National Athletes

June 21st, 2019 | Posted by Rebecca Walker in Gallery | In The Press | Sports - (0 Comments)

On Wednesday 20th June 12 St Joseph’s School pupils travelled to Birmingham to participate in the highly prestigious ISA National Athletics competition, having recently qualified via their successful performances at the ISA South West event.

It was wonderful to see the strength of St Joseph’s representation, and huge congratulations to Ella Shaw, Louisa Smith, Jack Woods, Thomas Harris, Daniella Stevens, Alice Amankwah, Florence Scard-Morgan, Pippi Harris, Kellen Lincoln, Harrison Shaw, Jude Bunyard and Josh Thomas who all represented the school so well both with their fantastic performances and attitudes.

A special mention must go to Year 5 pupil Jude Bunyard who ran in the 4x100m relay where he was selected to represent the South West team with 3 other members from our area. They finished second, winning a silver medal. Well done Jude, you did brilliantly!

Finally congratulations to Year 10 pupil Ella Henry-Brock who became National Champion, winning the Shot putt at the competition. She achieved further glory when winning a silver medal in the high jump. Amazing work Ella!

Congratulations to the Junior School Swimming Team who won the Inter Primary School Swimming Gala yesterday ?

The much anticipated annual St  Joseph’s School Sports day for Years 3 to 10 took place on Tuesday 30th April at the impressive venue of Exeter Arena – one of the highlights of the school year. All pupils from years 3-10 travelled in order to take part and represent their Houses and to gain valuable points as they competed to lift the House trophy.

In an exciting addition for 2019, the PE department introduced the ‘Spartan Challenge’ which allowed pupils to double their points if they really challenged themselves: a total of 12 pupils took part in the Spartan challenge in the Senior School, in which each child needed to complete 8 events were including a mixture of track and field disciplines.

Staff were very impressed with the high participation levels across all events and believe the number of pupils taking part were the highest they had seen for both Junior and Senior students.

An amazing 24 new school records were set across Junior and Senior events in both track and field, and 2 previous records were matched. Points were awarded purely for participation and the two houses with the most participation points were St Dominic’s in the Junior school and Trerice in the Senior School. The overall winners are the house with the most participation points and points awarded for position in events combined.

Congratulations to Cothele and St Catherine’s who were the overall winning houses of 2019.

A huge thank you to all spectators who contributed to the supportive atmosphere on the day.

Landrake Cross Country

March 8th, 2019 | Posted by Rebecca Walker in Gallery | News | Sports - (0 Comments)

Well done to everyone who took part in the Landrake cross country run today. We are very proud of you all. Here are a few photos from the finish!

ISA National Football

February 7th, 2019 | Posted by Rebecca Walker in Sports - (0 Comments)

The under 14’s performed very well on our annual trip to Nottingham for ISA football last week. Staying overnight at the University of Nottingham prepared the students well. They were well motivated for the tournament despite half of the squad being a year younger than most opponents. The team made their way to the Shield Final, where they lost 2-0 but had some fantastic performances along the way and many goals scored. Well done to Daniel, Robert, Callum, George, Will, Harry, Robin and Henry for representing the school so well. ⚽️