Fine start to the season for our Equestrian Teams

Rectory Farm EquestrianThe 2019/2020 season kicked off on 15th September for the St Mary’s Equestrian Teams. It was great to have so many familiar faces representing St Mary’s, as well as some new girls who have just joined the school.

Victory at the Wiltshire and Dorset County Lacrosse Tournament

Wiltshire and Dorset Lacrosse TournamentOn 14th September, we were fortunate to have a gorgeous, sunny afternoon for our Lacrosse Teams who were competing in the Wiltshire and Dorset County Lacrosse Tournament.

Ski Race Training at the Mendip Ski Centre

Ski Race TrainingIt's that time of year again, when our Ski Race team starts their training at the Mendip Ski Centre on Friday nights.

Great Runs at the Inter Company Cross Country Competition

Company Cross CountryThis year, for the first time, the Inter Company Cross Country took place at Beversbrook Sports Facility.

Teachers in top form at Team relay Triathlon

Staff TriathlonSome of the St Mary's Calne teachers competed recently at the LPS Individual Team Relay Triathlon at Lake 62 in the Cotswolds.

USA Lacrosse Tour, 2019

USA Lacrosse TourLiving the American dream, sightseeing, shopping, travelling with friends, and of course playing the all-important competitive lacrosse - what more could a teenage girl want from a school trip?! In short, the USA Lacrosse tour was a huge success.

Girls play at World Cup Lacrosse and Festival Tournament

World Cup LacrosseIn August, it was exciting to have our first U19 World Cup Lacrosse player (Caroline, 2019 Leaver) co-vice captain for Wales.

Girls have a ball at Tennis Championships

ISTA TennisThe independent Schools Tennis Association (ISTA) Championships were held at Eton College over four days, hosting players of all abilities, boys and girls. This tournament always creates a great environment for the best players to compete and the young players to get inspired and this year proved no different. 

Top Pentathlon Performance by Lily at South West Combined Events

South West Combined EventsCongratulations to Lily (Year 9) who competed in the Pentathlon for Wiltshire at the South West Combined Events in Exeter on Sunday 23rd June. She finished in 17th place, with the County Team finishing in an impressive 2nd place.

Fantastic results from the girls at our annual Equestrian Show

Horse Show at West WiltshireOur annual school Equestrian Show took place at West Wilts Equestrian Centre on Saturday, 22nd June. We were very lucky to have such beautiful weather which set the scene for a great day of NSEA jumping. With lots of entries, we ran a full day of Jumping with Style qualifiers. We were very lucky to welcome Matt Ryan, a Triple Olympic Eventing Gold Medalist, as our guest judge for the day. It was an honour to have such a knowledgeable rider to offer his help and experience for the day.

Sports Day 2019

Sports Day 2019Our annual Sports Day took place on Tuesday 18th June at Beversbrook Sports Facility in Calne and we were delighted to welcome the Calne Town Mayor, Cllr Robert Merrick, who presented the individual winners’ medals and enjoyed afternoon tea with the parents and staff.  The event had a great atmosphere, despite the persistent rain, and saw an increased spectator attendance to previous years.

Primary School Athletics Festival proves to be a hit!

Athletics FestivalOn Thursday 6th June our Year 10 Sports Leaders led a Primary Athletics Festival for Year 4 children at Beversbrook Sports Facility, with six local primary schools attending. 120 children took part in a range of fun and competitive athletics events and relays to conclude the afternoon.

Athletes excel at the Regional Track & Field Cup Final

ESAA Final

The girls had a wonderful day of athletics at the Regional B Final of the Track & Field Cup in Basingstoke on 5th June. Some pleasing individual and team performances from our athletes enabled them to finish 2nd overall, an excellent result. 

 

Alice in fine form at Hickstead Eventers Challenge

Alice Gates EquestrianDuring Half Term Year 9 pupil, Alice, headed to Hickstead to contest the NSEA Eventers Challenge Championship. 

Lila jumps to top spot for GB in the Netherlands!

Lila in NetherlandsOver Half Term, Lila (Year 11) was selected to ride for the British Pony Show Jumping Team in the Wierden Nations Cup, which took place in The Netherlands.

Athletes impress at Track & Field Area Trials

North Wilts Track & Field Area TrialsOur athletes had a very successful afternoon on 16th May at the North Wiltshire Track & Field Area Trials, held at the University of Bath.

A fantastic weekend of Equestrian sport for St Mary’s Calne

Windsor EquestrianThe 11th/12th May was a fantastic weekend of Equestrian sport for St Mary's Calne, with the Stonar Inter Schools One Day Event (ISODE) and a Championship entry at Windsor International Horse Show.

Athletes enjoy success at the Wiltshire County Pentathlon

PentathlonCongratulations to our athletes, who enjoyed a very successful day on 13th May at the Wiltshire County Pentathlon, held at Marlborough College.

ESAA Track & Field Cup brings out the best in our Athletes

ESAA Track and FieldRound 1 of the ESAA Track & Field Cup took place on Wednesday, 8th May at the County Ground, Swindon. Despite the miserable weather, all athletes performed very well, with both teams finishing 2nd to South Wilts Grammar out of the seven schools.

Superb Swims at the Independent Boarding School Relays

Swim RelaysWith 15 schools scheduled to compete at the Independent Boarding Schools Swimming Relays on 1st May at Downe House, we knew it would be a tough competition. The overall result would be decided by the age groups' collated points; the girls did not disappoint!