Felsted has an enviable reputation both locally and nationally for the high quality of its sporting teams and the dedication and expertise of the school's coaching staff. There is a strong tradition of sporting excellence at Felsted, however all abilities are catered for and every pupil is encouraged to enjoy a recreational interest in individual or team games, while developing a healthy attitude to fitness and exercise.
Pupils gain much enjoyment from expert coaching in core sports including Rugby, Hockey and Cricket for the boys and Hockey, Netball, Rounders and Tennis for the girls. There are also many opportunities for pupils to try other sports in PE sessions or in extra-curricular clubs, including Swimming, Basketball, Squash, Aerobics, Football, Rugby Sevens, Keep Fit, Running, Golf, Horse Riding, Polo and Badminton and others.
All students will represent the school in sporting fixtures during their school career, with travel to an away fixture once a fortnight the norm for the vast majority of students. Additionally, students who take their sporting expertise to a higher level will receive the opportunity to join one of the many Sports Trips and Tours. Recently, these have included:
- Rugby Tours to France and Australia
- Cricket Tours to Australia
- Netball Tours to Malta
- Skiing Trips to the French Alps
- Golf Trips to the USA
- Basketball Trips to Denmark