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Offering a range of superb facilities

At the Senior School, we have superb sports facilities from our own boathouses on the River Avon to our beautiful rugby and cricket ground, Longmead. Monktonians play sport and represent the school with commitment during fixtures, sport it is important at our school and we encourage all our students to participate to the best of their ability whatever that may be. Pupils at Monkton will be pleasantly surprised at how many opportunities there are to participate in sport and PE. The school is fortunate to be able to offer the following facilities for the pupils to use during both timetabled lessons and extra-curricular activities.

  •        Sports Hall (including a weights room)
  •        All Weather Sports Pitch for hockey and tennis
  •        4 rugby pitches/2 cricket squares
  •       18 tennis courts including 6 grass courts
  •       2 squash courts
  •       25 metre indoor swimming pool
  •       2 Boathouses, both on the River Avon with one for senior and elite crews.


A diverse and exciting subject devoted to the exploration of the many aspects of sport

 “Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.”– Dan Gable

What are the newest developments in technology behind sport?
How does Psychology contribute to the development of an elite athlete?
Why are some athletes tempted to use Drugs?
How does the body and its systems cope with sport performed at incredibly high intensity such as 12 rounds against Anthony Joshua through to major duration such as Ultra marathons?

What questions do you have about sport? Find out what makes a ‘gold medal’ through PE!


All pupils should be competent performers at school team level and be interested in watching, reading about and discussing sport. The theory and practical sections are very much interlinked. In the theory modules, students will study anatomy and physiology, physical training, movement analysis, psychological factors affecting performance, health and safety issues, factors affecting participation, sociocultural and contemporary sporting issues. The practical sessions focus on development of skills, analysis of performance and developing sport related fitness.
At A Level:

The A Level course focuses on a great variety of topics. Applied anatomy and physiology, Skill acquisition, Sport and society, Exercise physiology, Biomechanical movement, Sport psychology, Sport and society and the role of technology in physical activity and sport. The course is applied daily to the sporting world and really brings the subject to life. We gain a great insight into the workings of sport at participation level through to elite level. 

Next Steps…

To arrange a visit, or for any other enquiries regarding admissions at the Senior School, please contact our Head of Admissions, Mrs Carole Heritage on 01225 721 133

To arrange a visit, or any other enquiries at the Pre-Prep and Prep please contact our Deputy Heads of Admissions Nicky Davis or Katie Hiscott on 01225 831 238.

Give us a call:

Tel: +44 (0)1225 721 133

Or send us an email: for Senior School enquiries for Pre-Prep and Prep enquiries

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