Sports News


 Sport Events - 2022/2023

Our school continues to hold the schools Gold Award for our outstanding provision in sport and P.E. During the pandemic when schools could not obtain a further award, as they had been suspended, our school gained a Schools Games Mark for outstanding participation in virtual events. These included virtual cross country, virtual runs across Antarctica, virtual iron man competition and virtual sports competitions. We were still able to compete with other schools across the district despite the challenges of the pandemic and we also maintained high qualtiy PE provision through virtual opportunities and live lessons.

This year our school continues its journey back towards a more normal provision. Sports leaders have been taking an important school role in sport.  Sport and P.E is such an important part of our life at school and all children are involved in so many ways.  To keep you updated about some of the things going on in school our website will be updated on a regular basis with details of our events and achievements. 

I have been delighted with the confidence and independence shown by our sports leaders so far and would like to thank them for all of their dedication in promoting and supporting school in this way.  

Mr D Kennedy


Take a look at the what the children have been up to, so far, this term.



Posted 28/04/23

Once again this week, it has been lovely to celebrate the children's achievements across school.

One of the highlights of the week was to take 45 of our Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 children to the district cross country event on Wednesday. The children all showed amazing attitudes, camaraderie and participated really well, showing excellent drive and determination to do their best and together, the children achieved excellent results!

On the night we had some individual medal winners with Rebekah finishing 1st in the Year 3/4 girls’ race, Ivor finishing 3rd in the Year 3/4 boys’ race and Zachary finished 3rd in the Year 5/6 boys’ race.

There was also a team event on the night and the first four from every school to finish were awarded points. The first four boys over the line in the Year 5/6 boys’ event were all in the top 12. They were crowned District Champions. The first four girls in Year four also managed higher positions than any other school and were also District Champions.

As well as being delighted at these awards and the amazing running to achieve them, I was equally delighted by the attitude of all children.


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Posted 21/04/23

This week children from year 5 and 6 represented the school at sport. On Wednesday, our football team participated in the Liverpool Cup. They played exceptionally well and won 4, drew 1 and lost 1 on the day. Overall, they missed out on getting to the final by just 1 goal on goal difference and therefore finished 3rd out of 16 teams in West Lancashire.

Today we also had a team of Year 6 children represent the school at tag rugby and dodgeball at an event in Burscough. The children competed really well at this event and as well as showing great ability, their exceptional attitudes to compete in the right way shone through. 

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Posted 17/03/23

Today we were so proud of some of our Year 5 and 6 children who represented our school so well at another district sporting event.

They showed fantastic attitudes in competing and as always were praised by the event organisers for how well they conducted themselves.

Well done!

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Posted 03/03/23

Last night our Year 5 and 6 children took part in the WLSP swimming gala competition at Nye Bevan, Skelmersdale. There were over 12 schools competing on the night and the event consisted of races in front crawl, back crawl, breast stroke and freestyle relay.

We were absolutely amazed by our wonderful children. They competed with amazing effort and represented the school impeccably. We cannot stress enough how proud of them we are as a school.

Overall, we came a magnificent 3rd place and some children even achieved individual medals:

Y6 Isla - Breast stroke: 3rd place
Y6 Alba - Back crawl: 2nd place
Y5 Alex - Breast stroke: 3rd place

Well done to all who competed and the children who trialled for the team too. 

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Posted 03/02/23

Today a group of children from Y2 took part in a fundamental movement skills event. We were so proud of the children who showed fantastic attitudes, perseverance and teamwork during their activities.

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Posted 13/01/23

Today, saw some of our Year 5 and 6 children attend an indoor-athletics event. The children showed magnificent attitudes at the event. They won a number of events and races throughout the morning and finished in third place overall.

We were very proud of how every child competed and shone at the event today!

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Posted 09/12/22

Last night our KS1 children took part in the West Lancashire sportshall athletics event. The children performed so well and achieved many gold, silver and bronze positions.

Miss Daw and Miss Simmons supported the children and said how brilliantly their behaviour and attitudes were.

Well done children - you were great!

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Posted 30/11/22

An amazing performance from our Year 5/6 footballers today who took part in the West Lancashire World Cup football event at JMO. The children battled hard and won two of their group games to then be knocked out in the second phase of the groups on goal difference.

On a very cold day they showed a fabulous attitude and represented the school superbly - well done!

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Posted 19/10/22

A huge well done to our Y5 and Y6 Netball team who played in their first competition yesterday at Burscough Priory. They played incredibly well against other primary schools in the area, representing our school superbly.

They played 5 games, winning two, losing two and drawing one.


Well done all of you!

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Posted 22/09/22

Last night our Y5 & 6 football team competed in the WLSP football league at Burscough Priory. We played four games, winning two and losing two. The children who took part were superb and really grew into the event, gaining confidence and performing to a high level. They represented the school impeccably well and we are very proud of them.

Next week we will play our final games and be given our overall league position so stay tuned!

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Posted 07/07/22


Our Year 6 benchball team took part in a school competition in Burscough. The team performed brilliantly and showed great perseverance and teamwork.

We entered two teams and finished an amazing 3rd and 4th overall.

Well done Year 6. We are very proud of you!

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Posted 17/06/22


Our Year 6 cricket team competed in the West Lancs Kwik Cricket tournament at Ormskirk Cricket Club.

The children played unbelievably well and I was amazed at the level of cricket they displayed! What was also lovely, was how supportive they were of each other and the how respectful they were to their opponents - what true sporting professionals!

Over the morning we played three different schools and reached the final, in which we lost by only 12 runs, earning us a fabulous silver medal position.

Well done cricketers we are so pleased and proud of you!

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Posted 16/06/22

This week saw our Y5 & 6 athletics team take part in the West Lancashire Quadkids Athletics competition at Ormskirk School. Twelve schools took part with each child competing in four events, including a sprint, long distance run, long jump and throw.

Our wonderful team, made up of: William, Renee, Isabel, Max, Bella, Sophie, Zachary and Jake competed amazingly well and gave it their all! We finished 4th overall and we couldn’t be more proud of their efforts - well done team!

Also, one of our Year 6 boys, William, actually came 1st out all the boys who competed in the competition, making him the best at athletics for his age group in West Lancashire - what an achievement!

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Posted 10/06/22

A massive well done to our second Y5 & 6 football team who represented the school in a mini tournament last night.

We entered two teams (oranges and yellows) and we invited Town Green school to take part in the competition - who also brought two teams.

The children competed superbly and showed their fantastic maturity and determination. It was a great event and ACC oranges finished 2nd and ACC yellows finished 3rd.

A well done to our orange team consisting of: Michael (c), Oscar, Elliemae, Aidan, Oscar and Isaac.

And a well done to our yellow team consisting of: Daniel (c), Leon, Lily, Jack, Charlie and Thomas.

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Posted 25/05/22

A huge well done to all of the amazing children who ran in the cross country event.

Everyone competed so well at the event and made us all feel so proud of their great performances. It was fantastic to see the children running with such determination, enthusiasm and ability.

Some children secured medal positions:

William came first in the Year 5/6 boys' race
Renee came third in the Year 5/6 girls' race
Ivor came first in the Year 3/4 boys' race

We also had team success:

The Year 3/4 girls finished second overall
The Year 3/4 boys finished first overall
The Year 5/6 girls finished third overall
The Year 5/6 boys finished second overall

A massive well done to all the children involved and the parents and families who came along to support them.

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Posted 18/03/22


Children from Year 2 represented school in the indoor athletics tournament. The children behaved so well and took part with enthusiasm in each challenge: obstacle, sprint relay, speed jump and javelin.

It was lovely to hear them encouraging each other as they took part in the events.

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Posted 04/03/22

On Wednesday our Y5 and Y6 swimming team competed in a gala competition against 12 other schools in Lancashire. The children took part in various races and relays and received some excellent places, with individual medals in silver and bronze. Overall, we finished 7th and the children's effort and attitude were absolutely fabulous - we were so proud of them all!

If you happen to see our team of Lily, Daniel, Max, Amy, Bertie, William and Bella, give them a 'well done' as they really deserve it.


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Posted 07/01/22

A massive well done to the children in Year 5 and Year 6 in our athletics team today.

The children went to an athletics event in Burscough and were able to compete against other schools. They competed really well in all the events showing amazing attitudes, winning lots of races and finishing 4th overall.

We were very proud of them all. Our school value this term is perseverance and in all the events the children certainly showed this.

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Posted 26/11/21

Today saw more outstanding sporting success following our running event yesterday as children from Year 5 competed in Boccia & Curling against other schools from the district.

The children represented our school superbly with fantastic attitudes and ability coming away with a gold medal. We are once again so proud of our amazing children in sport.

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Posted 25/11/21

Today saw another fantastic whole school event as all the children in school had the opportunity to race around our track and get a personal best time for their class distance.

Children in Reception and Year 1 ran 450m, children in Year 2 and Year 3 ran 675m, children in Year 4 ran 900m and children in Year 5 and Year 6 ran 1.125 km.

There was a real event atmosphere as Epic Events brought banners, start/finish arches, a tracking and timing system and a great sound system to encourage all the children and play some songs to run to.

Every child who ran today showed amazing, positive attitudes and a real determination to complete the course in their best time. We were so proud of them all!

Over the coming week, teachers will share times with the children. The children have been set a challenge by our sports council to see if they can beat their time in the spring term. Every day the children have an opportunity to improve their time during our afternoon active run on the path.

Leading up to Christmas we will also hold some special running events such as a virtual run across Antartica and a Santa Dash to help the children do this.

Once again a huge thank you to Epic Events who are supporting our running events in school and help create great experiences for our children.

Finally, a big thank you and well done to all the children for showing amazing attitudes towards school life once again.

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Posted 18/11/21

Our wonderful Y5 & Y6 children competing in their lunchtime chess club. Who will be top of Premier League come the end of the season? Find out soon…

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Posted 5/11/21

Welcome back to the second half of our autumn term everyone! This week has been a great start to a very exciting part of the school year.

A highlight of the week was on Tuesday night when our school football team finished 3rd in the West Lancashire League for the Liverpool Cup. On the night, the children who played won 2 games, drew 3 and lost 1; they narrowly missed out on qualification by 1 point, but all the children played really well with great skill, effort and attitude; everyone in school was very proud of them all.

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Posted 6/10/21


Round 2 of the Y5/6 West Lancs football league took place tonight at Burscough Priory.

Our Christ Church team performed brilliantly and won three out of the four games we played.
Overall, we finished 3rd with a fantastic 13 points.

A massive well done to the boys and the great support from parents. We are already looking forward to the West Lancs football cup in November. Many thanks to the team and all their supporters.

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Posted 29/09/21

Tonight the Y5/6 football team took part in their first round of matches in the West Lancs football league. The children performed really well, getting some great results and showing a fabulous attitude throughout.

We are all looking forward to next week’s matches when we will find out our final position in the league.

Thanks to those parents/guardians who gave lifts and supported us from the sidelines.

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