Plymouth College take part in Mayflower Marathon during lockdown
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Plymouth College take part in Mayflower Marathon during lockdown

IN recognition of the journey made by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1620, Plymouth College pupils and staff are seeking to collectively travel the 2,750 miles from Plymouth to Cape Cod to mark the 400th anniversary. The Mayflower Marathon is a challenge designed to keep the wider Plymouth College community physically active during lockdown as well … Continue reading

Mount Kelly appoint former Albion player Nonu as their new head of rugby
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Mount Kelly appoint former Albion player Nonu as their new head of rugby

MOUNT Kelly have appointed former Plymouth Albion player Pale Nonu as their new head of rugby. Nonu, who was head coach at Redruth last season, will take up the role in April, replacing James Reyburn, who has moved to New Zealand. Nonu will move to Mount Kelly from Camborne Science International Academy, where he has … Continue reading

Denton leads the way as Plymouth College impress at South West Biathlon Championships
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Denton leads the way as Plymouth College impress at South West Biathlon Championships

PLYMOUTH College’s international pentathlete Annabel Denton has made an impressive start to her season with two gold medals this month. Denton was crowned under-17 British modern triathlon champion and then followed that up by winning the South West biathlon title. The triathlon event was held at Tudor Grange in Solihull and sees competitors compete in … Continue reading

Mount Kelly acquire historic boat to offer offshore sailing
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Mount Kelly acquire historic boat to offer offshore sailing

MOUNT Kelly College is adding offshore sailing to their extra-curricular programme having acquired an historic boat. Mount Kelly have partnered with Sailing Tectona, the Plymouth-based sail-training Community Interest Company, to take ownership of a 56-foot cutter called Olga. Olga is one of the most significant boats on the National Historic Ships Register. Built in Porthleven, … Continue reading

Plymouth College’s Denton and Mitchell named in GB squad for Youth World Champs
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Plymouth College’s Denton and Mitchell named in GB squad for Youth World Champs

PLYMOUTH College pentathletes Annabel Denton and Georgina Mitchell have been named in Great Britain’s squad for the Youth World Championships in Sofia later this month. The duo will compete in the under-19 event in Bulgaria which takes place between July 18 and July 24. Denton, who is still an under-17 athlete, impressed at last year’s … Continue reading

Plymouth College’s Shorey impresses in athletics qualifier, while Kerr enjoys table tennis success
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Plymouth College’s Shorey impresses in athletics qualifier, while Kerr enjoys table tennis success

THREE Plymouth College pupils have qualified to compete at the National Prep Schools’ Athletics Championships in Birmingham. Molly Shorey (Year 7), Ella Patterson (Year 7) and Maggie Haffenden (Year 5) came through the ‘Drake’ regional qualifier. They will now represent Team Drake on July 1. Shorey will compete in the 1,500m. She broke the record in … Continue reading

Plymouth College’s Black enjoys successful start to her fencing season
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Plymouth College’s Black enjoys successful start to her fencing season

PLYMOUTH College’s Abagael Black made an impressive start to her fencing season over Easter. The Year 10 pupil competed at the Senior British National Championships at SportsDock London and finished 10th, despite being still a cadet. She then backed that up by winning a bronze medal at the British Cadet Ranking Competition in Cardiff. This … Continue reading