Nord Anglia Education
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Nord Anglia
16 May, 2017

Athletics

At Nord Anglia International School Dublin, we offer a wide selection of team sports and other physical activities at our school in Ireland, and students can participate in both competitive and recreational options. Find out more about the activities on offer both during and outside of class time.

Physical activity is an important part of your child's personal development. As well as keeping students fit and healthy, team and individual sports offer an outstanding opportunity to develop their confidence, skills and sense of teamwork and dedication.

Sport is one of the key components of the extra-curricular provision. We have a wide-ranging programme of sports and physical activity, so every child can find something to enjoy. At our school we aim to provide a very high standard of coaching and competition for the best athletes while enabling everybody to find something they can enjoy. We have collaborations with highly qualified and experienced external coaches who supplement our teaching staff in sports like Soccer, Gymnastics, Basketball, Taekwondo and Tennis. Students can participate in sports every day if they wish, and for the enthusiast there are outstanding opportunities to compete and excel.

Teams

We are proud to offer U19 Boys and U19 Girls teams in Soccer, Basketball and Volleyball. Atheletes will have the opportunity to travel to Nord Anglia competitions within Europe to compete against our sister schools from Madrid, Bratislava, Budapest, Prague, Rotterdam, Moscow, Warsaw as well as four schools from Switzerland. Similarly our U14 and U11 Soccer and Basketball teams can enter a joint event competing against the other Nord Anglia schools. We also offer primary and secondary Cross Country and Athletics teams. There are also a selection of other sporting and recreational activities running on a competitive and non-competitive basis throughout the school year including; Badminton, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Table Tennis, GAA, Gymnastics, Athletics, Multisport, Rock Climbing, Striking and Fielding Games (softball, rounders, cricket), Junior Tennis, Fitness, Junior Archery, and more.