County Badminton Finals
Three Deer Park teams at the County Badminton Finals
On Tuesday 5 February 2019, Cirencester Deer Park School competed in the annual School Games County Badminton Finals in Cheltenham. This year we successfully qualified in first position from the Cotswold District for the U14 Boys, U14 Girls and U16 Girls.
Each team faced 4 other schools from the 4 other Districts in Gloucestershire - Stroud, Forest of Dean, Cheltenham and Gloucester. The teams played singles and doubles games to 21 points. The following order of games occurred:
1. Singles - Number 1 seed
2. Doubles - Players 3 and 4
3. Singles - Number 2 seed
4. Doubles - Players 1 and 3
5. Doubles - Players 2 and 4.
All three Deer Park teams showed a committed attitude throughout, combined with admirable skills and techniques. The U14 boys finished 4th. The U14 Girls finished 5th. The U16 girls finished 5th.
“It was good because the games are quick and intense. It was a lovely atmosphere." Gaby, U16 Girls
It was competitive playing the opposing teams. I have thoroughly enjoyed playing with the team." Ben, U14 Boys
Mr Cumming (PE teacher) said “It was great to see Cirencester Deer Park School successfully qualify with three teams to the Badminton County Finals. The pupils did themselves and our school proud by showing excellent determination and good badminton skills throughout!”