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Teams of the Week

Each week, during Senior School Assembly, a 'Team of the Week' award is made. The list below reflects the incredibly rich and diverse curricular and co-curricular programme. This year's recipients can be found below. All individuals in the winning team receive a commemorative certificate from the Headmaster.

2018/19

Christmas Term

Week Team   Achievement
1 U16 XV Rugby Team     Outstanding team performance against King’s School, Worcester
2 Senior 1st Netball Squad   Winners of the Sisters in Sport Knockout Competition
3 U13 Girls’ Hockey Team   Excellent victory against Bablake School showing great determination and team spirit
4 U14 Girls' Hockey Team   Warwickshire County Champions & unbeaten throughout the tournament
5 Ski Team   Outstanding performance at the English Schools' Finals
6 School Council Representatives   Insight, resilience and compassion shown at the Mental Health Conference
7 CCF Guard of Honour   Commitment and excellent conduct during the Remembrance events
8 U13A Rugby Team   Excellent performance v Warwick and RGS High Wycombe Schools
9 Cast & Crew of The Glove Thief   Three fantastic nights of historical drama
10 U12 Girls' Hockey Squad   A strong team performance against King Edward VI High School for Girls
11 Cast & Crew of The Royal Hunt for the Sun   Three fantastic nights of drama
12 1st XI Hockey Team   Two excellent wins against some top opposition from Repton and Bromsgrove
13 U14A Rugby Team   Impressive unbeaten season this term
14 Chapel Choir   Fabulous service of Nine Lessons & Carols

Easter Term

Week Team   Achievement
1 U14 Boys' Hockey Team   Winners of the County Championships
2 Squash Team   Excellent victory versus King Edward VI School, Stratford
3 Peer Tour Guides   Excellent presentation of the Anne Frank Trust Exhibition

2017/18

Christmas Term

Week Team   Achievement
1 U13A XV Rugby Team     Excellent victory v King's School, Worcester
2 U13B XV Rugby Team   Excellent victory v King's School, Worcester
3 Edinburgh Fringe Team   Excellent performance at the 2017 Fringe
4 U13 Netball Team   Excellent victory v King's School, Worcester
5 European Langauges Team   Winners of the European Languages Day Challenge
6 Upper Sixth Form Biologists   Excellent teamwork on the Biology Field Trip
7 1st XI Girls' Hockey Team   Winners of the Birmingham & West Midlands County Round
8 Junior Chess Team   Excellent victory against Queen Mary's Grammar School
9 Cast & Crew of Mermaid   Two fantastic nights of drama ably led by our team of Sixth Form Directors
10 U14 Netball Team   Winners of the County Championships, showing great team spirit and enthusiasm 
11 1st XV Rugby Team   Tremendous performance and team effort versus Oakham School

Easter Term

Week Team   Achievement
1 U12A Boys' Hockey Team   Excellent team spirit and victory against Bromsgrove School
2 Lower & Middle School Debating Team   Excellent performance in the ESU competition
3 Sixth Form Debating Team   Winners of the West Midlands Mace English Speaking Union Regional Finals
4 U14 Netball Team   Excellent performance in the Regional Championships
5 U13 Rugby Team   Impressive team performance again the King's School, Macclesfield
6 The Chess Team   Excellent victory against King Edward's School, Birmingham
7 Cast & Crew of Heritage & Remote   Three fabulous nights of drama
8 Maths Challenge Maths Team   Excellent performance at the Regional Final of the UKMT Team
9 U13 Rugby Team   Outstanding performance in the Berkhamsted 7s tournament
10 U13 Hockey Team   Winners of the County Championships & Bronze Medal Winners in the Independent Schools' National Hockey Cup
11 U14 Netball Team   Bronze Medal Winners in the U14 National Finals
12 Cast & Crew of Joseph   Four fantastic nights of Drama, Dance & Music

Summer Term

Week Team   Achievement
1 Shell Form Team   Excellent performance in the University of Birmingham Salters' Challenge
2 LVI Charity Team   A fantastic team effort during Sepsis Awareness Week
3 Benchers 2017-18   A fantastic team effort for 2017-2018
4 EES Team   Excellent performance in the Engineering Education Scheme (EES) Assessment Day
5 U15 Cricket Team   Excellent performance and tremendous victory against Nottingham High School
6 U15 Rounders Team   Winners of the Solihull Borough Tournament
7 Girls' Cricket Team   Emphatic victory against King Henry VIII School
8 Sailing Team   Fantastic performance at the Itchenor Schools' Championship
9 Cast & Crew of Fuente Ovejuna   Three nights of fabulous drama

2016/17

Christmas Term

Week Team   Achievement
1 U13A XV Rugby Team     Excellent victory v King's School, Worcester
2 U13B XV Rugby Team   Excellent victory v King's School, Worcester
3 Theatre Team   Excellent summer holiday commitment
4 1st XI Cricket Team   Warwickshire County Champions
5 The 'Chariots' Team   Excellent performance at Speeches
6 Ski Team   An excellent performance in the British Schools' Ski Race
7 CCF Cadet Parachute Team   Successfully completing a solo parachute jump
8 DofE Gold Expedition Team   Completion of the Gold Award in the Lake District
9 Hockey Skills & Drills Team   Excellent instruction at the Hockey Transition Event
10 Girls' U15 Hockey Team   Excellent victory v Wolverhampton Grammar School
11 Girls' U13A Hockey Team   Congratulations on a series of great wins
12 The Wardrobe Sixth Form Directors   Excellent direction of the Lower School play
13 Schools Challenge Team   Excellent commitment, enthusiasm and performance in the regional rounds
14 The LAFF Charity Team   Excellent initiative
15 The IT Team   Exemplary teamwork
16 Cast & Crew of His Dark Materials: Part 2   Three fabulous nights of drama
17 Chapel Choir   Two fabulous evenings of Nine Lessons & Carols

Easter Term

Week Team    Achievement
1 Lower & Middle School Debating Teams   Excellent performance in ICYD debating competition
2 Lower Sixth Drama Directors   Excellent direction of Junior School drama workshop
3 Squash Team   Excellent victory against King Edward's School
4 Boys' U13A Hockey Team   Excellent performance and victory v Trent College
5 Bar Mock Trial Team   Excellent performance in the Independent Schools' Competition
6 Girls' 1st XI Hockey Team   Congratulations on a series of great wins!
7 U15A Netball Team   Excellent performance and victory v Bromsgrove School
8 LAFF Charity Team   Excellent team effort preparing for charity 'tuck-shop' takeover
9 Cast & Crew of Mind Over Matter   A fantastic charity dance concert in aid of Mind and Birmingham Children's Hospital Star Appeal
10 Young Enterprise Team 'Think'   Winners of the 'Best Product Prize' at the Touchwood Trade Fair
11 Cast & Crew of Tommy   Four fabulous nights of music and drama

 Summer Term

Week Team   Achievement
1 Benchers 2016-17   A fantastic team effort for 2016-2017
2 Middle School Debating Team   Regional winners of the International Young Debaters Competition
3 Cross Country Team   Excellent performance in winning the Albutt Borough Championship Finals
4 Young Enterprise Team 'Think'   Winners of 'Best Product Design' in the YE Birmingham Finals
5 Young Enterprise Team 'Aspiration'   Winners of the 'Best Trade Stand Prize' in the YE Birmingham Finals
6 The Chess Team   Runners-up in the Birmingham & District Chess League
7 U13A Cricket Team   Excellent victory against Trent College in the National Cup
8 Cast & Crew of The Last Resort   Two fabulous nights of comedy and drama
9 Business & Economics Team   Excellent victory in the CIPFA Sixth Form Games

2015/16

Christmas Term

Week

Team

 

Achievement

1

U15 Girls’ Hockey Team

         

Excellent performance & victory against Bablake School

2

Chamber Choir

 

Fantastic first performance of the new School Song: Perseverantia Our Spirit

3

Golf Squad

 

Excellent victory versus Warwick School in the HMC Foursomes

4

Clay Pigeon Shooting Team

 

Excellent performance at the Heart of England Young Shooters Championships

5

U12 Netball Team

 

Excellent performance and victory against Bromsgrove School

6

Fencing Team

 

Winners of the Warrior Challenge Trophy

7

German Magazine Editors

 

A marvellous 5th edition of ‘Das Alles ist Deutchland’

8

Boys’ U15B Hockey Team

 

Excellent victory versus Warwick School

9

CCF Guard of Honour

 

Excellent performance in the Wreath Laying Ceremony 2015

10

London Stock Market Team

 

Excellent performance in the National IFS Student Investor Challenge, ranked 17th out of 7000 teams competing.

11

Cast & Crew of  His Dark Materials: Part 1

 

Three fabulous nights of drama

12

U12 Netball Team

 

Excellent performance and victory against Wrekin College

13

Chapel Choir

 

Two fabulous evenings of Nine Lessons & Carols

14

UK Sepsis Trust Singers

 

A fabulous concert

Easter Term

Week

Team

 

Achievement

1

U15 XVs Rugby Team

 

Excellent performance versus Bishop Vesey Grammar School

2

U13 Girls’ Hockey Team

 

Excellent performance and victory against King Henry VIII School

3

Lower Sixth Spanish Team

 

Excellent help provided to the Junior School Open Afternoon

4

Senior Golf Team

 

Excellent Victory over Ellesmere College to reach the ISGA Matchplay Finals

5

Debating Team

 

Excellent performance in the Nottingham Debate

6

First XI Boys’ Hockey Team

 

Excellent performance and victory against King Edward’s School in the National Cup

7

AAAS Scientists

 

Outstanding contribution to an excellent trip

8

Fetherston Charity Team

 

An excellent tuck shop ‘take-over’ in aid of LAFF & Azul Wasi Orphanage

9

U12 Sevens Rugby Squad

 

Winners of the Warwick School U12 Sevens Tournament

10

EYP Team

 

Regional Winners

11

U12 Sevens Rugby Squad

 

Winning every game in every tournament entered and topping the UK U12 Sevens league table

12

Cast and Crew of Carousel

 

5 nights of fabulous music and drama

Summer Term

Week Team   Achievement
1 School Golf Team   Excellent victory v Old Silhillians Golf Society
2 Sixth Form Spanish Team   Assisting Spanish Exchange student on a treasure hunt & tour of Birmingham
3 IV Form DofE Bronze Team   Great resilience and and determination shown on a very challenging expedition to Snowdonia
4 LV Queen's Birthday Party Team   Excellent ambassadors for the school
5 Benchers 2015-16   A fantastic team effort for 2015-16
6 Athletics Team   Excellent victory in the Norman Green event
7 Young Enterprise Team 'Echo'   Winners of the 'Best Customer Service' Award in the Birmingham Area Young Enterprise Competition
8 LV Form DofE Bronze Team   Excellent performance from all bronze candidates in the Peak District
9 U13 Cricket Team   Winners of the Solihull Six-a-Side Competition
10 Sailing Team   Excellent performance in the OMSC Fixture
11 U15 Cricket Team   Excellent victory in the National Quarter Finals against Bromsgrove School
12 Cast & Crew of No LAFFing Matter   A fantastic charity concert in aid of LAFF
13 Debating Team   Excellent ambassadors of the school
14 U13A Rounders Team   Winners of the Borough Tournament
15 U15 Cricket Team   Excellent season and National Finalists
16 U13 Cricket Team   National Champions

2014/15

Week Team   Achievement
1 Big Side Hockey Team      An exceptional series of victories over Queen Mary’s Grammar School
2 U15A XV Rugby Team   Excellent performance and victory versus King’s School, Worcester
3 U14A XV Rugby Team   Excellent performance and victory versus Royal Grammar School, Worcester
4 LVIth Form Photographers   Excellent contribution to the Witley Court Trip
5 U12 Girls’ Hockey Team   Excellent performance and victory versus Princethorpe College
6 School Ski Team   Excellent performance in the Midlands Telford Competition
7 Clay Pigeon Shooting Team   Excellent performance at the Milfield Competition
8 Form IIIF   Compassion & generosity
9 School Challenge Team   Excellent performance in the Regional round of the Schools’ Challenge Competition
10 CCF Guard of Honour   Excellent performance in the Wreath Laying Ceremony 2014
11 U13 Chess Team   Excellent victory against King Edward’s School, Birmingham
12 Anglo-French Society Speaking Team   Excellent performance in the Birmingham University French Speaking Competition
13 1st VII Netball Squad   Excellent performance in qualifying for the West Midlands Championships
14 Cast & Crew of Blood Wedding   Two fabulous nights of Drama & Dance
15 Chapel Choir   Two fabulous nights of Nine Lessons & Carols
16 U12A Netball Squad   Excellent performance & victory (23-3) versus Bablake School
17 The Upper Fifth Form   Excellent conduct throughout the mock examinations
18 U13 Hockey Team   Excellent performance and victory versus Saint Martin’s School
19 British Biology Olympiad Competition Team   An excellent all-round performance
20 Boys’ IVth XI Hockey Team   Excellent performance & victory versus Warwick School
21 French “Château” Team   Excellent ambassadors! 
22 1st VII Netball Team   Excellent performance in the Regional Competition
23 Cast and Crew of Les Misérables   Five fabulous nights of Music, Drama & Dance
24 The Classics Team   Fabulous Camaraderie in Turkey!
25 2nd XI Cricket Team   An excellent victory versus Warwick School
26 Benchers 2014-15   A fantastic team effort for 2014-2015
27 U13 Chess Team   Winners of the Birmingham & District Junior Chess League
28 U12 Chemistry Team   Winners of the Salters’ Challenge
29 U12 Cricket Team   Winners of the U12 Inaugural Six-a-side Cricketing Competition
30 U14A Cricket Team   Victorious in the Six-a-Side Cricketing Competition
31 DofE Bronze Expedition Team   Excellent performance on the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition
32 U13A Cricket Team   Winners of the Solihull Sixes Cricket Tournament
33 U14 Cricket Team   An excellent team performance in the 2015 County Finals
34 The Canoe Team   An excellent team performance at the Shropshire Marathon
35 U18 XI Cricket Team   An excellent team performance and winners of the County Cricket Finals
36 U12 Cricket Team   An excellent team performance & victory in the Warwickshire County Final
37 Speller Metcalf   For their expertise, commitment & companionship

2013/14

Week Team   Achievement
1 Chilean Exchange Students       Excellent assistance given to Chilean students
2 U15A XV Rugby Team   An excellent performance versus Old Swinford Hospital School
3 U15 Girls’ XI Hockey Team   Excellent performance & victory against Royal Grammar School, Worcester
4 1st XI Cricket Team   Excellent performance in becoming Warwickshire U19 County Champions
5 1st XI Hockey Team   Excellent performance and victory versus Repton
6 Girls’ Ski Team   English Dry Slope Ski Champions
7 U19 1st Netball Squad   Excellent performance in winning Solihull School Tournament
8 Senior Shooting Team   Excellent performance at the Millfield Invitational Shoot
9 Coast to Coast Cycle Team   A tremendous charitable effort!
10 CCF Team   Representing the School in excellent fashion during Remembrance
11 U12 Swim Team   Excellent performance in the Warwick 50’s Meet
12 U12B Rugby Team   A brilliant performance in victory over Nottingham High School
13 The Cast & Crew of Macbeth   Three fabulous nights of drama
14 Chapel Choir   An excellent performance at the Nine Lessons & Carols
15 IVth Form Germanists   First class performance at the Goethe Institute
16 Oxbridge Preparation Team   Excellent guidance and support
17 Girls’ U13 Hockey Team   Excellent performance (13-0) versus Arden School
18 U15 Boys’ XI Hockey Team   Excellent performance and victory against Nottingham High School
19 U15 Maths Team   Tremendous performance in the Regional Finals (1st & 2nd)
20 The German Magazine Team   An excellent 4th edition of ‘Das Alles ist Deutschland’
21 U14 Netball Team    Excellent performance and victory against Heart of England Schoo
22 Middle School Debating Team   Excellent victory in the English Speaking Union’s Public Speaking Competition Birmingham Finals
23 1st VII Rugby Team   Tremendous victory in the Solihull Tournament
24 U15 VIIs Rugby Team   An incredible week's work - Runners-Up in Macclesfield and Solihull - Winners at Kings Worcester.
25 Spamalot - Cast and Crew   5 fabulous nights of drama and music

2012/13

Week Team    Achievement
1 Saxophony   Excellent  Performance in Senior School Assembly
2 U19 Girls' Ski Team   1st in the ESKIA Regional Finals
3 CCF Skills at Arms Team   Perseverance and skill in the Schools’ CCF Cup
4 Girls’ 1st XI Hockey Team   Excellent Victory v The King’s High School Warwick
5 U14A XV Rugby Team   Excellent Victory v Bromsgrove School 
6 Cast & Crew of Homer’s Odyssey   Two marvellous performances
7 U12 Girls’ A XI Hockey   Excellent performance in winning Solihull Tournament  
8 Debating Team   Brilliant performance in Birmingham University Debating Comp
9 Orihula Exchange   Fabulous ambassadors for Solihull School
10 The Chapel Choir   Outstanding performance at the inaugural meeting of the Former Choristers’ Association   
11 Cast & Crew of The Ash Girl   Excellent Performance in The Ash Girl
12 Movember Staff & Sixth Form Team   Hirsute pursuit 
13 The Chapel Choir    An excellent performance at the Nine Lessons & Carols 
14 The Grounds and Marshal Teams   'Going the extra mile'
15 U14 Boys' A XI Hockey   County Champions
16 Senior Badminton Team   Excellent Victory v Bablake School
17 U14 Girls' Swim Team   Winners of the Warwick '100'
18 U15 Rugby Team   Emphatic display v Bishop Vesey G.S.
19 Saxophone Quartet   Brilliant performance in Library Theatre
20 Diabetes UK Expedition Team   Successful ascent of Kilimanjaro
21 U13 Girls' Hockey Team   County Champions
22 U14 Rugby 7s Team   An excellent season
23 DofE Gold Expedition Team   24 Gold Award Recipients!
24 Ski Team   Incredible success in the Midlands and the Les Houches races
25 Cast and Crew of Phantom of the Opera   5 Fabulous nights of Music and Drama
26 U14 Cricket Team   Excellent win v Kings' Worcester
27 Easter Term Trip Leaders   Providing pupils with fantastic opportunities
28 British Biology Olympiad Team   Outstanding Success in 2013 Competition
29 'Crisis' Charity Sleep-Out Team   Innovative Fundraising
30 Team of Chilean GAP Students   A fantastic contribution to Solihull life
31 Benchers 2012/2013   A fabulous team effort
32 ISGA Matchplay Plate team   Excellent victory over Dean Close
33 1st XI Cricket Team   Excellent victory over RGS Worcester
34 Girls' Ski Team   Excellent performance at the CESA Midlands Race
35 Middle School Debating Team   Excellence throughout the term

2011/12

Week Team    Achievement
1 Saxophony   Excellent performance in Senior School Assembly
2 Fire Brigade   Incredible professionalism and bravery
3 U15 Rugby Team   Excellent performance v King’s School Worcester
4 1st XI Hockey Team    
5 1st  XI Girls’ Hockey Team   County Champions
6 Ski Team   Runners up in the English Skiing Championship
7 Swimming Team   Excellent victory versus Stowe School
8 Debating Team   Excellent performance at the B’ham University Debating Competition
9 CSLA   Excellent organisation of Borough hockey tournament
10 Shooting Team   Excellent performance in winning the Butler Trophy
11 Oedipus/Thebes Cast & Crew   Excellent cast & crew
12 U15B Rugby Team   An excellent season
13 Chapel Choir   Excellent performances in 9 Lessons and Carols 2011
14 Refectory Team   Fabulous fare without electricity!
15 U13 Hockey Team   Excellent victory v King Edward’s School, Birmingham
16 U12B Rugby Team   Excellent performance v King Edward’s School, Aston
17 Girls’ 1st XI Hockey Team   Excellent 9-0 victory v King Edward’s School
18 Senior Mathematics Team   Excellent performance at the National Finals
19 Senior Debating Team   An outstanding performance in the Oxford University competition
20 The Team of trip Leaders   Excellent contribution to the co-curricular life of the school
21 U12A XI Hockey Team   Excellent victory v Bromsgrove School
22 U15 Rugby 7s Team   Winners of the Warwick School Invitation 7s
23 Business Challenge Team   Winners of the Aston University ACCA Business Challenge
24 Lower Sixth Physicists   Tremendous leadership of Junior School pupils
25 Cast and Crew of Fiddler on the Roof   A fabulous 5 nights of drama and music
26 Canoe Team   Successful completion of Devizes to Westminster Race
27 Shoeshine Team   Tireless fundraising for International Street Children's Charity
28 Symphony Orchestra   Fabulous Performance in Summer Concert
29 Young Enterprise Team   Outstanding success in the Solihull Borough Final
30 Chilean Hosts   Fabulous hosting of our Chilean guests
31 Benchers 2011-12   Outstanding service to the school
32 History Society   Fantastic work on History website
33 Golf Team   Superb victory in the regional Finals of ISGA Plate
34 U15 Cricket Team   Excellent victory v Bromsgrove School
35 J4 Olympic Day Team   Tremendous victory in the Olympic Day competition

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