All RGS students access 2 hours of compulsory Physical Education per week up until Year 12. There is also the option to study Physical Education to A Level in Years 12 and 13.
The following sports form part of the curriculum:
Rugby, Hockey, Basketball, Rowing, Swimming, Badminton, , Handball Athletics, Cricket, Softball, Football, Cross Country Running, Tennis.
All pupils also have access to recreational sports clubs where the emphasis is on friendly competition and exercise. These clubs run at lunchtimes and after school. Here we play Badminton Weight-lifting Fives, Table Tennis, Self Defence Climbing.
One of the more interesting minor sports is Fives. Fives was first played in one of the bays of Eton College Chapel. Today’s courts keep some of the original features of the original court - the buttress, ledges, and steps. This game is only played in England and Nigeria. You hit the ball with your hands (protected by gloves) rather than a racket.
The RGS is lucky enough to have two fives courts which are used by boys in all year groups throughout the school day. There is a Fives club with specialist coaching every Thursday from 1.30pm until 4pm. Fives is played purely as a recreational sport at RGS with over 40 boys playing regularly.
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Josh Radvan (Royal Grammar School and Chalfont Otters) competed in the National Schools Biathlon Championship finals, held at Bath University on 15th March 2009. Josh Radvan on the podium (on the right in the picture ) The event consists of a 1000m track run, followed by a 100m long course swim.
On a warm and sunny day on the track Josh set a personal best time, finishing 3rd in the run. He followed that with another personal best in the pool, which was good enough to win the swim competition. This gave him overall 2nd place and a well-deserved silver medal.




beachcricket.jpgCricket is an English passion. A group of our pupil travelled in April 2009 to the Carribean island of St Lucia to play a tournament. The picture shows them playing a fun game on the beach in the evening. That is not normal, of course, Their main matches were plyed on carefully prepared grass pitches.