25 January 2023

Vitality Netball International Trip

Priory girls from Years 7-9 were invited to the AO Arena in Manchester to watch a Vitality Netball International test match.

14 December 2022

Year 7 & 8 Indoor Athletics Competition

Last Tues, 6 December our Year 7 and 8 indoor athletics teams travelled to All Hallows' to represent Priory in the annual South Ribble tournament.

23 November 2022

Year 7 football - a win for the boys

A fantastic team performance on Tuesday night saw the Year 7 football team beat Wellfield Academy 5-2 in the league fixture match.

21 November 2022

South Ribble Cross Country Championships

On Saturday, our talented runners made their way to Hutton Grammar School for the annual South Ribble cross country event.

15 November 2022

Year 7 pupil claims bronze in English gymnastics championships

A huge well done to Millie D who competed in the English Gymnastics Championships on Saturday.

4 November 2022

Glow in the dark dodgeball

On Monday, we got into the Halloween spirit with a game of 'glow in the dark' dodgeball.

20 October 2022

Year 9 rugby tounament

Well done to Ethan H who was recognised as the most valuable player by tournament officials. 

19 October 2022

South Ribble primary school athletics leaders

Year 9 pupils volunteer to help with the South Ribble Sports Hall Primary Athletics held at Priory.

18 October 2022

Central venue netball

The player of the tournament was Fatima for her outstanding defending skills.

10 October 2022

Year 9 Swimmer Reaches Top 10 in North West Rankings

Swimmer Charlotte is aiming to make a big splash - and has set her sights on the 2028 LA Olympics! 

22 July 2022

Sports Day 2022

The event has a reputation for being one of the most joyous occasions of the school calendar and this year certainly didn't disappoint.  

13 July 2022

Priory's PE department catches girls football fever

With the UEFA Women’s Euro Championships 2022 taking a grip in England, Priory PE staff are making sure our female pupils feel the sport fever.

11 July 2022

Year 10 Has Taekwondo Olympic Ambition

Year 10 Dylan has collect the coveted 3rd Dan grading at the GB Taekwondo Training Centre in Manchester.

11 July 2022

Staff vs Pupils Penalty Shoot Out

On Friday we had a Staff vs Pupils penalty shoot-out to celebrate the Women's Euros which began last week.

11 July 2022

Football at Priory for Primary Talented & Able Pupils

It was a glorious day to invite local primary pupils to experience all things football at Priory.

7 July 2022

Come on England

On Wednesday, 7 July we were lucky enough to have secured 70 tickets to watch the star-studded opening ceremony of the Women's Euros.

6 July 2022

Lancashire School Games

On Tuesday, eleven of Priory's Year 7 boys represented the school at the Lancashire School Games held at Stanley Park, Blackpool.

4 July 2022

Freddie Flintoff's Field of Dreams - Starring Umar

Umar will be a hit on your television screens as he shows off his cricketing prowess when he takes part in a TV programme where he is coached by former England and Lancashire all-rounder Andrew Flintoff.

28 June 2022

Athletics at Stanley Park

The first South Ribble Athletics competition since 2019 took place last Friday at Stanley Park, Blackpool.

9 June 2022

Year 10 Rounders Tournament at Priory

This was the second rounders tournament of the season, with five South Ribble Teams attending the Year 10 event held here at Priory.

23 May 2022

Year 7 & 8 tackle with success at rugby

A team from Year 7 and 8 attended the inaugural Preston and South Ribble Rugby League Tournament hosted at UCLan Sports Arena.

18 May 2022

Year 8 This Girl Can Festival

Last Friday, 120 girls from South Ribble, Preston and Chorley schools took part in the SPAR Lancashire School Games, Girls Active Festival held at West View Leisure Centre.

18 May 2022

She did it - Year 11 pupil becomes national champion

It was the English Schools FA National Finals last weekend and we are extremely delighted to announce that one of our Year 11 girls led out a winning Lancashire team.

27 April 2022

A Game Changer day out for top Priory sportswomen

Priory's top sporting girls had an unbelievable day at Edge Hill University's Game Changers event.

26 April 2022

Year 7 win at Worden

Monday saw the Year 7 boys' football team take on Worden Academy in the last game of the season.

11 March 2022

Year 8 South Ribble Football tournament winners

The Year 8 girls team took part in a South Ribble football tournament at Balshaw's High School, and won!

10 March 2022

#LetGirlsPlay Football

During our PE & Sports curriculum on Wednesday, Priory delivered #LetGirlsPlay football sessions to all girls groups.

7 March 2022

South Ribble Indoor Athletics

Earlier this week, Priory took part in the South Ribble Indoor Athletics competition for Year 7 & 8 pupils.

2 March 2022

GCSE PE & Sport head to Edge Hill University

This week, Priory's PE pupils were invited to a sports event at Edge Hill University. 

1 March 2022

Priory footballer leads Lancashire into the finals

Year 11 pupil, Jazmin, has led the Under 16s Lancashire County Schools FA girls team into the national finals.

8 February 2022

A hockey hat-trick for Priory

Last week we met up with five of our sporting stars whose dedication and hard slog is getting the results they deserve. Here's Phoebe, Martha and Josh's story..

27 January 2022

Oliver is making his mark as a squash player

Last week we met up with five of our sporting stars whose dedication and hard slog is getting the results they deserve. Here's Oliver's story..

21 January 2022

Cricketer Umar hits the BBC

This week we met up with five of our sporting stars whose dedication and hard slog is getting the results they deserve. Here's Umar's story..

14 December 2021

The PE department at Christmas

The PE department added a little festive touch this week and taught the girls a dance routine to Maria Carey’s ‘All I want for Christmas is you’.

6 December 2021

Broad Oak Primary School gets active at Priory

South Ribble Active Health invite primary school pupils to sample sports at Priory.

25 November 2021

South Ribble Cross Country Championships

Over 30 pupils represented Priory in the annual South Ribble Cross Country Championships held at Hutton Grammar School.

23 November 2021

Libby receives Team GB call up

Class of 2020, pupil, Libby, admitted she almost quit synchronised swimming – but now she has received a call up to the GB World and European squad. 

15 November 2021

Oliver boasts his Lancashire call up

Last weekend Year 8 Oliver represented Lancashire in the Inter-counties squash competition.

10 November 2021

7-a-side girls football

Last night Year 7 and 8 girls played in a 7-a-side football competition at Balshaws’ High School.

5 November 2021

Year 7 and 8 pupils take up advance cycling course

We were fortunate to be able to offer a limited number of places on a Level 3 Bikeability course delivered by the South Ribble Borough Council's Active Health Team.

4 November 2021

Join us for girls indoor cricket

Coaches from the Lancashire Cricket Foundation attend every Wednesday after school.

20 October 2021

Year 9 take the lead for primary sport

Priory’s Sports Leaders are now ready to take charge of their own games at a number of primary school tournaments being hosted on the Astroturf soon.

20 October 2021

Priory scores a hat-trick for county football

Penwortham Priory Academy are celebrating a hat-trick of county call-ups.

21 September 2021

Finally it's back of the net for Jazmin

Well done to Year 11, Jazmin, who was part of the winning Lancashire Schools FA Girls Under 16s squad at the Inter County National Cup last weekend.

19 July 2021

All in good time for Year 10 runner Ben

Athlete Ben has used lockdown to improve his running skills.

19 July 2021

Sports day 2021

Adaptations were made so Sports Day 2021 could go ahead this year and what a day was had by all!

14 July 2021

Sports Day - Thursday 15 July

The day promises to be hot and sunny. Here's the instructions for the day...

12 July 2021

It didn't come home...

...but maybe next time.

9 July 2021

Year 10 Jazmin is Heading To the Finals Too!

Talented footballer Jazmin is hoping to help her county to success as part of the Lancashire Schools FA Under 16 girls squad which has reached the national cup final.

25 March 2021

Back to outdoor sports

Whilst pupils were in their PE kit on Wednesday, Head of PE & Sport Mr Bullock, used the opportunity for pupils to promote their local clubs by wearing their team shirt for the day.

26 February 2021

Priory's sports hall - open for business

Priory’s sports hall will be open, as soon as government rules allow, for those in the community who want to get straight back into team sports.   

13 January 2021

Priory takes back sports facilities operations from South Ribble Borough Council

South Ribble Borough Council and Penwortham Priory Academy are pleased to announce some changes to the operation of the sports facilities at Penwortham Leisure Centre from April 2021 following the end of the current dual use leisure service contract.

11 January 2021

Sports hall refurbishment

Phase 3 of the sport hall refurbishment is almost complete.

17 December 2020

Sports hall refurbishment

Phase 2 will be new flooring which started on Tuesday and is expected to take around three weeks.

17 December 2020

PE at Christmas

Priory's Year 7 girls would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas!

11 December 2020

Leon wins young achiever at Preston Sports Awards

Congratulations to Year 11 pupil, Leon as he was crowned the Young Achiever (under 21 years) at the Preston Sports Awards last Friday for 'Outstanding Achievement in BMX Racing'.

3 December 2020

Priory girls hit the highs at Lancashire Academy for Hockey

Three Priory pupils are hitting the highs after being selected for the Lancashire Academy for Hockey.

27 November 2020

Alumni - Harry Coyne (Class of 2020)

Former Priory pupil Harry has left home at 16 to pursue his dream of being an American Footballer and also to follow his love of sports journalism.

19 October 2020

Priory footballer's poem makes PNE match programme

Harry wrote a heartfelt poem about his football experiences and won the school’s competition. Now his poem has landed him a page in the Preston North End match day programme.