Netball and Football Tour to Limburgse Peel in Holland 2018
St George’s Academy Netball and Football tour to Center Parcs Limburgse Peel in Holland will be departing from the Sleaford Campus on Monday 9th April at 01.00am and returning Thursday 12th April 2018. A letter containing full details about the trip can be viewed here.
In order to keep Parents and Students up to date with proceedings, we have set up a Facebook group called St Georges @ Limburgse Peel Holland 2018 which you can join by clicking here. We are hoping to have daily updates and photos, but please be aware this may be subject to internet access. For those without a Facebook account, we will attempt to post periodic highlights below on this page.
Monday 9th April 02:30am - And we're off, some more sleepy than others!
06:30am - Sleepy trip down to Dover! All aboard the Ferry!
08:30am - Docked in France. About to begin the onward journey to the Netherlands!
14:00pm - After a quick pitstop for lunch, we have arrived at Center Parcs ready for an afternoon of activities!
20:00pm - The swimmers had a fantastic time in the wave pool, on the slide and in the outside plunge pool! All kitted and ready for a 6:45am breakfast meet! Netball and football starts in the morning... let's go team St George's!
Tuesday 10th April 07:00am - The boys all ready for this mornings activities!
08:40am - After an early start this morning the Netball has started at Dendron College! Good luck team St George's!!
09:20am - A later start for the girls' footballers which meant an opportunity for a team meeting!
11:10am - The footballers have arrived for their first coaching session!
14:30pm - Year 10 Netballers have had a fantastic day... Team white won 1 and lost 1. Team blue won 1/1! While year 9 Netballers won 2 /2 games so far! Great work girls!
23:00pm - Summary of the day - Netball: Year 9 and year 10 blue qualify top of their divisions to play in the premiership tournament tomorrow. Year 10 white will play in division 1! Football: Boys qualify top of their division and will play in the premiership tournament tomorrow. Girls finish the day unbeaten with two wins and a draw and look in a good position to qualify for tomorrow's final. All in bed and ready to smash it again tomorrow!! Let's keep it up team St George's!
Wednesday 11th April 09:00am - Up and on the way to todays coaching and fixtures!
09:20am - Footballers have arrived for coaching!
12:45pm - Another exciting day for all the teams!
20:00pm - TOUR GIRLS NETBALL CHAMPIONS 2018! Year 9 girls won all 4 games in the premiership to be crowned tour champions! A special mention to Jess who received the 'exceptional player of the tournament' award selected by England Netball. Year 10 blue won 2, lost 2 to come third in the premiership and year 10 white won 2, lost 2 to finish third in division 1. Superb performances by all! Well done girls!
TOUR GIRLS FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS 2018! St George's Academy 2 - 1 Dendron College. Superb goals from captains Jess and Erin to secure the game! Amazing work girls - well done!
22:00pm - A fantastic third place finish for the boys in the premiership tournament this afternoon! Two draws and a win! Well done boys!!
Sports Tour 2018 arrive for the evening disco!!
Everyone had a fantastic evening at the Disco!
Thursday 12th April 08:00am - Last morning breakfast. On our way to PSV Eindhoven for a stadium tour!
10:45am - A superb morning at PSV Eindhoven! All aboard the bus back to France for the ferry!!
19:28pm - Due to a 1 hour delay on the ferry we now anticipate a later arrival back to school. Current estimated return of 11:15pm. We will keep you updated as we continue.
22:00pm - Time of arrival 11:45pm. Please do not park directly outside the school gates as we will need room to turn the bus into the drive way. Thanks.
Friday 13th April 0:00am - Hope everyone got home safely and is well on their way to a good sleep! Just to reiterate for parents we didn't get to speak to...the students have been an absolute PLEASURE over the past four days. We are extremely proud of their sporting achievements, their attitudes and behaviours and the way they represented St George's Academy! Thank you ALL for a fantastic week... Over and out Sports Tour 2018!