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Games & PE

We deliver a high-quality physical education and games curriculum which inspires all pupils to enjoy and participate in competitive sport and other physically-demanding activities.

In the Early Years, children are taught to be active and to develop their coordination, control, and movement. We provide opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports a healthy and active lifestyle. Within their P.E. lessons, the children are given the opportunity to work as individuals, in a group or as part of a team. Pupils develop core movement, become increasingly competent and confident, and access a broad range of opportunities to extend their agility, balance and co-ordination. As the children progress, we aim to give them opportunities to compete in sport and other activities in order to build character and help to embed values such as fairness and respect.

Aims of the Sports department

  • To develop a positive attitude to physical activity
  • To enhance physical development and individual fitness
  • To be enjoyable, challenging and purposeful
  • To learn to play fairly, compete honestly, win modestly and lose gracefully
  • To allow pupils to extend themselves to a high level through county and national experiences


  • Rugby
  • Hockey
  • Cricket
  • Netball
  • Handball*
  • Tennis*
  • Badminton*
  • Squash*
  • Basketball*
  • Lacrosse*
  • Swimming (school pool)
  • Athletics*
  • Dance*
  • Cross Country*

We have a full fixtures programme for Rugby, Hockey, Cricket and Netball

*Played as part of our PE programme

Latest News

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Cambridge Chemistry Challenge Success

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge

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A-Level and GCSE Academic Success!

Blundell's is highly successful in fulfilling its aim to promote the best habits of learning in the pursuit of excellence. This is reflected in our exceptional results in GCSE and A-levels.

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As You Like It

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Ten Tors

Blundell’s School had five Ten Tors Teams who completed the gruelling Ten Tors challenge.

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Summer Cricket at Blundell's

Under 15s National Cup: Blundell's v Marlborough College

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Devizes to Westminster 2022

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Two pupils awarded the Blundell’s White Blazer

White blazers are awarded to pupils who achieve Full Colours in three areas of the school.

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Sensory story time at Tiverton Library

Our Head of Pre-Prep Mrs Clifford shares a sensory story time for the community.

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The Exeter Chiefs England Rugby Academy

Congratulations to Dan, Ben and Will who have been selected for the Exeter Chiefs DPP U18 Academy Programme. It's great to see our strong connections with Exeter Chiefs continue.

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