Well done to Burghfield St Mary's Under 11's Girls Football Team
Well done to Burghfield St Mary's Under 11's Girls Football Team. They are now the Berkshire Schools Champions.
The squad of ten girls (Ella Strapp, Maddie Ward, Fern Harris, Molly Walden, Harriott Bray, Jess Gumley, Robyn Cullen, Lola Purser, Sophie Hall and Grace Hunt) have only been playing together since September. But what a team they have become. Our thanks also go to Jerry Bray for volunteering his time every Thursday after school to coach the team. They won the West Berkshire Schools Finals, they then automatically progressed to the Berkshire Finals. In the finals the team had to play the Reading Schools (Manor Primary School) and Wokingham Schools (Robert Piggott Primary School) winners. Our girls played brilliantly. As a school we are so proud of them.
The girls have been enjoying their success, with visits to the school from Reading Women's Football Team and BBC Radio Berkshire. We are also looking forward to BBC South visiting our school in March to celebrate the girls success.
On Saturday 25th March the girls team will travel to Bristol to take part in the Finals for the South and South West of England. They will take on the regional winners from as far afield as Cornwall and Devon.
Good luck girls.