Reddford House Northcliff students have recently racked up a host of phenomenal achievements in sports.
Tristan Alpers is a swimmer currently in Grade 8. He competed in the Central Gauteng Aquatics Championships in December 2017 and beat his personal best in every event. He qualified for the finals in the 50m freestyle and achieved level three times in both the 100m and 200m freestyle.
Another sportsman from Northcliff, who has achieved national success, is judoka, Sebastiano Heidmann. In May, Sebastiano competed in the final Champion of Champions event for the calendar year. Not only did he take home gold, but he is ranked the number one judoka in his category. Later, competed in the Judo South Africa National Ranking Tournament as a final seeding tournament. He won his division and took home a gold medal on the day and will now enter the South African Open Championships in July in Port Elizabeth as the number one ranked judoka in South Africa in his division.
On Sunday the 27th of May, the yearly Northern Gauteng provincial touch rugby trials were held at St. Benedict's in Johannesburg. Peter Ma (grade 8) and Thammy Ntwasa (grade 9) represented Reddford House Northcliff at the highly competitive trial event. After a taxing three hours, the two boys walked off the field battered, but proud. On Thursday, the 31st of May, the squad was announced with both players’ names on the list.
Grade 8 student Taylin Toweel-Moore has distinguished herself for her talent in karate. She competed in the South African National JKS Karate Championships in May, placing first in the country for Kata and second for Kumite.
Students of Reddford House Northcliff’s outstanding achievements are a true representation of how Inspired’s emphasis on sporting excellence, as a means of enhancing a holistic education, provides students with opportunities to excel, whatever their talents or interests.