ATHLETICS: ‘Amazing’ medal haul boosts Kirkstone House

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TALENTED pupils from Kirkstone House School scooped an impressive medal haul at the ISA East Anglia Athletics championships.

Competing against other schools from the region, the Baston school came home with an incredible nine gold medals, six silver and a further four bronze.

Among the medals were Noah Rodman, Alex Watkins, Alex Teat, Wilson Crowson, Lewis Griggs, Taylor Crowson, Georgina Thurlby and Georgina Martin.

Kirkstone House pupils also went on to compete at the ISA National Festival of Sport in Nottingham, which featured over 750 children.

They walked away with two gold medals, a trio of silvers and a solitary bronze.

That helped them finish fourth in the football event, sixth in the basketball, seventh in the hockey and tenth in the netball.

Kirkstone House’s delighted PE teacher, Mr Leonard said: “These results are amazing. We’re a small school and to gain such success against bigger competition shows exactly what can be achieved with dedication and hard work. We’re immensely proud of them all.”