At Chelmsford County High School we offer a wide range of sporting activities outside of the PE Lessons. These take place before school, at lunchtime after school and at weekends. Inter-house sports competitions feature strongly in the life of the school.
The school has an outstanding sporting tradition with teams competing against local schools and at District, Regional or National level.
Individual students are regularly selected to represent Essex, Eastern Region and England, particularly in Athletics, Cross Country, Netball and Swimming.
Regular training sessions take place for: Athletics, Badminton, Cricket, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Netball, Rounders, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis and Trampolining. From time to time sessions are arranged in non-competitive sports, for instance in Aerobics, Boxercise, Dance or Yoga. With such a wide range of sports on offer, all girls are encouraged to take part.
Most sessions are run by staff with help from senior students and are free of charge, others incur a small fee to cover the cost of appropriately qualified, external coaches and/or certification and badges.
Our Dance Show forms a highly popular and prominent feature in the school spring calendar. Although co-ordinated by the PE department, the dances are choreographed, taught and rehearsed by the Sixth Form Dance Officials. Between 150 and 200 girls from all years participate in the dances in an eclectic mixture of styles from ballet and tap, to modern, hip-hop and Bollywood via jazz and Irish; many exhibiting skills learnt outside school.