St Mary’s has been awarded the Gold School Games Award for the fourth year running. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community, and we are… Read more »
Pupils from Burrator Class took part in some water sports at Haven Banks Centre, which is situated on the banks of Exeter Canal. Pupils had the chance to try paddle boarding and also to build and sail their own rafts.
St Mary’s hosted an inter-school Year 5/6 Kwik Cricket tournament for local Catholic schools.
Pupils in Burrator Class had the opportunity to learn some archery skills with the help of local coaches.
Burrator Class pupils took part in abseiling, rock climbing, high ropes and zip wire activities as part of their residential activities week.
St Mary’s held their annual sports day. The first part of the day focussed on athletics skills and was organised by our Year 5 and 6 pupils. In the afternoon we were joined by parents and carers who supported the children in more traditional races such as the egg and spoon, sack, relay and sprint.
Pupils from Venford Class joined with other schools to take part in a multi-skills tournament. The morning was a real success as pupils enjoyed meeting new people and learning new skills.
Key Stage Two pupils enjoyed a tag rugby tournament, following their unit of work on tag rugby.
St Mary’s hosted a Year 3/4 Tag Rugby tournament for local schools, following a unit of work on tag rugby with Coach Ben.
By popular demand, a girls’ football club has been run at St Mary’s. Although usually our clubs are for everyone, some of the girls wanted to chance to develop their skills separately. The club was well attended and has led to more girls joining during lunchtime football sessions.