Tennis triumph!

Our very own Amber-Louise has reached the National Tennis Finals after competing last weekend in the National qualification rounds.  Amber-Louise, who was representing Lancashire, traveled up to Scotland to compete against teams from all over Great Britain. Her team were fantastic and gained their…

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Lancashire Cricket Club

Last half term our focus in P.E was striking and fielding.  Each class had their own objectives and personal challenges.  We were very fortunate to have a specialist coach from Lancashire Cricket Club working with the children in Key Stage 2. 

 

The children really enjoyed both rounders and…

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Invasion games

We had great fun last half term learning about and practicing our invasion games.  Each class had different learning objectives and a variety of sports to focus on each week.  Some of the children played rugby and hockey for the first time and really enjoyed learning something new.  Key stage 1…

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Football skills champions!

You may remember a few months ago, we held a Key Stage 2 football skills competition in school.  All the results were then sent away to the School Games Organisers and were put onto a leaderboard, together with all the other schools in Manchester.  Tayon, Junior and Manny were the top 3 boys in…

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Cross country results


Last month we timed every child in Key Stage 2 when running the school mile. We then sent off the top 3 scores for boys and girls in years 3&4 and years 5&6 to the Manchester Schools Games Organisers.

They have now collected the scores from schools all over Manchester, with a total of 3647…

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The Manchester Mile

The Manchester P.E association have set all the children in Manchester a challenge to complete a mile in the fastest time possible.  We love a challenge so we incorporated the mile into our fitness P.E lessons.  Each child in KS2 has completed the mile this half term and recorded their own P.B…

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Messi Magic

This year we doing our competitions a little bit differently. The Manchester P.E association have spent their summer creating individual challenges for the children of Manchester to practice and record their best scores.  This half term we have focused on the football challenges. There were 4…

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Bouncing Brooke takes the top spot.

This half term the whole school has been focusing on their health and fitness during P.E.  One of the components of fitness we have been trying to improve is our leg strength. Here is a picture of our current champion, who can jump over ELEVEN cones from a standing position!  We are hoping there…

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Watch out Mo Farah!

We have a new St. Francis record! Jasper completed the mile in 7 minutes and 19 seconds yesterday.  This is the fastest time ever recorded at St. Francis!
 

Watch out Mo Farah!!

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Say Hello to our new Sports Squad

Here is our 2020-2021 Sports Squad. You will be hearing from them all very soon, please keep an eye out for their blog posts.

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Swimming Success

This year has been our most successful year for swimming. 
Our Year 4 class have achieved some of the best results in our area for school curriculum swimming. 
Our boys swim team were strong and the Central and East Manchester swimming gala.
Our girls team are the first team ever to make it to…

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Basketball bonus

During P.E this term we have focused on Basketball which has been very popular with the pupils. So much so that it was very difficult for us to chose only 30 children to represent the school in various basketball competitions. The children have been non stop practicing at break and lunch times…

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