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U10 NETBALL V DENSTONE PREP

Netball Feb 2015 005

We travelled to Smallwood on Wednesday for our netball match against Denstone Prep School.

 

On a very quiet court, our match got underway. We passed the ball around quite well but seemed a bit daunted by our away fixture. Nevertheless Kirstie scored 2 goals in the first quarter to Denstone's nil.

The second quarter was much the same as the first. Quiet. Neither teams managed to score and we were barely able to string passes together.

In the third quarter Denstone started to apply the pressure, Grace T-R and Jemima had to work hard. Even with a notable height difference over our opposition, they managed to score 2 goals. Luckily we were getting better passes between us. Grace D was getting into spaces and Evi wasn't panicking as much. Grace W and Kirstie were on the ball and had plenty of shots at the goal, managing to get 3 more in.

We went into the final quarter 5-2 up. Smallwood were now playing strongly, intercepting our passes and marking well. Our defence had to continue to work hard, particularly Harriet who made some fantastic defensive interceptions. Our shooters managed to get two more in the net between them. Denstone managed to get one more making the final score 8-3 to Yarlet. Another excellent win U10's!

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An excellent independent preparatory school for boys and girls aged 2 to 13

Set in beautiful Staffordshire countryside, Yarlet School is located beside the A34 between Stafford and Stone and is only 2 miles from the M6 motorway.  Yarlet offers a first class, all‑round education and is renowned for traditional values, small class sizes, high academic standards, unrivalled facilities and excellence in art, sport and music.  A welcoming family atmosphere is central to Yarlet life and parents often comment on the happy, smiling faces which greet them; our children enjoy coming to and being at school.

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Outstanding achievements

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Stunning grounds and unrivalled facilities
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Stunning grounds and unrivalled facilities

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Wrap-around care and flexi-boarding
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Wrap-around care and flexi-boarding

Yarlet offers a great deal of flexibility before and after school and even the possibility of flex-boarding for older pupils. Read more...

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Welcome from the Headmaster

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Happy, confident children
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Happy, confident children

Yarlet pupils emerge as happy, confident young men and women who are ready to take on the world. Read more...

Aims, values and ethos
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Aims, values and ethos

Our key objective is simple, to create and maintain an environment in which all children are happy, secure and challenged to achieve their personal best in all areas of school life. Read more...

Where it all begins
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Where it all begins

Bright, happy faces, bursting with enthusiasm for the day ahead. Learning is fun! This is the first impression which greets visitors to Yarlet's Pre-Prep Department. Read more...

The next step
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The next step

We expect the very best from your child inside and outside the classroom. Individualised targets ensure that every pupil is challenged to achieve to the best of his or her ability. Read more...

The 11 to 13 senior years
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The 11 to 13 senior years

Senior pupils work hard, play hard, compete well and form strong friendships which often last a lifetime. Read more...

Excellence in Music and Drama
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Excellence in Music and Drama

Formerly Director of Music at King's College Madrid, our current Headmaster has a passion for school music and has strengthened this area considerably at Yarlet. Read more...

Excellence in Sport
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Excellence in Sport

With specialist teacher games sessions four times per week in Pre-Prep and every day in Main School it is no wonder that pupils reach an impressive standard by the time they leave Yarlet. Read more...

 Excellence in Art
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Excellence in Art

Lively, inspiring and displayed all around the school, Art is important at Yarlet. From our youngest pupils in nursery to our Form 8s, everyone is encouraged to be creative and get involved. Read more...

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