Physical Education

Mrs Victoria Kirby (Director of Sport) BSc (St Mary's), PGCE (Brunel)
Mrs Elizabeth Aitchison BA (Chichester)
Mrs Emily-Jayne Harrison BA (QTS) (Brighton)
Mrs Katja Jackson BEd (Bedford College)
Miss Faye Kelsey BA (QTS) (St Mary's)

Sport is important at Farnborough Hill. Excellent facilities are available for activities and games, offering a real choice for all. The unstoppable enthusiasm of our teachers inspires a true love of sport amongst the students, and we want everyone to feel confident and comfortable with their chosen activities, regardless of ability. We aim for each girl to leave our school with a lifelong desire to stay healthy and active.

All the Physical Education staff are involved in class, club and team activities. Organising, coaching, umpiring, and generally supporting each other in our efforts to offer as wide an educational experience as possible.


Purpose-built Sports Hall, indoor heated swimming pool, 7 tennis/netball courts, 2 hockey pitches (grass), athletics/rounders area, 65 acres of ground for cross-country, floodlit astro-turf hockey pitch.


Girls in Year 7 have three 1 hour Physical Education lessons per week and girls in Years 8 - 11 have two 1 hour lessons per week. All girls are also encouraged to attend at least one extracurricular club on a regular basis.  The curriculum activities are listed in the table below

Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11
Athletics Athletics Athletics Aerobics Aerobics
Badminton Badminton Badminton Athletics Athletics
Dance Hockey Fitness Badminton Badminton
Gymnastics Netball Hockey Basketball Basketball
Hockey Rounders Netball Fitness Dance
Netball Swimming Rounders Football Fitness
Rounders Tennis Swimming Netball Football
Swimming   Tennis Rounders Netball
Tennis     Stoolball Rounders
      Swimming Stoolball
      Tennis Swimming
      Trampolining Table Tennis
      Volleyball Tag Rugby

Sixth Formers are encouraged to use the sports facilities during their free lessons.