Highfields students successful in their table tennis test

Highfields students earn table tennis award. Nov 2011.
Highfields students earn table tennis award. Nov 2011.

IT’S been another busy week for sporty students at Highfields School in Matlock.

14 Highfields students have qualified as Network TT table tennis young leaders.

Gordon Fearn, Level Four coach from England Table Tennis came along to put the young leaders in Years 11 and 12 through their paces.

Meanwhile, six primary schools came up to contest the Highfields Cluster Championships in Sportshall Athletics.

These were St Joseph’s, Holy Trinity, Winster, Elton, Darley Churchtown and Castle View. Nine boys and nine girls made up the teams and competed in indoor track and field competitions. The event was marshalled by the Years Nine, Ten and 11 sportsleaders from Highfields.The winners were St Joseph’s with Holy Trinity as runners-up.

St Joseph’s now go onto the partnership championship finals at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Ashbourne, on Monday.