The Michaelmas term sees Prep boys, from years 3-8, focusing on rugby as their main sport. Boys are introduced to Tag-Rugby in their PE lessons from Year 2, before playing competitive Tag games against other schools in Year 3 and eventually progressing to Contact Rugby in Year 4.
There are 5 rugby pitches on the Prep site with access to a further 6 across the campus when required. Pupils in Yr 5-8 play block fixtures against other local independent schools in the South West most Wednesdays and Saturdays. In Years 3 and 4, fixtures tend to take place on a Monday afternoon with the occasional Saturday morning.
Benefiting from a range of expert coaching from staff across both schools including the schools dedicated Director of Rugby. Pupils play in their age groups as per RFU guidelines. In the Lent Term, 7’s rugby is available for the older boys with the school entering a number of regional tournaments. This culminates with the national Rosslyn Park 7’s competition.