Major games taught include, Rugby, Football, Hockey, Netball, Basketball, Cricket and Rounders. Other activities included in the programme are Gymnastics, Dance, Fitness/SAQ, Handball, Tennis, Badminton, Cheerleading, Body Toning, Indoor Rowing, Volleyball, Table tennis, Dodgeball and D Athletics.
Bishop Stopford's facilities include a full size sports hall, a 4 Badminton courts, Basketball courts, Cricket nets, Gymnasium, 6 Tennis courts, five Netball courts, rugby and football pitches, a purpose equipped Dance studio and multi-use games area.
Physical Education is timetabled across the school with 2 hours a week for all year groups in Key Stages 3 and 4. In Year 10 students have the opportunity to opt to study GCSE Physical Education (AQA). In Year 12 students have the chance to study A Level PE (OCR), which is examined in Year 13.