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Boston St Mary's RC Primary School

Boston's Catholic School

Sports News 2017 - 2018

Curriculum-time sports coaching during the Summer term is as follows. This takes place during the afternoon session, with a specialist coach.

Wednesday - athletics with Reception and Year 3

Thursday - athletics for Years 1, 2, 5 and 6. 

After-school sports clubs, for Key Stage 2 pupils, are as follows. All are 3.30pm - 4.30pm unless otherwise stated.

Monday - Rounders

Wednesday - Cheerleading

Friday - Football for Years 4, 5 and 6

The cost is £1 per session. Speak to the school office or Mr. Cooper for further details. 

Sports Day - this was a great occasion in the warm June sunshine. See some photos below.

Saint Cecelia emerged as the winning house and were presented with the House Cup by Mrs. Gleed-Thornley. Congratulations!

On your marks...

And they are off!

Saint Cecelia, in blue, lifted the House Cup. 

Football 

Our football season ended with three friendly matches. After an away fixture at Park Academy for the boys from Years 5 and 6, the girls had a great game at home against Carlton Road. The season ended on a high note with boys and girls from Years 3 and 4 claiming vistory against a teams from St. George's. The girls are pictured with Mrs. Walmsley. 

 

All Stars Cricket is a brand-new initiative from the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket.

See some pictures below of Years 1, 2 and 3 enjoying a taster: 

Programme features:

  • For all boys and girls aged five to eight
  • Delivered locally at Boston Cricket Club, PE21 7QR
  • Eight sessions on Mondays from 14th May between 5 and 5:45pm
  • Emphasis on fun and being active
  • Great first introduction to cricket
  • Safe and fully accredited
  • Valuable time with your kids – mums and dads are encouraged to take part too

Every child that registers will receive a backpack full of goodies including a cricket bat, ball, activity book, personalised shirt and cap all sent straight to your door. If you are returning in 2018, you will get new kit for this year.

Register at: allstarscricket.co.uk or contact: janet17@btinternet.com

Football, the results are in...

St. Mary's football team completed a programme of five league matches between September and March, losing three, winning one and the fifth game ended in a draw. The boys and girls who represented the school did a good job, playing some excellent football. Special thanks to Mrs. Walmsley for organising the fixtures and to our guest referees, Mr. Heath and Jason Field of Boston United.  

We hope to play one or two friendlies during the Summer term. 

Reception and Year 1 enjoy a tennis taster session:

 

On Tuesday 9th January we were visited by two coaches from Boston Tennis Club. The children enjoyed playing games aimed at developing their ball and racket skills.  

Football News!

We have now completed our first two league fixture of the season. The match against Butterwick school on Thursday, 9th November ended in a 1 - 1 draw. See the photos below. 

Then on Thursday, 23rd November St. Mary's won an evenly-balanced and entertaining encounter against Old Leake 4 - 3. 

Our next league fixture is at home on Thursday 1st February against Sibsey.  

 

Meanwhile over on the netball court St. Mary's won their match against Butterwick. Congratulations! Thanks to former pupil, Ellie Goodfellow, who was the match umpire.  

Cross-country

Over 20 pupils, boys and girls, represented St. Mary's in the annual cross-country races at Boston High School on Saturday 2nd December. 

Congratulations to our medal winners! There were separate races for boys and girls. Matilda came third in her race whilst Leo was the first boy past the post. 

Well done to all the other girls and boys who represented the school. 

Indoor cricket

Think about cricket; a warm, sunny day in Summer. Well, not quite! In the depths of Winter a team from St. Mary's travelled to the Peter Paine Sports Centre for an indoor cricket tournament. Following victories against Butterwick and Sibsey schools the team lost in the final. Quadring won a close match by 4 runs. The team are pictured below with their silver medals. 

  • Sainsbury Winter Games 2015

    Published 24/08/15

    Our netball team competed against other schools from across Lincolnshire at the county winter games in Grantham on 4th March 2015. 

     

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  • Year 5 and 6 Athletics

    Published 26/11/14

    Recently some of Year 5 and 6 went to Boston College sports hall to take part in an athletics event.  There were various track and field events going on throughout the morning.  All the points were added up and Boston St Mary's came fourth out of seven teams.

    Well done to everyone for their efforts.

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  • Rounders Tournament

    Published 04/06/14

    Friday 16th May St Mary's played rounders at Giles Sports Academy.

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  • Hockey

    Published 04/06/14

    St Mary's Hockey Team take part in matches at Surfleet.

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  • Hockey Tournament

    Published 07/05/14

    Boston St Mary's Hockey Team are entering a Tournament in May.

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