Sport plays an integral part of the school life in St. David’s CBS. Key values such as teamwork, leadership, determination and sportsmanship are developed and actively encouraged during a student’s participation in our physical education programme and through their involvement in the various sports available.
There is a long standing tradition of gaelic games in St. David’s CBS. Training for the various age groups is held after school in the state of the art facilities with full size grass and astro turf G.A.A pitches. Teams compete at all ages in both Dublin, Leinster and All-Ireland competitions.
We have a strong tradition of athletics in St. David’s CBS and students from 1st to 6th year have the opportunity to train and compete at both cross country and track and field events at local, Leinster and National level. Training is after school every week and both competitive and non competitive students are welcome to join in and enjoy are large sunny grounds for running and excellent long jump and shot putt facilities.
Rugby was introduced to St. David’s CBS in 2015 and we have made great strides as a newcomer to the sport. Students have excelled in this sport and their demonstration of both skill and team work is outstanding.
Soccer is a relatively new sport in St. David’s CBS (2016) and has experienced great success at senior level. We are all very excited for what the future holds for our talented young players coming through into senior level.
The school’s basketball programme has been very successful at both junior and senior level and training is after school throughout the year. Our senior players play a very active role in mentoring our junior level players.
Here at St. David’s we’re in the fortunate position of being one of the few schools in the country that has a climbing wall. Available for use to complete beginners and accomplished competitors alike, the climbing club has been a valuable part of the school community for a number of years. The school competes in the national schools climbing competition, winning the senior cup in two of the past three years.