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.

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.