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  • 24 Sep 14

    Year 10 (U15) Football News

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    After the excitement of the Year 10 England Schools' Football Association (ESFA) round 2 victory against Barnhill Community College (Hillingdon, Middlesex), the team have received news of our opponents in the two other major cup competitions.  We have been drawn at home to Sedgehill School in the London Cup and have another home draw in the South London Cup against Harris Academy Battersea.  

    The attitude and commitment by the team in training and in our ESFA Cup match last week bodes well for these two important fixtures.  
     
    Mr Delicata (Year 10 Football Manager)
  • 05 Jul 13

    Lambeth athletics champions

    Dunraven won the Lambeth boys' athletics championships on 9 June.

    The highlight of the day was the Year 7 team who had an outstanding day in both the track and field. 
    Dunraven dominated many of the events, winning five out of the nine on offer,  coming first and second in both high jump and the 100m sprint despite very strong competition. 
     
    However undoubtedly the most impressive performance came from Amir , Joshua , Louis and Kofi who formed our 4 x 100m relay team and which left a trail of Lambeth schools in their wake - finishing more than 30m ahead of their nearest rivals. This epitomised not only the excellent ability of our athletes, but also their spirit, teamwork and execution of what is a technically challenging event.
     
    I would also like to thank all the students for their impeccable attitude and indefatigable efforts on the day - it was a very proud day to be a part of such a successful Dunraven team.
     
    Mr B Day

  • 27 Nov 12

    Under-13 girls’ football

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    Under-13 girls’ football

    On Monday 12 November Dunraven travelled to Highbury School to play in the London Cup. Dunraven started the game on the back foot and went 1.0 down. The team grew from strength to strength throughout the game and we came back to draw 1-1.

    There was some excellent defending at the back by Esther and Blessing, who managed to keep our fighting spirit going throughout the game. We found our form to go ahead in the start of the second half as Yolonda scored to make it 2.1. Aine dribbled the ball from the halfway line. She tossed and turned a few defenders and hit the ball with her super left foot to score in the top left corner. We celebrated in fantastic Dunraven style.

    The game finished 3-1. Well done Dunraven girls. You did your school proud as always. There were exceptional performances from Yolonda, Czarina, Madelena and Grace.

    Ms L Kane

     

  • 08 Aug 12

    A year in PE

    The PE department has produced a yearbook (PDF, 600Kb) with details of some of its many activities over the past year.

    There are articles on studies related to the Olympics, the football, basketball, netball and rugby teams. Swimming, the Interform competition, and athletics are all covered. We read how Dunraven's star athlete Jermaine met Phillips Idowu, how 700 students completed the Sport Relief mile, and remember the ski visit.

    Finally there is detailed coverage and results from the sports day, held at Crystal Palace stadium in June.

    At a time when the media seem to have strong opinions about sport in schools, the new school year promises to be as busy as ever for Dunraven's dynamic PE department.

     

     

     

  • 04 Aug 12

    Paralympic experience

    Year 9 students took part in a wheelchair basketball course on 17 and 18 July. They had the opportunity to obtain their level 1 leadership qualification as well as experience wheelchair basketball for the first time.

    The  students were offered coaching by the Mansfield Giants and showed great skill and natural ability. Jahmai described the experience as fantastic and a real eye-opener to a different sport.

     

     

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  • 04 Aug 12

    Sports Day

    Sports day was held on 25 June, once again at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. In true Dunraven tradition each tutor group competed against each other in a range of events in hope of being crowned sports day champions. 

    In Year 7 the winning tutor group was Mr Hunt’s 7SH. Notable performances from the boys were Daniel who won the 100m sprint, Nathan who won the 200m, and Caylem who won the 800m. Stand out performances from the year 7 girls were Adeola who won the 100m, and Esther who won the 200m and the 800m. Other excellent performances on the field were by Zain and Katrina.

    Year 8 winners were Ms Smith’s 8HS.  Excellent performances on the day were Rashaun and Linann who won the 100m sprint, Kelland and Mayline who won the 800m and Raekwon and Frankie who excelled in the discus.

    Year 9 was won by Mr Hilliman’s 9PH. Jermaine dominated both track and long jump. Latifah, Keziah and Rebekah also dominated the girls track.  Congratulations to all who took part in Sports Day, and a big well done to each tutor group for the support they gave each other throughout the day.

    Ms L Kane

     

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  • 06 Jul 12

    Rollapaluza in Health Week

    The Y8s all took part in the annual Rollapaluza challenge racing to see who could get the fastest times on 2 amazing road bikes.
    All pupils results are available to see at http://www.rollapaluza.com/?p=6757
    Well done to Kelland 8NM and Jada 8SM who were the fastest boy and girl.
     
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  • 09 May 12

    Dunraven Girls' Match Report

    The mighty Dunraven girls’ KS3 football team beat Stockwell Park 3-0 on Wednesday 2 May, in an away match, to reach the next round of the London Cup.  

    A solo effort from striker Mahri saw Dunraven winning 1-0 and was followed up by a long range shot from Keziah to take the lead 2-0 at half time. Dunraven rallied in the second half to show good strength and teamwork, which in turn saw a cracking goal from Aine that looped over the goalie’s head to hit the back of the net.  Well done girls!

     

    KS3 Team

     

    Two outstanding players were Mahri in Year 9 and Aine in Year 7.

     

    Ms.Kane

     

  • 04 May 12

    Sport Relief

    Sport Relief week in March saw Dunraven students at their best with some great skills on display. Pupils completed challenges in a range of sports, from basketball to skipping.  

    Throughout the week over 700 students completed the Sport Relief mile. Runners from Years 10, 11 and 12 completed their mile during games afternoon at Crystal Palace Sports Centre.

    All money raised has been donated to  Sport Relief  to help transform people’s lives.

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  • 29 Apr 12

    Take the stage: Jermaine trains with Phillips Idowu

     

    Lambeth and Dunraven triple jump sensation Jermaine had the opportunity to meet and train with one of his idols, Phillips Idowu.

    It was all part of a new advertisement campaign for Adidas which Jermaine, who is in Year 9, is part of.

    Check out the video here and look out for the poster on display around Lambeth billboards.

    Mr B Day

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