Excellent running at the Wiltshire County Cross Country Championships

Saturday, 18th January was a beautiful morning for the Wiltshire Schools' Athletic Association's (WSAA) Cross Country Championships, held at Sheldon School in Chippenham. A frosty, cold start but bright, sunny and little if any wind - perfect conditions for running.

U13 West Hockey Finals

U13 HockeyTuesday 3rd December saw the U13 West Hockey Finals held at Millfield School. Despite an early start to the day, the girls were on fine form and ready to play hockey.

GB Hockey Players put girls through their paces

gb hockey playerOn Wednesday 27th November, St Mary’s were privileged to welcome three GB hockey players for two training sessions and a triangular tournament.

England Lacrosse School Challenge Cup 2019

U18 Challenge CupAn invitation to enter the U18 School Challenge Cup for the top eight lacrosse teams in the country was too good an opportunity to turn down - and it was certainly worth it. The chance to play two top schools, who aren't on our circuit, provided the perfect test to check our progress this term. 

Equestrians in Superb Show Jumping form at West Wilts

Dauntseys Show JumpingThe annual Dauntsey's Show Jumping Competition took place at West Wilts Equestrian Centre on 17th November. First up were the 80cm team of Amelia, Daisy and Sophie. They all jumped fantastic rounds, just missing out on the team placings, however, Daisy finished in individual 6th in a very competitive class.

Fantastic day of Netball at the County Tournament

County Netball Tournament On 17th November, the U14A, U16A and the 1st Netball Teams competed at the County Netball Tournament held at Marlborough College.

Muddy running at the ESAA Cross Country South West Finals!

ESSA XC Cup 2 A very wet and muddy day seemed like the perfect weather for the Regional Finals of the Cross Country Cup, held on Saturday 9th November in Taunton! 

Solid performances at the Area Cross Country Championships

Cross CountryThe girls performed well at the Area Cross Country Championships held at Grittleton House on 6th November. The course was flat and fast and sticky in places but they coped well with the 4.2km distance.

Successful Hockey Tour to the Netherlands

hockey flagsThis Half Term a group of 21 girls from MIV (Year 8) to LV (Year 10) travelled to the Netherlands for a hockey tour. Over the course of five days the girls played at different clubs, had coaching sessions with Dutch professionals and visited several historic areas of Amsterdam.

Equestrians compete at Addington Equestrian Centre

NSEA ChampionshipsThe NSEA Championships are the highlight of the school year. Qualifiers are held up and down the country throughout the school year, giving the riders a chance to qualify.

Enlightening Talk on ‘Enhancing Performance in Sport’

PE TalkDonaldson Week kicked off on Monday 21st October with a day looking at ‘Enhancing Performance in Sport’ for the Fourth Form. A range of Sport Science disciplines were on offer, allowing the girls to experience and learn about other methods of improving their athletic potential beyond physical training.

Girls conquer challenging course at the Cross Country Cup

ESAA XC CupThe girls had some very good runs at the ESAA Cross Country Cup, held on 9th October at the Laverstock Campus in Salisbury.

Lacrosse Teams battle it out at the South West Schools Tournament

SW LaxThe South West Schools Lacrosse Tournament took place on 5th October at St Swithun's and there was some great play on display from all of our teams. 

Superb Netball Session with Ugandan Team Coach

Ugandan netball coachOn the afternoon of Tuesday 8th October, St Mary's Calne welcomed the Ugandan Netball Team Coach, Nelson Bogere, to take a session in the Sports Hall with our 1st and 2nd Netball Teams.

Gold medals at the U14 and U16 Area Netball Tournament

U16 Area Tournament All of our teams had fantastic results at the North Wiltshire Area Netball Tournament which took place on 2nd October at Sheldon and Hardenhuish Schools in Chippenham, with all the teams winning their respective tournaments!

Superb running at the Inter-Schools Cross Country Races

Inter-school Cross Country 4th FormOn Wednesday 25th September, our girls enjoyed an excellent afternoon of Inter-Schools Cross Country at Beversbrook Sports Facility, competing against Sheldon, Hardenhuish, Kingsbury Green and Lavington Schools. 

Fantastic Equestrian performances at NSEA Eventing Championships

Stonar EquestrianOver the weekend of 21st-22nd September, Stonar School hosted the NSEA Eventing Championships. Qualifiers had been held up and down the country since March, giving riders the chance to compete for one of the titles on offer.

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.