St Paul’s School / Sport

We have a dedicated team of athletics coaches with expertise in all of the major disciplines, including sprinting, hurdling, middle- and long-distance running, shot putt, javelin, discus, high jump, long jump and triple jump. From the national medalist to the boy hoping to improve his overall fitness, there is a place for every athlete.

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While individual competition is the very essence of athletics, there are also real opportunities for athletes to learn team skills through involvement in the squad, including pre-season training camps, age group competitions and relay races. During the summer term, we compete in many events: for example, the Lord Burghley trophy, the Cholmeley Shield and the prestigious Achilles Relays.

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Our best athletes have the opportunity to compete at Borough, County, National and even International level. Currently, we have an English Schools’ medalist in the squad: Hugo Fleming, Fifth form, won a bronze medal at last year’s championships.