below Shrewsbury School and Portsmouth Grammar School.
|Boys' Cross Country Success|
The Boys' Cross Country squad achieved a hat-trick of success when the Year 8, 9, and 10 teams all came first in the Stockport Mid-Week Cross Country Leagues. They achieved a remarkable level of consistency, ably led by captains Luke Oldfield, Kriszs Reeves and Parosh Mohamed.
|Girls athletics teams crowned Stockport Champions|
The U13, U14 and U15 Girls Athletics Teams have all become Stockport Schools' Champions, beating Stockport Grammar School into second place in each year group. There were some excellent individual performances with 11 athletes achieving 1st place in their event and an additional 15 athletes achieving 2nd or 3rd places.
|CHS 1st XI Cricketers reach the last 16 in the country.|
On a very hot day at Merchant Taylor’s Crosby and Norden Cricket Club in early May, CHS won all three matches in the first round of the National Under 18 Twenty 20 Competition against the hosts, a very strong Huddersfield college side and Wolverhampton Grammar.
|Boys Hockey Players enjoy a tour of Holland|
A group of 34 pupils and 4 staff had an enjoyable and productive 5 day Hockey tour to Holland this Easter. The students, all players on the School’s Under 15 and Under 18 Boys’ Hockey teams had 3 days of intense coaching and playing, as well as enjoying some free time in Valkenburg.
|Hockey, netball and tobogganing in Holland !|
50 girls accompanied by 6 staff had an excellent Hockey and Netball tour to Valkenburg, Holland this Easter holidays. The girls from Years 9 and 10, took part in coaching, matches and a tournament as well as enjoying some free time in Mastricht where they tried out the toboggan run, ate pancakes and did some shopping.
|Coaching courtesy of 18,000 Shopping Vouchers|
Over 18,000 Tesco Sports vouchers, collected by parents and staff, enabled 85 pupils from Year 6 to Year 10 to enjoy an afternoon of athletics coaching from two professional coaches from Manchester Harriers recently.
|U13 Netball Team Win HMC Tournament|
The U13 netball team have secured the title of Champions of the Headmaster Conference Liverpool Group Sports Festival Tournament. The team played extremely well with the attack passing the ball with accuracy and precision and the defence timing interceptions to perfection. The shooters were on top form, scoring an incredible 94 goals in their six matches. Congratulations to all of the girls involved.
|A Celebration of Sport|
Over 100 students, staff and former staff celebrated School sports at the annual Sports Players' Dinner held at Lancashire County Cricket Club.
|Pupils train at Premiership Academy|
Pupils from Years 8, 9 and 10 enjoyed a fabulous opportunity to train, play and watch a Premier League match at Bolton Wanderer’s Premiership Academy and Stadium last week.
|Girls Hockey Successes|
Two girls from Year 10 who are best friends at School have now become International rivals on the Hockey pitch. Both girls are also member of the U16 Girls' Hockey team, a squad which have achieved success to become both County and North West Champions.
The School’s Girls' Badminton have won the Stockport Schools U16 Badminton Tournament for the third time.
Brad, a player for the School's boys team has also had success in the sport.
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