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Inspiring a Life of Significance

“Every child deserves the right to leave her own unique mark on the world”

JUNIOR SCHOOL SPORTS

Junior School Sports

Junior School

Sports

Sport is an integral part of teaching and learning at Roedean School and the sporting activities on offer address the active needs of each child, as well as provide a foundation for future excellence.

Sport exercises each girl’s faculties in the physical, cognitive, and emotional realms. Our aim is to do more than just feed a pupil’s capacity for growth and development; ultimately, it is to direct that growth and development in accordance with what are believed to be the best long-term interests of the child.

We believe that physical activity and development are an important part of a holistic approach to education. Roedean strongly supports the Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Philosophy, which highlights the exposure to a variety of sports, while creating a lifelong passion for sport and an active lifestyle.

The Sports’ Department is passionate about its successes and will continue to improve on its implementation going forward.


AIMS OF THE SPORTS PROGRAMME

  • Providing maximum participation and enjoyment for pupils.
  • Providing effective and enthusiastic coaching/instruction at all levels.
  • Creating opportunities for pupils to perform and compete, either at a personal or team level within the school (interhouse activities) and outside the school (interschool and interclub activities).
  • Fostering a healthy school spirit through participation and enjoyment.
  • Supporting sporting excellence.
  • Continuing the implementation of transformation in all our sporting codes.