Cherry Tree

 Benchball Tournament

Children from Year 2 went to play in a Benchball Tournament at Saint Gregory’s Primary School. The team hadn’t played together before so it was all new to them. The children had a great time trying something new and learning and developing new skills. Well Done year 2 Benchball team.


Basketball Tournament

Children from year 6 took part in a Basketball tournament held at St Joseph’s High School. The Basketball team played well and the more games they played the better they got. They also got to meet Alan Bannister a retired professional Basketball player who played for Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox to name a few teams. A big well done to the year 6 basketball team.


Football Tournament Years 3-4

Children from Year 3-4 participated in a football tournament held by Our Lady of Lourdes primary School. The children played really well over the course of the tournament and represented Cherry Tree well. Great sportsmanship was shown all the way though the tournament with Cherry Tree showing the way by shaking hands, cheering on other teams and applauding great play. Well done to the team.


New Age Kurling

The Orchards Federation held a New Age Kurling competition, 10 schools participated in the competition and for most children it was a new experience. All children had a great afternoon playing and developing new skills. There were 2 groups and in each group 5 teams, each team played a minimum of 4 games and the winning team in each group played in the final. This year finalist was Green Fold and St Johns. Congratulations to Green Fold for winning the tournament.


Girls Football at Bolton Lads and Girls Club

Cherry Tree Year 6 girl played in a football tournament held by Bolton Lad and Girls Club. It was the first time the girls had played together as a team. With a great team talk by Lexie the girls went on and won the first game 5-0. Cherry Tree played 3 more games and was unlucky to come away not winning again. Cherry Tree played some great passing football throughout the tournament.

A big well done to all the girls and the travelling supporters.


Farnworth and Kearsley Cluster Cross Country Competition at St James Primary School

Cherry Tree years 3 to 6 showcased their running skills at the Farnworth & Kearsley Cross Country competition held at St James Primary School.  Cherry Tree children ran their socks off. Hannah in Year 3 and Bradley in Year 5 were winners in their year group, we also had a third place Lilly in Year 3. All children did really well and we managed an overall second place.


Well done and thank you to all children and staff.


Farnworth and Kearsley Cluster Football Tournament at All Saints Primary School

Year 5 and 6 travelled to All Saints primary school to participate in the first sporting event of the year. Cherry Tree football team played in a football tournament held by All Saint primary school. The team played well throughout the afternoon with some great football played. There was some great performances with Aaron getting player of the tournament. The team represented Cherry Tree well and Rachel and Mrs Pulford was really proud of all the children that took part.

Thanks to the staff and children from All Saint primary school for holding the event.


Bolton School Games Cross Country Competition at  Moss Bank Park

Children from years 5-6 took part in the Bolton School Games Cross Country Competition held at a soggy, muddy, wet Moss Bank Park.

With over 200 runners in each race the Cherry Tree children did the school proud. Each week the course would progressively get bigger and each week would challenge each one of the runners

Big thank you to parents and staff for supporting these amazing young runners.


Year 6 Bikeability

Year 6 children participated in level 1 and 2 bikeability.

Bikeability is today’s cycle training programme. The programme is about gaining practical skills and understanding how to cycle on today’s roads. Bikeability gives everyone the skills and confidence for all kinds of cycling.

The children had a great time learning new skills and most of all being safe on their bikes.

Big thank you to all the instructors.


Year 6 Tag Rugby Tournament

Year 6 children participated in a tag rugby tournament at Bolton Rugby Club.

Big thanks you to all staff from Bolton Rugby Club.



Children from Cherry Tree and Green Fold travelled to Leverhulme Park to participate in the Bikeability cycle training, it is based on the government approved National Standards for Cycle Training, which teaches children the necessary skills to ride confidently on today’s roads.

It is a life-long skill that can be instilled at a young age, encouraging a healthy lifestyle, boosting confidence and developing independence.

There are three award levels for Bikeability, with a level to suit all abilities, from beginner to experienced commuter or rider:

The children completed, Level 1 which teaches basic bike-handling skills in a controlled traffic-free environment.



Big thank you to the instructors who adapted the session to suit the needs of all children.


Cherry Tree Rugby Team at Leigh Centurions

On the 10th February Cherry Tree rugby team visited Leigh Sports Village to watch Leigh Centurions play Huddersfield in a super League Match.

Before the Match the team and Staff (Gillian massive super league fan) got up close to some of the players.

The Team was invited to parade around the pitch at half time to about 5000 spectators.

Big thank you to all the staff at Leigh and to the Cherry Tree staff that gave up their time to take the children, great evening had by all.


Year 5-6 Rugby at Thornleigh High School

Year 5-6 children represented Cherry Tree in a rugby tournament at Thornleigh High School, held by super league team Leigh Centurions.

The children got very excited when they met players from Leigh Centurions.

The children played a number of games and only conceded one try during the tournament.

All children was presented with a certificate and an invite to watch Leigh Centurions at Leigh Sport Village.

Well Done boys.