WEBBER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL WINS THE 2019 NATIONAL SCHOOLS BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIPS

13th May 2019

The nation’s 36 best school teams fiercely competed for titles in the finals weekend with Webber’s KS3 boys taking first place

On Sunday 5th May, The Webber Independent KS3 boys’ team: Ritvik S, Ethan H, Yash S and Ibrahim K took to the court at The National Badminton Centre in Milton Keynes to play in the final of the National Schools Championships. The competition was packed with high quality players focused on taking home the crowning title. On the day, The Webber Independent team took part in 20 matches, winning 18 of them. Match results detailed below.

Ross Knapper, PE Teacher at the Webber Independent School and Team Manager, comments:

“The energy and skilful play our boys displayed on Sunday was impressive. The entire team have shown a lot of dedication throughout the championships, and their performance directly reflects their effort and focus. The win on Sunday was an earned and thoroughly deserved victory.”

Mrs Hilary Marsden, Headmistress, added:

“I would like to congratulate and commend the boys for their passion and commitment to their sport. These young athletes really do go above and beyond; they work tirelessly and give their all to their badminton training as well as their education. A big thank you to Sara Sankey and Darren Adamson for the amazing coaching they deliver to our scholars on the Badminton Programme at Webber.”

 

Further details about the National Schools Badminton Championships can be found here: https://www.badmintonengland.co.uk/compete/junior-competition/national-schools-championships/

 

The Webber Independent School vs. Newbridge High School

Court 6

Sunday 5th May 2019 at 12:00

 

Webber Newbridge High Score Points Win
Ethan H Leo G 21 -10 1 – 0 Webber

Ibrahim K

Ritvik S

Freddie C

Matthew C

21 -11 2 – 0 Webber
Yash S Mitchell A 20 – 21 2 – 1 Newbridge

Ethan H

Ritvik S

Freddie C

Leo G

21 – 9 3 – 1 Webber

Ibrahim K

Yash S

Mitchell A

Matthew C

21 – 11 4 – 1 Webber

 

The Webber Independent School vs. Ponteland High School

Court 6

Sunday 5th May 2019 at 13:00

 

Webber Ponteland Score Points Win
Ethan H Ollie E 21 – 7 1 – 0 Webber

Ibrahim K

Ritvik S

Jamie G

Hugh T

21 -11 2 – 0 Webber
Yash S Jack T 21 – 8 3 – 0 Webber

Ethan H

Ritvik S

Ollie E

Jamie G

21 – 7 4 – 0 Webber

Ibrahim K

Yash S

Jack T

Hugh T

21 – 13 5 – 0 Webber

 

The Webber Independent School vs. Silverdale School

Court 6

Sunday 5th May 2019 at 15:40

 

Webber Silverdale Score Points Win
Ethan H George C 21 – 3 1 – 0 Webber

Ibrahim K

Ritvik S

Leo C

Hugh S

18 -21 1 – 1 Silverdale
Yash S Alex S 21 – 11 2 – 1 Webber

Ethan H

Ritvik S

George C

Hugh S

21 – 10 3 – 1 Webber

Ibrahim K

Yash S

Leo C

Alex S

21 – 18 4 – 1 Webber

 

The Webber Independent School vs. The Manchester Grammar School

Court 6

Sunday 5th May 2019 at 16:40

 

Webber Manchester Grammar Score Points Win
Ethan H David H 21 – 11 1 – 0 Webber

Ibrahim K

Ritvik S

Tom D

Minuka K

21 – 5 2 – 0 Webber
Yash S Akshat S 21 – 18 3 – 0 Webber

Ethan H

Ritvik S

David H

Minuka K

21 – 5 4 – 0 Webber

Ibrahim K

Yash S

Tom D

Akshat S

21 – 11 5 – 0 Webber

 

About The Webber Independent School

The Webber Independent School was founded in 1987 and is the county’s leading independent co-educational day school for 4 to 16 year olds.  Conveniently located near central Milton Keynes, the school offers a varied National Curriculum and a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Our focus on Real World Learning, innovative teaching and excellent pastoral care has seen the school achieve outstanding results and inspection reports. The Webber Independent School is rated 5* by the www.schoolguide.co.uk.

About The Webber School of Badminton

The Webber School of Badminton is the first of its kind in England and delivers world-class coaching and high quality education. The programme offers athletes the flexibility to combine their sport with their education – making it easy to train and learn in one place, something that is not widely available in the UK.

For further information about The Webber School of Badminton and its programme please contact:

Sara Sankey on 01908 574740 or by email: s.sankey@webberindependentschool.co.uk