Sports Report 3 - 2018/19
YEAR 8 BOYS JUNIOR NBA BASKETBALL
The Year 8 Boys Basketball team were entered into the Junior NBA Basketball Competition. Bury CE
High School were in a group with 4 other schools. As part of the Junior NBA the school received a free
Basketball kit and match ball. The competition took place at Philips on Wednesday 10 January and the
students really enjoyed playing. The overall standard of Basketball was really high and Bury CE High
School finished 3rd out of 5 schools.
The results were as follows:
St Anne’s 5 Bury CE High School 10
Philips High School 30 Bury CE High School 4
St Gabriel’s 10 Bury CE High School 6
Elton High School 6 Bury CE High School 10
YEAR 8 BOYS GREATER MANCHESTER FOOTBALL PLATE
The Year 8 Boys Football team played Castlebrook in the Greater Manchester Football Plate. The game
had already had to be postponed twice due to poor weather before Christmas. Bury CE High School
played really well and won 4-1. The attitude of the students who played from our school was excellent and
it was really pleasing to see some of the students who have not played as much doing really well.
Scorers for Bury Church were Nikolas (2 goals), Sam (1 goal) and Alex (1 goal). Player of the match for
Bury CE High School was Alex.
YEAR 10 BOYS BASKETBALL V WOODHEY
Bury CE High School played Woodhey at Basketball in the Bury Schools 3rd and 4th play-off on Monday
21 January. Woodhey had the better on the 1st quarter but Bury CE High School then improved in the
2nd quarter and took the lead. Woodhey then had the better of the 3rd quarter with Bury CE High School
doing much better in the final quarter. The game finished with a draw and went into overtime.
The game was end to end with both teams desperate to win. Bury CE High School eventually won 34
points to 33 points with Ben scoring the winning basket at the very end of the game. Luke was the player
of the match from Bury CE High School.
Well done to all the students who played. Bury CE High School finished 3rd overall in the Year 10 Bury
School Basketball League and this is an excellent achievement.
YEAR 7 JUNIOR NBA V BURY GRAMMAR AND SOUTHLANDS
The Year 7 Boys Basketball team played in the first round of the Junior NBA Competition against Bury
Grammar and Southlands. Bury CE High School lost to Southlands but beat Bury Grammar. Player of the
competition from Bury Church was Kyle.
The Year 7 Boys Basketball team then played Southlands and Canon Slade in the Junior NBA
Competition. Bury CE High School worked really hard but lost narrowly to Southlands and then lost the
second to a really strong Canon Slade team. The students from our school kept going against two really
good teams. Player of the competition from Bury Church was Kyle.
YEAR 9 BOYS FOOTBALL V ST PETERS
Bury CE High School played a strong team from St Peters in the Greater Manchester Plate in the Greater
Manchester Plate. Bury CE High School lost 3-0 but gave a good account of themselves. Player of the
match from Bury CE High School was Ryan.
GREATER MANCHESTER CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS ON SATURDAY 2 FEBRUARY
Bury CE High School had a number of students who represented the authority at the annual Greater
Manchester Cross-Country Championships. The students were selected to represent Bury as they had
qualified in the top ten places for their age groups at the Bury Schools Cross-Country which was back in
It was a very cold day to compete following a week where we had lots of snow. The standard of
competitors was incredibly high and was the best Cross-Country runners from all over the Greater
Well done to Josh in Year 11, Malachi in Year 9, Hannah in Year 8, Faith in Year 7 and Roman in Year 7
who all represented Bury in this Greater Manchester event. It is a fantastic achievement to be selected.
YEAR 11 BOYS FOOTBALL V PARRENTHORN
The Year 11 Boys Football played Parrenthorn in the Bury Schools Cup on Wednesday 7 February. The
students from Bury CE High School played really well but lost the game. Player of the match from Bury
CE High School was Liam.
YEAR 7 GIRLS FOOTBALL COMPETITION
The Year 7 Girls Football played in a Bury Schools Football Competition and managed to come 3rd overall
in Bury. Player of the match was Olivia.
YEAR 7 AND YEAR 8 GIRLS NETBALL V ELTON
Year 7 and Year 8 played Netball against Elton. Both year groups lost the games but played really well
and enjoyed playing for school. The Year 7 players of the match were Chloe and Milly. The Year 8 player
of the match was Molly.
ASSOCIATION FOR PE QUALITY MARK
The PE Department at Bury CE High School are currently in the process of applying for a national award
in PE through the Association for PE. On Tuesday 12 February we had our inspection visit and
the inspector from the Association for PE was really positive about the PE Department and
also the whole school. As part of the inspection visit the inspector met with Mr Connolly (Head of PE) and
the PE Department. A learning walk in PE also took place and then the inspector met with Reverend
Watson and Mr Yarwood (Chair of Governor’s). After this the inspector met with member of the School
Sports Organising Committee and also with some other staff in school.
A final version of the application form along with the inspectors report will now be submitted to the
Association for PE Executive Board who will then make a decision on the outcome of our application. We
should know the outcome shortly after half term.