School Sports & P.E.

School Sports & Activities


Learn By Doing

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity……


PE Staff

Miss McLeary

Miss McLeary

PE Teacher

Favourite Sports: Football, Running, Skiing

Inspirational quote:

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. (Michael Jordan)

Why did you become a PE Teacher:

I loved PE when I was at school and wanted to try and replicate this experience for others. 

Sporting Idol or Role model is:   Dame Kelly Holmes

Mr Swan

Mr Swan

PE Teacher

Favourite Sports: Golf/Football Inspirational quote : There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do (Derek Jeter) Why did you become a PE Teacher: It allowed me to get paid for doing something I really enjoyed…and the holidays! Sporting Idol is: Tiger Woods
Mr MacDonald

Mr MacDonald

PE Teacher

Favourite Sports: Football & Gymnastics Inspirational quote you use most: If you work hard enough and never give up, you can turn your signature into an autograph. Why did you become a PE Teacher: I love being active and wanted a career of being active. Having the ability to help others enjoy being active. Sporting Idol or Role model is: Ronaldinho
Mr Brown

Mr Brown

Faculty Head

Favourite Sports: Football, Golf and Badminton Inspirational quote: “ Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and start being excited about what could go right”. “The only person you should try and be better than, is the person you were yesterday”. Why did you become a PE Teacher: I had an excellent experience at school and I wanted to motivate and challenge others to be physically active. Sporting Idol or Rolemodel is: Lionel Messi and Seve Ballesteros
Mrs Cleland

Mrs Cleland

PE Teacher

Favourite Sports: Football and Rugby Inspirational quote you use most: There’s no such thing as can’t. Why did you become a PE Teacher: I love sport and fitness and wanted to help others experience the benefits of physical activity just like my PE Teachers did when I was at school. Sporting Idol or Rolemodel is: Andy Murray
Miss Park

Miss Park

PE Teacher

Favourite Sports: Swimming and Basketball Inspirational quote: “There is no success without hardwork” Why did you become a PE Teacher: It was my favourite subject at school & I wanted a job which I would enjoy. Sporting Idol or Rolemodel is: Michael Phelps
Mr Thomson

Mr Thomson

PE Teacher

Favourite Sports: Rugby, Golf and Formula 1 Inspirational quote you use most: “I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast! Eric Liddell Why did you become a PE Teacher: Sport has provided me an opportunity to experience success and at School it was the only thing I was good at. I became a PE Teacher to help grow the aspirations of others and help provide opportunities for pupils to experience success in all areas of their life. Sporting Idol or Role model is: Lewis Hamilton
Miss Donnelly

Miss Donnelly

PE Teacher

Favourite Sports: Football & Basketball Inspirational quote you use most: Never let the fear of striking out, keep you from playing the game! Why did you become a PE Teacher: I became a PE teacher as I enjoyed PE in school and enjoy working with different people. I also had a very positive experience of PE in school and had teachers that inspired me to go into the profession. Sporting Idol or Rolemodel is: Henrik Larsson

Extra Curricular Timetable

There are many clubs for pupils to get involved in at St Mungo’s High School. These are run by either members of staff or senior pupil volunteers. There is no need to sign up, just come along on the day with the correct kit. If you have any questions please see Miss Park in the PE base or our Active Schools Coordinator, Fiona Mackay.

Games Hall

Monday Lunch: S1-3 Tennis/ Badminton (Mr Brown)
Tuesday Lunch: S1 Boys 5-a-side (Mr Heron)
Tuesday After School: St Francis basketball 3:15-4:15pm (senior pupils)
Primary Netball
Wednesday Lunch: Junior Boys Basketball (senior pupils)
Thursday Lunch: Girls Basketball (senior pupils)
Thursday After School: Senior Boys Basketball (Mr Hoffman)

Upstairs Gym

Tuesday Lunch:Lunch: Trampolining/ Gymnastics (Mr Macdonald) 
Tuesday After School: S4 Dance
Wednesday Lunch: Dance (any year group)
Wednesday After School:PM: 3:30-4 Staff Fitness (Miss Park): 4:15-5:15 Staff Yoga/ Pilates (outside instructor)

Fitness Suite

Monday After School: S3 Dance (Miss Donnelly)
Tuesday Lunch: S1 Fitness (Mrs Cleland)
Tuesday After School:3:30- 4:30 Transition Dance (senior pupils)
Wednesday Lunch: Dance (Miss Donnelly)
Wednesday After School:Dance 3:15-4:15 (senior pupils)
Thursday After School: Staff Spin (Mr Shaw)

Astro Turf

Monday Lunch: Football (Mr Phee)
Monday After School: Football Fixtures
Tuesday Lunch: Football (Mr Phee)
Tuesday After School:S1/2 Boys Football Training/ Football Fixtures
Wednesday Lunch: Football (Mr Phee)
Wednesday After School:Football Fixtures
Thursday Lunch: Football (Mr Phee)
Thursday After School:Girls Football/ Football Fixtures

Friday Lunch: Football (Mr Phee)
Friday After School: Football Fixtures

Swimming Pool

Tuesday Morning: Staff Swimming
Tuesday Lunch:Swimming Club/ Fun Swim (Miss Park)
Wednesday After School:Staff Swiming
Thursday After School: Staff Swimming

Sports Council:

Our Sports Council is currently made up of 29 S2-6 pupils who are enthusiastic and passionate about promoting and participating in sport and physical activity. In order to be a member of the Sports Council each pupil had to submit an application form and attend an interview. This year we had over 50 applications. Once successful the pupils’ sign a contract in which they agree to participating and leading clubs in school. Throughout the year the Sports Council help organise and volunteer at sporting events in the school and in the community. Events include: primary athletics, primary sports days, tennis competitions and netball festivals to name but a few.