On Friday 20th November a group of 31 S1-4 Bridge of Don Academy pupils traveled to Glasgow to take part in the Scottish Schools Rowing Championships. All pupils raced in an individual race and a team race against pupils from schools from all over Scotland. The pupils all performed brilliantly and represented their school in a manner they should be proud of.
Due to the excellent performance of these pupils, and all other pupils that took part in the Scottish Schools Indoor Rowing League, Bridge of Don Academy were successful in winning the Scottish Autumn League Trophy, beating Albyn School into 2nd place.
Well done everybody.
Well done to all pupils who participated in the second round of the Scottish Indoor Rowing League in the week before the October Holidays. Bridge of Don Academy remain in first place with a massive 578 points.
All pupils that participate gain 1 point and any pupils who feature in the top 5 nationally receive further points. National results and school results are posted on the Events noticeboard in the PE Department. In round 2 the school had 322 pupils participate which is a fantastic effort and most pupils managed to beat their previous best score.
Special thanks to the rowing experts that came in for the week to help and motivate:
- Iona Riley (World Rowing u23 silver medalist)
- Lewis McCue (World Rowing u23 silver medlaist)
- Holly Reid (Represented Scotland and Great Britain at Rowing)
- Erin Wyness (Former pupil & represented Scotland at Rowing)
The third and final round begins next week. There is also an opportunity to take part in the Scottish Schools Indoor Rowing Championships in Glasgow in November, see the PE department for more information.