Sporting Legends

We are mega proud of two of our sporting legends in Year 4. 

Tayon received Most Valuable Player in a recent football match and Kaiya has earned her Red Belt in martial arts! Aren't they amazing. 


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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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Toosie Slide

Miss Saxon set all the staff a challenge - learn how to do the Toosie Slide! 

How do you think we all did?


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PE Challenges

Hello everyone

Mrs Jagger Smith here.
It’s so lovely to see you all keeping safe and working hard.
We’ve been keeping an eye on your exercise through your Dojo updates and noticed lots of you: going for daily walks, bike/scooter rides, doing Joe Wicks and lots of other lovely things. Well…

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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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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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Climbing at Manchester Climbing Centre

On Monday, some Year 6 pupils had the exciting opportunity to visit the Manchester Climbing Centre for a free lesson! Not only did the children ( and Mr Knapper and Miss Catahan) get a chance to experience traversing, bouldering and top rope climbing, they also had a question and answer session…

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Manchester United Champions

On Wednesday 4th December our fantastic Year 1 football team took part in the Year 1 Manchester United competition and came 1st Place! They were an absolute credit to the school and worked very hard to achieve their title. 

Each child brought their own strengths and skills to the team and…

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