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Sport

Sport

The emphasis is placed on the development of competent sporting skills through enjoyment, participation and confidence building. Life skills such as sportsmanship, co-operation and commitment are also fostered on the Sports Field. All classes have a weekly PT session during the school day and extra-mural sport and fixtures are offered from Grade 1 to 3. An annual Sports Day is held where every boy participates for his house, and events include sprints, high jump, long jump, javelin and shot put.

Grade R, 1 & 2

The programme is run by Active Education and is geared to the developmental level of each age group. The focus is on advancing gross motor skills, balance and co-ordination through fun activities and ball games, as well as swimming in the Summer. (Swimming is not included for Gr R).  Extra-mural cricket, soccer and rugby are available to boys in Grade 1 & 2, and inter-school tournaments are arranged. Team selection does not take place at this level as the emphasis is on participation and enjoyment. 

Grade 3

The programme is run by the Sports Staff of the Preparatory School as Grade 3 is included in the Prep Schools Sporting Fixtures. The Integrated Day enables boys to receive coaching in their selected sport according to the season. Cricket, rugby, swimming, athletics, hockey, soccer and tennis are offered during the school day as well as an extra-mural where teams are selected for matches against other schools. Facilities include an indoor cricket centre, indoor swimming pool and astro-turf.