In February 2014, Mr Thornton established a sporting 'wall of fame' display in the corridor near room M5 that celebrates our pupils' sporting achievements. The nature of the display is that regularly changes as new achievements are recognised.
Year 7 student Lily Durkan recently qualified in first place for the National Riding Schools Championships in the age range 12 and under.
Year 10 student Joe Nicol, is the best U16 platform diver in the UK.
Congratulations to Florence Greenhalgh, Year 7 who recently won the U12 Girls’ Yorkshire Cycle Cross Championships held in Holmfirth.
Congratulations to acrobatic gymnasts Olivia and Sophie Leonard (Year 7 and 9 respectively) who competed in the Turin International Acro Cup over the weekend, representing the Olicana Gymnastics Club.
Following her performance at the West Yorkshire Junior Academy Centre trials for Hockey, Year 9 student Jessica Ferguson has been invited to attend the final assessment day for Durham and Leeds Performance Centres 2017-2018.
Aimee Benn, 10P, continues to climb the Ladies World Snooker rankings.
Aimee is ranked 29 in World Ladies Snooker rankings
Year 10 St. Mary’s students Katie Gleeson, Lucy Moorby and Isabel Wilks recently took part in the Leeds District U15 Netball Squad trials. We are delighted to announce that all three were selected.
Trials for the Leeds District U12 Netball Squad took place at the weekend and we are delighted that five of our Year 7 students were selected: many congratulations to Rachel McCormack 7W, Eva Curran 7W, Millie Helliwell, Isobel Farmer 7C and Eve Midgley 7G.
Year 7 student Izzy Goodwin is certainly one to watch for the future in her chosen sport of swimming.
Congratulations to Year 8 student Carter Beevers who recently finished second in the British Kickboxing Championships.
Our congratulations are extended to Year 11 students Joshua Dutton and Joseph Gardner and Charlie Heath, Year 10 who have been selected for the U16 West Yorkshire Football squad. Well done!
Isobelle Palmer, Year 11, continues to go from strength to strength in her chosen sport of para-dressage.
Following trials during the summer, St. Mary’s student Orla Turnbull was selected for the Yorkshire Regional Netball squad, part of the England Netball pathway.
Many congratulations to Year 8 students Danielle Quirke and Hannah Whitehead who have recently been selected for the U14 Leeds United Ladies football squad.
Congratulations to Jack Brady who has been selected for Yorkshire U12s Cricket Team
Congratulations to Year 10 students Matthew Ryan and Joseph Gardner who recently took part in the Under 15 Yorkshire Cup Final, playing for Otley Rugby Union Football Club.
Year 10 student Jack Hamilton has been selected for the Bradford Bulls U16 Academy Squad.
Julia recently competed for the City of Bradford at Ponds Forge, Sheffield in the Yorkshire Team Championships
Year 7 Sporting Achievement
Congratulations to Izzy Palmer who won a Leeds Sports Award last week
Billy's football team (who represented England in the Danone Nations Cup) received a Highly Commended award for Young Team of the Year at the Leeds Sports Awards
West Yorkshire Junior Development Centre Selection honour
Aimee (9 Postgate) continues to progress in her chosen sport of Snooker
Carter (7 Postgate) represents Leeds at kickboxing on the national circuit, and has recently been selected for the British Team.
Congratulations to Year 10 student Erin White who has been selected for the U15 Leeds City Netball Squad following trials at the weekend.
Year 9 students Niamh Munnelly and Lucy Moorby who have both been selected for the U14 Leeds City Netball Squad
Congratulations to Chris Jackson (11D) who has been selected for the Yorkshire County Rugby Union Squad
Congratulations to Jessica Heyburn (7C) who recently competed in the Celtic Association of Irish Dance European Championships held in Essex.