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Folkestone Academy Secondary News: District Athletics

Secondary News: District Athletics

News : 17 January 2020

The following Year 7 students represented Folkestone Academy on Tuesday at the district indoor athletics meet: Cara Andrews, Caroline Airey, Tamia Tordecillia, Leah Campbell, Riah Ball, Paige Pennock, Katie French, Kiki Mustafa, Charlie Wren, Jeff Donovan, Taylor Kemp, Bailey Bye, Edward and Lewis Perkins. The girls achieved 2nd in Folkestone and Hythe and the boys 4th. It was an absolute privilege to attend this event with the students who applied themselves 100% to all track and field events including the obstacle course, 8 lap parlauff, relay, standing long, triple and vertical jump.


Our Year 8 athletics team were Molly Surridge, Tillie Smith, Ezmee Cousins, Jessie Neilson, Milly Sheehan, Libby Smith, Izzy Santer, Daisy-Jo Edwards, Charlie Care, Kavi Gengatharan, Ethan Turrell, Matthew Newton, John McEvitt, Oakley Little, Tom Plummer and Josh Harris.

Both the Year 8 girls and the boys teams came 4th in Folkestone and Hythe.

A special mention to our team captains who led their teams confidently and with excellent organisation:

  • Year 7 Girls: Paige Pennock
  • Year 7 Boys: Charlie wren
  • Year 8 Girls: Tillie Smith
  • Year 8 Boys: Tom Plummer

Report: Mrs Harris, PE Department.