Olympic Firsts

This week is sports week and so for our maths lesson, we focused on looking at Olympic firsts. We looked at the beginning of the Olympics and some of the records which were set by the first athletes to compete. We then compared these to the world records we currently have. It was then our turn…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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