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Repton Family of Schools in the UAE launch inaugural Repton Olympics for students

Abu Dhabi, May 2023: The Repton Family of Schools in the UAE, part of Excella, a leading operator of high-performing K-12 schools, announced the inaugural Repton Olympics, to provide students with a variety of sporting opportunities in a safe and competitive environment. 120 students from Year 7 and Year 8 across Repton Dubai, Repton Al Barsha and Repton Abu Dhabi, competed across three different sports, including Futsal, Netball and Swimming.

Repton Abu Dhabi was crowned the winner for the nail-biting Futsal match, while Repton Al Barsha attained the champion’s title for a thrilling display in the Netball finals. For the swimming competition, 48 students from all three schools participated in 50m Freestyle, 50m Backstroke, 50m Breaststroke, 50m Butterfly, 50m Medley Relay, and 50m Freestyle Relay. Repton Al Barsha took first place for the swimming competition. With a total of 28 points, Repton Al Barsha was defined as the overall ‘Games’ winner at the end of the games.

The sports event took place at Repton Abu Dhabi’s state-of-the-art sports facilities, which includes a rooftop tennis courts, three indoor sports halls and a six-lane 25m swimming pool.

Steven Lupton, Principal at Repton Abu Dhabi commented, “The Repton Family of Schools in the UAE are committed to fostering the mental, emotional and physical development of students. We are dedicated to nurturing our students and offer engaging sports programmes that prioritize the well-being of Reptonians. We ensure students have access to equal opportunities, develop self-confidence, and demonstrate tolerance and respect towards others. The students were enthusiastic about the inaugural Repton Olympics, and we were delighted to witness their exceptional skills, remarkable sportsmanship and competitive spirit on display during the event.”

The Repton Family of Schools in the UAE offers nurturing and holistic educational pathways that provide students a supportive environment to develop confident and resilient students who are well equipped for life after Repton.

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