Sport and Physical Education play an important part of everyday life at Leweston and there is an impressive range of options for pupils to take advantage of. The school takes great pride in its inclusive approach and all pupils are encouraged to pursue any sport that interests them. They are given support to develop and achieve to the best of their ability and compete at the level of competition that they aspire to. The PE programme is designed to promote positive attitudes to physical, mental and emotional health which will remain with pupils for the rest of their lives.
A Wide Range of Options
All of the mainstream team sports are taught as part of the curriculum as long a wide variety of individual disciplines. Girls and Boys Hockey, Netball and Tennis are well represented with pupils are regularly selected for District, County and Regional development centres. Football and Rugby are starting to make their mark with competitive and non-competitive fixtures. Leweston dominates the Cross-Country circuit at County and Regional level and the school regularly hosts the Regional Championships. The fine tradition of distance running at the school also translates to the athletics track and many of our athletes compete at the National IAPS Athletics Finals. Similarly, there is an extensive swimming programme with regular coached swim sessions throughout the week catering for beginners and elite performers alike. Trampolining, gymnastics are also offered in Years 7 to 9.
There are additional sporting opportunities via the activities programme which regularly provides fencing, shooting, running, strength and conditioning and development swimming options in addition to other opportunities on rotation. Recent activities have included cricket, sailing, yoga, zumba and badminton.