St James' has a very high sporting reputation
All pupils study physical education as an integral part of the curriculum and the school aims to bring every pupil to a full appreciation and development of their individual physical capabilities. The school offers excellent extra-curricular sporting activities across a wide range, open to all pupils of all abilities. These include:
Athletics, Association Football, Boccia, Basketball, Badminton, Cricket, Hockey, Netball and Rugby
St James' has a very high sporting reputation in the locality and regularly achieves success in competitive team sports. The school's outdoor playing areas include a floodlit 'all weather' pitch, grassed playing areas, tennis and netball courts. The school also has an excellently equipped sports hall.
There are six specialist P.E. members of the teaching staff. These staff have coaching qualifications in a wide range of sports including, gymnastics, hockey, badminton, basketball, netball, rugby and association football. A number of other local sports clubs are also involved with school in various ways. In addition, we participate in the school sports coordination programme which continues to strengthen sporting links with our partner primary schools.