The PE department is vibrant and energetic and we encourage all pupils to take an active interest in Physical Education. A wonderfully talented teaching staff of sports specialists work with children as young as four and we pride ourselves upon ensuring that every child has the opportunity to achieve his or her best in a variety of sports. We seek to establish an environment in which personal achievement is nurtured and valued.
The main sports for girls are hockey, netball and rounders and for boys, rugby, football and cricket. A diverse PE curriculum allows for all children to participate in numerous other disciplines, namely swimming, street dance, basketball, gymnastics, cross country, orienteering and athletics. A further selection of after school clubs allows for even more diversity.
In order to fulfil a child's potential, there is a strong emphasis upon each and every child to:
We endeavour to give each child the opportunity to represent a team whilst at school and the House system plays an active role in encouraging competition and enjoyment. There is a vibrant inter school fixture list, from under 9s to under 11s and the School prides itself upon team performance. At Laxton Junior, we always play to win whilst demonstrating high levels of sportsmanship at all times.