Basketball in the Sports HallSport is a key part of life at Peter Symonds for many students. As a college, we have a long sporting history and regularly achieve success in league, cup, county and national competitions. However, if you enjoy your sport but do not want to play within a college team, you can pick up one of our recreational sports.

The department has excellent facilities that include a modern sports hall, fitness suite and pavilion. It also has excellent playing fields and tennis courts, as well as the use of a local swimming pool and astro-turf pitch.

Sporting Achievements 2016/17

A major achievement during the last sports season was success in the Association of Colleges National Championships in Nottingham April 2017. As a region, the South East won the National Event bringing home the Wilkinson Sword. This feat was last achieved in 2011.

63 Students from PSC represented the South East in this pinnacle event of sporting achievement for colleges. Students participated in Men's and Women's Hockey, Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Tennis, Women's Rugby, Netball, Men's Volleyball and Women's Golf. More results of competitions can be seen on the Sports Team and Achievements webpage.

Sports Participation

The college has over 2000 students who participate weekly in a thriving activities programme. Over 100 courses operate and students are able to sign up for courses that interest them or allow them to gain a qualification.

Sports Team Trials 2018

Team Trials will be taking place from Tuesday 28th August - Friday 31st August 2018. This is for the selection of Sports Teams for September 2018. Please be aware, trials are the only time students are able to apply for a team place.

Find Us on Facebook

You can find the Sports Teams and College Sports Maker Facebook pages at the following links. All news, fixtures, results and team photos can be found at the Sports Team page. The College Sports Maker page promotes new sporting activities in the college and posts photos of various participation sports that are run at the college.

Active Colleges Survey 2017

The file linked to below contains data based on our colleges student responses to the Active Colleges Survey in February and March 2017; it also contains comparative national findings. Peter Symonds College are above the national average in all responses given, proving that we provide a sustainable programme of physical and sporting activities that keep students active when at college.

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