St Mary's Primary School, A Catholic Voluntary Academy

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St Mary's has a proud and strong tradition of participation in competitive sport. This has been recognised by being awarded the School Games Mark Gold for the last 3 years - this year we are aiming to be awarded platinum. All children are encouraged to get involved in competitive sport and we offer a wide range of opportunities through our sports partnerships. 


Our recent sports events include:

  • Y1 multiskills event
  • Y5/Y6 football tournament
  • Y3/Y4 fencing
  • Curling
  • Sitting volleyball
  • Y5/Y6 athletics
  • Y5 basketball
  • Karate taster sessions
  • Y2 dodgeball
  • KS2 Swimming Gala - champions 5 years running!
  • Y5/Y6 Water Polo - champions
  • Y2 gymnastics festival


Our Y3 children have taken part in a series of All Stars Cricket sessions run by the Yorkshire Cricket Board. We hope a number of them take up the sport with one of our local clubs. 

Local Football Tournaments

Our Y5 and Y6 boys took part in a local football tournament over 2 weeks. At the end of the tournament, they came joint top of the league sharing the trophy with another local school. We were particularly proud of the team's sporting attitude!

Our girls Y5/Y6 football team also came joint top of their league. They played brilliantly as a team against some tough opposition. Well done also to one team member who was awarded Player of the Tournament!