St. Mary's Catholic Federation, Carshalton

St. Mary's Catholic Federation, Carshalton

Learning, Playing and Growing together in the Love of Jesus

Achievements Outside of School

12th May 2024

E (6C) completed the 15 mile Marsden March again yesterday and raised £210 for the Royal Marsden Hospital. she completed it in 4.5 hours (including drink/snack/toilet breaks!). We are so proud of her. 

May 2024

Over the weekend H and E completed a 5k inflatable run in Guildford. Both winning medals, which they are so proud of. Well done to H and E, What an amazing achievement!

 

May 2024

Vincent (3M), Jack (3W) and Alfie (3M) played for the same team in Sutton Little League season 2023/2024.

The season is now finished and their team; Team Lancasters- won their league for season 23/24 and! they won the annual Cup Final last Saturday (27th April) as well!

We are very proud of all the boys for their commitment and hard work throughout the year, excellent team work.

 

8th March 2024

We are so proud of J the little eco warrior who decided to litter pick on his way home from school. There had been a lot of littering over Wrythe Green and he felt it his duty to "clean up the world" (what amazing St Mary's spirit!)

     

 

8th Febraury 2024

We are very proud of how well Elise is doing with the British Theatre Academy (BTA). Over the last year she has performed at the Chequer Mead theatre in Frozen the musical and Shrek the musical.

She has now been selected to be part of a team representing BTA at the Junior Theatre Festival in Birmingham this May, performing extracts from Godspell in front of performers and directors from the West End and other young performers from across the UK  and beyond.

 

11th December 2023

E ran the St Raphael's 5km Santa Dash in Nonsuch Park today (Sunday) and surprised herself how much she enjoyed it. She didn't stop running except to tie her laces and smiled most of the way round. 

    

 

17th October 2023

O getting his purple belt at Kung Fu this weekend. He only started last year and now has his 5th belt. O has also been learning how to use tonfas and has just started training with a sword, wooden but still!. We are very proud of him and his progress.

 

10th October 2023

Diabetes UK

A walked 10 miles over all the bridges in London with her family for Diabetes UK. This is a charity very close to the hearts of A's family and they raised a fantastic total of £900! A huge well done to all the family who took part. 

     

 23rd September 2023

Hever Castle Triathlon

A huge well done to A, who took part in a triathlon at the weekend at Hever Castle. What an amazing achievement, we are so proud of you and thank you for sharing your medal with us all!

 

23rd September 2023

Westminster Mile

J from Year 3 and C from Year 2 with their medals after running the Westminster Mile last Saturday 23 Sept. 

3rd September 2023

The Big Mile

R and W P achieved the 1 mile marathon is just 10 minutes they are super proud to be holding there medals. 

6th June 2023

O & K Lifeline Netball Team Achievements

We are so proud of O & K and their wonderful achievements at Lifeline Netball Team.

O was awarded Coaches player of the year and k also got a medal! 

Well done to both O & K. 

  

 

29th May 2023

ROSE C-S WINS SURREY CHESS MEGAFINAL

St Mary's Junior School reigning chess champion, Rose C-S (Year 5), put in a tremendous performance in the Surrey 'Megafinal', the second stage of the 2023 UK Chess Challenge. She won all six of her games to win the under-10 girls section and received a handsome trophy.

Chess Club teacher, Marcus Gosling, commented: "I am absolutely delighted for Rose. I know she has been practising a lot at home and I am pleased that the hard work she is putting into her chess is paying off. I have been impressed by Rose's enthusiasm for the game and her good sportsmanship. I am sure this will only be the start of her chess journey".

Rose will now progress to the next stage of the competition, known at the 'Gigafinal', and hopes to continue her good form by retaining her title of school champion this term.

 

 

22nd May 2023

Clapham Gymnastic Compeition

S following her wins at the Clapham Gymnastics Competition this weekend. Representing Future Gymnastics, S took 1st place in the vault competition,  and 4th place in the overall competition for her age group. To top things off, she also won a price for displaying her competition number in the most creative way.

14th May 2023

Royal Marsden Cancer Charity - The Marsden March

EC has raised hundreds of pounds for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity by baking and selling dog biscuits and also completing the 15 mile Marsden March. We are all very proud of EC and what she has achieved. 

 

21st April 2023

Mini marathon 

We are absolutely delighted that 100 members of our school community will be taking part in the mini marathon on Saturday morning. We want to wish everyone the best of luck for the event and we cannot wait to see everyone proudly wearing their medals at school on Monday! 

24th March 2023

Top of the Form Quiz

On Tuesday afternoon, our Top of the Form quiz team took part in the second round of the Sutton Schools competition. They were away to Brookfield Academy and did extremely well to win 55-50 and secure a place in the quarter-finals. Our squad is made up of Michael, Niamh, Jia, Alice and Jethro, all in Year 6, and their general knowledge is impressive to see - they represent the school very well! Thanks to all the parents who took them to the event and cheered them on.

10th March 2023

Top of the Form Competition

Yesterday, our Year 6 quiz team took part in the Top of the Form competition, which is open to all primary schools in Sutton. We were drawn against The Avenue and the match ebbed and flowed before finally ending in a tie. This meant that it went to a 'sudden death' round and we just about emerged on top! Well done to all the team who showed their fantastic general knowledge and we look forward to the next round.

3rd February 2023

Royal Opera House

Films from the Royal Opera House recently went live. You can see our pupils from last year in the films. Here are some links to a few of the videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmO0o_IIrlo&t=6s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TA_OY0N7Tw&t=5s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvktiH401Lg

25th November 2022

 

30th October 2022

M W helped her mother on Sunday 30th October 2022 to raise money and spread awareness for Breast Cancer by taking part in the 'Wear it Pink' charity event. Well done on an amazing achievement. 

 

 21st October 2022

Another wonderful week of Parkrun, with a truly great turn out from St Mary's. We are so proud to see so many students taking part each week. A huge well done to the following children: Alba, Aaron, Imogen, Orla, Aoife, Harris. Evie, Beatrix, Ronan, Grace, Isabelle, Keeva, Mandipa, Evie, Oscar, Ailean, Filip, Eliza, Juno and Ewan - what a turnout! 

13th October 2022

7th October 2022

Parkrun

A huge well done to all those who took part in parkrun this week. A fantastic run from Louis and Poppy, who was joined by a new face this week! Well done to Aaron for taking part in his first parkrun in such a brilliant time. With a cross-country event next week, we are looking forward to lots more people taking part at the weekend! 

23rd September 2022

Parkrun

A great weekend of Parkrun, with some pupils squeezing in the last bit of warm morning sunshine before autumn hits. Louis took on the 5km this week, running a truly brilliant time and completing this distance for the first time ever. Poppy followed quickly behind and ran a PB on Sunday morning in the junior parkrun. October is the month of the London Marathon and it would be great to see lots of our pupils mark this occasion by taking part in parkrun throughout this month, perhaps set a challenge to run a marathon during the month of October. A huge well done to Louis and Poppy this week and we look forward to hearing about many more of you taking part in parkrun this weekend! 

 16th September 2022

Parkrun

What a great summer of parkrun! We had lots of children continue to be involved in this great event over the 6 week break. A huge well done to Louis, Poppy, Keeva and Roco who took part. Big congratulations to Finley who won parkrun during the holidays! Please let the school know if we have missed anyone out and we will ensure to include you next week. We are looking forward to seeing many more names in the results list on Sunday.

22nd July 2022

ParkRun

Do not forget - parkrun continues to take place every Saturday at 9am for the 5km event and every Sunday at 9am for the 2km event. We hope you all continue this over the summer holidays and come back in September fighting fit for crosscountry! We are proud of every pupil who has given this a go and continue to work hard to achieve PBs, with good commitment; you can do anything you set your mind to.

19th July 2022

J N (4 Rowan) competed with his team, the Carshalton Athletic U9 Yellows, in the Tournament of Dreams Richmond & Kew FC Summer 5-a-side tournament at the weekend. They beat lots of other teams to become the runners-up and received silver trophies for their achievement.

12th June 2022

Some of our pupils from St.Mary's competed yesterday in the Future Gymnastic's Competition. 

Well done to all of the gymnast's.

 23rd May 2022

The Mayor of the London Borough of Sutton, Cllr Trish Fivey, was delighted to have her photograph taken with the school children from St Mary's Junior School in Sutton High Street recently

 

Friday 20th May 2022

 

15th May 2022

Friday 13th May 2022

7th & 8th May 2022

Congratulations to Ronan and Darcey who won U9’s and U7’s Player of the Tournament playing for Round Towers GAA, at their home Blitz last weekend. What a fabulous achievement for you both, it sounds like it was a lot of fun and we’re so proud of you!

                                                                                

If you think your child might be interested in playing Gaelic Football, Round Towers train at 3pm on a Saturday afternoon in Poulter Park. Contact Kathleen at kkane9119@gmail.com for more details. 

Friday 6th May 2022

 

Rugby Achievements

Congratulations to all of our pupils who play for Sutton and Epsom RFC, who collected their medals at the weekend for taking part this season. Well done for persevering through the season and challenging yourselves! A special well done to Will who won U8’s player of the season and Ollie who won U6 ‘respect’ player of the year. A fantastic achievement, we’re all very proud of you both!

Butlins ESF football tournament

 

L, R and H in 4 Rowan all played in the Butlins ESF football tournament at the weekend with their football team Carshalton Athletic. The boys played 7 matches across the weekend. The standard was very high, but the boys played really well and ended up finishing 4th in their group. They were lucky enough to be awarded their trophies by the ex-England and Arsenal player Paul Merson

Grayes Show ‘We’re Still Standing’

 

A lot of students from both schools performed in the Grayes dance school performance in the Easter holiday, including three pupils from Sparrow class performing ballet. It was hard work and they had a technical rehearsal, dress rehearsal and then five performances over a week at the Epsom playhouse. We are so proud of you all. Well done!

Swimming Accomplishment

 

A huge congratulation to Yara in 4 Rowan for gaining her Angelfish swimming badge! What a fantastic achievement and we are absolutely thrilled she shared this brilliant milestone with us. Keep up the great work Yara and we look forward to hearing about your next swimming badge! 

Friday 29th April 2022

Friday 22nd April 2022

Friday 1st April 2022

 

 

Chess Club - Spring Term Summary

The winner of our termly tournament was Tadhg O (Year 6), who scored 20 points out of 21 - congratulations!

Well done to all of the children competing in the chess club this term. 

Friday 25th March 2022

 

Rugby Festival

Cian played in a rugby festival at the weekend and did so well representing his team! He played on bigger pitches than he was used to and against some very fast opposition but he worked hard and played brilliantly!

Well done Cian, we are very proud of you!

Sutton Music Service Spring Concerts

 

During the week some of our pupils had the opportunity to participate in Sutton Music Service Spring concerts, namely the Young Musicians String Group & Young Musicians Training Orchestra.

Well done.

Friday 18th March 2022

 

Students from St Mary school taking part in the first concert of Polish Folk dance group called Orleta (Little Eagles) last Sunday. They all have practised weekly since October and performed very confidently: Antonina, Jan and Leon 

Friday 11th March 2022

 

Charlton in 5 Sycamore and Ailean in 5 Elm achieved their black belt in Kung Fu on 6th of March.

This is a massive achievement and they have both worked really hard.

Congratulations!

Friday 25th February 2022

 

I had a visitor this week who came to show me a medal they had won at a gymnastics competition. Ava was very proud to share her achievements with me and I loved hearing all about them! It’s so wonderful to hear about all your sporting successes outside of school and a great opportunity to share our talents. I was thrilled to learn about this achievement and I hope many other pupils share these with myself and their class. Well done Ava!