Sporting achievements celebrated at Neale-Wade Academy in March

Neale-Wade Academy students with their trophies after the sports presentation evening. Picture: ROB

Neale-Wade Academy students with their trophies after the sports presentation evening. Picture: ROB MORRIS - Credit: Archant

Neale-Wade Academy celebrated this year’s sporting success with an awards evening.

Principal Jason Wing with Neale-Wade Academy students at the sports presentation evening. Picture: R

Principal Jason Wing with Neale-Wade Academy students at the sports presentation evening. Picture: ROB MORRIS - Credit: Archant

Trophies were awarded for excellence across a wide range of sports.

In addition leadership and effort were also recognised.

Members of the PE faculty hosted the event and prizes were awarded by Gary Peile, chief executive of the Active Learning Trust, principal Jason Wing and community sports coaches.

A total of 67 students attended what was a fantastically successful event.

Neale-Wade Academy sports presentation evening. Picture: ROB MORRIS

Neale-Wade Academy sports presentation evening. Picture: ROB MORRIS - Credit: Archant


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Sportsman of the year awards went to Robert Shepherd (year 7), Alfie Asher (year 8), Connor Bull (year 9), Mitchell Smith (year 10), James Youles (year 11).

Sportswoman of the year awards went to Megan Tombs (year 7), Georgia Clarke (year 8), Hana Howsam (year 9), Jessica Lavender (year 10), Erin Powell (year 11).

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Reece Oldfield received the Outstanding Performance Award for his boxing achievement and Harry Stevens received the Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award.

Excellence award winners

Year 7: Kirk Ball, Chris Howsam, Rob Shepherd, Sam Wood, Jack Fowler, Nick Little, Lucas Rothwell, Josh Williams, Megan Tombs, Rebecca Moy, Jess Conyard, Olivia Goode, Molly Rowlett, Sophie Smith, Billy Biles, Libby Band, Milly Vail, Ellie Timbrell.

Year 8: Ben Darrington, Alex Watts, Jordan Smith, Alfie Asher, Kyle Liddy, Harrison Deighton, Alex Redhead, Sam Smethurst, Harry Hinson, Millie Clarke, Darcy Howe, Connie Gee, Holly Newell, Megan Hubbard, Amey Wilson, Georgina Clark.

Year 9: Connor Bull, Kyle Nosworthy, James Meek, Sam Bennett, Zac Mulholland, Brandon Pearce, Issac Saywell, Patrick Allington, Douglas Furlong, Hana Howsam, Loren Hooks, Niomi McGarvie, Holly Patrick, Sophie Fenner, Kira Doncaster, Hollie Stimpson.

Year 10: Luke Cable, Robert Conyard, Will Curtis, Charlie Revell, Ben Watson, Tom Hinton, Connor Porter, Mitchell Smith, Reece Oldfield, Aaron Wesley, Natasha Davies, Jess Lavender, Katie Ingram, Lizzy Harvey-Hawes, Amy Alexander, Megan Bradshaw, Heather Rae.

Cross Country: Boys junior – Kirk Ball; Boys denior – Luke Fenner; Girls junior – Sophie Fenner; Girls denior – Amy Alexander.

Athletics: Boys junior – James Meek; Boys senior – Aaron Wesley; Girls junior – Sophie Fenner; Girls Senior – ????????????

Football: Boys junior – Harry Hinson; Boys senior – Luke Cable; Girls junior – Connie Gee; Girls senior – Lizzy Harvey-Hawes.

Rugby: Junior – Jordan Smith; Senior – Connor Porter.

Cricket: Boys junior – Alex Redhead; Boys senior – Robert Conyard; Girls junior – Rebecca Moy; Girls senior – Lucy Curtis.

Netball: Junior – Amey Wilson; Senior – Megan Bradshaw.

Tennis: Junior – Kyle Nosworthy; Senior – Sam Clarke.

Badminton: Alex Watts.

Basketball: Max Watts.

Leadership Awards: Junior – Connor Bull; Senior – Katie Sue Griffth.

Improvement Awards: Boy – Charlie Revell; Girl – Millie Clarke.

Tocher Awards: Year 7 – Sophie Smith; Year 8 – Zac Wilding; Year 9 – Hollie Stimson.

Sportsman & Sportswoman Awards: Year 7 boy – Robert Shepherd, Year 7 girl – Megan Tombs; Year 8 boy – Alfie Asher, Year 8 girl – Georgia Clarke; Year 9 boy – Connor Bull, Year 9 girl – Hana Howsam; Year 10 boy – Mitchell Smith, Year 10 girl – Jess Lavender; Year 11 boy – James Youles, Year 11 girl – Erin Powell.

Team of the Year: U15 Cricket, U16 Boys Football

Tim Hitch Award for Outstanding Sporting Performance: Reece Oldfield.

Tim Hitch Award for Most Promising Footballer at Key Stage 3: Patrick Allington.

Chris Hill Award for Most Outstanding Contribution to Sport: Harry Stevens.

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