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KS3 Physical Education

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:

  1. promotes a healthy lifestyle;
  2. sets appropriate challenges enabling students to reach their potential;
  3. 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 click here to view our KS3 Curriculum


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