Physical Education

Teaching and Learning

All children are entitled to a balanced programme of Physical Education. Physical Education is concerned with the principles behind good health and physical fitness, and with participating in a range of physical activities designed to satisfy the needs, abilities and interests of individual children
At Key Stage 3 pupils attend two Physical Education lessons where they study a wide range of activities.


Throughout the academic year, the PE faculty offers a vast programme of extra-curricular activities. These include the more traditional games of rugby, football, cricket, netball, badminton and basketball to name a few. We also offer more non-traditional games such as dodgeball, OAA, softball and many more.

Representing the school in any sport is a fantastic honour for our pupils and a great opportunity to showcase their skills. As part of our enrichment programme, we enter teams in the School Games Competitions throughout the year. The calendar for this can be found here. To keep up to date with fixtures and results for the school games click here

Hamilton Academy PE ethos focuses on participation, attainment and enjoyment. We have lots of fun activities to take part in at lesson time, lunch time and after school. As well as the above activities, we also offer activities such as archery, climbing and OAA. Click here to read more
Within PE, we also like to reward students for their achievements throughout the academic year. We do this by offering trips to sports fixtures, providing a Health & Fun Week (includes inflatables, climbing wall and other activities), offering activities such as our Girls Health & Well-being Day and Sports Day.Have a look at what the PE department have been up to by clicking on this link to the PE Summer Newsletter.

Staffing and Facilities:

The Physical Education Faculty is made up of an experienced team which can deliver a vast amount of knowledge and expertise in a wide range of sports. We have 5 members of staff currently working in the PE department. We are a highly committed, skilled and friendly team who welcome communication with parents and carers.

Click the link above to see our 2016-2017 staffing structure

The Merlyn Vaz Sports Centre was opened in October 2003 by Lord Falconer and Keith Vaz MP. The centre has added a great deal to the PE Faculty allowing more activities to occur through more space and better facilities. Click here to read more about our Facilities