The British School Jakarta values the role of sports, health and exercise in our lives and recognises that individual students bring differing qualities to the school and learn in different ways. The sports and activities programmes, in keeping with the School’s mission statement, provide our students with a wide range of opportunities to realize their full potential and in so doing develop those fundamental characteristics deemed both important and relevant to their lives.
Participation in sports and activities can be an integral part of a student's educational experience and the British School School attempts to provide sporting opportunities for all students who wish to participate. These may take the form of either leisure or competitive activities. The British School offers team sports at different age groups U10 and U12 (Primary) and U13, U15 and Senior (Secondary) plus comprehensive age-group opportunities in the swimming, tennis and gymnastics programmes.
In addition to sport being available through the curriculum in Physical Education and as a key component of the Extra-Curricular Activities programme, the school also has a competitive selective sports programme.
The competitive sports programme attempts to provide for as many sports as can reasonably be supported and are central to the organisations of which the school is a member: Jakarta Schools Athletic Conference (JAAC), South East Asia Students Activity Conference (SEASAC) and the Federation of British International Schools in South Asia (FOBISIA). The school year is split into three seasons (each approximately eight weeks in length) and provides regular, competitive sport for teams of all ages.