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District Athletics

Successful trials for District Athletics

On Thursday 3 May 2018, Cirencester Deer Park School hosted the District Athletics Trials, hosting 14 secondary schools.

Our thanks to all 35 of our Young Leaders and Games Captains, about whom we had numerous compliments – they really were a credit to the school and worked very hard throughout, showing that we are a leading school in Sports Leadership within the District of Stroud and Cotswold. They led the event on the night; they measured and recorded and were organised, polite and professional working with staff from other schools.  Young Leader Tilly in Year 9 commented: “It was a nice evening and I enjoyed competing as well as helping staff to run the Javelin event.”

Thank you too to our staff who gave up their time to help make the event a success. 

More than 30 Deer Park pupils competed and 10 have qualified for the District team and will be going to the County Championships on Saturday 9 June.  Congratulations to:

  • Aaron B (10FR) - Long Jump and Triple Jump
  • Finn J (11LI) - Shot Put and Javelin
  • Ollie G (10FR) - Shot Put
  • Jim P (10NI) - Discus
  • Monty P (9FR) - High Jump
  • Ella K (9NI) - High Jump
  • Aimee R (9FR) - Long Jump
  • Brad R (10LI) - 100m
  • Sam H (10JE) - 400m
  • Luke P (10JE) - 1500m.

Well done everyone. It was a great evening with a number of excellent results. We enjoy hosting these large events. I look forward to taking our District team to the Prince of Wales Stadium in Cheltenham next month. 

Miss Smith, Assistant Head of PE


Our Year 10 Games Captains are the best sports leaders, volunteers and coaches at Cirencester Deer Park School. Their role is to support and lead extracurricular clubs, help with fixtures and team organisation, and help complete general duties around the PE Faculty. 

Year 9 Young Sports Leaders help with all primary sports events held at Cirencester Deer Park School, including tag rugby, indoor athletics and cross country. Jobs roles include coaching, officiating and leading small groups for activities. Sports administration and writing reports are further key roles. During the course of year pupils develop key skills including communication, team work and leadership.