Sport

The St Chris PE Department aims to give every child the chance to enjoy sporting and fitness activities.

There is a focus on inclusivity and fitness, and the benefits of sports wider impact on a child’s development in terms of team work, resilience and leadership.

St Chris pupils regularly achieve excellent results in individual and team competitions with recent stand out performances in athletics, cross-country, swimming and netball.

Facilities

St Chris benefits from a 25-acre campus, with extensive grounds and sports facilities, which allows our pupils to enjoy a wide range of different sporting opportunities.

Facilities include a full range of pitches – both grass and artificial; sports hall; indoor swimming pool; climbing wall; tennis courts and skatepark.

Sports

Football, rugby, basketball and netball are the major sports in winter, with cricket, tennis and rounders played in the summer.

All pupils also have modules in athletics, lacrosse; badminton; long-distance running, cycling, swimming, climbing, gymnastics, trampolining, canoeing; volleyball and fitness training during their time at St Chris.

Regular after-school and lunchtime sports clubs and training include:

  • athletics
  • badminton
  • basketball
  • cricket
  • cross-country
  • cross-fit
  • football
  • kayaking
  • netball
  • rugby sevens
  • scuba diving
  • swimming
  • trampolining
  • water-polo

Swimming

Swimming plays a large part in the life of the School, with students having weekly lessons from Year 7 to Year 9 and the St Chris Swim School offering lessons to the wider community – for more information please click here

Sports Fixtures

St Chris plays regular competitive fixtures year-round and regularly hosts tournaments and meets against other schools in the region. For more information please see the School calendar here

Covid-19 Information

Due to the containment measures associated with the COVID-19 outbreak, St Chris is currently physically closed for mainstream schooling. We continue to operate remotely to offer virtual learning for all of our pupils and our top priorities are to:

  • Continue to support and move forward the learning goals of each class or subject;
  • Support our pupils pastorally as an enforced period of social isolation takes place;
  • Support families as they navigate challenges that arise with work schedules and childcare.

Current Parents

Full details of our remote learning arrangements and resources, pastoral care and safeguarding information have been emailed to parents. Please visit our parent portal for updated information. Staff contact details can be found by clicking here.

We have a small number of places still available for September 2020, and will be able to answer any questions you may have about the school and how to apply, set up virtual meetings with key teachers and to send you a virtual tour of the site while the School is closed.

Please get in touch by emailing admissions@stchris.co.uk or by calling +44 (0) 7714 618 233.