At Drayton Manor the PE faculty provides an extensive programme of extra-curricular activities for students at the school. The school aims to maintain the traditional nature of school sport as well as follow the diverse interests of the students.
The school participates in Borough cups and tournaments throughout the age range in football, netball, basketball, tennis, cricket, athletics and gymnastics.
2016-17 Notable Achievements
The gymnasts entered the Ealing Borough Gymnastics Competition. Overall the squad were placed second in the team category with Mania Kurestian placed third in the individual competition.
- The U18 team were semi-finalists in the Middlesex Plate
- The Year 10 team competed in the NatWest Plate and Bowl and reached the semi-final of the Middlesex Plate competition
- All lower and upper school teams have competed in the Ealing Borough School tournaments
- The Year 7 and 8 team finished runners up to Cardinal Wiseman
- The Year 8 and 10 team finished third behind Cardinal Wiseman and Twyford
- Several 1st XV players were selected to represent Ealing in the U19 Rugby 7s squad for the London Youth Games (LYG) held at The Oratory School. After an excellent tournament the Ealing team were crowned LYG champions – congratulations to all involved
It was yet another highly successful year for netball. All years from 7 to 13 competed in and won their respective Ealing High School Leagues. The Year 7, 9, 10 and Senior teams all achieved the double, winning both leagues and tournaments with the Year 8 team just missing out but still coming away with silver medals in their tournament. Congratulations to Zoe Lacour, Lousanna Kurestian, Tamsin Kuye, Sarah Freegard, Laura Steward and Roisin Lynch for being selected to represent Ealing in the London Youth Games U19 team and particularly to Zoe Lacour who has also been selected to represent Middlesex Netball for next season.
The Year 7 team had an excellent first season winning their Ealing Borough League. The Year 8 and Year 10 teams finished undefeated.
- The Year 7 and 8 teams have continued to train with passion and an unquestionable desire to improve
- Both teams have had a successful season, playing some excellent ‘keep ball’ style football, they both placed mid-table
- The Year 9 team had an outstanding season culminating in a hard fought final where they were beaten by a well drilled William Perkin team.
- The Year 10 team had a mixed set of results in the league which placed them mid-table. They had an outstanding run in the Middlesex Cup reaching the semi-final, which is a terrific achievement given the standard and number of teams that enter the competition
- A testing season for both the 1st and 2nd XI teams. Both continued to stay committed and perform to a high level up until their last game
The junior team had an outstanding season. They were unbeaten throughout with several convincing and dominating performances. The season culminated with a win over a strong Cardinal Wiseman team.
It was also another consistent season for the Senior team. They represented Ealing in the London Youth Games and managed to get through to the second round, an excellent achievement in itself. They were also unbeaten throughout the league season. During the league final the team suffered a loss as one of the key players was injured within the first five minutes. The remaining players rallied and showed immense character, however were narrowly beaten in what was an exciting and competitive final.
- The U13s have been extremely successful this season. They reached the Middlesex semi-final but lost in a close game against Haydon School
- The U14s have also worked extremely hard this season. They won the Borough Schools tournament but narrowly lost in the Middlesex Cup against Cardinal Wiseman
- The U16s team reached the 3rd round of the National Cup. They also competed in the Middlesex Cup, won the 11-a-side Ealing Borough Tournament and were runners up in the Ealing Borough 6-a-side
Our athletes performed very well and once again retained the Wilkinson Sword which is the Ealing Borough Trophy for the best overall school in athletics. This is the eighth time in nine years that the school has won it.
Drayton Manor hosted two days of Ealing Borough Schools’ cricket finals. The school was well represented with both our U15 and U13 cricket teams qualifying. In the U15 final Drayton Manor was victorious with only two balls to spare. In the U13 final the result went against the school, with Featherstone winning the match with only 1 ball left of their innings.
Sporting Achievements 2015-16
Sporting Achievements 2014-15
Sporting Achievements 2013-14