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Participation in School Sports Events

Taking part in school sports tournaments and festivals is extremely beneficial for children. It helps to develop their skills in many areas, apart from fitness, providing opportunities for the development of teamwork, physical coordination, social interaction and perseverance. All sporting participation demands respect for others, and self discipline, in order to improve skills and follow rules. It is also important to be able to accept losing, and appreciate oponents. Children who take part can also develop their self confidence, which will have a positive impact on other aspects of their learning.

At St Joseph's we encourage team members to do their best, and to enjoy the game.

Please refer to our code of conduct for sporting events, below.


12th October 2016

High Five

The netball B team played their first High-5 against a strong Y6 team in the primary league. They lost 10-1 but there was a great goal from Florence Boardman.


19th October 2016

Devizes Football Festival (Y5/6)

Two mixed teams and a girls’ team played at the Devizes School football tournament. This was a fantastic afternoon, and everyone had a great time.

The B team came 2nd in their division. The A team were 6th out of 9, and the girls’ team 4th out of 4.


3rd December 2016

Dauntsey's Hockey Tournament


7th December 2016

Devizes Hockey Festival

Other Sporting News

We are delighted that Jake Edwards (Y6) has been selected and given the opportunity to play in an International football Tournament in Lithuania, for Bath and Wiltshire Boys. (BWB03).

This amazing opportunity for Jake has come from the help of St Joseph’s school and Mrs Wickham who handed out the application. Jake has also been to Denmark in the summer, and played against English Premier league Academies and a Scottish Premier league Academy - a great experience! Well done Jake!

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