Manor House School, Ashby -de la- Zouch

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''The physical education, sports and games programmes ensure pupils have regular exercise' - ISI Report, 2014

Sport is an integral part of school life at Manor House School. 

All pupils are encouraged to become actively involved in PE, sport and team games during their time at the school.

SportsSport is an integral part of school life.

Extra-curricular sporting activities take place five nights a week.

These activities range from traditional team sports such as football, tag rugby, hockey, 'Gladiators' to karate and table tennis.

Sports clubs cater for all age ranges and abilities, giving all pupils an opportunity to participate.

Pupils receive high quality coaching in small groups, enabling them to grow in skills and confidence.

'The school grounds and nearby sports ground provide good provision for games and sporting activities' - ISI Report, 2014

HockeyHockey and table tennis are just two of the extra curricular sporting activities on offer..

A P.E. teacher at Manor House School, said: “As well as taking part in sports and games during the school day, we encourage pupils to take advantage of the wide range of extra-curricular sporting activities on offer.

“We aim to instill every pupil with the confidence and enthusiasm to enjoy sport and an active lifestyle both in school and beyond.”

KaratePupils give a karate demonstration at the school's summer fete.

Sports Day

All pupils from M1 upwards compete in the school’s annual sports day to earn valuable House points.


High jumpOlder pupils take part in traditional track and field events.

Pupils take part in traditional track and field events, including high jump, javelin and long jump, as well as races over several distances. The school has use of the excellent, outdoor sporting facilities at neighbouring Ashby School, as both schools are members of the Endowed Schools Foundation.

Pupils are rewarded for sporting excellence.

For younger pupils, a Pre-Prep sports day encourages them to enjoy and participate in competitive but fun sporting events, such as egg and spoon races, and hoop races.


Swimming Gala

A swimming gala is held once a year for pupils to show off their sporting prowess in the pool. This exciting event is one of the highlights of the sporting calendar and gives pupils an added opportunity to pick up valuable House points.

GalaA member of staff cheers on pupils in the swimming gala.