Sporting success at Bretherton

Find out about our successes in sport here. You will find many references to our sports success on our Twitter page and blogs

2023 24

  • composite relay team win Oct 2023
  • Small mixed football event participation Oct 2023
  • Girls Football Event
  • Bikability

2022 2023

We came 2nd in small/ medium school Cross Country - Muddy Woody with WLSP March 2023

We came 2nd in small school/medium Bowls tournament in February 2023

We took 6 children to KS1 fundamental skills School Games competition in January 2023 and they were awarded medals

Sportshall Athletics for KS2 we competed with 2 teams and scored highly January 2023

We had some personal winners and came 1st small school swimming gala in January 2023

4 children attended a Fundamantal skills festival Reception/year 1 in December 2022

We competed in KS1 sportshall School games qualifier and came 1st December 2022

4 children attended Boccia /kurling event in October 2022

September our 2 football teams entered the WLSP football leagues and were awarded 1st and 3rd place within the small school category. Trophy winners! 2022

October our netball team won the WLSP Bee Stinger netball league as small school winners and will be representing West Lancashire in the regional finals. ( see twitter for more details) 

In October, we entered 4 teams in the Composite Relay with WLSP and one team came 3rd with an individual 2nd place. 

November 2022, our Boys football team came second and won silver and the girls year 5/6 came 8th out of 18.

November 2022, Our Year 6 elite team won agains Rufford

November 2022-  3 of our year 6 boys tried out for West Lancs regional football team. 

In December ,  4 year 1 boys attended a Fundamental Skills event at Burscough

December 9th Year 5/6 represented Bretherton at Sports Hall Athletics



July : Athletic and rounders cluster events participation. 

May: Cross country ( Muddy Woody) we had a 3rd and 5th in the KS2 boys but over 28 children competed. 

Friendly Football opportunity created with Rufford Primary resulted in 2 teams being taken. Total of 15 Year 5 boys.

April: Swimming - sadly we were unable to facilitate attendance at the WLSP swimming Gala at Edge Hill. We had been the winners for the last 2 years but were forced to relinquish the cup to another this year. We'll be back next year for certain.

March: Our fabulous class 2 entered a virtual dance competition with their brilliant dance based on Jungle book with Louise Ross. They danced their heart and soul out - even choreography including cartwheels and involving all the children in class - they were so proud of their efforts. We have videod it and hope to share with parents later this year. 

Feb : Our Girls Football team went to an Euro foorball tournament with cluster schools through WLSP and they won the trophy for small schools and we also won the Euro ascot competition. Girls football has successfully played in two tournaments this year with the focus from WLSP due to the Euro’s and performance. Training between Nov and June resulted in overall winners 7/8 wins and one draw. Involved 11  Year 5/6 girls.

feb: Tag rugby and dodgeball school games competition. Well done to year 6 ( with a bit of help from 2 year 5's) who smashed the competition in this local competition. We won and went the school games final at Blackpool Stanley Park in July.

Well Done Lucas W who also won the WLSP relay baton design competition and was invited to the VIP area of the Sports Games final in Blackpool in July

Feb: Year 5/6 small school sports hall athletics team represented West lancs. It was a great day at Blackpool and we came 5th out of 8. Although disappointed not to come in the top three in the county, we had some personal bests for javlin and speed bounce and obstacle and gave it their all. 

Feb: Tommy and Mrs Glew organised a brilliant cricket competition ( after running after school club) with cricket clubs in our area. Involving children from Year 5/6 they played over two weeks and although didn't win, they showed spirit and great heart in plugging on until the end of the tournament. They won one of their games and we were very proud as their competitors were match pro teams. 

Nov: Our infant sports hall athletics tournament took place at Tarleton and they represented school so well. The additional forcus on fundamental skills on our return to school in September paid off and they won 4/6 categories. Well done team!

Oct: Our sports hall athletics team from year 4/5/6 were fantastic in the WLSP school games competition and we came first! Gold medal place! We will attend the County finals at Blackpool in February to represent West Lancs. What a great team. ( see twitter for details)

Sept 2021 :Our Football team ( year 6) represented Bretherton in a league along with other schools in our cluster. They worked hard as a team.



One year 6 pupil is signed to play for Blackburn Rovers youth team with 2 other children playing semi professional sport

CP won virtual schools games competition for hockey skills

EH won virtual school dance choreograpy competition

Success by some children in Cross country, 5K running and hill running.

Year 5/6 qualified for Lancashire Games in Sporthall Athletics Jan 2020


Superb cricket club competition - into the finals Jan 19

Successful table tennis team - 4th . Well done! Dec 18

Success at small schools competition - 3rd Jan 19

Our ks1 gymnasts were 1st!! Well done Harris and Ben 

Penalty shoot out opportunity at PNE in February 2018. We won 4:1 which was more than could be said for PNE that day!

Amazing rugby - we came 3rd out of 8 local schools. Super achievement. Well done Charlie Berry for for Captain a great team. Thank you to Mrs Smith and Mr Palmer Davies for their coaching. 

Well done swimmers - we won the overall trophy at the gala and many more golds for individuals and relays. Well done 

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Bretherton Endowed CE Primary School

South Road,
PR26 9AH

Headteacher & SENDCO | Mrs A Moxham

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