Physical Education

Department Members

Miss Nichola Barbour– Head of Department
Mrs Sioban Gormley
Miss Joanne McNabb

The students engage in a wide range of sporting activities and events both in class and in extra-curricular forums:


  • To ensure that all students have a well-balanced curriculum within their PE class time.
  • To achieve a reasonable degree of proficiency in basic skills fundamental to all sports.
  • To encourage creativity and a sense of the aesthetic through general activity.
  • To make students aware of the benefits of physical fitness, the enjoyment derived from it and life-long recreational relevance.


To encourage and develop the following:

  • Participation
  • Individual achievement and performance
  • Social/personal development
  • Understanding, tolerance and responsibility through sportsmanship
  • Health and Safety

School Curriculum

Key Stage 3 Key Stage 4

KS3 Gymnastics, Indoor Athletics, Dance Athletics, Health Related Fitness. KS3 Swimming lessons take place in Omagh Leisure Centre swimming pool.

KS4 Athletics Badminton,Health Related Fitness Volleyball, Gaelic Football Gaelic Football, Netball, Indoor Athletics ,Unihoc

All year groups are allocated 4.4% of the time available on the timetable to Physical Education classes.

A Ski-Trip is organised every two years.


1 Gym/Hall (indoor)

1 Sports Hall (contracted externally – closely adjacent to the school)

1 All Weather Track

Extra-Curricular School Teams 2018/2019

Minor, Junior, Inter and Senior Netball Teams

Athletics (Lunchtime)

Indoor, Cross Country, Track & Field

Gaelic Football Teams

Under 19, Under 16, Under 14 & Year 8

The teams below may be entered for school competitions, but the pupils are under the supervision of a parent/guardian.

Equestrian Team

Handball Teams

Swimming Teams.








 GLA Entrance Assessment Results

Results have been posted to arrive on Saturday 4th February 2023

If any Parent / Guardian of a P7 pupil who sat the GLA Entrance Assessment in Loreto Grammar School has not received results in the post, you may call the school office between 12noon and 1p.m. on Saturday 4th February.

This session is only to facilitate issue of results which have not been delivered.