We hope to encourage a healthy attitude to sport, which will continue into their adult lives. We are officially credited with Sports College Status, which means we have very strong links with the Youth Sport Trust. Westfield is fortunate in having specialist PE staff and very good facilities: a large gymnasium and changing rooms with showers, netball and tennis courts, extensive playing fields, use of the ‘all weather’ hockey pitches at the Hockey Centre and the ‘all weather’ tennis courts at Bedford Lawn Tennis Club.
Pupils participate in National Curriculum activities such as gymnastics, dance, games, athletics and outdoor adventure activities. Pupils are taught by specialist staff as well as qualified coaches after school, from 3pm to 4.15pm, covering a wide range of sporting activities.
Westfield is working very closely with Biddenham Upper School and other Middle and Lower Schools to further extend the physical activity programmes on offer to our pupils. We have school teams for football, rugby, hockey, netball, athletics, cricket, rounders, tennis, basketball and dodgeball for girls and boys. We participate in the Bedford and Kempston Schools League and have fixtures every week all year round.