U14 badminton team become Birmingham Schools’ Champions

The U14 badminton team have become the Birmingham Schools’ U14 Champions after competing in the Birmingham Schools’ Finals. 

The competition, which took place on Thursday, 6 February at The Doug Ellis Sports Stadium, saw 12 schools make it to the final stage and was the most keenly contested competition since its inception.

KES completed their pool, without dropping a single game, beating: Bishop Vesey Grammar School, Kings Norton, Shenley, Arch Bishop Isley and St Albans, before progressing through to the semi-finals where they met Saltley: the runners up of the other pool. KES cruised through this match meeting King Edward’s Handsworth in the final.

Congratulations to the U14 team, comprising: Girith, Shrikishan, Abdur, Nimalan and Ansh (pictured) who will now go on to represent Birmingham in the Midlands Regional Finals in March.