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The first Thursday of the term saw the infamous Kingham Mass take place. All students run the cross-country course and everyone’s position carries points. The House with the highest point’s average wins. The senior team have won this trophy for the last two years so the pressure was on them to attain the hatrick. Last year Nikita Cretu came in second place and so he was out to further improve on this and gain top spot if possible. A number of staff enter for fun and Sheffield tutor Mr Elliott stormed over the line in first place, as usual…
Sheffield House had gained a reputation, over the last few years, for producing the worst cacophony in the old House Shout competition. This year the school revamped the contest and made it a much more serious event where houses would be measured solely on the quality of the sound they made.
The headline is a quote from a number of the rugby coaching staff as they watched the Sheffield senior team win the coveted inter-house rugby trophy for this year. The boys had spent many practice sessions reminding themselves of the tactical differences between Sevens and the 15 man game they had been playing all term.