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May, 2017

  • 15 May

    JMA Basketball trip to the O2

    What an experience we had on Sunday the 14th May at the British Basketball League Men and Womens Finals 2017. After our own season has held such great adventures and opportunities, to earn a trip to see the top level in GB was just the ticket! We set off from …

  • 8 May

    Year 11 Boys are Champions of Reading!

    Three dramatic added time goals led the JMA Year 11 boys to cup final victory in the Reading Schools Final! 1-0 down after 20 minutes, the boys dominated the first half but only found an equaliser 2 minutes into added time through Captain Luke Hawkins-Maze which was the last action …

  • 4 May

    Noel Hunt, Jamie Mackie & Simon Cox visit

    We were very lucky to be able to host 3 former premier league and international players this month as they are taking their UEFA B coaching badge. Our ambassador Noel (currently of Portsmouth FC and formerly Reading FC and Ireland international), Coxy (currently of Southend United and formerly of Nottingham …

  • 4 May

    Khalid signs for Reading FC

    U16 recruit Khalid impressed the coaches early on in his trial with Reading FC and they quickly offered him a contract at the Championship promotion chasing club. Khalid has already featured for the U18’s and has also had the chance to play against premier league clubs such as Arsenal, West …

  • 4 May

    Elite Football Squad tour Scotland

    The elite boys returned to Scotland for a 2nd year in a row over the Easter break and despite losing all 3 fixtures it was a very worthwhile experience. It was an early start on the Tuesday, 6am meet at Gatwick airport and with the first game not until 7pm …

April, 2017

  • 5 April

    Elite footballer to trial for Serie A side

    Second year elite footballer Alessandro Sancese will go on trial with Italian Serie A side Sampdoria! Aless flys to Italy this weekend and will spend a week with the Italian giants next week and is a fantastic reward for all the hard work he has put in during his time here. …

March, 2017

  • 31 March

    U19 Girls win National Championship

    For the first time in school history JMA are National Champions of the Dynamik National Schools u19 Women Competition 2016/17 Season! After a long and tiring day in Leicester yesterday it is a pleasure to say that our girls are now National Champions in their competition. After 7 group games …

  • 31 March

    Elite Basketball highlights

    After a very busy season we are now moving towards the final games and starting to slow down while many of the groups head towards exam periods and extra study time to make up for the hours they are putting in each week in the performance sport training. With so …

  • 31 March

    Boys win Walsh Cup!

    The Elite Boys won a dramatic penalty shootout on Wednesday evening to beat holders Reading Bluecoat and lift the U18 Walsh Cup (Reading Schools Cup) for the 4th time in 7 years. With a squad containing only 4 U18s, 10 U17s and 2 of our U16s (Year 11) we knew …

  • 31 March

    Elite Graduate Jack Stevens to play at Wembley!!!

    Former Elite Football student Jack Stevens and his Oxford United team will play at Wembley. The game will be live on Sky Sports on 2nd April in the Checkatrade Trophy Final against Coventry City. It will be played in front of what is expected to be an 80,000+ record attendance for the …