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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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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Swimming Success - History Makers

Well done to our swimming squad who took part in the Central and East Manchester Swimming Gala.

The boys worked hard and really enjoyed the competition and experience.

The girls have made St. Francis history by winning the whole competition!! The girls team are now going to the…

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The High School Pole Vault Challenge

We were very privileged to be invited to a high school Come and Try pole vault session at Sports City in January.  The children from St. Francis were chosen based on their skill and strength in both gymnastics and athletics and were taught by the Manchester Athletics Association.

They had a…

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Champions of Manchester

After four months of dedication and hard work, our St. Francis athletics team competed in the Manchester finals and came in first place! The children have worked consistently hard during P.E lessons since the beginning of the school year and have chosen to spend their break times practicing too.…

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Rising Stars - Year 3 and 4 Athletics

On Tuesday 17th December we took 8 rising stars to the Hathershaw athletics competition.  They worked very hard together and won the competition!

Here's what the pupils said about the event....

Nora - "The competition was amazing and the people who helped were really nice."

Fakhr - "I…

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Guest Bloggers Ellee, Satara, Albert and Serod - East Manchester Athletics Champions

As part of our P.E lessons (Autumn 1- Athletics) the whole school were taught and measured in all athletics events.  We were then chosen to represent the school in Athletics because of our high scores in different events.  We practiced running every lunch time and our field events every Monday and…

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Guest bloggers Michelle and Lulya - Be our guest

Dance is a huge passion of ours at St. Francis but unfortunately in the Manchester area there are very few opportunities for us to share our love and talent.  When we were invited to a competition in Oldham we were sure not to miss out! 

The competition was a little different than we're used to…

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Manchester Cross Country Finals

It was a wet day for the Manchester Finals but the pupils from St. Francis were focused and ready to race.

Look at the photographs for the individual results, which are our best results we have ever had at these finals. Mr Lowe was very proud of all the pupils. 

Well done…

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Guest Blogger Amber Louise - Lacrosse

Blog written by Amber-Louise

On Monday 18th November, eight pupils from St. Francis went to the Manchester Schools Lacrosse competition. With only two practices I think we did amazing!

Our first game was against Withington Girls School (whole have won for the last two years).  During the…

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Guest Bloggers Dolapo and Sarah - Girls - Let's stay confident!

Blog written by Sarah and Dolapo

On Wednesday 13th November the girls in Year 6 were very lucky to attend a workshop with two ex professional athletes, their names were Jenny and Emily.  Jenny was an Olympic 800m runner and Emily was a 200m Great British runner (I know.... we're lucky…

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Guest Blogger Ginevra - New Age Kurling

Blog written by Ginevra (Year 6)

On Thursday 14th November four girls from Year 6 were selected to go to a Kurling competition at Levenshulme High School.  If you don't know what Kurling is (I didn't) then I can tell you.  There is a target on the floor which both teams need to reach using…

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