As a sport specialist academy, students at Parkwood enjoy a wide-range of physical activities including football, badminton, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, dance, trampolining, cricket, rounders, athletics and so much more.
Every student is encouraged to practice and try a new skill every night of the week including in football, basketball, cricket, trampolining, athletics and table tennis. We are supported by Sheffield Wednesday FC, the English Cricket Board and Sky Sports Living for Sport.
Our brightest sporting prospects are given the platform to develop their skills and talent at an elite level, with many students having been selected to represent the city at county level and as part of Team GB at international level. Our young football stars also represent youth academies at professional football clubs including Chesterfield FC, Sheffield United FC and Sheffield Wednesday.
At Parkwood E-ACT Academy students are encouraged to develop personal leadership skills and be involved in leading lower years and primary school children in external events. This includes the Partnership games which is attended by over 750 primary school children!
Students also enjoy sports experiences including the annual ski trip to Austria and rewards trips which in recent times have included attending live football matches, mountain biking and outdoor rock climbing.
Please contact Head of PE Darren.Butterworth@e-act.org.uk for more information.