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EHC Mixed Volleyball Success

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EHC Mixed Volleyball Success

Before half term, the Elliott Hudson Mixed Volleyball team made history as they defeated Whitley Bay High School in the AOC Mixed Cup Quarterfinals and will now go on to compete in the AOC Semifinals! We are so proud of the determination and mental resilience shown from these students. They…

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CEV Coaches’ Convention 2023

Two Volleyball England members and coaches were among those to take part in the CEV Coaches’ Convention at the end of September. Elaine Brown, Director of Volleyball at Leeds Gorse, and Darren Lewis, England U17 Girls Head Coach, flew out to the event in Sofia, Bulgaria. The event targets coaches…

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FIVB Beach Volleyball Course

In October, GORSE sent Director of Volleyball, Elaine Brown, and Coaching Lead, Piotr Makowski to Athens, Greece to complete their FIVB (Fédération Internationale de Volleyball) Beach Volleyball Coaching qualification. "It was such an invigorating experience to be surrounded by knowledgeable coaches from the UK, Greece, Turkey, Slovakia, Spain, Poland, Sweden,…

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International VB Success

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…

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International VB Selection

"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…

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Volleyball update

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,…

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EHC Men’s Volleyball

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…

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Volleyball League

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…

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U15 National Volleyball Champions

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…

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BIG 3 update – Volleyball

"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…

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