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SPOTS NEWSLETTEROctober 20, 2023

To all Leopards,

Below you will find information about upcoming events for Athletics, Activities & Aquatics. 

If there are any questions you can contact the Athletics and Activities Office in person or by email:

For Athletics contact Scott Hibbard

For Activities contact Ivan Forbes

For Aquatics contact Marie Leclerc


We look forward to you getting involved in a great program.


The Athletics and Activities Department


Our great Season One continues and we are excited to see the consistent improvement in our student athletes and teams overall. This past week it was a great first achievement as our JEAC Leopards Soccer teams took to the soccer field to compete against ASD and Dunecrest. These opportunities for our Grade 4 and 5 boys’ teams were a long time in the making as it had been 4 years since JEAC (JR Emirates Athletics Conference) ran events due to the COVID pandemic. It was great to see so much enthusiasm throughout the 2 days. Kids and coaches look forward to the Soccer Jamboree at the end of the month.   

Upcoming Events:

October 18th HS Golf Match Play Round

@ Dubai Hills Golf

October 21st MS DISSC Finals @ AISA

October 21st JV Volleyball Invitational @ DAA

October 21st Varsity Volleyball Invitational @ ACS

October 23rd JV Volleyball @ Dunecrest 

October 23rd Varsity Volleyball vs Dunecrest @ ASD 

October 28th MS EAC Volleyball Finals @ ASD

Our JV and Varsity Teams have been diligently working towards their MESAC Tournaments and look forward to great results versus our MESAC colleagues. Please see below dates and locations for those events:


November 2nd to 6th @ ABA Oman


October 31st, November 1st, November 2nd

@ Els Course and JA Resorts


November 2nd to 6th @ AES Delhi


November 1st to 5th @ ASD Doha 




Get Set Go Kids is the only multi-skills sports club designed to develop the physical literacy and fundamental movement skills required to enjoy ALL sports.

Players are introduced to a new key skill through a different sport each session. A structured syllabus has themed modules covering a broad range of activities to ensure everyone is challenged and engaged. 

MY SPORTS DIARY helps each child track the sports they have played, the skills they have learned, and the activities they have enjoyed the most.

It is our goal to help your child to GET INTO SPORT!

Sign up for Monday via your ESM.AE/ACTIVE profile

Our ASA program has gotten off to a fantastic start, with enthusiastic participation from your children in a variety of engaging activities. We've witnessed remarkable progress in their skills and have seen friendships blossom within the group. It's been a pleasure to watch them grow and learn together. We would like to take this opportunity to remind all parents to please continue checking your emails regularly. We use email communication to share important updates, activity schedules, and any changes to the program. It's crucial that you stay informed to ensure the smooth running of the program and the safety and well-being of your children. Additionally, we encourage open communication between parents and our program coordinators. If your child will not be attending an activity on a specific day due to any reason, or if they are unwell, please let us know as soon as possible. This helps us plan accordingly and ensures your child's safety while in our care.

Your involvement and cooperation are key to the success of our ASA Program. We greatly appreciate your trust in us and look forward to the continued growth and development of your children over the coming months. If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are here to support you and your children in any way we can.

Thank you for being a part of our program, and we can't wait to see what the rest of the school year holds for our young participants.


The ES swimmers below has qualified for the DASSA Individual Swimming Gala 2023. It was at the Hamdan Sports Complex on October 10 2023.

Sarah Melo Rodrigues G5

Eleanor Early G5

Cesile MohktarG5

Filip Studen G5

Griffin Early G4

Giacomo Nicolardi G3

Leticia Oganesean G4

Yehya El Hoosini G4

Luca Nicolardi G3

Daniel Early G2

Ece Bozkoya G2

Unfortunately, Eleanor and Cecile were not able to participate and showcase their talent due to medical reasons. The participants achieve personal bests and two members of the team got medals:

Daniel Early G2 received one medal:

Gold in 25m Butterfly 

Luca Nicolardi received 4 medals:

Gold in 25m Breaststroke

Silver in 25m Backstroke

Silver in 25m Freestyle 

Bronze in 25m Butterfly

Well done Leopards!

Coming Next in swimming:

Dragons’ Swimming Invitational in Doha - October 19-21 2023

DASSA Traditional Gala – October 31st 2023

key contacts

Athletics & Activities Office Contacts

Athletics DirectorScott Hibbard,
Aquatics CoordinatorMarie Leclerc,
Activities Ivan Forbes,