Sports News

A massive congratulations to all the Year 5 and 6 pupils who were involved in the Purbeck and Christchurch finals of Indoor Athletics. St Mary’s won the event for the first time, defeating some much larger primary schools from East Dorset. This was a testament to the hard work and dedication shown by the children, who have been practising long and hard, as well as the dedication of Mr White.


Also a big well done to the handball team who won all seven matches to qualify for the Dorset School Handball final to be held at a later date. They played with excellent teamwork and had some good performances beating St Mark’s 7-1 as well as Stoborough 5-2. This was a mixed event with five players on the court at one time.  The basic rules of handball are you must pass or bounce the ball within three strides and shoot outside of a D.