Sport

Complementing the Physical Education curriculum, Prep School boys have the opportunity to develop their skills in the major team games of Rugby, Football and Cricket.

The Games Programme, delivered by the Head of PE & Games is supported by fully qualified experienced staff and outside coaches. This takes place at the schools multi-million pound sports complex at Castle Dyke.

P1 & P2 The focus is on generic FUNDAMENTAL skill development using the three sports as tools to aid development. Pupils experience 1 games session per week.
P3 & P4 Boys are placed in squads within each sport to promote sporting development and confidence in line with physical ability. The focus switches to participation in a competitive environment. Naturally not all boys excel in a team environment and from P3 onwards pupils also have the opportunity to experience Badminton, Volleyball, Basketball and Athletics, taking advantage of the superb specialist facilities on offer at the English Institute of Sport (EIS). Boys benefit from 2 games sessions per week.

All individual and team success are celebrated, the boys take pride in writing and reading Games reports for the rest of the school during assemblies.

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Prep 1
(Year 3)
Rugby Rugby/Soccer Cricket
Prep 2
(Year 4)
Rugby Rugby/Soccer Cricket
Prep 3
(Year 5)
Rugby Soccer

Badminton/Volleyball/Basketball

Athletics

Cricket

Prep 4
(Year 6)
Rugby Rugby/Soccer

Badminton/Volleyball/Basketball

Athletics

Cricket

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