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St Peter's School

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17 October Netball

St Peter's hosted the first U19’s Netball Super 7’s Festival, with teams from Sedbergh, Cheadle Hulme, Wyke, RGS, Woodhouse Grove and Hymers. The 1st V11 finished 3rd with encouraging wins over Sedbergh, RGS, Hymers and Peter’s 2nd . This is an outstanding effort out of season for the team as they prepare for National Schools County rounds after half term.

17 October Girls' Hockey

2nd X1 in Tier 4 National Schools

Congratulations to the 2nd X1 who have entered the National Schools tier 4 tournament for the first time this year. They played in the County Round yesterday, winning 4 matches and drawing one, to progress to the North East round – an excellent performance.

16 October Girls' Hockey

The U14’s played in the County Round of the National Schools on Tuesday, narrowly missing a semi-final place by goal difference. A tremendous effort from all the girls.

13 October Badminton

St Peter's played a mixed pairs badminton match against Sedbergh School. The sports hall was abuzz with a friendly but competitive spirit with some excellent committed play from all the pairs. The outcome was very close but Sedbergh were the ultimate victors winning by 10 games to 8.

13 October Rugby

On Saturday St Peter's played a block rugby fixture against Sedbergh for the first time in many years. They are widely regarded as one of the best rugby playing schools in the country and the teams knew they would be up against strong opposition. The 1st team played extremely well and showed huge character to go down 38-14, the 2nd team lost 28-0, the 3rd team won 29-14. The u16A’s were involved in an outstanding match and managed to comeback to draw the game 36-36, the u16B’s lost 34-17, the U15A W 10-8, U15B lost 19-5, U14A L 39-7, u14B L 31-0.

09 October Girls' Hockey

U16’s National Schools

The U16s began their National Schools journey with a competent, fast-paced opening game against Bradford Grammar, which they won 5-3 with a strong team performance. In the school fixture list, the First team are continuing their unbeaten run with creditable results across the board on Saturday.

09 October Girls' Netball

U14 Area Round National Schools Netball

The U14 netball team were unbeaten in the area competition and now join the U16s and U19s at the County Round.

09 October Girls' Tennis

Congratulations to the U15s who played in the last eight in the North of England playing Tapton, Sheffield yesterday. The match went down to the wire level at 2-2 after the singles. In the doubles,  Tapton proved decisive and have gone through to the next round. A tremendous run by the U15s. 

09 October Swimming

We had another collaboration in the pool on Monday with a joint St Peter’s and St Olave's mixed team v GSAL - final result 229 to 223 in favour of Peter’s/Olaves . 

Thank you to all our athletes who have represented the school so well

06 October Rugby

On Saturday the 1st XV travelled to QEGS Wakefield, a much improved performance saw the school score four tries to win 26-5. Other results were 2nd W55-17, the 3rds won 29-0 against Ampleforth, u16A won 42-24, U15A lost 22-5, U15B lost 24-5, U14A won 42-5 and the U14 B lost 15-0. Well done to all boys who played on Saturday.

03 October Hockey

1st XI

The 1st X1 began their National Schools journey with a 1st round match against Hymers. Entering the competition currently unbeaten on the school's fixture list. The team played with determination and composure to secure a 5-1 win to progress to the next round.

2nd XI

The 2nd X1 learn't much from an invaluable contest against York University’s Women’s 1st X1. The match finished 0-5 in the opposition's favour, giving the team a great opportunity to experience university level hockey.

02 October Netball

The U16 Netball team have qualified for the County Round of the National Schools Competition, by winning the area tournament on Tuesday. They now represent York & District alongside the U19’s.

01 October Swimming

We had great participation in the pool for the girls on Monday evening with a joint Peter’s/Olaves' match v Harrogate Ladies College. The U14’s won, U15’s drew, J5’s won and J4’s lost. The final results: Peter’s 190, HLC 208.

17 September Swimming

A tremendous girls swimming match against Queen Margaret's went down to the wire. With the U14s drawing 31 all, the U15s saw a narrow loss to QM (34, 32) and the seniors enjoyed a similarly close victory (31-30). And it all came down to the last race (a freestyle “cannon” relay ) QM 101, STP 102 -

15 September Rugby

1st XV

The 1st XV returned to winning ways with a much improved performance against Worksop College. Some well worked tries resulting in a 36-12 win.

08 September Girls' Hockey

The girls’ hockey season began with fixtures for the senior teams, including matches against a touring side visiting from Argentina and a fixture against Hillhouse. The 2nd and 3rd XIs took the opportunity to begin the process of gelling as a team and found form and pace quite quickly. The 1st X1 took charge from the onset, playing with pace, skill and flair. We look forward to the development of all the teams in the season ahead.

08 September Rugby

1st XV

In wet conditions the 1st XV faced a strong Woodhouse team in their first home game. Unfortunately Woodhouse played the conditions better and emerged victorious 32-15.