Netball: South London school’s under-16 side ranked number two in the country

Streatham & Clapham High School are ranked as the second best under-16 school in the country.

The South Londoners reached the final of the National Schools Competition in Welwyn Garden City, which brings together the top 18 teams from across the country.

S&C won all eight of their group matches – the only team in the tournament to do so as they defeated Southend (10-6), Teesside (15-6), Canford School (10-8), Wycombe (11-8), Repton (9-4), King School Worcester (12-7), Woodhouse Grove School (13-8), Oldham Hulme (11-9). They won their semi-final against Hurstpierpoint (10-9).

S&C were leading 5-4 at half-time in their final against Manchester’s St Monica’s but ended up losing 9-12.

Coach Sharron Lewis-Burke said: “The determination and talent in this squad is outstanding. To play in those conditions and win nine out of 10 matches to finish in the top two under-16 netball squads in the country is a phenomenal achievement. We are extremely proud of them all.”


Please support your local paper by making a donation



Please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing recently: “A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.

So if you have enjoyed reading this story, and if you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can buy our newspaper or make a donation, which will allow us to continue to bring stories like this one to you both in print and online.

Everyone at the South London Press thanks you for your continued support.

One thought on “Netball: South London school’s under-16 side ranked number two in the country

  • 23 March 2018 at 09:43

    Very proud of the team and my niece who is in it. They must have worked so hard to achieve this! Their coach must have worked incredibly hard too!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *