Youngsters' day in the sun is highlight of sports term


12:14pm Monday 14th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS from all over the district took part in the BJSSA District Athletics Final.

Southend High schools both taste glory at English Schools Track & Field Cup final


5:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

SOUTH-EAST Essex Schools continued their dominance of the English Track & Field Cup with more stunning showings in the National Final held at Bedford on Saturday.

Southend High School for Boys retain athletics title


1:20pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

SOUTHEND High School for Boys have retained their Southend Schools Borough Athletics Championships for an amazing 32nd year.

King John School girls triumph at Athletics Champs


12:40pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

KING John School’s girls were crowned district champions at the Castle Point and Rochford Athletics Championships.

Southend High School for Girls athletics team celebrate success


12:20pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

SOUTHEND High School for Girls pupils are celebrating plenty of success.

Holt Farm Infants ace tennis tournament


11:51am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

ROCHFORD’S Holt Farm Infants School took a team of eight pupils to compete in the Castle Point & Rochford Year 2 mini-tennis tournament.

Isobel Moore throws mighty throws

Echo: Stars of the future – Isobel Moore and Emma Bateman

5:30pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A MIGHTY throw – the length of more than three double decker buses – won St Hilda’s School pupil Isobel Moore a gold medal at the Independent Schools Association (ISA) national finals in Birmingham.

Bromfords School aim for national Handball title

Echo: Winning team

5:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

BROMFORDS School and Sixth Form College are competing to be the best in the country at this week’s National Handball Finals.

Local Billericay football team show French sides how it's done on tour

Echo: Success for Billericay youth side abroad

1:50pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

AFTER finishing near the top of the Chelmsford Youth League Division Table, Billericay-based Perry Street under 16s headed off for their sixth overseas tour.

Clements Hall host national swimming gala

Echo: n Show us your medals – youngsters at Hawkwell’s Clements Hall

1:46pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

HAWKWELL’S Clements Hall have hosted regional heats of the nation’s biggest swimming gala for children aged between six and 16.

Yellow fin delight for Southend Angling Centre Proprietor Rory Coase

Echo: Big fish -  Rory Coase

7:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE thought of a large yellow fin tuna being caught from the beach was enough to tempt Southend Angling Centre Proprietor Rory Coase and friend Stewart Ward to endure a nine hour flight.

St Joseph’s win league title for second year in a row

Echo: Champions – St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School with their league winners’ shield

1:48pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A CANVEY junior football team has won the small schools’ football league for the second year running.

Mayflower School finish top of the table at the districts

Echo: Big throw – Tom Green, from Mayflower School, in the Year 7 boys javelin

1:35pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

MAYFLOWER High School were the dominant force at the Basildon & District Athletics Championships at Gloucester Park.

Shoeburyness High School's pupils' 12-hour charity match

Echo: Taking a break from the action - Jack Allen, who raised more than £254, and organiser Jacquelyn Jobey

12:31pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

MEMBERS of Shoeburyness High School’s successful under-19 basketball team played around the clock for charity.

Fairways girls prove they’re unbeatable

Echo: Unbeatable – Fairways Primary School’s girls football team

12:21pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

GIRLS at Leigh’s Fairways Primary School are celebrating a record-breaking season.

Lee Chapel Primary School's football teams are on a roll

Echo: Lee Chapel Primary School's girls football team

8:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

BUDDING football stars at Lee Chapel Primary School are celebrating a number of success stories.

Westcliff High School for Boys celebrating sporting success

Echo: Westcliff High School for Boys' Year 7 sportshall athletics team

8:00pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

WESTCLIFF High School for Boys’ Year 7 team had many winning performances at the Essex Sportshall Athletics Championships.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Southend High School for Boys beaten by Shenfield in Essex Cup Final at Roots Hall

Echo: Southend centre-back Mason Gillard-Ellis tries to stop a Shenfield attack

10:59am Wednesday 28th May 2014

SOUTHEND High School for Boys went down to county rivals Shenfield High School in the final of the Essex County Schools RH Pratt Under 19s Cup Final.

Southend High School For Boys' county cup double

Echo: Hands on the cup – the Year 7 team with their trophy

2:53pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

IT was double delight for Southend High School for Boys football teams as they were both crowned county champions.

Tommy More teams show their class

Echo: Did themselves proud – the St Thomas More junior boys team

2:25pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

ST THOMAS More School’s athletics teams had a fantastic day at round one of the English Schools Track & Field Cup.

Shoeburyness High team enjoy winning season

Echo: Winning season – Shoeburyness High School’s Year 7 basketball team

2:17pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

SHOEBURYNESS High School’s Year 7 basketball team have recorded a winning season in their first year together.

Greensward celebrate two national champions

Echo: Number one in the land – Greensward’s under-15 team, from left, Mr Stevenson (coach), Summer Osbourne, Lauren Allen, Amber Evans, Rhian Simpson, Zoe Willis, Georgia Logan, Chelsea Locke, Ria Toovey and Carmen Fribbins

2:09pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

GREENSWARD Academy has added double basketball success to boost its growing national profile.

FitzWimarc kids set district record

Echo: Record breakers – the FitzWimarc School athletics team that broke the Castle Point & Rochford District record

2:00pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

FITZWIMARC School are celebrating smashing the championship record at the Castle Point & Rochford District Athletics Championships.

King John School's golfers a cut above the rest

Echo: Stars of the future – King John golfers Malley Phillips, Henry Taylor, Jessica Hanlon and Izzy Lush with their medals

2:00pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

KING John School swept the board at the Junior County Golf Championships, claiming the top three prizes in the girls’ competition.

Thundersley Primary team show promise

Echo: Talented team – Thundersley Primary School’s football team who finished runners-up at the Jim Smith Memorial Cup at Arsenal’s Academy

12:37pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

YOUNGSTERS at Thundersley Primary School showed their promise after finishing runners-up in a youth cup competition.

FitzWimarc School's gym stars shine at nationals

Echo: Shone bright – FitzWimarc’s under-14 and under-19 gymnastics team

12:12pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

FITZWIMARC School had two teams competing at the National Schools Gymnastics Finals with the under-14s finishing a magnificent second overall.

Hat-trick of county titles for King John School's girls football team

Echo: King John School girls celebrate

4:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

KING John School made a little bit of history by becoming the first school to win the under-16 girls football county cup for three successive years.

De La Salle pupils get to train with Olympic hero Jess Ennis-Hill

Echo: De La Salle School pupils with Jess Ennis-Hill and Darren Campbell

2:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A GROUP of 20 pupils from Basildon’s De La Salle School had a day they will never forget with Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill.

Westcliff High School for Girls' netball team lead the school's successes

Echo: Westcliff High's under-16 girls netball team

9:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

WESTCLIFF High School for Girls’ under-16 netball team have been crowned Essex and Southend district champions.

Greensward Academy's teams are riding the crest of a wave

Echo: Greensward's under-15 girls basketball team

8:30pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

GREENSWARD Academy has experienced a fantastic fortnight of school sport, winning titles across a range of sports.

Bromfords School celebrating after under-16 boys team are crowned national handball champions

Echo: Best in the country - Bromfords' under-16 handball team

3:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

WICKFORD’S Bromfords School is celebrating after its under-16 boys team were crowned national handball champions.

Southend High School’s amazing day of victories

Echo: Convincing winners – Southend High’s Year 7 basketball side

1:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

SOUTHEND High School for Boys are celebrating an amazing day of success.

Best yet for Hall hockey team

Echo: Purple patch — the hockey teams from Thorpe Hall with coaches Hayley Middleton and Kirsty Durban

3:00pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

THORPE Hall School is celebrating its best hockey achievements to date after winning two medals at the county finals.

Hobbs Cross Country triumph for Alleyn Court

Echo: Breaking away — a group of runners get away from the pack in the Year 5 girls’ race

12:03pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

ALLEYN Court School made home advantage count as they hosted and won the annual Hobbs Cross-Country races.

Southend High School’s latest crop keep up their dominance

Echo: Green team – the combined Southend High School for Boys Year 7 and Year 8 teams with their trophies

2:00pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

SOUTHEND High School for Boys’ latest generation of cross-country runners ensured the school continued its dominance over the rest of the county.

Olympian Jeannette Kwakye inspires girls

Echo: Top tips – Jeanette Kwakye works out some of the Westcliff High School pupils

6:00pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

OLYMPIC sprinter Jeanette Kwakye yesterday provided inspiration to pupils at Westcliff High School for Girls.

Trophy haul for King John School's swim team

Echo: Swimming to success – some of the King John School swim team

10:06am Wednesday 5th February 2014

THE King John School had a fantastic day at the Castle Point & Rochford District Swimming Championships winning the overall girls title for the fourth year in a row.

Alex Short says thanks to former school with GB vest gift

Echo: Kit of all right — Alex Short (right) hands over his GB vest to head of PE Steve Thomas

1:00pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

GREAT Britain cross-country runner Alex Short showed his gratitude to his old school for getting him started in the sport by presenting staff with his GB vest.

School runners take on best in the nation at English Schools Cross-Country Cup Final

Echo: In it together – the intermediate boys team from Southend High

2:00pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

SOUTHEND High School for Girls proved this small corner of the country can hold some of the biggest events on the calendar.

High School teams show their power

Echo: Racing hard – the Year 7 girls show their endurance at Blenheim Park

1:00pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

SOUTHEND High School for Boys defended the borough schools cross-country championships for the 31st consecutive year and picked up a title in the girls category for a second year running.

Relief as both Southend High teams reach their ‘home’ final

4:00pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

SOUTHEND High School for Girls teams dug deep to ensure the school will be fully represented at the English Schools Cross Country Cup final on their own turf later this month.

Southend High School for Girls’ team enjoy week they will never forget at World Schools Athletics Championships

Echo: Ready to go – the Southend High School team at the track in Karlovy ready for competition

4:00pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013

SOUTHEND High School for Girls’ team had a week they will never forget in the Czech Republic as they did battle with the best schools on the globe.

FitzWimarc team are fourth best on globe!

Echo: Took on the world – the FitzWimarc team of Dan Sheffield, Jack Longhurst, Harrison King, Josh Prentice, Peter Bowen and Daniel Stratton

4:00pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013

FITZWIMARC School’s six-man team went to Prague with plenty of nerves and a little trepidation but came away as the fourth best team in the world.

Deanes show skills at Valley

Echo: Success — some of Deanes’ Year 7 squa

4:00pm Wednesday 5th June 2013

DEANES School youngsters showed their track and field talents at the Lee Valley Athletics Championships.

Thorpe pupils make national ISA finals

Echo: Winning ways — the pupils from Thorpe Hall proudly wear their regional finals medals

2:00pm Wednesday 5th June 2013

SENIOR pupils from Thorpe Hall School will be representing East Anglia in the national finals of an athletics competition.

Southend High's double delight

1:37pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

SOUTHEND High School for Girls have secured a cup double at an athletics competition.

Greensward’s basketball stars shine at nationals

Echo: Court stars – the Greensward Academy under-14 girls basketball team in Nottingham

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

GREENSWARD Academy’s under-14 girls basketball team are officially the third best in the country

Final victory puts boys on a High

Echo: Winning ways — the Year 10 rugby team from Southend High celebrate their final win with the Essex Cup trophy

6:00pm Wednesday 1st May 2013

SOUTHEND High School for Boys are celebrating after winning their first ever 15-a-side Essex Cup rugby final.

Fitz end wait for Essex glory

Echo: Just deserts — the FitzWimarc team with their trophy and winners’ medals

5:00pm Wednesday 1st May 2013

FITZWIMARC’S under-13 girls have been crowned Essex basketball champions for the first time in 23 years.

Fitz athletes are looking for World Championship aid

Echo: Sponsorship appeal — some of the FitzWimarc pupils hoping to complete at the World Schools Athletic Championships

4:00pm Wednesday 24th April 2013

FITZWIMARC School’s young sports stars are gearing up for one of the proudest moments in the school’s history — but they need your help.



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