Sport

Developing character and resilience – good for the mind, body and spirit.

At Berkhamsted Girls we understand that physical exercise is good for the mind, body and spirit.

The numerous benefits of Sport at Berkhamsted Girls include:

–Building confidence

–Developing character and resilience

–Encouraging sport as a way of life, for lifelong participation

–Reducing stress and pressure

–Encouraging determination, goal-setting and motivation

Sport also requires memorisation, repetition and learning – all of which benefit our pupils academically.

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Specialist Sport Teachers

Berkhamsted’s PE Department consists of specialist teachers who provide expert teaching and coaching, before, during and after school. In addition, we employ a number of external coaches to support our sport programmes.

Impressive numbers of pupils represent the school each week in various sports and all pupils are encouraged to be involved in competitive sport at the appropriate level.

The Cricketer – Top 100

The Cricketer has published its Schools Guide 2022, featuring the top 100 senior, the top 50 prep/junior and the top 20 all-girls schools in a bumper 156-page supplement.

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Ambitious go-getters who are always looking for ways to make themselves stand out from the crowd, and want to get the absolute utmost from the education and opportunities available to them.

Strong research skills are evident in many examples of project work, and older pupils, in particular, show excellent ability to assimilate and analyse a wide range of sources.

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Y7 & 8 GIRLS HOUSE CRICKET… a brilliant day with some excellent performances & an exceptional spirit on display… well done to New Stede & Russell, however 🏏  was the real winner of the day! #teamberko @berkhamstedgirls @berkhamstedschools

Y7 & 8 GIRLS HOUSE CRICKET… a brilliant day with some excellent performances & an exceptional spirit on display… well done to New Stede & Russell, however 🏏 was the real winner of the day! #teamberko @berkhamstedgirls @berkhamstedschools

Congratulations to OB @james_isaacs1 on your selection to the England u20 World Cup squad! @berkhamstedschools @englandrugby

Congratulations to OB @james_isaacs1 on your selection to the England u20 World Cup squad! @berkhamstedschools @englandrugby

Stars v Sunrisers Trip: Thank you to @surreycricket for the great hospitality during our girls cricket trip to The Oval. Our pupils loved watching @sestarscricket v @sunriserscricket and meeting the squads at the end 🏏🌟🌅 #TeamBerko

Stars v Sunrisers Trip: Thank you to @surreycricket for the great hospitality during our girls cricket trip to The Oval. Our pupils loved watching @sestarscricket v @sunriserscricket and meeting the squads at the end 🏏🌟🌅 #TeamBerko

A snapshot of our week of sport here @berkhamstedprep 🙌 so many of our children enjoying the wide range of sporting opportunities on offer to them, including cricket, gymnastics, swimming, athletics, tennis and even an aquathlon! We will be ready for a rest this summer! 🏃‍♀️🏊🏏🤸‍♀️☀️

A snapshot of our week of sport here @berkhamstedprep 🙌 so many of our children enjoying the wide range of sporting opportunities on offer to them, including cricket, gymnastics, swimming, athletics, tennis and even an aquathlon! We will be ready for a rest this summer! 🏃‍♀️🏊🏏🤸‍♀️☀️

Developing Remarkable People - Sport teaches us so much about character. This was highlighted yesterday in the Girls 1st XI Last 16 game in @cricketpapercups (The Hundred).

The opposition were one wicket down batting first when their number three flicked the ball down to fine leg. It looked like it was going for four, but Hannah chased it and kept it in. The batters had stopped running, thinking it had gone for 4, Hannah’s throw came into Christina who removed the bails and appealed for the wicket. The batters had realised their mistake and tried to get back, but the one at the wicket-keepers end was caught short and given out by the umpire. 

As the batter was walking off, wicket-keeper, Christina asked if she could withdraw the appeal and the batter be reinstated, which the umpires agreed to. In a national cup last 16 game that now sees the team two wins from a Lords final, this was a remarkable piece of sporting behaviour. 

We love that sport allows players the opportunity to make decisions and develop their character in this manner. #SpiritofCricket @homeofcricket

@berkhamstedgirls @berkhamstedboys @berkhamstedsixth @berkhamstedschools 

#developingremarkablepeople

Developing Remarkable People – Sport teaches us so much about character. This was highlighted yesterday in the Girls 1st XI Last 16 game in @cricketpapercups (The Hundred).

The opposition were one wicket down batting first when their number three flicked the ball down to fine leg. It looked like it was going for four, but Hannah chased it and kept it in. The batters had stopped running, thinking it had gone for 4, Hannah’s throw came into Christina who removed the bails and appealed for the wicket. The batters had realised their mistake and tried to get back, but the one at the wicket-keepers end was caught short and given out by the umpire.

As the batter was walking off, wicket-keeper, Christina asked if she could withdraw the appeal and the batter be reinstated, which the umpires agreed to. In a national cup last 16 game that now sees the team two wins from a Lords final, this was a remarkable piece of sporting behaviour.

We love that sport allows players the opportunity to make decisions and develop their character in this manner. #SpiritofCricket @homeofcricket

@berkhamstedgirls @berkhamstedboys @berkhamstedsixth @berkhamstedschools

#developingremarkablepeople

Celebrating cricket 🏏 and camaraderie 🙌 this afternoon with all of our Year 6’s participating in the first round of our annual House Cricket Festival. Bonus points were awarded for Participation 💯 Integrity 😇 and Teamwork 👫 We feel so proud watching our pupils work and play hard together in finding ways to encourage and support everyone on their team to enjoy and achieve 🏏 @berkhamstedprep

Celebrating cricket 🏏 and camaraderie 🙌 this afternoon with all of our Year 6’s participating in the first round of our annual House Cricket Festival. Bonus points were awarded for Participation 💯 Integrity 😇 and Teamwork 👫 We feel so proud watching our pupils work and play hard together in finding ways to encourage and support everyone on their team to enjoy and achieve 🏏 @berkhamstedprep

A superb day out for the U13 Girls Football team at the @isfafootball Essex regional tournament. The Girls came second in their group with 3 wins and a loss, and then beat St. Joseph’s 2-0 in the semi final. Despite losing to Highgate 1-0 in the final, the team have qualified for National finals day at St. George’s Park in June. A brilliant achievement and a great day out in prospect at the home of football! @berkhamstedgirls @berkhamstedschools #teamberko

A superb day out for the U13 Girls Football team at the @isfafootball Essex regional tournament. The Girls came second in their group with 3 wins and a loss, and then beat St. Joseph’s 2-0 in the semi final. Despite losing to Highgate 1-0 in the final, the team have qualified for National finals day at St. George’s Park in June. A brilliant achievement and a great day out in prospect at the home of football! @berkhamstedgirls @berkhamstedschools #teamberko

They’ve done it! Our U14A girls cricket squad are Hertfordshire County Champions.

Thank you to @haileyburysport for hosting what was a wonderful day of sport. 

🏏🏆 #TeamBerko

They’ve done it! Our U14A girls cricket squad are Hertfordshire County Champions.

Thank you to @haileyburysport for hosting what was a wonderful day of sport.

🏏🏆 #TeamBerko

A great afternoon for the U13 team playing in the District Tournament. Some excellent performances and the girls enjoyed their first outing together as a squad! They lost the semi final on golden goal and finished joint third overall. @berkhamstedgirls #teamberko

A great afternoon for the U13 team playing in the District Tournament. Some excellent performances and the girls enjoyed their first outing together as a squad! They lost the semi final on golden goal and finished joint third overall. @berkhamstedgirls #teamberko

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