It is a busy time for the school athletics squad. After a successful season opener at Sevenoaks School, where Alex P (7C) came within a whisker of the 300m school record a large group of middle and junior school boys travelled to Tonbridge Track for a match v Hilden Grange. There were wins aplenty with William M (4GH) 800m, Charles W (6C) sprints and Nicholas H (6A) long jump, leading the way.

Looking ahead, next week sees us host the girls from Granville and Wally Hall on Monday, with the Tonbridge Trophy the following day. With the Y8s in Cornwall the latter will be an opportunity for the Y7s to run on a tartan track before the IPS County Champs at the newly refurbished Julie Rose Track, Ashford on Friday 16 June.  The team will be travelling down together by coach leaving The New Beacon at 9am – please follow the link below for more details.  As soon as I have a timetable I will make it available to parents, so you can come and spectate. Event clothing is available, but supplies are going fast, so email in your orders to iain.presnell@newbeacon.org.uk

County Prep School Athletics Championships