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Mendip News 2017/2018

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Large Schools Football - September 26th 2017

The 'south section' of the Mendip Area Large Schools Football competition was played at St Dunstans School, Glastonbury on Tuesday 26th September.

7 teams from 6 schools; Brookside, Elmhurst, St Benedicts, Fairlands, Hugh Sexey and West Pennard played in a league structure tournament.

Some superb games of football were well refereed by year 10 and 11 students from St Dunstans.

Congratulations to the winners, Fairlands and they will now go through to the next round.

Cyclo cross, October 10th 2017

Elmhurst Junior School, Street hosted a British Cycling 'cyclo cross' event for the Mendip area on Tuesday 10th October 2017.

British Cycling set up the course, provided bikes and helmets and ran a series of graded races for the participants.

Six teams from Elmhurst, Brookside and West Pennard took part meaning 48 children enjoyed an afternoon of competitive action.

The eventual winners on the day, after finishing places were added up from the 4 races, were West Pennard.

Girls Football, 17th October 2017

The 'south section' of the Mendip Area Girls Football competition was played at Strode College, Street on Tuesday 17th October.

5 teams from 4 schools; Brookside, Elmhurst, Hugh Sexey and West Pennard played in a league structure tournament.

Some superb games of football were well refereed by L3 BTec students from Strode.

Congratulations to the winners, Hugh Sexey and they will now go through to the next round.

Primary Sportshall Athletics, 2nd November 2017.

A great afternoon was had with 8 teams competing at Wells Cathedral School.

Participating schools were: Brookside, Catcott, Hugh Sexey, Oakfield, Selwood, Walton and West Pennard.

The events were efficiently officiated by Wells Cathedral students.

A close competition with only 2 points separating the top 2 teams Hugh Sexey and Oakfield.

KS4 Badminton, 16/11/17.

St Dunstan's School hosted the Mendip area National Schools Badminton competitions for KS4 girls and boys on 16/11/17.

The girls competition included St Dunstan's, The Kings of Wessex, Crispin and Millfield - with Millfield running out winners.

The boys competition included St Dunstan's, Crispin and Millfield - with Crispin running out winners.

Millfield and Crispin will now represent Mendip in the County finals on 16th January.

KS3 Badminton, 21/11/17.

The Kings of Wessex School hosted the Mendip area National Schools Badminton competitions for KS3 girls and boys on 21/11/17.

The final of the girls competition was played out between The Kings of Wessex and Millfield - with Millfield running out winners.

The final of the boys competition was played out betweenThe Kings of Wessex and Millfield - a closer game you couldn't get, with the score at 2 games each, the deciding game finished 15-14 - with Millfield running out winners.

Millfield will now represent Mendip in the County finals on 16th January.

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