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Dodgeballers battle it out for Children in Need

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The Winning Team, above left, who were, of course, the winning team: Alex Fox, Sam Curtis, Billy Haines, Harry Abrahams and Adam Wright, and, above right the runners-up, Sue Bryan's Barmy Army: Tom Fitt, Chris Bentley, Austin Philips, Liam Dyer and Calum Steel


The Biology Buccaneers: clockwise from top left - teachers Roselle Cripps, Denise Plant, Chris Graham, Huw Williams, Mark Ward and Biology student Joseph Beardsmore

Sixteen valiant dodgeball teams fought tightly-contested battles to make their way to the top – and help raise money for Children in Need.

“We started off with a Group Stage in Children in Need Week, with the top two from each group progressing through to the quarter finals, semi finals and the final this week,” explains Sports Development Manager Rob Day.

Perhaps the most colourful, if not the most successful, team was the Biology Buccaneers – five Biology teachers and a student, who decided to dress up as pirates, but they faced stiff competition from teams such as Powerhouse, We Go To The Gym, Claire United, Bombay Badboys, Yakuzas and Keith.

In the end, the winners were The Winning Team, with runners up Sue Bryan’s Barmy Army.

“It was a great success,” says Rob, “with £80 raised for Children in Need.”