Our dynamic curriculum offers all students access to different aspects of Physical Education (PE).
PE lessons teach students about the benefits of leading a healthy and active lifestyle and develop key motor and multi-skills, including team-work and developing a positive sense of sportsmanship.
In addition to weekly PE lessons and regular inter-house competitions, students are able to represent the school at multiple sporting fixtures and events against other international schools in Danang.
We place special emphasis on swimming at St. Nicholas School. Swimming goes far beyond physical training and relaxation – it is a matter of survival skills. St. Nicholas School creates the best possible conditions for weekly practice at the SNS outdoor sports court.
St. Nicholas School holds an annual swim competition in an international format and selects the best swimmers to send to international contests.
Professional swim training at the school is reserved for kindergartens and primary school students.
Soccer matches are held on the school’s Sports Day at the city’s stadium every Wednesday for primary, middle, and high school students at the St. Nicholas School.
The school and the Student Council organizes an annual soccer championship between class teams organized by rounds after which selected players are assigned to compete in tournaments between international schools inside and outside Vietnam.
St. Nicholas School provides a basketball court of international quality right at the campus and offers professional training for primary, middle, and high school students during and after school.
Like the SNS soccer team, the basketball team will compete in tournaments between international schools inside and outside Vietnam.
At the St. Nicholas School, there is a Yoga club for students who want to practice yoga. The training sessions of Yoga Club alternates between restorative yoga, which involves slowing and opening the body with passive stretching, and Vinyasa yoga, which includes more standing poses and changing positions more frequently. After each class, students will sit still for 10 – 15 minutes and meditate, which helps to calm students’ muscles and refresh their minds.
Badminton training and practice activities take place on a daily basis during and outside study hours at St. Nicholas School’s campus.
The school provides an Olympic-standard badminton court which will be reserved for middle and high school students for the use of a tournament: class representatives compete by rounds during the entire school year.
St. Nicholas School selects the best players for the school team to compete in badminton tournaments at international schools in and outside Vietnam.
Table tennis is one of the most popular indoor games. Students will have the chance to improve agility, reaction skills, and hand-eye coordination.
Dodgeball is a team sport in which players on two teams try to throw balls and hit opponents while avoiding being hit themselves. Playing dodgeball helps students to improve agility, concentration levels, hand-eye coordination, communication skills as well as learn about using space in sports.
Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players. It is an indoor game, predominantly played by girl students at the St. Nicholas School. Students will have a chance to develop physical strengths, cardiovascular system. Students also gain some skills such as team-building skills, hand-eye coordination, speed, accuracy, and reaction skills.
Students will gain some basic knowledge of physical exercises and diets. Moreover, students will learn how to use gym equipment and choose the right exercises for their bodies.
Bowling is a game in which a bowler rolls a bowling ball down toward ten pins at the far end of the lane. Students will have a chance to improve concentration levels, flexibility and balance. Moreover, playing bowling helps students get good health, relax their minds and increase studying efficiency.
Archery is the art, sport, practice, or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity. Archery helps students increase concentration, patience, and physical development.