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International VB Success

November 15, 2023 3:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As some of you might be aware, Fola from TFA and Daniella from TRGA, have been competing for England at the NEVZA qualifier this week, and we are over the moon to share, England finished 3rd and will be returning with bronze medals! After defeating Norway in the battle for…

International VB Selection

November 15, 2023 3:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do." — Pele. We are ecstatic to announce two GORSE students have been selected to represent England at the upcoming U17 Northern European Volleyball Zonal Association…

Boathouse Updates

November 9, 2023 11:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We have some exciting news in terms of our upcoming Boathouse at the Lemonroyd Marina. The groundwork has begun, building has commenced, and we are certain we will be on the water after February half term. We have 15 brand new quads ready to go for our Boat Club members!…

Strength and Conditioning Course

November 9, 2023 11:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We recently held a Level 2 Strength and Conditioning Course for our staff at The Linked Hub, Morley. The course had an impressive attendance of 31 members of staff from across the tTrust. We would, firstly, like to say a huge thank you to these individuals who gave up two…

Volleyball update

May 31, 2023 11:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Another successful weekend in the books for volleyball! We would like to send a MASSIVE thank you to The Ruth Gorse Academy and The Stephen Longfellow Academy for allowing us to host these big events and continuing to provide life changing opportunities for our students. The England Men's Volleyball team,…

EHC Men’s Volleyball

May 31, 2023 10:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

What a year it has been! CONGRATULATIONS to the EHC Men's Volleyball team for finishing the year by winning the local tournament hosted at Notre Dame this week! All year, this group has been hungry for a rematch against their rivals, Notre Dame. Although this was meant to be a…

Volleyball League

May 31, 2023 10:55 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As you are aware this year kicked off the first season of The Gorse Volleyball League for primaries! It really has been amazing to see our primary students involved in the volleyball programme and setting the standard for all secondary academies. Please see write up below from Elaine and photos…

U15 National Volleyball Champions

May 31, 2023 10:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This weekend, Leeds made history in their debut at the national junior finals! On Saturday, the U16 Leeds boys fought in a tough five set battle against London Sharks and took silver. On Sunday, the U15s defeated the 11-time champions, Richmond, and proudly took home GOLD! The team was coached…

BIG 3 update – Volleyball

May 31, 2023 10:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

"Success is a result of consistent practice of winning skills and actions. There is nothing miraculous about the process. There is no luck involved" - Bill Russell.   April Camp Approximately 60 students took part in the annual April half term camp held at The Ruth Gorse Academy. We were…

More amazing volleyball news

May 31, 2023 10:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

On Saturday, the Leeds Gorse U15 Boys and Girls teams competed in the 'Last 8s' at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering! BOTH teams finished in the top two during pool play which landed them into the semi-finals. After finishing 3rd at last year's Last 8, the boys were driven…

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