News: PE & Sport
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.
Priory girls from Years 7-9 were invited to the AO Arena in Manchester to watch a Vitality Netball International test match.
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.
A fantastic team performance on Tuesday night saw the Year 7 football team beat Wellfield Academy 5-2 in the league fixture match.
On Saturday, our talented runners made their way to Hutton Grammar School for the annual South Ribble cross country event.
A huge well done to Millie D who competed in the English Gymnastics Championships on Saturday.
On Monday, we got into the Halloween spirit with a game of 'glow in the dark' dodgeball.
Well done to Ethan H who was recognised as the most valuable player by tournament officials.
Year 9 pupils volunteer to help with the South Ribble Sports Hall Primary Athletics held at Priory.
The player of the tournament was Fatima for her outstanding defending skills.
Swimmer Charlotte is aiming to make a big splash - and has set her sights on the 2028 LA Olympics!
The event has a reputation for being one of the most joyous occasions of the school calendar and this year certainly didn't disappoint.
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 Dylan has collect the coveted 3rd Dan grading at the GB Taekwondo Training Centre in Manchester.
On Friday we had a Staff vs Pupils penalty shoot-out to celebrate the Women's Euros which began last week.
It was a glorious day to invite local primary pupils to experience all things football at Priory.
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.
On Tuesday, eleven of Priory's Year 7 boys represented the school at the Lancashire School Games held at Stanley Park, Blackpool.
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.
The first South Ribble Athletics competition since 2019 took place last Friday at Stanley Park, Blackpool.
This was the second rounders tournament of the season, with five South Ribble Teams attending the Year 10 event held here at Priory.
A team from Year 7 and 8 attended the inaugural Preston and South Ribble Rugby League Tournament hosted at UCLan Sports Arena.
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.
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.
Priory's top sporting girls had an unbelievable day at Edge Hill University's Game Changers event.
Monday saw the Year 7 boys' football team take on Worden Academy in the last game of the season.
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.
Earlier this week, Priory took part in the South Ribble Indoor Athletics competition for Year 7 & 8 pupils.
This week, Priory's PE pupils were invited to a sports event at Edge Hill University.
Year 11 pupil, Jazmin, has led the Under 16s Lancashire County Schools FA girls team into the national finals.
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..
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..
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 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’.
South Ribble Active Health invite primary school pupils to sample sports at Priory.
Over 30 pupils represented Priory in the annual South Ribble Cross Country Championships held at Hutton Grammar School.
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.
Last weekend Year 8 Oliver represented Lancashire in the Inter-counties squash competition.
Last night Year 7 and 8 girls played in a 7-a-side football competition at Balshaws’ High School.
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.
Coaches from the Lancashire Cricket Foundation attend every Wednesday after school.
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.
Penwortham Priory Academy are celebrating a hat-trick of county call-ups.
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.
Athlete Ben has used lockdown to improve his running skills.
Adaptations were made so Sports Day 2021 could go ahead this year and what a day was had by all!
The day promises to be hot and sunny. Here's the instructions for the day...
...but maybe next time.
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.
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 will be open, as soon as government rules allow, for those in the community who want to get straight back into team sports.
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.
Phase 3 of the sport hall refurbishment is almost complete.
Phase 2 will be new flooring which started on Tuesday and is expected to take around three weeks.
Priory's Year 7 girls would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas!
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'.
Three Priory pupils are hitting the highs after being selected for the Lancashire Academy for Hockey.
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.
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.