Bredon School offers a wide variety of sport options for pupils to experience.
From climbing, clay pigeon shooting, canoeing and archery to cross country, netball, rugby and cricket, we are proud of the variety of sports for both teams and individuals. We nurture the sporting talents of our pupils and have helped them reach county, regional and national level in various sports.
The aims of our sports department are to:
provide meaningful physical activity opportunities for all pupils;
instil an ethos that values teamwork and excellence in personal endeavour;
provide sporting opportunities for all, from competitive matches in the major seasonal sports to intra-school competitions
achieved through the School’s house system;
identify and develop sporting talent, steering those with talent towards suitable training and competition opportunities beyond
the School’s expertise.
Seasonal sports on offer at Bredon School are:
Winter – Rugby and Hockey
Spring – Football and Netball
Summer – Cricket, Rounders and Athletics
Other popular sports include: cross country running, basketball, badminton, tennis, golf, cycling, clay pigeon shooting, canoeing and climbing. We also have an equestrian team.
The sports programme at Bredon is delivered by experienced, dedicated coaches. If a pupil wishes to take up a sport that is not currently on offer we will always do our best to accommodate their interest.
PE at Bredon
All pupils have one compulsory practical PE lesson per week delivered by qualified, professional teachers. Each student follows a programme of activities that enables them to develop their key movement, technical and tactical skills. In PE they also learn about how to exercise safely and effectively in order to help live a healthy, active lifestyle.
Bredon also offers vocational based sports qualifications to students in Year 10 and above; currently OCR Cambridge National Level 2 Certificate and OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate/Introductory Diploma as a Level 2 or 3 qualifications.
Sports facilities at Bredon
Sports Hall with 4 badminton courts and full cricket net facilities, multigym, tennis courts, 4 rugby pitches, 2 football pitches, 1 hockey pitch, cricket square, athletics track, extensive cross country courses, climbing wall, clay pigeon shooting range and swimming pool.
The pupils can enjoy orienteering exercises around Bredon’s wonderful grounds and also archery tuition.
There’s never a dull moment and the benefits sport can bring to pupils is incredible.
"An emphasis on outdoor education contributes strongly to pupils’ physical
and mental health"
Independent Schools Inspectorate, September 2018