In response to the global coronavirus outbreak, St Peter’s School, York has implemented a strict visitor policy to safeguard the health and wellbeing of the whole school community. Following instructions from the government, the school site will be closed to pupils (apart from children of key workers) from the end of the day on Friday 20 March with no indication given of when that situation will change. We ask that all non-essential visitors also stay away from the school at this time. If your visit is essential, please read our visitor policy before you visit the school.

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StPeters16Day1 149Rugby is the major team game played in the Autumn term. There are two games sessions in the Third and Fourth Form and three in the Fifth and Sixth Form with a fixture every Saturday of the term. The School plays on the tough northern circuit, competing with most of the major rugby playing schools in the North of England.

The School runs three senior teams with A and B teams at U16, U15  and U14 age groups. We enter the Nat West Cup at U18 and U15 age groups. All teams are coached by experienced and knowledgeable coaching staff.

Rugby vs Barnard Castle 2016The School tours every two years, taking two squads totalling around 40 boys. Recent tours have been to:

2017 - Argentina
2015 - Canada
2013 – South Africa
2011- New Zealand
2009 – South America
2007 – South Africa
2005 – Australia

1st XV 2016 wide pageAbove: The unbeaten 1st XV of 2016-17.

Recent Successes

Rosslyn Park sevens: Quarter finalists 2008, Semi-finalists 2009, Plate finalists 2014, Semi-finalists 2017
Daily Mail Trophy - 13th in country 2012, 4th in country 2016, 6th in country 2017
Natwest Cup - Last 16 in country 2014, 2016, U15 quarter finalist 2016
U16 North of England Floodlit Cup winners - 2011
Daily Mail Cup: U15 winners 2002, U18 Runners Up 2005, U18 semi-finalists 2009

Unbeaten season in all matches - 2017
Unbeaten season in regular school matches - 2012, 2016

Recent Representative Honours

Grayson Maguire – North of England U18 – 2016/17
Adam Brown – Yorkshire Carnegie U18 – 2017
Max Courtis, Angus Wilson, Ben Raubitshek, James Black – Yorkshire U18 - 2017
Sam Hudson- Independent School Lambs National Team – Captain-2016, England Counties U20 – 2017    
Harrison Savage – Yorkshire U16, Yorkshire Carnegie – 2016
Harry Richardson – Yorkshire U18, North of England U18 – 2014 & 2015
Will Scholey – Yorkshire U18 - 2014, Yorkshire U20 – 2015
Will Pepper, Toby Simpson – National Independent Schools Lambs – 2014
Charles Rae – Yorkshire U16 – 2014
Jake Taylor – Yorkshire, Newcastle Falcons Academy - 2013
Harry Richardson – Yorkshire & North of England U16 – 2013
Charles Greswold, Angus Smith – National Independent School Barbarians – 2013
Henry Barnes – National Independent School Barbarians – 2012
Pete Wackett – Leeds Carnegie
Robbie Cuthbertson – England U16 – 2007
Tom Denton- England U18 - 2006, Leeds Carnegie, Leinster
Thomas Woolsey – England U16 - 2003
Andrew Springay – England U18 – 1999, Montpelier
Alex Drysdale – Scotland U15 - 1999