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      Netball

      Netball is a major sport at King’s played predominantly in the Spring Term with training, preparation and some League fixtures taking place in the Autumn Term. We offer extra-curricular practices for all age groups and abilities and have a competitive fixture list for Wednesday (seniors) and Saturday games (all other years). We regularly enter County and National School competitions for every age group as well as competing in invitational tournaments. 

      Highly qualified coaches and specialist PE staff are committed to ensuring that all girls are given opportunity to play netball as a key curriculum subject especially in Years 7-9 where it is taught to everyone in games lessons. 

      Individual success is important to us too and talented individuals are occasionally promoted to play with older girls to encourage their personal development.  This year 7 girls were selected for the County Squads and four girls played at Regional level last year.  

      King’s boasts 8 brand new full size courts enabling several teams to train at the same time and to allow for multiples of teams to play in our regular Saturday and midweek fixtures.

      We regularly embark on overseas tours to enrich the sporting experiences of pupils at King’s. In April 2016 we took years 8-10 to Spain and Gibraltar and years 10-13 to Barbados in 2014. In preparation for both tours, pupils underwent a strength and conditioning program to ensure their level of fitness was a match for the hot conditions that were faced at both locations. The tours were a great cultural experience combined with competitive fixtures against clubs and schools abroad. 

       

      HONOURS 2016 - 2017

      U12s Cheshire County Tournament runners up

      U12s Last four in the North West School Sports Magazine Cup

       Macclesfield and District Netball League-Winners U12a/b and Seniors, Runners up U13s

      COUNTY REPRESENTATION 2016 - 2017

      U12 Dev-Maddie Johnson

      U14 Dev-Isabel Moores

      U14-Susie Moores

      U19-Antonia Bianchi

      HONOURS 2015 - 2016

      U19 Represented Cheshire at the Regional Finals finishing 3rd 
      U14 Cheshire County Tournament Runners Up
      Stoneyhurst Tournament Runners Up at U14 and U19
      Macclesfield and District Netball League – Runners Up at U12, U15 and U19

      INDIVIDUAL HONOURS

      Regional Representation – U19 North West - Imogen McCance and Ellie Bird

      U19 Yorkshire Regional Academy – Rachel Catlin
      Northern Thunder Development Squad – Ellie Bird

      COUNTY REPRESENTATION 2014 - 2015

      U12 – Izzy Moores
      U14 – Mollie Pettit, Suzie Moores, Ellie Morton.
      U16 – Antonia Bianchi 

      County Representation 2014/15
      U12 Susie Moores
      U14 Chantelle Carroll, Olivia Moores
      U16 Antonia Bianchi
      U19 Ellie Bird, Imogen McCance

      RECENT SUCCESSES

      2014 – U12 County Champions

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