Bede’s Prep Girls Take Home Trophies at Tennis and Cricket Tournaments

Bede's Preparatory School | 5 Jun 2019
It has been an exciting a couple of weeks for Bede’s Prep’s cricket and tennis teams who triumphed in two high-profile tournaments.
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Bede’s Prep A Girls Cricket team, winners of the IAPS U11 Girls Cricket Tournament

On Wednesday 22 May, Bede’s Senior School in Upper Dicker hosted the annual IAPS U11 Girls Cricket Tournament, with the Bede’s Prep A team declared the winners at the end of the afternoon.

Kellie Larkin, Coach at Bede’s Prep School, says, “Each game was very exciting, with outstanding batting, bowling and fielding shown by all players. The teams conducted themselves in a wonderfully sporting manner and demonstrated excellent sportsmanship. It was a lovely afternoon of cricket played in the sunshine and it was fantastic to see so many girls taking part in the sport. I look forward to next year!”

On Friday 24 May, Bede’s Senior School welcomed 30 teams from across the county for the U12 and U13 Sussex County Tennis Championships, with the Bede’s Prep Girls team once again lifting the trophy.

Jane Nash, Head of Tennis at Bede’s Prep, says, “Emily, Sofia, Ella and Romilly played some world-class tennis all the way though the rounds and shone in a brilliant final against Burgess Hill School for Girls. In the Boys event, the Bede's team – Jack, Miguel, Archie and Reha – played extremely well making it to the semi-finals, but missed a place in the final by just one point! Congratulations also to Rosie, who won the Individual Fair Play award.”



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Photo: Bede's Prep U13 Girls Tennis team, winners of the Sussex County Championships


About Bede's Preparatory School

Bede's Prep is a coeducational independent Day and Boarding school.

Our Prep School pupils, aged 4-13, work towards common entrance before they successfully move up to their next school.

Bede's Prep School is based in Eastbourne, nestled on a cliff top above Beachy Head, with stunning views of the sea.

Life is very busy here, with children enjoying a full and balanced programme of learning, where belief in the individual and our holistic educational philosophy focuses on the needs of each and every child.

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