All Key Stage 3 and 4 students participate in two lessons of PE each week. Our extensive facilities include an Astroturf pitch, 4 rugby pitches, 4 football pitches, 7 netball courts, a 400-metre athletics track with field events areas, two cricket squares (one artificial), a sports hall, fitness suite, two gymnasia, two hall spaces and a dance studio.
We aim to provide a Physical Education that:
- promotes a healthy lifestyle;
- sets appropriate challenges enabling students to reach their potential;
- encourages enjoyment and satisfaction through individual and co-operative success.
The aims above are achieved through a wide range of sports, including Rugby, Hockey, Netball, Football, Cricket, Rounders, Basketball, Cross-country, Gymnastics, Trampolining, Badminton, Volleyball and Tennis.
Please name every item of your son/daughter’s kit
Each student should be equipped with:
Academy Rugby/Hockey shirt – red Socks, full length – red
Polo shirt – red Trainers, Indoor/Outdoor (non-marking soles)
Shorts – plain navy Boots – Football/Hockey/Rugby – essential for safety
Jogging bottoms (Year 10/11) – plain navy Kit bag
Sweatshirt (girls only) – plain navy Toilet bag
Sport lycra ‘skin’ – plain black, red, white or blue
Academy PE Fleece
Gloves/Hat – At teachers discretion in extreme weather (must be plain navy or black)
The items below are compulsory as laid down by the various Governing Bodies of Sport:
Shin pads – Football/Hockey/Rugby
Safety studs – Rugby
Gum shields – Hockey/Rugby