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Achieving This Week Friday 22 September

Congratulations to the following girls for recent achievements, from musical to tough mudding:

Miss Fernandes reports, ‘First Former Christina represented Prior’s Field in the Butser Hill Challenge Run last Sunday, where almost 100 students from a variety of schools competed in the Year 6/7 race. Completing 2 laps of a 2km course with some very steep hills, Christina finished as the fastest runner for both age groups. Well done Christina – a fantastic achievement!’

First Former Freya passed her Grade 4 piano with distinction during the summer.

Miss Baines congratulated Third Former Amira who ‘competed in the South East Regional Gymnastics competition. After competing on the vault, floor, beam and bars Amira achieved 1st place overall, a fantastic achievement. Very well done.’

Third Former Georgia, who attended a film camp run by the Young Film Academy, working with a small group of students to make a film called ‘Running Water’. The film has been nominated for a Young Film Academy Award and Georgia, who was the cinematographer, will be attending a ceremony in London to mark her team’s achievement.

Fourth Former Isobel gained a distinction in her Grade 5 LAMDA for Solo Acting and is working towards her bronze award.

Fifth Former Brydie, selected for one of the U17 Performance Centres for South England Hockey.

Fifth Former Poppy completed a full tough mudder course, 12 miles with over 25 obstacles.

Sixth Former Emma represented Northern Ireland in the Sainsbury’s British Fencing School Games at Loughborough University. The best U19 fencers from each home nation compete over three days. Emma was selected to fence in the Girls’ Sabre and finished 10th in the individual event; she also fenced in the mixed team event against England and Wales.