Leading the way in girls' school sport

We offer diverse and enjoyable sports opportunities that cater to all ages and abilities. Our commitment to accessibility and tailored activities ensures every student's individual needs are met. At the heart of our mission is fostering lifelong engagement in sports, instilling confidence, promoting health, and enhancing wellbeing. With a team of skilled PE teachers and specialised coaches, including former national-level players, we passionately compete across various sports. 

Our reputation for outstanding attainment is well-earned, as our teams consistently excel across all levels of competition, propelling numerous pupils to achievements beyond the school sphere, reaching district and national recognition.

Our sporting offering is made up of the following:

Sport Scholarships

Sport Scholarships are available at S1, S2 and S5 entry. Head over to our scholarships section to find out about the exceptional opportunities and benefits of our scholarships and the application process.

Our programme

  • Diverse and enjoyable sports opportunities for all ages and abilities.
  • Tailored activities for individual needs and accessibility for all students.
  • Foster lifelong engagement, confidence, health, and wellbeing through sports.
  • Skilled PE teachers and specialist coaches, including former national-level players
  • Competitive participation in various sports.
  • Exceptional support for performance athletes at district, national, and international levels. See our aspiring athlete programme.
  • Pupils progress beyond school level, achieving district and national recognition.
Cricket player batting game girl school
Cricket player batting game girl school


Onsite sports facilities:

  • Large all-weather astro-pitch
  • Two grass pitches
  • Athletics sprint track, long jump, and high jump area
  • Two outdoor Multi-Use Games Areas
  • Spin studio
  • Gym
  • Indoor sports hall

Offsite sports facilities:

  • Local Drumsheugh Swimming Baths
Tennis girl school game sport
Tennis girl school game sport

Keep up to date with all our Sports Fixtures and Results

Sport at St George's

Sport at St George’s

“The school has also been really supportive of my outside sporting commitments, especially playing cricket for Scotland at the first-ever Under 19 World Cup in South Africa.”
Molly, Class of 2023

The Fundamental skills we cover are basic movements such as throwing, kicking, running, jumping, hopping, and catching.

  • Focus on fun, participation, inclusive, multisport, and developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Develop a wide range of movement skills, confidence, and desire to participate.
  • Every week, pupils have 3 PE lessons and there are also up to 4 free sports clubs.

Rotations of team games, individual sports, and aesthetic activities.

  • Encourage participation in multisport programme.
  • Up to 5 PE lessons for all year groups per week.
  • Wide range of sport clubs of co-curriculum sports clubs are available daily.
  • Weekly competitions for teams of all abilities throughout the school year.
  • National competitions, tours, and training camps.
  • Participation across all sports.
  • Occasional international events.

  • Broadened curriculum and range of sport co-curricular activities available.
  • Tailored Physical Education Curriculum and Sports Co-Curricular programme.
  • Afternoon sports activities with inter-school matches and tournaments.
  • Freedom of choice in selecting activities during PE.
  • Options for high-level performance, aesthetic and/or fitness-based activities.
  • Collaboration with teachers to design personalized programmes based on individual preferences.

All girls engage in high quality learning experiences to promote physical, cognitive and social development. Opportunities for participation and success are experienced by all students through our inclusive policy and diverse programmes.

Girls of all ages and abilities are encouraged to:

• Meet challenges positively

• Demonstrate perseverance and commitment

• Show respect to others

• Accept responsibilities and support others

All aspects of our provision are developmentally (and age) appropriate with the provision of personal learning opportunities taking priority.

Enjoyment, independence, cooperation and creativity are key factors used to promote learning and to develop positive attitudes towards participation in healthy, active lifestyles both now and in the future.

Aspiring Athlete Programme

What are the current criteria? 

  • Currently competing at International, National or District Level 
  • Show ability and have potential to compete at International, National or District level within their age group 
  • A well-rounded athlete demonstrating a passion for fitness and sport
Aspiring Athlete Programme
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