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Our school has enviable standards across competitive sports to place it among the best schools in the country. Our aims are to offer all students the opportunity to discover their sporting talent, to enjoy it no matter what their ability, to appreciate the importance of fitness and to find something which gives them a real sense of achievement.

For the latest information about teams, fixtures and results please visit our dedicated sports website:

WBGS Sports Website

The school has games afternoons for each school year and the department is responsible for the delivery of extensive games activities, whilst liaising with other members of staff from outside the department.

Our major sports of rugby, hockey and cricket are taught in games afternoons, as well as basketball, badminton, fitness, football, sailing, softball and tennis.

We have first class facilities comprising of a sports hall, state of the art fitness suite, a new sports pavilion, sports studio, specialist teaching rooms, two floodlit Astro-turf pitches, six tennis courts, three top quality cricket squares and numerous rugby pitches. 

The school has an extensive list of extra-curricular sporting fixtures. We work upon a three term sporting rotation, with rugby, hockey and cricket being our main focus. We have had national success in recent times in hockey, with teams reaching National Finals at both indoor and outdoor disciplines.

Other extra-curricular commitments include basketball, cross-country, athletics, badminton, table-tennis, tennis and sailing. There are also many other sports offered in the form of clubs run by staff and outside coaches.

To read about our PE curriculum, click here. 


Watford Grammar School for Boys Sports in the Press

The Cricketer June 2020