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Sport and PE Curriculum

We offer a diverse and inclusive programme of activities in which every pupil participates throughout their time at SGS.

Subject time per 10-day cycle

  • First Year – two lessons of gymnasium-based physical education, two lessons of games and one lesson of swimming
  • Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Year – two lessons of physical education and two lessons of games
  • Sixth Form – team players have four games lessons while others participate in recreational sporting activities for two lessons

Activities during lessons

The main winter games for boys are rugby and football and for girls are hockey and netball.

In the summer, boys concentrate on cricket and athletics, whilst the girls focus their attention on tennis, athletics and rounders.

In Second Year games, all pupils will have climbing taster sessions scheduled during the year.

The physical education curriculum is diverse with activities including ball skills, basketball, dance, football, gymnastics, health-related fitness (including fitness testing), hockey, invasion games, racket sports and volleyball.