Gad’s runners do school proud at county competition

Read proud Head of PE Mrs Gunnill’s report on the Kent Junior School’s Cross Country Championships:

About 1500 pupils from 85 schools participated in the county event at the Kent Showground at Detling in extremely wet and windy challenging conditions.

18 pupils from Gad’s took part, with the Years 3/4 running 800m and Years 5/6 1600m.

The best individual places of the day went to Daisy, J3 who finished 40th out of 133; Maddie, J4 38th from 144 runners and Kiera and Scarlett , both J5, who finished 52nd and 53rd out of 129 runners.

The best team results:

  • Year 4 girls – Maddie, Olivia, Sophie and Lily-Mai achieving 16th place
  • Year 5 boys –Theo, Ollie and Aidan in 26th place
  • Year 3 boys George, Peter and Elijah gaining 27th place

An excellent effort by all runners.