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Team Endowed Sport News

The impact of our overall commitment to sport is
evident through our achievements from 2018-2023:


  • Champions: District Cricket Competition 2023
  • Champions: District Netball League 2023
  • Champions: Boys 'A' Football Team Small School District Football 2023
  • 3rd - Schools District Speed Stack Competition 2023
  • 4th Wake-up and Shake-up Lower School 2023
  • Champions: Team A - Netball League 2022
  • Champions: District Cricket Competition 2022
  • Champions: Boys 'A' Football Team Small School District Football 2022
  • Runner's Up: Y5/6 School District Handball Tournament 2022 
  • 2nd Y5/6 Virtual Athletics team (Herne Bay Sportshall Athletics Tournament) 2020 
  • 5th out of 200 schools Kent County Cricket Finals 2019
  • Champions: District Cricket Competition 2019
  • 2nd Y5/6 Athletics team (Herne Bay Sportshall Athletics Tournament) 2019
  • 3rd Quicksticks East Kent County Hockey Tournament 2019
  • 2nd Wake-up and Shake-up Upper School 2019
  • 3rd Boys 'A' Football Team Small School District Football 2018
  • Champions: Team A - Netball League 2018
  • 3rd Team B - Netball League 2018
  • 3rd in the South East County Hockey Finals 2018
  • Champions: Quicksticks East Kent Coastal Hockey Tournament 2018
  • Runners-up Girls Football League 2018
  • 2nd Wake-up and Shake-up Upper School 2018


After a phenomenal year competing in the School District Leagues in cricket, netball and football, we have continued to up hold our winning streak that we have held since 2019! (Netball: as far as our data goes back...since 2015!)


2023 Netball Champions

We are delighted to announce that our marvellous netballers are League Champions again. They strode through the season unbeaten, scoring an impressive 84 goals and conceding just 12. Netball is a team game and that is how they approached each and every game; supporting each other, encouraging each other and playing for each other. Mrs Dodds and I are super proud of the whole squad. Congratulations!
Mrs Gilbert




2023 Champion Cricketers
Congratulations to our brilliant cricket team who played in the schools district tournament at Chestfield Cricket Club on Wednesday. They played 3 group matches - won 2 and lost 1 and then had a nail biting wait to find out if they had made the Semi-Finals.

They made it through and having lost to Swalecliffe in the opening group match, we then beat them by 17 runs in the final to win the overall tournament. 


Well done to our victorious team for playing together so brilliantly as a team. The County Regional Finals here we come! 

Mr Baker


2023 Champions! Small Schools' League Finals

Congratulations to our Boys A Football team, for the second consecutive year they are the SMALL SCHOOLS' LEAGUE CHAMPIONS. In their final match last week, it was a very tight first half with the score 0-0. In the second half, the boys dug in deep and goals scored from Josh, Charlie and an own goal led to a 3-o win. 


They should be incredibly proud of their achievements. Well done!


Mr Baker



A huge thank you to Sunstone Systems for providing and sponsoring our
new kit for the Girls Team. 

Wake up and Shake up Competition

Well done to our year 3 and 4s, who competed at Herne Bay  School in the school district competition. They came a brilliant 4th place - an amazing result as they were competing against Year 6s! 


Basketball Tournament

9 November 2022

On Wednesday, some children from year 5/6 represented Whitstable Endowed in a basketball tournament at Herne Bay High. All the children played incredibly well as a team and individually.


The children were also complimented by coaches at Herne Bay on how they played a skillful game. Well done to all those who were involved. You should be so proud of yourselves.
Miss Galvin.


2022 Netball League Champions!

We are thrilled to announce that the Endowed have been crowned Netball League Champions. They went through the season unbeaten scoring over 70 goals and only conceding 7 and displayed some superb netball skills, teamwork and sportsmanship. A fantastic achievement for all our squad: Hal, Lily, Clara, Cecily, Frances, Jonny, Leo, Charlie, Nancy, Yasmine, Esme, Edith B, Edith C, Fleur & Sunnee.

You have made us so proud. Mrs Gilbert & Mrs Dodds


2022 Cricket: County finals here we come..

Winners of the Inter School District Cricket Tournament

On Wednesday our cricket team took part in the Mixed Girls/Boys Dynamo Cricket Competition. They had four matches to play in their pool which they won convincingly to set up a final against Swalecliffe. In a tense match the team managed to come out victorious by 13 runs. They played with positivity, determination and a
huge amount of skill and it was mentioned to me more than once by other coaches, that they were indeed an outstanding team. They have now progressed through to the county finals which will be played next week. Well done to everyone for representing the school so well.





Football News

Boy's A Football Team

Champions in the Small School District League 2022

A huge well done to our Boy's A Football Team who won the Small School District League. They have had a fantastic season with some great matches played, excellent leadership from Theo and overall amazing teamwork during practice and on game day.  Congratulations to Theo, Leo, Harry, Kurt, Charlie, Josh, Max C, Jonny and Noah P 



Fantastic Football!

Our boys A team had an astonishing win against Bysing Wood this week, beating them 13-0 and keeping them on track to win the league. Goals from Charlie L (5), Jonny (3), Leo (3), Josh (1) and Theo (1) ensured another fantastic result for our boys team making Mr H and many parents very proud. Thank you to Harry, Kurt, Charlie L, Josh, Theo, Jonny, Leo, Noah and Max for an amazing football season.

Our boys B Team also had a fantastic 6-0 win against Bysing Wood. With Goals from Rowan (2), Sam (2), Charlie (1) and Oscar (1). The referee came to us after the match to say how well Hal captained the side - a great ambassador for the school. Well done to Vinnie, Rowan, Seth, Harvey, Oscar, Callum, Hal, Cal, Ruben, Finley, Sam, Charlie C and Arthur for a brilliant football season.


A huge well done to both teams. Mr H and Mr Baker

November 2022


Last night our fantastic boys team, who were playing their first match for over 2 years, started off in style beating Eastling Primary 12-0. Well done to all those involved.


Tuesday 16 November 

The Girls football team had an amazing match against Bysing Wood School on Tuesday. They played together brilliantly as a team, coming away with a convincing 7-1 win!


Well done to Sunnee who scored a hat–trick!!


Thursday 18 November 

Another brilliant game played by the Girls Team against Davington - the girls won 1-0.
It is great to see them playing with such confidence.






Netball News

Endowed v Bysingwood

On Wednesday, Our Endowed netballers played the first league match last night against Bysingwood school. The children changed positions each quarter, moving from attack to defence and into mid court. They all played brilliantly, working together as a team, and coming away with an impressive
13-2 win. Star Player: Cecily who scored 4 goals.



Endowed v Boughton & Dunkirk

On Thursday, our Endowed netballers played their 2nd league match against Boughton & Dunkirk primary school. As we have a squad of 14 players, we mixed our team for this match with some children making their debuts. Our 'new' players slotted into the team brilliantly. Some fantastic teamwork led to another impressive result. Endowed 17- Boughton 2. Thank you also to our amazingly encouraging parents & supporters.
Star Player for this match: Lily MS



Endowed v Hernhill

On Tuesday, our netballers played another league match against the undefeated Hernhill team. Hernhill played very well and really made the Endowed netballers work hard. Some strong defense meant we restricted them to scoring just 1 goal. Our shooters also performed well scoring 12 goals, resulting in another impressive win for Team Endowed 12-1.


Most valuable player: Hal


Mrs Gilbert

Handball Tournament Runners-up 2022!


Massive congratulations to our Endowed Handball team who participated in a Handball competition at Herne Bay High on Wednesday 9 March.


They were up against 15 other schools and incredibly came runners-up! We are so proud of this amazing achievement. Well done everybody.


2nd in the Virtual Sportshall Athletics Tournament 2020

In November, three classes from the Upper School entered the Virutal Sportshall Athletics Tournament. The three groups represented the school in long jump, high jump, chest push, sprinting and speed bounce.


We are delighted to announce that our team finished in 2nd place against all the other schools in the area. They should be very proud of their efforts and have won a wonderful trophy for us to proudly display in school. Well done Team Endowed. 




Endowed Virtual Sports Day 2020!

Are you up for a challenge? Brilliant! Wear your house colour T-Shirt and be part of the Endowed Spirit....



Wow! The response to the Virtual Sports Day has been amazing, a fantastic effort from all. 


Thank you for sending in all your brilliant virtual sport day pictures and the below link to view you and your house teammates taking part in sprints, jumps, welly boot toss, super strong challenge and many more events.


Inter-Schools Cross Country Tournament 2020

Herne Bay High School


A huge well done to our pupils who were selected to take part the Inter-Schools Cross Country Tournament. Six children from Upper school and four from Lower School represented The Endowed in a 1.5k race across boggy and difficult conditions.


Lower School: Ollie, Max C, Oscar A, Lily MS, Fleur and Sunnee

Upper School: George, Polly, Marcie, Finn B, Max and Oscar


They all did amazingly well in their relevant categories but stand out performances to Marcie who came 2nd, Finn B came 4th and Ollie B also coming 4th.


Well done Team Endowed!!


GOING FOR GOLD!! School Games GOLD Mark Award

We are delighted to announce that we have achieved the School Games GOLD Mark Award for the 2018/19 academic year. We are extremely proud of our pupils for their dedication to all aspects of school sport and to the staff for all their hard work with lessons, clubs and competitions that made this possible.

Cricket Champions 2019!

June 2019


Congratulations to our cricket A team who won the District Cricket Championships. 

They came 2nd in their group after winning 4 out of 5 matches. Won their semi-final and won the final by 25 runs.


They now go through and compete in the County Finals at Polo Farm in Maidstone on  Thursday 11th July.


We are also extremely proud of our B team who played brilliantly in their group against some tough competitors but unfortunately didn't make it to the semi-finals


Well done to both teams and we wish Team A lots of luck for next week.

Inter-Schools Athletics Tournament - 2nd place

at Herne Bay High School, Wednesday 8 May 2019 


Congratulations to our brilliant team of lower school athletes who came an amazing 2nd place out of 15 schools.  They were a fantastic team who really pulled together and all achieved great results, securing enough points to be proud winners of silver medals.


Well done 'Team Endowed' we are extremely proud of you!

East Kent Hockey Competition 2019


Upper School - 3rd Place

On Wednesday, four boys and four girls represented the Upper School in the East Kent Hockey Competition. The team finished top of their group, winning all 3 games without conceding a goal. After winning their quarter-final, they then lost their semi-final against an excellent team who went on to win the competition. Team Endowed picked themselves up and won the bronze medal in the play-off - a terrific achievement. Huge well done to all of the team. 


Lower School

The Lower School team played brilliantly reaching the quarter finals before losing narrowly to the eventual winners Reculver. I was extremely proud of their achievement as for many it was the first time they had represented the school. 

Athletic Competition

January 2019

A fantastic result for Team Endowed who represented our school at the annual Herne Bay Sports Hall Athletic Competition and came in 5th place out of 15 schools (some of which are double our size!).


They participated in various running, jumping and throwing games and were an incredibly strong team, coming 2nd place in most of their events.

Shaking it up! 2nd Place for Wake-up and Shake-up

December 2018

Congratulations to our team of children who competed against other schools in a Wake-up and Shake-up dance competition on Wednesday afternoon and danced their way to a well deserved 2nd Place.


Many thanks to Miss Luckhurst and her team of upper school children who had choreographed a brilliant routine to 'Gold Dust' by DJ Fresh; you might have been lucky enough to catch them performing it at school drop off on Tuesday morning.


Well done everyone.

Basketball Team - Shoot Out winners!

November 2018

Well done to the Basketball team who tool part in the annual interschool tournament at Herne Bay High. They played really well and although they didn't get through the group state because of goal difference, they did win the Shoot Out competition scoring an impressive 12 goals in a minute!

District Football Competition Endowed Boys 'A' and Girls Team at University of Kent at Canterbury

8 October 2018

Team Endowed had a great time at The District Football Tournament.


The Girls team play extremely well considering this was their first match, they had some very tough matches and enjoyed the experience of playing in a tournament.


Well done Boys A team who played brilliantly. A heart stopping semi-final penalty shootout kept them from the Finals - but played a great 3rd and 4th playoff match to come away with a bronze medal.

Netball League Champions!

June 2018


The final results for the Netball League are in:

Whitstable Endowed A Team - 1st Place

Whitstable Endowed B Team - 3rd Place


What an amazing season! Our league winning A Team remained unbeaten scoring an incredible 100 goals and only conceding just 8. A league record!


Placing 3rd for the B Team was equally pleasing as they were playing other schools' A teams and lost just 2 matches all season (one of those was to our A team).


Congratulations to the whole netball squad!


Mrs Gilbert & Mrs Dodds

Cricket Tournament

On Wednesday 20 June, the A & B Cricket Teams met at Chestfield Cricket Club at 9.30am. They were all very excited and eager to start playing. The teams were placed in group matches. The A Team Won 2 lost 2 and the B Team Won 1 lost 3. They then had the opportunity to each play a friendly - A team won against Graveny. Overall the A Team came 5th and the B Team came 6th.

Kent County Hockey Finals: 3rd Place - June 12th


Well done Team Endowed!


Well done to our fantastic Hockey Team.

4 Year 6 girls and 4 Year 5 boys, all of which played their first hockey match on March 21st. They won the East Coastal Schools tournament without losing a game and qualified to the Kent Hockey County Finals in Rochester.


Yesterday at the final they beat 10 other teams to finish 3rd best team in the whole of Kent, losing only two games all day. They have been asked to play in the South of England Hockey Champions in two weeks time. Inspiring individuals who swapped inexperience for full-hearts. Thanks for the memories!

Jolly Hockey Sticks!


A huge well done to the school Hockey team who won 7-2 in a Davington v Endowed friendly after school on Wednesday. They are an amazing team.


The biggest well done to the three year 5 girls playing their first matches for the school.


It was a great warm up ready for the Country Finals next week.

Girls Football team with their League Runners-up medals

Double Olympic Champion: Lizzy Yarnold MBE

You can also view 'larger' versions from the below link


We were delighted to welcome Double Olympic Champion Lizzy Yarnold OBE into school last Friday. We are sure the children have told you how incredibly inspirational and down-to-earth she was. Well done to all the children for their fantastic performances in the Decathlon and we would like to thank Keith at Herbert's Cycles plus Sophie and Andy from Team Buckley Physio for giving up their time and letting us use their equipment all for free.

Netball News

Next Match: Ospringe School Away -  A&B Team Thursday 3 May


Endowed A v Endowed B: Wednesday 26 April 2018

Being placed in the same league our A and B teams faced each other last night. Although they are all friendly squad members, there was still a fiercely competitive edge to the game. The first quarter a tight 2-1 lead for the As. The Bs fought valiantly to counter the speed and fine shooting. The final score a 15-2 victory for the A team. Star players John and Lily B. Well done to all our amazing netballers.


Endowed v Boughton: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Inspired by England's amazing Commonwealth Games gold medal, our netball teams played against Boughton on Wednesday. Again, the A team were amazing cruising to a 21-4 win. Star player Drew shooting 11 of the goals.


The B team then came on and worked really well together to secure a 8-1 win. Brilliant contributions from our 3 Y5 players but star player for the B's went to Y6 Lily B, who was also a great captain.


Endowed v Hernhill: Thursday 15 March 2018

Congratulations to our 'A Team' netballers who played their first match against Hernhill on Thursday night, cruising to a convincing 6-0 victory. Superb play by all 7 team members but in particular Zane and Lyla as Star Players. Next match will be Thursday 23 March against St Mary of Charity.

Quicksticks Hockey Champion Winners!

March 2018

Huge Congratulations to our 'Endowed' Hockey Team who won the Quicksticks Hockey Tournament organised by the Sports Game Coastal Partnership. The children had been practising in their lunch times and were very excited to put their skills into play.


"On Wednesday a mixture of Y5/6 children travelled to Polo Farm in Canterbury for the Quicksticks Hockey Tournament. We won our first game against a very tough Herne Juniors team. Our second game however resulted in a draw against Hampton.


Having beaten Davington, we won our group. We then won our quarter-finals 5-0 against Herne Bay Juniors and semi-finals against St Mary's 3-0. In the final we faced Herne Juniors in a repeat of the first game. The team defended heroically and scored the break away goal to win the tournament. We now look forward to the county finals in Chatham in June."

Mr Wren

Premier League Stars - 2nd place runners-up!

Tuesday 13 March 2018


Well done to our Girls football team who had the amazing opportunity to compete in the Premier League Primary Star Football Competition at the University of Kent.


Right from kick off the girls played with amazing confidence and comfortably won six group matches consecutively and succeeded in winning their semi-final 1-0 to gain their place in the final against Upton, who proved a disciplined and relentless team. The girls dug in deep and with a last minute shot hitting the post just before the final whistle the match ended in a nail-biting 0-0. In extra time a well organised Upton proved too strong and unfortunately scored two great goals earning them a place to play at the regional finals at Leicester City FC.


Y5/6 Sportshall Athletic Tournament

at Herne Bay High School - Wednesday 17 January


Well done to our Athletics team who competed against 15 schools and came a brilliant 5th place. They smashed the track events with great results and jumped, hopped and threw with fantastic effort in the field events.



October 2017

Boys A team Winners and Girls Team Runners-up in the Small Schools Coastal and Canterbury tournament held at University of Kent

We have achieved the Silver Award for the School Games Mark Award 2016/17