Year 8 Girls complete couch to 5K


6 weeks ago the year 8 girls embarked on a couch to 5k challenge. At the start of the process the girls did the bleep test to gauge their fitness. The girls have worked so hard and completed the 5k challenge and on Friday 23rd Feb they retested their fitness. We are so proud of each and every one of them as they SMASHED their initial scores! Their grit and determination was outstanding. Well done all of you!

Cross Country Competition news Feb 2018

After qualifying from the District competition, Kyle Smith & Steven Crumlin competed in the Ulster Under-12 Cross Country finals today.  From a field of 151 competitors over a distance of 1.7km; Kyle finished in 21st position & Steven in 44th place.

 Unfortunately only those placed in the top 15 qualify for the Irish Finals.

U18 Football Success in Northern Plate

The U18 Football team beat Castlederg High School in the Northern Plate today by 3 – 0.

Goal scorers were Calum Smith, Luke Wiley & an own goal by CHS; Karl Beggs was man of the match, producing 4-5 fantastic saves throughout the second half when the score was only 1 – 0.

 The pupils were a credit to the school & all 15 played an important part; but more importantly all the pupils enjoyed the match & the experience.

 

Swimming star of the future? Let’s cheer her on.

Lois McGrath in Year 8 is an up and coming swimming star, next week she is taking part in the Ulster Secondary Swimming Championships at the Aurora Leisure Centre in Bangor.  She is pictured here with Mr Office our Head of PE and a former Ulster Swimmer.  #ghssportstars

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Daina’s back on winning form in Judo

Daina Cardwell has recently competed in the Swords Judo Championships and won silver, over three bouts, at the weekend. Daina has re-embarked on her Judo pursuits after having focussed on wrestling in recent years.  #ghssportstars

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Sports@GHS

In Glengormley High School we are proud of the fact that our students are competitive and successful in a wide variety of sports.

 Equally it is important for us to allow as many young people as possible to enjoy competition and achieve success at their own level.  Our most popular competitive sports are; netball, hockey, football, rugby and athletics. Pupils also represent the school at cheerleading, judo, wrestling, aerobics, cross country, dance, girls football and table tennis.

You can keep up to date with our sports teams and individual sporting superstars in the posts below.

Congratulations to our Champion Kickboxers

Three Glengormley HS students have recently returned from World Kick Boxing Championships held in Killarney with 2 Gold medals, a Silver and a Bronze!   Year 11 student Ella Cassells was crowned World Champion in the 55kg Full Contact competition,  Leia Cassells  won Gold in the 60kg+ Light Contact competition and Silver in the 60kg Full contact event.  Katie Scott won Bronze in the 55kg category.

 

Year 13 Student wins Gold!!!

Daina has won the Tryst Championships. She competed in three individual bouts against girls of similar age and weight

to win Gold during Friday’s (22nd September) event in Scotland.

We would like to congratulate Daina on this fantastic achievement.