Maidstone Schools Athletics Competition


Our annual Maidstone Schools Athletics Competition was held at Julie Rose Stadium, Ashford, yesterday afternoon. It was a great day of athletics, with students taking part in both track and field events. Students were an absolute credit to the school and there were some fantastic individual as well as team performances.

The intermediate boys team finished in joint 1st place with Oakwood Park Grammar School. Notable performances were:

  • 200m- Sam Newland 1st
  • High Jump- Love Joy Nheta 3rd
  • Long Jump- James Dunne 2nd
  • Triple Jump- Ryan Dewhurst 1st
  • Shot Putt- Joe Carter 2nd
  • 4x100m Relay- Joe Howells, Sam Newland, Ryan Dewhurst, Ethan Wood 1st

The junior girls team (year 7&8) finished 3rd overall. Notable performances were:

  • 800m- Libby Skinner- 1st
  • 1500m- Megan Wilson 1st
  • Long Jump- Niamh Davies 2nd
  • High Jump- Charlotte King 3rd
  • Shot Putt- Summer Salter 1st
  • 4x100m Relay- Charlotte King, Grace Beames, Libby Skinner and Megan Wilson 1st

The intermediate girls and junior boys team finished 5th. Notable performances were:

  • 1500m- Lauren Hine 2nd
  • Pentathlon- Beth Power 3rd
  • 4x100m Relay- Beth Power, Demi Larkin, Vanessa Gibson and Yuliana Kidikova 2nd
  • Shot Putt- Toby Howells 2nd