UV Form Games

Weekly Timetable

Monday

Team Practice

Tuesday

Team Practice

Wednesday

Team Practice

Thursday

Team Practice

Games Afternoon (matches or options see below)

Saturday

Matches

Team Information

Girls can choose whether they wish to be part of a competitive team or not. In Lacrosse they join the senior squad and will trial for the 1st and 2nd School teams. For Netball, there are U16 A - C Teams; for Hockey there is an U16A team.  In the Summer Term, there are friendly senior matches in Tennis and regular competitions in Athletics.  Girls who choose not to play competitive team sport are encouraged to keep fit and healthy and a wide of range of options is available for them on Thursday afternoons.  In addition, all girls are encouraged to join some of the optional sports clubs and activities that take place every week.

Matches

Hockey matches take place weekly from the beginning of the Autumn Term.  Lacrosse matches start at the beginning of the Autumn Term and continue throughout the Spring Term.  Netball matches commence at the beginning of the Spring Term.  There are tennis and athletics matches in the Summer Term and there are usually 2 swimming galas every term.

Options

Girls not involved in matches may choose from the following options:

  • Aerobics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Fitness Suite
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Athletics
  • Tennis
  • Rounders
  • Swimming

Clubs and Activities

All sports clubs are optional and girls are encouraged to sign up for those clubs which interest them. The following sports clubs are available every week:

Monday

Athletics

Ballet

Basketball

Senior Team Fitness

Riding

Tuesday

Bath University Athletics – selected girls

Athletics 

Swimming (Squad)

Sports' Leaders Award

Tennis

Wednesday

Swimming (Squad)

Ballet

Fencing

Fitness Suite

Senior Team Fitness

Thursday

Tennis

Friday

Fitness Suite

Skiing (Autumn Term only)

Tennis Coaching

Tennis coaching is extremely popular and is an optional paid activity that takes place all year round. For more information, please click here.

Riding

Riding lessons are offered at Pewsey Vale Riding Centre within 30 minutes travelling time of Calne. The Centre has an indoor school with facilities for tuition of girls of all standards, on their own or on riding school ponies. For more information, please click here.

Ballet

Ballet lessons are offered at the end of the school day on a weekly basis by Samantha Black (RAD; RTS; CBTS; AIDTA). All lessons are one hour long. For more information, please click here.

Fencing

Fencing takes place in Top Hall on Wednesday evenings and there are 2 sessions: 5.45 - 6.45pm and 6.45 - 7.45pm. All equipment is provided for the girls. There are 8 sessions in the Spring Term and 5 sessions in Summer Term and the total cost for the 13 weeks is £65. These sessions are currently fully subscribed; if your daughter would like to start fencing, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will try to arrange for her to join a subsequent course.

Skiing

Ski training takes place at Avon Ski Centre during the Autumn Term. The cost is approximately £12.50 (depending on the number of girls). This includes transport, equipment hire and coaching for one and quarter hours. For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Archery 

Archery is a six week course which takes place at a shooting range at Springfield’s School where the girls learn the basics of bow and arrow skills.

Rowing

Rowing takes place over the Summer Term and the first half of the Autumn Term at the Minerva Rowing Club in Bath. The girls learn the basics of rowing and have the opportunity to row in 4's, 2's and singles as well as using the erg monitor to see their positioning and stamina.

Sailing

Sailing is held at the Cotswold Water Park where the girls practise in Picos and Toppers to learn the basic sailing techniques. The girls who are competing may also use this time to train for the Independent Schools Sail Racing Competition. 

Shooting 

Shooting takes place at the Gaunlett Sporting Company in Savernake, Marlborough. Here the girls learn the safety of gun handling and shooting. The basics of Clay Pigeon Shooting, looking at high and low clays and double shooting is also taught.