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Physical Education and School Sport is an important part of life at JAS.


All students, irrespective of their ability and sporting talents are encouraged to be a part of our extra-curricular programme and have the opportunity to represent Jebel Ali School in sports fixtures.


Each term we offer a broad and balanced range of activities within our curriculum and extra-curricular programme, this presents students with the opportunity to experience new sports.


Each week all year groups participate in two PE lessons, these are delivered by fully trained PE teachers and supported by specialist sports coaches. 


Throughout the academic year, JAS competes in a wide range of the leagues and competitions hosted by DASSA, these start from Year 3 and continue through to Year 13.



The Physical Education (PE) curriculum at JAS encourages all students to lead a healthy, active lifestyle, and plays a vital role in supporting all students with their physical, social and emotional wellbeing.


Physical Education supports students to engage in school life and allows each and every student to develop a sense of belonging, and establish positive relationships with their peers.


The PE curriculum at JAS offers a broad and balanced range of activities, including but not limited to; invasion games, net and wall games, swimming, gymnastics, dance, striking and fielding, and athletics. Besides these mainstream activities, we also deliver up and coming sports such as ultimate frisbee, cheerleading, water polo, handball and many more. 


JAS offers an extensive sports programme from Year 3 all the way up to Year 13. All students have the opportunity to attend activities before school, during lunchtimes and after school.


Our sports teams compete in weekly fixtures, sports festivals and historical tournaments across Dubai. We are affiliated with DASSA and compete all year round, in a range of sports, such as swimming, aquathlon, cross country, athletics, gymnastics, rugby, football, basketball, netball, badminton, rounders, and cricket. 


Specific information regarding fixtures, tournaments, results and league tables can be accessed by visiting our sports website


Physical Education has never been more relevant in our ever evolving world of fitness, sporting business and sports science. For students who aspire for a career in sport, leisure and/or fitness, our  academic PE pathways are ideal.

Current courses offered:

  • GCSE Physical Education (Year 10 and 11)

  • A-level Physical Education (Year 12 and 13)

GCSE PE and A-level PE study a broad range of topics, including; sports psychology, diet and nutrition, anatomy and physiology, health and wellbeing, physical training, and movement analysis.

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