A HEREFORDSHIRE school are heading to Lords after winning their regional competition.

The Lady Hawkins’ under-15 girls side were in tremendous form at the ‘Chance to Compete’ Central Sparks regional finals.

The finals were held on a sunny day at the Moseley Cricket Club ground.

The Lady Hawkins’ girls won all six games in the day and were hugely impressive in every one, winning with plenty of overs and wickets remaining.

The pupils defeated Shropshire champions Sir John Talbot’s School, Warwickshire champions Arthur Terry School and Worcestershire champions Christopher Whitehead School in the morning games.

The girls then played Arthur Terry School in the semi-finals and had another convincing win.

The Lady Hawkins’ girls played Christopher Whitehead School in the final, limiting them to just 66 runs in another impressive display of bowling and fielding.

The girls then smashed the required runs in a few overs to emerge as regional champions.

They lost few wickets through the day and batters Sarah Waring, Emily Priday, Lily Edwards, Rhiannon Powell and Charlotte Priday smashed their way to maximum scores in almost every game.

They were also exceptional in the field and in bowling.

Some of the highlights was a flying one-handed catch by Ellie Ford; diving heroics and catches behind the stumps by Charlotte and Emily Priday; two direct hit run-outs from cover by Naomy Tarralunga and three clean bowled wickets in four balls by Chloe Mifflin.

The team are off to Lord’s to play in the national under-15 Chance to Compete finals.

l Brockhampton Primary School welcomed Paralympic swimmer Rebecca Redfearn recently.

Year six pupils took part in Sight Concern Worcestershire’s Flourishing a Fiver campaign and used their entrepreneurial skills to raise a grand total of £576 which they presented to the charity's patrol Rebecca.