Girls Active



Girls’ needs differ and change as they mature. The girls themselves are the best placed people to ‘sell’ PE and sport to other girls.

The Youth Sport Trust aim is to find ways to ensure that physical education (PE), sport and physical activity are motivating for girls.

The PE department will use the Girls Active key principles to aim to engage girls in PE, sport and physical activity.

These principles are:

  • Take a long-term approaching to engaging girls.
  • Put developing self-confidence at the heart of PE.
  • Make PE and sport relevant to girls’ lives.
  • Recognise the power of friends to drive progress.
  • Develop role models for the future.
  • Empower girls to design and deliver PE and sport.

Research from the Youth Sports Trust indicates that:

Our school survey results- 2019

Why exercise?


It improves the strength of bones & muscles, increases heart and lung size and strength, and it improves health & wellbeing.

Exercise will help you do these…..



THURSDAY 3-4 p.m. in the gym/sports hall.

  • Come and experience activities you might not have done before…
  • Cardio tennis
  • Zumba
  • Boxing
  • Unihock
  • Rowing
  • Just Dance
  • Volleyball
  • Indoor rounders
  • Plus more!!



Each time a girl attends the Girls Active club, she will have her loyalty card stamped.

Once it is full, she will be entered into the next draw to win a £10 Sports Direct voucher.

A Girls Active board is in the girls changing room with information regarding the benefits of exercise, clubs the girls can attend, information about famous female sports stars, and information about female members of staffs views on active participation.

This board, along with the activity sessions are organised by the GLAMS.

Girls Leader and marketing squad