Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

Sports Day

We were lucky with the weather on Sports Day for the athletics!  It was a fabulous day with some exciting track races and plenty of closely contested field ev...

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JB Beastly Barrage of Backhands wins the Battle on Bates!!!!

Nine ab fab fashionistas, shockingly stylish in their modern interpretation of lawn tennis attire, armed with racket and rosé, rocked up at Bates on Friday nig...

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Parents and Sons’ Golf Tournament

It may not be Augusta, but the Elstree 9 hole golf course offers challenges that even Rory McIlroy might find difficulty in overcoming. Benches, scoreboards, pa...

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Mothers’ Tennis

On Monday morning around 20 mothers took part in the annual tennis tournament in aid of the Learning Support Department. It was a gorgeous sunny day and Bates w...

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Luke and his father feel the force!

It was Friday 13th and eight Elstree fathers bore something of the ghost in their complexions; however, paraskevidekatriaphobia was not to blame on this occasio...

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IAPS Junior Judo Competition

This was a wonderful day with all boys giving of their very best. All boys had parents to cheer them on but standing alone on that huge mat, just you and your o...

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House Cricket

This year’s House Cricket competition was as keenly contested as ever, with West beating South in the final to finish as winners. The semi-finals saw two exce...

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Luke Scores a Century

Yesterday, Luke  joined an  elite list of boys by scoring a century for the 1st XI cricket team. His unbeaten 103 was scored in the victory over Woodcote Hou...

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U13 Singles Tennis Tournament

Bates hosted the inaugural Elstree Under 13 Singles Tennis Tournament on Sunday 24th April with four boys from Elstree, Cothill, Ludgrove and Summer Fields comp...

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Senior Judo IAPS Report??

The day started well with all the boys competing in some very hard weight groups.  Peter beat all his opponents with groundwork; this is an amazing achievement...

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