Local children compete in Sherborne cross-country


In February more than a hundred children from seven local schools – Thornford, St Andrew’s Yetminster, Sherborne Primary, Sherborne Abbey Primary, Buckland Newton, All Saints, and Trent Young’s – competed in the Sherborne area cross-country competition.
Hosted by The Gryphon School, high school student sport leaders supported the primary pupils and ensured the highly competitive event ran smoothly.

Sherborne Abbey team
Sherborne Primary boys

Buckland Newton pupils

The results were:
Girls Team:
1st: Sherborne Abbey Primary
2nd: Joint – Thornford Primary and All Saints Primary
3rd: Buckland Newton Primary
Girls Individual:
1st: Phoebe (Sherborne Abbey)
2nd: Lydia (Trent Young’s)
3rd: Tilly (Sherborne Primary)
Boys Team:
1st: Sherborne Primary
2nd: Trent Young’s
3rd: Thornford Primary
Boys Individual:
1st: Lenny (Thornford)
2nd: Archie (Buckland Newton)
3rd: William (Sherborne Primary)
Neela Brooking, Headteacher of Thornford Primary School, who organised the event said ‘Congratulations to all the children who took part and a big thank you to The Gryphon PE department and the student helpers for supporting the event. The children are already looking forward to the next competition!’


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