The Liverpool Girls City Athletics competition took place on Friday 8th June 2018 at Wavertree athletics track, home of the Liverpool Harriers.
23 secondary school entered. Athletes has to push themselves to compete the fastest, jump the highest and throw the furthest to achieve podium positions. This was a challenging physical and mental process. Archbishop Blanch school were represented by a squad of 30 athletes who have been training and selected throughout the season. We achieved a total of 13 medals, with gold medals achieved in the Year 10 4 x 100m relay by Amy Reeves, Amy Bloxsome, Lucy Balmforth & Holly White and Year 10 hurdles by Amy Reeves. Further success was achieved in podium positions by the following athletes:
Year 7 Discus, silver: Amy Miller
Year 7 4 x 100m, Bronze: Luci Hollis, Holy Ologbon, Erin Brown & Olivia Seasman
Year 8 100m Silver: Abbie Thompson.
Year 9 Discus Bronze: Diane Ugbogbo
Year 10 100m Bronze: Amy Bloxsome
Year 10 300m Silver: Holy White
Year 10 1500m. Bronze: Niamha Albones
Year 10 Triple jump silver & Shot Putt silver: Lucy Balmforth.
Year 10 Long Jump Bronze & high jump silver: Amy Reeves.
Well done to all athletes and we encourage athletes to join training sessions at Liverpool Harriers Athletic club.
"Our two daughters have had the best start in life thanks to the caring, enthusiastic and hardworking staff of Archbishop Blanch School. Choosing the right secondary school for one's children is such a difficult task, but we could feel the special ethos of ABS on our first visit. You inspire your pupils to achieve the academic heights of which they are capable in a happy, safe and vibrant environment."
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We have a tradition of high academic standards encouraging students of all abilities to achieve and be successful. Our curriculum gives students many opportunities to progress and develop into whatever field they choose offering a vast range of subjects at each stage across the school and giving an excellent choice of extra curricular enrichment.
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