Charnwood College
Charnwood College@CharnwoodColl


Charnwood has an impressive national and international reputation for the quality of its Physical Education and sports provision.

We offer qualifications at KS4 GCSE PE, A-level PE and the Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport.


Our facilities include:

  • a new sports centre
  • 2 sports halls
  • 1 multi-gym
  • a 25-metre swimming pool
  • a flood-lit, all-weather 3G sports pitch
  • a gym
  • extensive playing fields.


We place great emphasis on developing students’ leadership abilities, with sixth formers coaching younger students and taking part in the Sports Leadership Awards programme.


The department, which runs a Basketball Academy in association with Leicester Riders, has nurtured many young sports men and women who have gone on to a professional career in playing or coaching sport.


Students have the opportunity to take part in a wide choice of extra-curricular sports clubs and competitions at all levels, as well as the highly popular annual school sports day.


Charnwood caters for a broad range of sports, from volleyball to athletics, badminton, cricket, cross-country running, football, netball, rounders, rowing, rugby, swimming and tennis. 


Winter Cup 2018 Timetable