News - 8th Oct 2020
Sport & PE
Extra curricular sport is a huge part of life here at St. Peter’s
Every child has access to a vast range of sport clubs every day at lunchtime and after school.
These include: Netball, Gymnastics, Hockey, Trampolining, Athletics (outdoors and sports hall), Dance, Cricket, Cross Country, Rounders, Football, Futsal, Tennis, Rugby, Jui Jitsu, Basketball, Badminton, Ultimate Frisbee, Sport Leaders, Recreational sport club, fitness club in our large state of the art multi gym and Climbing on our unique free standing outdoor rock.
Students are given the opportunity to compete against other schools both locally and nationally.
Our school is the reigning Exeter and Mid Devon School Sport Partnership Champion – a title we have never lost and we compete at a National level in Netball, Futsal and Ultimate Frisbee. We are also south west champions in a number of sports and many of our students compete at a National level.
We are proud to say that there is no other school locally that can match the variety and depth of our sporting achievements. We are also proud that participation rates in extra curricular sport both at lunchtimes and after school are exceptional.
In a recent independent review by the county advisor for Physical Education we were judged as an outstanding department. It was noted that ‘the overwhelming sense from students and from lessons observed is one of a high performing department, run by teachers that genuinely care about the progress their students make’. We were judged as an outstanding department.
Our GCSE PE results are consistently good and a large number of our students go on to study sport at college and at University. Many of Exeter and East Devon’s PE teachers studied sport here at St. Peters.
All students also have the opportunity to experience competition on sports day when students represent their tutor groups in a wide variety of different activities. Participation in our sports day is 100%.
Extra curricular clubs will start as and when the teachers in charge feel as though they have the time to run them. Some clubs will start this week whilst others will start later this term. Inter tutor group competitions will also start in the coming weeks. On all occasions, students will be informed within their year group assemblies and through notices on the PE noticeboards. We are keen to get as many things up and running however having lost our usual lunchtime extra curricular slot due to the reduced time, we may not be able to run all our usual clubs.
Many thanks for your understanding.