CRICKET starts this week

Our ECB coach Toby is back in this week to teach the students cricket ready for the up and coming cricket season. Whether you have played before or not come along and try it out. Sessions are open to all year 7s, 8s and 9s.

Where : Devisdale Astro

When : Tuesday Lunch times 12:30 – 1:15pm

What to bring: trainers and packed lunch

See Mrs Hardicre for more details.

 

New Year Hockey Fixtures

Hockey Fixtures Jan – easter 2018

Click on the link above to see the weekend hockey fixtures for January-April. Weekly information will also be on the hockey notice board in school. Please note times are subject to change.

See Mrs Reynolds or Mrs Hardicre for more information.

Manchester Indoor Rowing Competition

On 12th December AGGS took 21 teams (84 participants) to the Manchester indoor rowing competition. All girls competed well and were by far the best in Trafford with each year group taking first place out of the Trafford schools. GO US!

The results were then compared with the Stockport and Manchester schools to see who was the over all winners.

In Year 7
Emma C, Yasmine I, Megan B and Olivia B came 2nd over all.

In year 8
Kirsten M, Selin C, Jemima H and Georgia H came 3rd over all.

In year 9
Alicia M, Beth H, Neave B and Charlotte Lord Came 1st over all.

In year 10
Ellie F, Milan W, Dani G and Millie P came 1st overall.

This means the year 9 and 10 team will be representing Greater Manchester in the next round in February.

Well done to all who entered.

Year 11 Pe 18th December – 22nd December

Reminder to all year 11s

PE will be in the Gym this week and not at the leisure centre.

Interform Hockey will take place on Tuesday morning

Interform Netball will take place on Wednesday morning

Only competitors come out for interform, everyone else will attend lessons as normal.

The PE Department.

Hockey Practices – Tuesday Night At Bowdon

There have been some changes to the Tuesday training dates for after Christmas. This ensures all junior team get 2 training sessions at Bowdon 4-5pm 

Please see below and amend them on your calendars
Tuesday 9th Jan      training with 8s and 9s at Bowdon      7s Away vs MHSG
Tuesday 16th Jan    training with 8s and 9s    Match TBC
Tuesday 23rd Jan No training
Tuesday 30th Jan   training with 7s     Match TBC
Tuesday 6th Feb    training with 7s    Match vs Sale TBC 
Merry Christmas From Mrs Reynolds and Mrs Hardicre 

Badminton Practice Monday 4th, 11th and 18th December

Due to last weeks fixture Vs Alderley Edge taking away some practice time and the up and coming exams for year 11 the next 3 Monday session will work as follows-

4-5pm Team, GCSE, year 10,11,12 and 13 

5-6pm Team, year 7,8,9

This will apply for Monday 4th, and Monday 11th December.

There will be no practice on Monday 18th December.

Mrs Reynolds.

 

 

 

AGGS vs Alderley Edge School Badminton Competition

Well done to the 16 young ladies from AGGS who took part in the badminton fixture last night vs Alderley Edge. The games were very competitive which some good rallies and the competitive atmosphere was friendly and fun.

In the Under 14s group lots of games were very close and high scoring. AGGS beat Alderley Edge 5 games to 4 in round 1 and the scores were reversed in round 2 with Alderley Edge winning 5-4, making this round a tie at 9 games all. There was a great match between Anusha and Lauren ending 20-22 and  Samyu and Amy ending 21-19.

In the under 16s and under 18s age groups the results were less close with AGGS winning 18 games to 0 and 12 games to 0 with impressive performances from Maariyah in the singles beating her opponent 21-1 and Olivia and Sophie in the doubles beating  their opponents 21-4.

The girls will continue to train on Monday nights down at Altrincham Leisure centre and anyone else interested in joining our team should come down too.  All the information and dates are on the notice board at school. All rackets and coaching provided for £2.

Tilly’s Success

Tilly competed with the Whizz Kids Junior Team at the Winter Cup this weekend and came away with an international silver medal. The ISU event attracted 30 teams from 8 different countries. The Whizz Kids are back in training now for their next big event, the British Championships in January.

Well done Tilly!

English School Cross Country Finals

Saturday 25th November, 5 AGGS cross country runners set off down to Kent very early in the morning for the Cross Country Finals.

Ms Payne wrote: All girls ran really well and should be very proud. Sadly Emma had to drop out due to injury but there were beautiful conditions on a really fast course: it wasnt quite the muddy and hilly course we are used to up north.

Congratulations to our finishers in order of position;
43 Millie P
47 Laura H
86 Charlotte L
91 Aimee R
DNF Emma S

This meant that AGGS were 18th overall with a score of 267.

Well done.

Pitcured, Millie, Laura, Aimee, Charlotte and Emma.

A huge thankyou from the PE department to Ms Payne for attending as the team manager and for the parents of the competitors for driving the girls all the way to the event and for cheering them along. Without parental support we couldn’t enter events like this and I know the girls are very grateful. Lets hope the finals are closer to home next year!

Match report 
National Schools Tournament


Match report 
National Schools Tournament


We arrived with high spirits and played Sedbergh and won 3-0, keeping most of the possession throughout the game. The goal scorers were Jenny (2) and Laurie (1). Then we had no time to rest and played Merchant Taylor and the final score was also 3-0. We were capable of a scoring more goals but we didn’t play as good as we have done before. So we won our group and our next match was to play Kings Macclesfield and the team fought but unfortunately we lost 
1-0. It was a very tight game which could’ve gone either way. Well played everyone, maybe next year!!!

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