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St Benedict’s Celebrate Triple Win!

St Benedict’s are celebrating after winning three COUNTY CUP FINALS this week! The Under 16s Boys’, Under 16s Girls and Under 14 Girls football teams all WON their respective matches which were all played on Thursday 30th March at Carlisle. U16 Boys The Year 11 Boys’ Football squad completed their 5 year journey by securing...
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Sixth Form Student selected for Sporting Excellence Programme

A Sixth Form student from St Benedict’s is getting one step closer to his dreams of becoming a professional athlete after being selected to enrol on the Level 3 Pearson BTEC Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE) qualification. Aaron Holliday who is currently studying in Year 12, is a keen athlete and already competes at high...
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Year 11 Rugby Boys’ Progress to National Final

St Benedicts Year 11s Boys’ (under 16s) Rugby League team have now progressed to the National Champion schools final after defeating the reigning champions Wade Deacon school of Widnes with an emphatic 36-6 victory. The boys produced an authoritative performance scoring 6 tries, 1 each from Corby Rickerby and Tom McKinney and 2 each for Zac...
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Football Success for Benedict’s Boys

St Benedict’s Football Boys are having a great start to the season, with Year 8 Boys and Year 11 doing particularly well! Year 8 are enjoying their first season for St Benedict’s! They are currently through to Round 4 of the ESFA National Cup. Round 2 Win against West Lakes Academy 7-3 Round 3 Win...
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Students selected for English Schools

Congratulations and good luck to Aaron Holliday and Emily Spence who have been selected to represent Cumbria at the English Schools event on the 10th July. The English schools event could be seen as the Olympics for school children and is an annual championships event. Aaron and Emily will be representing Cumbria schools at Manchester...
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Students make their Warrington Debut

Our Year 10 students Miller Dalton & Tom McKinney finally made their Warrington debut this week, after their first attempt being postponed due to COVID. They travelled over to Newcastle Falcons, and were both on the subs bench. They both got about 35 minutes game time, are we are told had a ‘very pleasing debut...
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Year 8 County Cricket Star

Congratulations to another one of our Year 8 students who has been selected to play cricket at County level. Elsie Fox, from Year 8 Lucy, plays cricket for Workington Under 13s, and has recently been selected to play for Cumbria Under 15s age group, which is a fantastic achievement. Not only is she playing at...
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St Benedict’s Race for Life

This half term, St Benedict’s Catholic High School will be joining thousands of schools across the country, by hosting our very own ‘Race for Life’ in support of Cancer Research UK. This is a charity close to our hearts with many of our students, parents and staff being affected by cancer. We are delighted to...
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Year 8 students make County Debut

Two Year 8 students from St Benedict’s School have recently made their debut appearance for the Cumbria County Cricket team. Billy Thompson and Harrison Telford, both in Year 8, played their first match for the 2021 Under 13’s squad last month against Cleveland. Both boys have gone through the ranks, playing for both Whitehaven and...
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Year 11 Student gains scholarship with Sunderland Ladies FC

Huge congratulations to one of our Year 11 students, Leanna Giles who has recently gained a Scholarship with Sunderland Ladies FC. This is a fantastic achievement, and Leanna will move over there in September. Leanna has travelled to Sunderland 3 or 4 times a week for the past 5 years showing huge commitment, which has...
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