The staff of the Physical Education department go to great lengths to ensure that Birchensale is well represented in competitive events with other Middle Schools. We offer a sport for all approach with most clubs being open to any pupils who wish to attend. The results of this is excellent club attendance and the ability to offer A, B and even C teams in several sports. Pupils have the opportunity to compete at district level in Athletics, Football, Hockey, Cricket, Netball, Rugby, Rounders, Indoor Rowing, some of these sports lead to county and regional competitions where success is gained. Birchensale has an enviable record of sporting achievements winning many competitions at both District and County level and received the coveted Sportsmark Gold Award in May 2000, which was re-awarded in 2007 and again in 2009. More recently we were awarded the School Games – Silver Award in 3 years in a row and capped of an amazing 2015 – 2016 by Achieving the School Games – Gold for the first time!