The children at Fairholme take part in a wide range of sporting activities. Participation in sports and games at Fairholme helps to build positive self- esteem in pupils, reducing stress and promoting physical and mental well-being.
Our all-inclusive approach to sport ensures that every child keeps active, develops confidence and enjoys working as a team. The school has excellent facilities, including an all-weather multi-purpose sports pitch and well- equipped sports hall, which are used both in lessons and for extra-curricular activities.
Engaging in individual sports and activities at Fairholme such as gymnastics, athletics, tennis, badminton and ballet helps pupils to improve fitness, develop balance and coordination and improve concentration and focus.
Inclusion in team sports, such as football, netball, hockey and cricket, provides a key learning environment for children, as they learn to respect authority, rules, teammates and opponents.
Children can take part in playing competitive sport at various team tournaments during their time at Fairholme. Pupils learn to manage their emotions: to win with class and lose with dignity, preparing them well for their lives ahead.