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.

Alleyn Court School cross-country event postponed due to snow

9:09am Tuesday 12th March 2013

TODAY'S cross-country competition at Alleyn Court School has been postponed due to the snow that has hit south Essex.

FitzWimarc scoops school of the year

Echo: Winning team – FitzWimarc’s PE department, from left: Lynne Kelly, Colette Maskell, Kate Cowley, Nicky Cowley, Danny Cowley, Tom Hughes, Tom Bradley and Claire Rooney

3:00pm Tuesday 18th December 2012

FITZWIMARC School’s head of PE has praised his pupils for helping them win the state sports school of the year title.

Southend High School Girls team are simply the best

Echo: The Southend High School for Girls intermediate girls team with their trophy

5:28pm Tuesday 11th December 2012

SOUTHEND High School for Girls are celebrating their most successful crop of cross-country runners ever.

Olympic hero Chloe inspires youngsters

Echo: Star meeting – Chloe Rogers with pupils from Greensward

3:00pm Tuesday 16th October 2012

OLYMPIC hockey medallist Chloe Rogers truly inspired a generation when she spent a day with schoolchildren.

Southend lads on a high after county success

6:00pm Tuesday 24th July 2012

IT has been yet another year of sporting success for Southend High School for Boys.

Strokes of genius see Saints finish top

Echo: Pooling resources — the St Joseph’s swimming team

5:00pm Tuesday 17th July 2012

YOUNGSTERS from St Joseph’s school on Canvey Island made a splash at the Castle & Rochford swimming gala.

More success for Southend High for Girls

Echo: More success for Southend High for Girls

10:20pm Tuesday 3rd July 2012

SOUTHEND High School for Girls were once again the dominant force at the borough sports championships.

Hart ready to bow out with his school at the very top

9:10pm Tuesday 3rd July 2012

PAUL Hart admits he has the best job in the world – but he also knows to quit while you are ahead.

Maclean proud to have turned school into envy of many

Echo: Heading home – Scott Maclean is returning to Scotland

8:10pm Tuesday 3rd July 2012

SCOTT Maclean is leaving Eastwood School after an amazing 18 years of sporting progress.

Buccaneers battle through to final

Echo: Talented bunch – Bromford School’s Buccaneers

2:10pm Tuesday 26th June 2012

BROMFORD School’s Buccaneers were runners-up in the national handball finals at the weekend.

Court in the act of sports success

5:50pm Tuesday 19th June 2012

ALLEYN Court is celebrating more sporting success after finishing runners up at the East Anglia region ISA athletics and winning the Southend Year 6 kwik cricket tournament.

Bourne maintains supremacy with KO

8:20pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

SOUTHEND heavyweight Michael Bourne made a successful defence of his IBA title with a classy second-round knock-out of Leeds’ Brad Conway.

Malta’s youth champs no match for Score

Echo: Working holiday – Seevic College’s Score team that travelled to Malta

7:20pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

SEEVIC College’s Score Football Academy has returned from a successful trip to Malta which saw them take on the island’s best youth team.

Seevic’s netball stars end college’s 10-year title wait

Echo: Champions – Seevic’s netball team Leah Pavelin, Charlotte Dodd, Hollie Spooner, Brook Dyer, Kirsty Dyer and Emma Willats-Barrie

7:20pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

SEEVIC College’s netball team topped off an incredible season by gaining the British Colleges Sport National Knock-Out Cup Champions title.

A year to remember for King John pupils

Echo: Young stars – some of the King John pupils who have shone in sport this year

5:20pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

KING John School is celebrating a successful sporting year.

Greensward claim basketball triumph

Echo: Winning ways — the Greensward Academy team

2:18pm Tuesday 29th May 2012

A TEAM of girls from Hockley’s Greensward Academy have been crowned national basketball champions.

Billericay’s gym stars beat the odds to win bronze

2:10pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

BILLERICAY School’s gym club overcame the odds to win a bronze medal at the national championships.

South Essex College are national champs

Echo: Champions – South Essex College football team

1:10pm Tuesday 22nd May 2012

SOUTH Essex College were crowned British National Colleges champions after beating Manchester College 4-3 in a thrilling final at Burton Albion FC.

Southend and Tommy More do the double

Echo: Behind you — a St Thomas More Year 7 pupil avoids the attention of a Southend High player

4:00pm Wednesday 4th April 2012

SOUTHEND High School for Boys and St Thomas More shared the spoils when the South East Essex schools football finals were held.

Fitz girls rule Essex

Echo: All smiles – for FitzWimarc’s Year 7 champions

8:50pm Tuesday 3rd April 2012

FITZWIMARC’s Year 7 girls won the Essex Netball Cup.

Four-star Alleyn Court

7:20pm Tuesday 27th March 2012

ALLEYN Court made it four Essex primary schools championship titles on the trot with victory in the 2012 event.

John out to be kings of county

Echo: County mission — King John’s year seven rugby team will take on top teams from around Essex tomorrow

7:20pm Tuesday 6th March 2012

RUGBY-loving pupils from King John School will be gunning for a place in the regional finals of a national tournament tomorrow.

Rugby team having a ball this season

6:20pm Tuesday 6th March 2012

STUDENTS from Seevic College’s women’s rugby team have high hopes of securing a national crown this month.

Fitz’s King is a right royal sporting success

7:30pm Tuesday 28th February 2012

IF anyone warranted the title sporting all-rounder, it is Harrison King.

Joe bounces his way to nationals

Echo: Stepping up — Joe Harris with his regional medal and trophy. Now he is set to compete at national level.

6:50pm Tuesday 14th February 2012

JOE Harris has a spring in his step after winning his way through to national trampoline galas.

Sir has a tear as pupils triumph

Echo: We are the champions — Alleyn Court’s Year 4 boys

3:50pm Tuesday 14th February 2012

ALLEYN Court’s head of PE admitted he had a tear in his eye when he heard about his pupils’ success at the Independent


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