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Blog posts tagged success

1st July 2019

High Storrs at the World Schools Orienteering Championships

Nick Lightfoot and the Team

Orienteering, the sport that combines map reading and running, is becoming increasingly popular with school children across South Yorkshire with thousands getting a taster in school, and hundreds competing regularly in the popular schools league. Earlier this year a team of 40 youngsters, 12 of them from Sheffield, travelled to Estonia to represent England in the World Schools Orienteering Championships. Six of the team were from High Storrs and they’ve been describing their experiences including how team member Euan Tryner managed to win two Gold medals! Following encouraging results in the British Schools Orienteering Championships in 2017 a group of High Storrs pupils set out to see if they could qualify for the 2019 World Schools Championships in Estonia. The boys team of Euan Tryner, Jamie Lightfoot, Olmo Combley, Dylan Jenkinson, Alfie Hall and Benjamin Evans were joined by Alex Elliot who was aiming for an individual place in the senior girls team. This is their account. Read more

23rd May 2018

Esme is up for Vauxhall FA England Young Player of the Year!

Esme attended High Storrs up until this year when she had the opportunity to join the Manchester City team where they would take over her education provision. Her football career has continued to go from strength to strength, and we as a school, are so proud of what she has achieved! To vote for Esme, just follow this link. It will take just a few seconds. There is a very short deadline, so please do it now! http://surveys.thefa.com/TakeSurvey.aspx?PageNumber=1&SurveyID=l61Hl935&Preview=true Read more

8th January 2018

Celebrating with last year's Sixth Form leavers

Harry Gamsu, Alumni 2007

On Wednesday 20th December 2017 we welcomed back our most recent Sixth Form leavers to celebrate their results and achievements during their time at High Storrs Sixth Form. We also welcomed alumni, Harry Gamsu, to speak at the evening and present their awards. He has kindly forwarded his speech that we can share with you now. Read more

18th September 2017


Miss L Mason, Assistant Headteacher – Director of Sixth Form

Since term started, I have certainly talked a lot about success. I have presented my goals for success in assemblies to Year 12 and Year 13 and discussed success at the Y12 Welcome Evening for parents. Read more