William Perkin Sport

William Perkin has a vision for sport that combines offering our students the opportunity to experience quality sport provision in core elective lessons as well as their extended elective programme.

During curriculum lessons, William Perkin students focus on our main sports:

  • Football, Rugby, Cricket and Athletics for boys
  • Netball, Football, Dance, Cricket/Rounders and Athletics for girls

These are supported by after school clubs which develop competitive sport further whilst being open to all.

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Extended Electives

An Extended Elective Programme takes place after school from 4.00pm to 5.30pm every day.

This includes a range of sports clubs and activities as well as those linked to the academic core subjects and the five Core Elective areas.

To view the current Extended Elective timetable, please click here.

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Fixtures and Results

The last few weeks have been extremely busy in the PE department. With 2 Borough Football Tournaments, the grand official opening of our new Pavilion with Hayley McQueen from SkySports News amongst other distinguished guests, as well as other trips. Here’s a roundup of what we’ve been up to.

Borough Champions!!!!!!
Congratulations to the Year 8 and 9 Boys' Football teams who after returning from the Easter holidays played in their first Borough Final. Both teams fought hard, showed grit and determination to go on to win their games and be crowned Borough Champions and bring the silverware back home. Congratulations to all boys who played this season and in particular to the following who played in the final:

Year 8
Olaitan, Nikolas, Kieran, Pharell, Jaydon, Dajaun, Wunmi, Mayor, Bobby, Ricardo, Olaf, Kacper


Year 9
Alex, Gabriel, Nour, Jonah, Joel, Shyam, Cardo, Mohammed, Milan, Andrija, Kai-ern, Amir, Barren, Nathaniel and Arthur


Girls' Sporting Success!
With the final results in from the Borough Netball Leagues the girls have also gone on to show William Perkin’s dedication to improving sporting performance with 3 out of 4 teams gaining promotion and Year 9 and 10 Teams coming top of Division 2. Well done to all girls involved in Netball this year, there has been so much improvement in such a short space of time and we can only improve further from here. Bring on next year’s challenges!

Final results:

Year 7: 3rd based on goal difference, level with 1st and 2nd place based on wins alone.

Year 8: 2nd and promoted to Division 1 next season

Year 9: Winners!!! Promoted to Division 1 next season

Year 10: Winners!!! Promoted to Division 1 next season


Anyone for a spot of Tennis?
On Wednesday 3rd May, 4 of our ARC pupils attended the Paragames mini-tennis tournament as part of the school games. With 11 schools taking part competition was strong and whilst pupils didn’t finish in a medalling position, they all showed a great level of enthusiasm and played some beautiful tennis throughout the day. They also qualified as the best Ealing Borough Team to represent the borough at the London Youth Games MLD ParaGames Inclusive Tennis finals at the end of June which is a great achievement.


Lords Cricket Trip
On Thursday 27th April, Miss Lowen and Mr Barclay took 12 Year 7/8 cricket team boys to the home of cricket for the opening game of the one day season for Middlesex CCC. It was a great opportunity to see professional sport and inspire our own cricket team at the start of the season. Lots of fun was had not only watching the cricket which unfortunately was interrupted by the rain after lunch, but also playing table cricket amongst other cricket based activities during the break. Lots learnt to put in to practice in the season ahead with school matches starting in the upcoming weeks.


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