News: PE & Sport
Owzat for Priory's cricket wicket!
This week saw the installation of an artificial cricket wicket on Priory's fields which will be open for use by community clubs as well as our own pupils.
Year 11 pupils take charge of cup final
Three Priory pupils will be in control of a cup final on Sunday where they hope they don’t have to show any cards!
A fighting chance for Connor
Connor has fought his way to a British crown – and will now compete in kickboxing on the European stage in Amsterdam.
Priory girls dance from the heart
We welcomed pupils from some of our feeder primary schools to learn the steps to this year's South Ribble 'Dance From The Heart' routine.
Vitality Netball International Trip
Priory girls from Years 7-9 were invited to the AO Arena in Manchester to watch a Vitality Netball International test match.
Year 7 & 8 Indoor Athletics Competition
Last Tues, 6 December our Year 7 and 8 indoor athletics teams travelled to All Hallows' to represent Priory in the annual South Ribble tournament.
Year 7 football - a win for the boys
A fantastic team performance on Tuesday night saw the Year 7 football team beat Wellfield Academy 5-2 in the league fixture match.
South Ribble Cross Country Championships
On Saturday, our talented runners made their way to Hutton Grammar School for the annual South Ribble cross country event.
Year 7 pupil claims bronze in English gymnastics championships
A huge well done to Millie D who competed in the English Gymnastics Championships on Saturday.
Glow in the dark dodgeball
On Monday, we got into the Halloween spirit with a game of 'glow in the dark' dodgeball.
Year 9 rugby tounament
Well done to Ethan H who was recognised as the most valuable player by tournament officials.
South Ribble primary school athletics leaders
Year 9 pupils volunteer to help with the South Ribble Sports Hall Primary Athletics held at Priory.
Central venue netball
The player of the tournament was Fatima for her outstanding defending skills.
Year 9 Swimmer Reaches Top 10 in North West Rankings
Swimmer Charlotte is aiming to make a big splash - and has set her sights on the 2028 LA Olympics!
Sports Day 2022
The event has a reputation for being one of the most joyous occasions of the school calendar and this year certainly didn't disappoint.
Priory's PE department catches girls football fever
With the UEFA Women’s Euro Championships 2022 taking a grip in England, Priory PE staff are making sure our female pupils feel the sport fever.
Year 10 Has Taekwondo Olympic Ambition
Year 10 Dylan has collect the coveted 3rd Dan grading at the GB Taekwondo Training Centre in Manchester.
Staff vs Pupils Penalty Shoot Out
On Friday we had a Staff vs Pupils penalty shoot-out to celebrate the Women's Euros which began last week.
Football at Priory for Primary Talented & Able Pupils
It was a glorious day to invite local primary pupils to experience all things football at Priory.
Come on England
On Wednesday, 7 July we were lucky enough to have secured 70 tickets to watch the star-studded opening ceremony of the Women's Euros.
Lancashire School Games
On Tuesday, eleven of Priory's Year 7 boys represented the school at the Lancashire School Games held at Stanley Park, Blackpool.
Freddie Flintoff's Field of Dreams - Starring Umar
Umar will be a hit on your television screens as he shows off his cricketing prowess when he takes part in a TV programme where he is coached by former England and Lancashire all-rounder Andrew Flintoff.
Athletics at Stanley Park
The first South Ribble Athletics competition since 2019 took place last Friday at Stanley Park, Blackpool.
Year 10 Rounders Tournament at Priory
This was the second rounders tournament of the season, with five South Ribble Teams attending the Year 10 event held here at Priory.
Year 7 & 8 tackle with success at rugby
A team from Year 7 and 8 attended the inaugural Preston and South Ribble Rugby League Tournament hosted at UCLan Sports Arena.
Year 8 This Girl Can Festival
Last Friday, 120 girls from South Ribble, Preston and Chorley schools took part in the SPAR Lancashire School Games, Girls Active Festival held at West View Leisure Centre.
She did it - Year 11 pupil becomes national champion
It was the English Schools FA National Finals last weekend and we are extremely delighted to announce that one of our Year 11 girls led out a winning Lancashire team.
A Game Changer day out for top Priory sportswomen
Priory's top sporting girls had an unbelievable day at Edge Hill University's Game Changers event.
Year 7 win at Worden
Monday saw the Year 7 boys' football team take on Worden Academy in the last game of the season.
Year 8 South Ribble Football tournament winners
The Year 8 girls team took part in a South Ribble football tournament at Balshaw's High School, and won!
During our PE & Sports curriculum on Wednesday, Priory delivered #LetGirlsPlay football sessions to all girls groups.
South Ribble Indoor Athletics
Earlier this week, Priory took part in the South Ribble Indoor Athletics competition for Year 7 & 8 pupils.
GCSE PE & Sport head to Edge Hill University
This week, Priory's PE pupils were invited to a sports event at Edge Hill University.
Priory footballer leads Lancashire into the finals
Year 11 pupil, Jazmin, has led the Under 16s Lancashire County Schools FA girls team into the national finals.
A hockey hat-trick for Priory
Last week we met up with five of our sporting stars whose dedication and hard slog is getting the results they deserve. Here's Phoebe, Martha and Josh's story..
Oliver is making his mark as a squash player
Last week we met up with five of our sporting stars whose dedication and hard slog is getting the results they deserve. Here's Oliver's story..
Cricketer Umar hits the BBC
This week we met up with five of our sporting stars whose dedication and hard slog is getting the results they deserve. Here's Umar's story..
The PE department at Christmas
The PE department added a little festive touch this week and taught the girls a dance routine to Maria Carey’s ‘All I want for Christmas is you’.
Broad Oak Primary School gets active at Priory
South Ribble Active Health invite primary school pupils to sample sports at Priory.
South Ribble Cross Country Championships
Over 30 pupils represented Priory in the annual South Ribble Cross Country Championships held at Hutton Grammar School.
Libby receives Team GB call up
Class of 2020, pupil, Libby, admitted she almost quit synchronised swimming – but now she has received a call up to the GB World and European squad.
Oliver boasts his Lancashire call up
Last weekend Year 8 Oliver represented Lancashire in the Inter-counties squash competition.
7-a-side girls football
Last night Year 7 and 8 girls played in a 7-a-side football competition at Balshaws’ High School.
Year 7 and 8 pupils take up advance cycling course
We were fortunate to be able to offer a limited number of places on a Level 3 Bikeability course delivered by the South Ribble Borough Council's Active Health Team.
Join us for girls indoor cricket
Coaches from the Lancashire Cricket Foundation attend every Wednesday after school.
Year 9 take the lead for primary sport
Priory’s Sports Leaders are now ready to take charge of their own games at a number of primary school tournaments being hosted on the Astroturf soon.
Priory scores a hat-trick for county football
Penwortham Priory Academy are celebrating a hat-trick of county call-ups.
Finally it's back of the net for Jazmin
Well done to Year 11, Jazmin, who was part of the winning Lancashire Schools FA Girls Under 16s squad at the Inter County National Cup last weekend.
All in good time for Year 10 runner Ben
Athlete Ben has used lockdown to improve his running skills.
Sports day 2021
Adaptations were made so Sports Day 2021 could go ahead this year and what a day was had by all!
Sports Day - Thursday 15 July
The day promises to be hot and sunny. Here's the instructions for the day...
It didn't come home...
...but maybe next time.
Year 10 Jazmin is Heading To the Finals Too!
Talented footballer Jazmin is hoping to help her county to success as part of the Lancashire Schools FA Under 16 girls squad which has reached the national cup final.
Back to outdoor sports
Whilst pupils were in their PE kit on Wednesday, Head of PE & Sport Mr Bullock, used the opportunity for pupils to promote their local clubs by wearing their team shirt for the day.
Priory's sports hall - open for business
Priory’s sports hall will be open, as soon as government rules allow, for those in the community who want to get straight back into team sports.
Priory takes back sports facilities operations from South Ribble Borough Council
South Ribble Borough Council and Penwortham Priory Academy are pleased to announce some changes to the operation of the sports facilities at Penwortham Leisure Centre from April 2021 following the end of the current dual use leisure service contract.
Sports hall refurbishment
Phase 3 of the sport hall refurbishment is almost complete.
Sports hall refurbishment
Phase 2 will be new flooring which started on Tuesday and is expected to take around three weeks.
PE at Christmas
Priory's Year 7 girls would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas!
Leon wins young achiever at Preston Sports Awards
Congratulations to Year 11 pupil, Leon as he was crowned the Young Achiever (under 21 years) at the Preston Sports Awards last Friday for 'Outstanding Achievement in BMX Racing'.
Priory girls hit the highs at Lancashire Academy for Hockey
Three Priory pupils are hitting the highs after being selected for the Lancashire Academy for Hockey.
Alumni - Harry Coyne (Class of 2020)
Former Priory pupil Harry has left home at 16 to pursue his dream of being an American Footballer and also to follow his love of sports journalism.
Priory footballer's poem makes PNE match programme
Harry wrote a heartfelt poem about his football experiences and won the school’s competition. Now his poem has landed him a page in the Preston North End match day programme.