LVIth Trip to Mill on The Brue
The LVIth spent a Sunday at Mill on The Brue in glorious sunshine. They were able to tackle a couple of challenges.
Using only blue barrels, rope and two poles the girls built and then launched their own raft and in the afternoon were able race each other. The girls were asked if they would like to jump in the water after they had finished rafting. To the amazement of the staff all of them replied yes! The instructors commented on how much our girls like a challenge and were prepared to ‘Give it a Go’.
To dry off they took to the sky on a zip wire – which took a minute to go from top to bottom. Some of the girls shrieked the whole length of the wire.
They left exhilarated and exhausted.
Just before the end of the first half of term is one of the highlights of the year. Hanford’s alternative to Sport’s Day is a Tetrathlon where girls compete against the clock riding, swimming and running and against a target for shooting. Despite a miserable and wet start to the summer the sun came outRead More
Junior Wessex Athletics
A team of U10 and U11 Hanford athletes went to Walhampton School in Lymington Hampshire to take part in this summer’s Junior Wessex Athletics competition. This is one of the largest athletics meets for this age group in our area and there was pretty stiff competition with 26 other schools taking part in both track and fieldRead More
U11A&B tennis v St Mary’s Thursday
The U11’s had their first tennis match of the season against St. Mary’s. It was a splendid, sunny afternoon and a great deal was learnt,.The strokes improved as the afternoon progressed getting stronger and more consistent and it was lovely to see some rallies too.Each court had to umpire their own games and this tooRead More
U9 Cricket v Clayesmore
All of the 3rd form went to Clayesmore for an afternoon of cricket. It was their first match so there was a lot of excitement on the bus.Clayesmore batted first which is always useful as then Hanford had a target to aim for. Some super fielding and batting, indeed one six was hit and aRead More