The Sefton and Lancashire heats of the CAFOD Cup took place at Maricourt Catholic High School on the afternoon of Friday 21st June and it involved 6 schools from Sefton and Lancashire LEAs. The six schools that battled it out included:
»Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School in Ford (Cambodia)
» St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School in Lydiate (El Salvador)
» St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Little Crosby(Rwanda)
»St Monica’s Catholic Primary School in Bootle (Bangladesh)
» St Jerome’s Catholic Primary School in Formby(Brazil)
» St John Bosco Catholic Primary School in Maghull (Ethiopia)
All the schools came up with their own victory dances too! After a nail-biting and fun-filled tournament, the semi–finals saw Holy Spirit pitted against St John Bosco and St Gregory’s versus St Monica’s. In the end St Gregory’s and Holy Spirit reached the finals. At the end of the match, St Gregory’s were crowned the ‘CAFOD Cup Sefton and Lancashire heat winners.’ St Gregory’s will now be representing Sefton/Lancashire in the CAFOD Cup grand final! Every child who took part received a CAFOD Cup medal and a certificate!
Altogether 31 primary schools in Liverpool Archdiocese have taken part in the CAFOD Cup this June. The winner will be announced on the 5th July, with the winning school winning the CAFOD Cup trophy!!!!
Many thanks and congratulations to all the schools who took part-we hope that you had as much fun as we did!!!!
A massive thank you for all who helped make the afternoon such a success including our friends at Maricourt for their hospitality.
Here are just some of the photos that were taken during the day…….