In the belief that a healthy body is necessary for a healthy mind, Coláiste an Átha offers a wide range of activities through our Physical Education and extra-curricular programme.

Students from the school may also attend Shielbaggan Outdoor Pursuits Centre which is owned by Waterford Wexford Education and Training Board. This centre provides students with the opportunity to participate in canoeing, rock climbing and orienteering.

The Physical Education programme covers a range of activities such as:


Gaelic Football Girls Football Athletics
Hurling Basketball Cross Country Running
Soccer Camogie Tennis
Handball Volleyball Badminton

Extra-curricular activities


  • Hurling
  • Football
  • Ladies Football
  • Soccer
  • Camogie
  • Basketball

School Trips Abroad

  • Italy 2008
  • Germany 2009
  • France 2010
  • Italy 2012- Rome & Sorrento

Cultural Workshops

  • Music
  • Dance
  • Visual Arts

Subject Related Trips

  • BT Young Scientists
  • Geography Field Studies
  • Theatre – Sister Act 2011
  • Meitheal Leaders Trip with first years- Skiing in Kiltiernan, Dublin.
  • Agricultural Science Trip- Local Farms and Markets

Various Competitions