U16 Essex Hockey Title

Our  U16 girls’ hockey team has become the U16 Essex Champions following last Wednesday’s (12 September) tournament held at Redbridge Sports Centre.

The team, led by Captain Harriet Wood, enjoyed a clean sweep of six victories during which they scored a total of 17 goals, and conceded just one!  Games played were as follows: v Coopers’ Coborn 2-0, v Forest 4-0, v Chigwell 5-1, v New Hall 3-0 and v Brentwood 3-0. Notable performances came from Emilia Nygaard-Parsons, Grace Kumar and Harriet Wood, all of whom were superb. The tournament represented the first outing together for the girls who have had little time to practice since returning to school from the summer break.

A delighted Coach and Head of Girls’ Hockey at Bancroft’s, Jo Fryer Green, said, “I’ve never been to an Essex Championship where a team has totally dominated as we did last Wednesday. The passing of our team was outstanding and we played with great pace and flair.

The work ethic of this team is also excellent; they work for each other and respect each other.”

This is a very exciting team to work with!

Jo Fryer-Green, Head of Girls’ Hockey

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11+ Open Morning & resumption of Minibus service

On Saturday 16 November, we are holding our final 11+ Open Morning for entry to Bancroft’s in September 2020.  Refreshments will be served from 9.30am onwards before introductory talks at 10am.  Pupil led tours will follow and there will be plenty of chances to talk to staff.  We look forward to meeting you on Saturday.

We are pleased to advise you that the roadworks directly outside the school have now concluded and the resulting traffic congestion has therefore eased. As a result we will be restoring the Loughton Minibus Service to it’s normal time with immediate effect, from Wednesday 13th November onwards it will be in the Sainsbury’s Car Park at Loughton Station from 7.45am and will depart promptly at 8am.