Sporting Success

Theodora Wornham competes in Pentathlon GB Schools' Modern Biahtlon Championship.

Congratulations to Theodora Wornham who took part in the Pentathlon GB Schools' Modern Biathlon Championships at Crystal Palace at the weekend.  She finished 40th overall out of a field of 83, her swim was the 20th fastest.

Oxfordshire Netball County Finals

On Wednesday 29th March our Year 7, 8 and 11 Netball teams competed at the Oxfordshire Netball County finals. It was a busy afternoon, showcasing some high quality netball across all of the age groups. A big thank you to all the parents, for coming along to support the girls. Congratulations to all of the DGS players, the results were as follows:

  • Year 11 – 1st place
  • Year 8 – 2nd place
  • Year 7 – 2nd place

Chance to Shine Cricket Tournament

On Tuesday 14th of March, the new U15 cricket team headed off to Blackbird Leys to face schools in the Oxfordshire’s Chance to Shine cricket tournament. The girls were energetic and supported one another all day. We faced Burford school first, walking away with a win. Next up was our rivals St Helens and St Catherine’s who we lost to in a tight match. Finally, we faced Oxford High school where we lost again. The whole team played their best, and a special well done goes to Hermione Jewell and Millie Dickinson who played exceptionally well for their first cricket match.

Well played girls,

Farah Khan
Captain

Regional Badminton Competition

On Thursday 9th March our Year 10 and 11 County Badminton winners went to Guildford to compete in the regional round of the competition. There were 8 schools competing and play began in two rounds of pools. Our girls won all of their group matches, beating Folkestone Girls 5-0; Sir William Perkins 3-2; and Warden Park 4-1. This meant that they progressed into the semi-finals facing Aylesbury Vale. Despite a fabulous team effort, the girls narrowly lost 3-2. This led to a play-off for 3rd place, where our girls took on Sir William Perkins for the second time, this time winning 4-1. This resulted in an excellent 3rd place for the team.
 
The PE department would like to say a huge thank you to Mrs Marriott for taking the girls to Guildford and team managing throughout the day. The girls all performed really well, behaved in a sporting manner at all times and were very supportive of each other - well done!

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