Whickham School has held Sports College status for over 10 years and during this time has developed a wide range of sports related programmes in healthy life styles, sport participation, student leadership, coaching, international leadership exchange and exam qualifications. Ensuring that every student has the skills, confidence and knowledge to become independent, healthy and successful young adults.
Representative sports teams in school total over 25 different sports, thus enabling every student to find their niche and develop their talent.
Since Sports College status the PE department has developed and introduced a range of academic qualifications to suit the needs of all the students. These include BTEC Sport and Performing Arts at level 2 and 3, GCSE and A level PE, Diploma in Sport and active leisure.