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Senior Boys and Girls Sport

A considerable number of hours are dedicated to sport in the Cathedral School. In Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 pupils have one and a half hours per week of physical education lessons and in Year 11; they have one 50-minute lesson per week.  Every pupil experiences a wide range of activities that continually reinforce the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle.

"Sport For All" is integral to the philosophy of the Physical Education and Games department with a view to encouraging pupils to continue with sport once they have finished their education at the Cathedral School.

 Year 7 will experience activities including:

  • Judo
  • Swimming
  • Cross Country
  • Korfball
  • Squash
  • Athletics

Year 8 will experience:

  • Judo
  • OAA (Orienteering)
  • Swimming
  • Korfball
  • Squash
  • Athletics

Year 9 will pursue:

  • Judo
  • Swimming
  • Health Related Fitness
  • Korfball
  • Squash
  • Athletics

Year 10 and 11 will pursue:

  • Basketball
  • Yoga & Pilates
  • Gym
  • Core sports for each particular term

 

 

 

 

Competitive fixtures are available in the following activities:

Boys' Fixtures

Girls' Fixtures

Athletics
Basketball
Cricket
Cross Country
Football
Hockey
Rugby Union
Rugby Sevens
Squash            Swimming
Tennis

Athletics
Cricket
Cross Country
Hockey
Netball
Rounders
Rowing
Swimming
Tennis

 

House matches are organised in all major sporting activities along with an annual Year 7-9 Swimming gala and the annual Gould Cup cross-country run, giving pupils a further opportunity to develop their competitive instincts.

The School is determined to continue building on this strong foundation of sporting success, encouraging as many pupils as possible to represent their School in as many sports as possible.  Physical activity will always remain a vital part of education and we feel it is essential that we retain our depth, excellence and variety of sport.