Cobham Hall Girl Becomes Kent Schools’ Champion

25 Jan 2019 | Cobham Hall School |
25 Jan 2019 |
Cobham Hall School

Cobham Hall has been celebrating this week after Year 11 Pupil Maisy won the Kent Schools’ Cross Country Championship Finals, earning the title Kent Schools’ Champion.

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This weekend topped off a fantastic start to 2019 for Cobham Hall pupil Maisy, as she became Kent Schools’ Champion, finishing an incredible 11 seconds ahead of the next competitor. The county schools’ final followed a close second place finish in the prestigious Knole Run, where Maisy finished just one second behind first place, and a second place finish in the Kent County Championships.

It’s the second time Maisy has held the Kent Schools’ Champion title, and this win qualifies her for the English Schools’ Championships in March.

Speaking afterwards, Maisy commented, “The Knole Run was extremely close, and although frustrating to finish just a second behind, I was pleased with my performance and it gave me more determination for the Schools’ Championship. After two weeks of getting a silver medal, it finally all came together and I won by eleven seconds. It means I will be first in the pen on the start line at the English Schools’ Championships, which will give me the best possible start.”

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About Cobham Hall School

Cobham Hall School is the only Round Square Independent Boarding and Day School for girls aged 11 - 18 in the UK.  We believe that education should extend beyond the classroom to personal development and global responsibility.  The Curriculum is interwoven with girls encouraged to apply learning from one subject to another, and challenged both inside and outside the classroom.  Through this integrated approach, Cobham Hall aspires to produce young women capable of more than just passing exams; young women who can step into the world with confidence in their abilities, ready to embrace opportunities, and embody Cobham Hall’s motto: ‘There is more in you than you think.’

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