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Students' Own News

On this page, we celebrate the successes of our students in their exploits outside of school. This hopefully gives a picture of the varied achievements of our students for which we cannot take credit but want to share with you to recognise their efforts.

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  • 09/01/23

    Ekansh's Cricket Tour to South Africa

    Ekansh (Y12) was honoured to be part of the tour to South Africa organised jointly by Kent CC and Sussex CC Academy from the 2nd-22nd of December. 
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  • 10/11/22

    Ollie's team win at Nationals

    Tonbridge Athletic Club’s under 15 boys’ team won a dramatic National Cross Country Relay Championship, on Saturday, at Berry Hill Park, Mansfield. A total of 95 teams started the race, as teams of three runners competed over the two kilometres long course, which undulated over parkland...
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  • 13/10/22

    Gold for Luke at Taekwondo World Cup

    Luke competed in the Taekwondo World Cup in Slovenia last week (3rd - 6th October) with a small team from the Tunbridge Wells Taekwondo Club, where he trains 2-3 times per week. In what was his first major international competition, he gained a gold medal in special technique, which involves both...
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  • 22/06/22

    Brothers excel at the National Karate Champs

    Congratulations to brothers William (Yr9) and Xander (year11) who recently took part in the National Karate Championships.
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  • 06/06/22

    Poetic praise for Emma

    Many congratulations to Emma (Y12) who achieved a Highly Commended award in the prestigious University of Cambridge, Girton College Humanities Writing Competition, with her response to an artefact in the College's own museum (a pottery figurine).
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  • 16/05/22

    Southern County Hockey Champions

    Congratulations to Ben and Felic (Year 11) who represented Kent in the U16 hockey squad. 
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  • 10/05/22

    Ed impresses with clarinet skills

    Well done to Year 9 student Ed, who recently took part in his first RAF Air Cadets Concert Band course, getting to experience life on an Airbase as a military musician.
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  • 11/01/22

    Fencer Dan set to represent GB in Romania

    Daniel (Evans Y12) has been selected to join British Fencing's Cadet Sabre Squad to represent Great Britain at the European Fencing Federation's prestigious RIPOSTA CUP 2022 in Bucharest in Romania at the end of January. His selection follows his excellent performance in British Ranking...
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  • 30/11/21

    Acrobatic glory

    Many congratulations to Maxim and his partner Poppy who took first place and became British champions for 'Youth Mixed Pairs' at the Acrobatic British Championship 2021 in Stoke-on-Trent on 13-14 November.   
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  • 19/11/21

    Ekansh celebrates Kent Cricket Academy contract

    After a successful year on the Kent County Cricket  EPP and representing the London & South East team at the Bunbury Cricket festival, Ekansh has been awarded a Kent County Cricket Club Academy contract.
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  • 21/09/21

    Josh's busy summer of sport

    Josh in Y11 has had a busy summer on the sports front. He represented South East England in the British Triathlon Youth (under 17) Super Series. His notable achievements during the series were a win at the Bowood Aquathlon and a fourth in the  British Triathlon Grand Final. He qualified to repr...
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  • 21/09/21

    Freddie's Three Peaks Challenge

    Freddie (Y8) successfully completed the Three Peaks Challenge at the beginning of September, as a father and son team of 4. He had trained hard and it was a great personal achievement. They climbed to the summit of Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon by 9am on three consecutive mornings over th...
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