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Category Archives: Sport

Ski Trip- Falcade 2020

Category : College Life , Sport

72 students visited Italy on the annual Carmel Ski Trip. The students were a credit to the school, their families and themselves and all in attendance had a fantastic time. The week included swimming, quizzes, discos and the ever more popular fancy dress talent show, and, of course, skiing in which all pupils made a huge amount of progress. The week came to an end with the competitive slalom race in which Anna Shorten was crowned champion, Tom Park-Bradley, runner up and last years defending champion Cecile Gibson was 3rd.

6th Form Rugby

Category : College Life , PE , Sixth Form , Sport

Team Carmel’s Rugby First XV is once again up and running with the boys enjoying two friendly fixtures against Darlington Q.E and Richmond School respectively. In the latter, the boys won 24-19 in what was an excellent game of rugby against two very strong teams. With Rugby Sevens season nearly up on us the boys are looking forward to playing in some competitive fixtures organised by the Durham RFU.

Year 8 Football

Category : College Life , PE , Sport

The boys have had a very successful season so far. They are unbeaten in the league, reached the last 16 of the TUC Cup losing in a game of two halves away at St Thomas More, Blaydon and are through to the semi final of the Joicey Cup after beating Castle View 4-1 on penalties. The semi is to be played at home on Monday 9th March v Hebburn.

Swimmers’ Selfie With Diving Legend Tom Daley

Category : PE , Sport

The sixth-form girls swimming team of Milly Anderson, Alice Day, Olivia Halliday and Niamh Sweeney competed in the English Schools’ Swimming Championships at the Olympic Pool in Stratford. The competition was fierce with only 30 schools qualifying for the finals. They all embraced the occasion and swam really well to finish 25th in the Medley relay and 26th in the Freestyle relay. A big thank you to their parents who travelled down to support the swimmers, especially Tony Day, who himself represented GB in two Olympic games, for his excellent team management.

The highlight for the girls was meeting Olympic and World Championship diver Tom Daley, who had a selfie with the girls.

Plese click here for full results: https://www.essa-schoolswimming.com/live/

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Alex Finishes Fourth in British Championships

Category : PE , Sport

Alex Boyer (8E) came 4th in the British Inter Regional Triathlon Championship this weekend at Mallory Park in Leicestershire. This is the highest level event a 12 year old can compete in nationally in Triathlon and only 3 athletes qualify per Region. He was also part of the North East team that secured Silver in the Team Event and Bronze in the Mixed Relay.

Carmel College Sports Highlights 2018-19

Category : PE , Sport

The 2018-19 school year has been a great one for Carmel College, please click on the video below to see some of our sporting highlights.

Darcey and Nathaniel Make National Finals

Category : PE , Sport

Darcey Garbutt and Nathaniel Bell represented Durham in the English Schools’ Track and Field Championships at Birmingham on the 10-11 July. Nathaniel ran the Junior Boys 300m where he finished 3rd in his heat in 38.16 secs and 8th in the final in a new personal best time of 37.63 secs. This is also a college record. Darcey ran the Junior Girls 100m finishing 3rd in the heat in a personal best of 12.29 secs, 4th in the semi-final in 12.71 secs and 7th in the final in 12.37 secs. Mr Hannaford who is a county Team manager said he was so very proud of Darcey and Nathaniel and to run personal best times in national finals shows they both have exceptional talent!

Click here to see Darcey Garbutt’s (25) Junior Girls 100m final

Click here to see Nathaniel Bell’s (25) Junior Boys 300m final

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County Durham Year 7 Miniathlon Champions!

Category : PE , Sport

The following athletes Harry Seagrove, Alex Boyer, Hayden Robinson, Hubert Lewandowski, Josh Scott, Malachi Tindale, Olivia Gilbert, Waleria Peplinska, Phoebe Lewis, Katherine Wilson-Downs, Aneeka Kay, Alice McAdam, Eve Connor, Libby Mercy, Phoebe-Rose Dawson and Laila Johnston represented Carmel in the County Durham Year 7 Miniathlon. The event consists of each athlete competing in a running, throwing and jumping event and being awarded points for their performance. Carmel A’ team finished 1st out of the 25 schools competing. Harry Seagrove was 1st boy and Alex Boyer 3rd. Olivia Gilbert was 5th in the girls. Congratulations to all of the pupils.

Northern Schools’ Inter-County Athletics Championships

Category : PE , Sport

10 athletes were selected to represent Durham Schools’ in the Northern Schools’ Inter-County Athletics Championships at Gateshead International stadium. The results were as follows:

Nathaniel Bell 1st Junior Boys 300m 37.96 secs
Benedict Davies 4th Junior Boys High Jump 1.55m
Sam Ryan 3rd Junior Boys Shot 10.18m
Darcey Garbutt Junior Girls 100m 12.88secs and 1st $ x 100m relay 50.82 secs
Olivia Bell 6th Junior Girls 300m 45.52 secs
Daniel Boyer 4th Intermediate Boys 3000m 9.16.05 secs
Ben Brown 5th Intermediate Boys Discus 25.73m
Callum Harrison 8th Intermediate Boys Discus 20.11m
Emma Burgess 4th Intermediate Girls Javelin 26.88m
Matthew Phillips 6th Senior boys 100m 12.42secs and 1st in High Jump 1.70m

To view Mr Hannaford’s photos click: here

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Nathaniel Bell Runner Up in North East Pentathlon

Category : PE , Sport

Nathaniel Bell (5) won the silver medal in the Junior Boys Pentathlon, at the English Schools’ North East Combined events championships. Nat ran 13.73 secs in the hurdles, 9.65m in the shot, 5.36m in the long jump, 1.50m in the high jump and finished with a personal best in the 800m of 2 minutes16.48 seconds. His total score of 2340 points was also a personal best. The Durham team won the team event and Nat will now compete in the English Schools’ Combined Events Championships in Exeter in September. Well done Nat!

To view full results and photographs of the event please click here: http://dcsaa.co.uk/combined-events/