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Celebrating sporting success at St Mary's awards dinner

Celebrating sporting success at St Mary's awards dinner

On Thursday 10th May – for the first time since the pandemic halted live events – students, parents, family members and friends gathered together to celebrate the exceptional sporting achievements of our students at the annual St Mary’s Sports Awards Dinner.

Every year, this highly anticipated event shines a spotlight on the achievements that our girls have made in sport – recognising their talents with speeches and an award-giving ceremony. Dressing up for the occasion, our girls enjoyed the chance to collectively celebrate sport at St Mary’s. Awards on the night included Supportive Team Player, Sports Team Captain of the Year, and the Special Recognition award.

The evening also saw special guest speaker Sean Rose, UK Paralympics Skier, give an emotive speech about how he turned an accident into a positive life changing experience. Inspiring our girls with his resilience, he spoke about his high-level sporting achievements and his journey since he was injured. Encouraging our students to find their passions, Sean shared details of the many adventures he has been on in his life including flying planes, kite sailing and crossing the largest glacier in the world.

Following Sean’s speech, it was time for the eagerly awaited awards to be presented. Our congratulations go to everyone who received recognition of their talent and efforts throughout the year. Details of all the deserving winners are below:

The Most Improved Player Awards:

Most Improved Hockey Player

Year 7 – Julia M.

Year 8 – Annabel W.

Year 9 – Daisy S.

Year 10 – Isla T.

Year 11 – Amy R.

Sixth form – Lucy S.


Most Improved Netball Player

Year 7 – Rosie M.

Year 8 – Nina L.

Year 9 – Harriet C.

Year 10 – Tabitha H.

Year 11 – Victoria G.

Sixth Form – Amelie S.


Most Improved Rower

Year 7 – Sunmyung C.

Year 8 – Elizabeth L.

Year 9 – Miranda C.

Year 10 – Laura M.

Year 11 – Natasha L

Sixth Form – Sophie F.


Valuable Player Awards:


Year 7 – Sarah A.

Year 8 – Natasha T.

Year 9 – Charlotte M.

Year 10 – Marennah P.

Year 11 – Lucia C.



Year 7 – Lara P.

Year 8 – Isla S.

Year 9 – Camille C.

Year 10 – Mariella R.

Year 11 – Connie P.

Sixth Form – Georgie D.


Cross Country

Anna T.



Year 7 – Amelie B.

Year 8 – Charlotte M.

Year 9 – Esme L.

Year 10 – Emmerson A.

Year 11 – Frankie R.

Sixth Form – Imogen C.


Most Dedicated Hockey GK of the year:

Year 11 - Julia M.


The Supportive Team Player Award in year 7 and 8:

Year 7:

Sarah A.

Lara P.

Amelia R.

Amelia P.

Cheryl G.

Georgie H.

Clemmie H.

Izzy K.

Elea L.

Rose L.

Sofia M.

Julia M.

Rosie M.

Philippa R.

Diya S.

Lucy T.


Year 8

Maryam A.

Honour C.

Kierat G.

Phoebe H.

Eilidh H.

Nina L.

Isla S.

Emily S.

Phoebe T.

Natasha T.

Anna T.


The All-round Valuable Team Player Award (Year 10):

Freya C.

Caitlin B.

Honor C.

Arianna F.

Gracie G.

Sophia D.

Carlotta H.

Sarah H.

Millie M.

Marennah P.

Mariella R.

Isla T.

Olivia S.

Anna S.


Sports Team Captain of the Year Award:

Camille C.


Exceptional Performance Award:

For netball:

Honor C.

Sarah H.

Arianna F.

Camille C.

Harriet C.

Anna T.

Natasha T.

Eilidh H.


For netball and hockey:

Mariella R.


For equestrian:

Ruby M.


For netball and equestrian:

Georgie D.


For swimming:

Scarlett J.

Leonie A.


For hockey:

Lucia C.

Emma A.

Sophie H.

Isla T.

Marennah P.

Caitlin B.

Zoe B.


For gymnastics:

Amelia R.


For athletics:

Tamzin D.


For hockey and rowing:

Jessica A.


For rowing:

Olivia H.

Tilly T.

Emerson A.

Joelle A.


For cricket:

Connie P.


For rugby:

Jessie O.


For football:

Ciara W.


Special Recognition Award:

Matilda R.


We are extremely proud of all our students’ sporting achievements this year and our Sports Awards Dinner is the perfect evening to give them the recognition they deserve. Congratulations to all our winners. Keep up the great work.

You can view a full gallery of photos from the night here.