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The Croft Preparatory School

Dulce et Forte


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Physical Education


The school has excellent sporting facilities and boasts a large number of specialist teachers and coaches in their respective sports.


The specialist Physical Education staff who are based in Prep, are timetabled to work with Pre-Prep children for 90 minutes per week, ensuring pupils receive excellent specialist tuition.


Years 1 and 2 pupils are taught basic body management skills through their Gymnastics and Dance lessons and develop ball skills, hand-eye co-ordination and team work through their weekly Games lesson.  In addition to these lessons, Years 1 and 2 pupils are taught Swimming throughout the year in small ability groups.  These lessons are taught by a qualifed Swimming teacher.


Many children extend their participation in physical activity by attending a variety of extra-curricular activities.


Curricular and Extra-Curricular sporting activities include: Athletics, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Rugby, Striking and Fielding Games, Tennis, Swimming, Martial Arts and Multi-skills.