Extra Curricular Activities

Glenart College has a very broad programme of extra-curricular activities available to all students in the school. Students are encouraged to take part in activities as participation can be very beneficial for physical and mental health, while also encouraging students to socialise and make friends. Students will be given the opportunity to represent the school, and students are strongly encouraged to train or practise for these activities.

Each year, and extra curricular fair is held. This allows all students to see the wide range of activities that are on offer, students are encouraged to sign up to any activities that they may be interested in during their time at Glenart College.

Inter Schools Equestrian

Glenart College equestrian club members participate in interschools showjumping competitions nationwide.
There are competitions at weekends throughout the school year. For further information please contact Lisa Dunne through the school office.


Think you have a voice for radio? Why not come and give the Podcast Club a try! As part of this, students are involved in the production of ‘GlenCast’ - our very own school podcast.
Wednesday after school with Ms. L. Carroll

Woodwork Club

Students are given the chance to hone in on their Woodwork skills and crafting ability.
Lunchtimes with Mr. Fleming.

Creative Writing

Whether you love short stories, poetry or creating comic strips, why not give creative writing a go. As part of this, students will be able to use some of their current skills from English and improve on these.
Lunchtime with Ms. Burke


Board Game Club


Green Schools

Student Council


Gaelic Football and Hurling, Ladies Gaelic Football and Camogie

All players will represent the school in various competitions throughout the year. Competitions include local blitz days, Wicklow School League and the Leinster League Competition.
Gaelic takes place after school with Mr. Madigan. Ladies Football also after school with Ms. Egan and Ms. Myers.
Hurling after school with Mr. Fleming. Camogie also after school with Ms. M. Kenny or Ms. B. Kenny.


Come along and try your hand at Rugby! Training is open to all students, with coaching taking place for all abilities. Competitions include matches against local schools, while also competitions further afield in Leinster competitions.
Training takes place after school with Mr. Walsh.

Table Tennis, Badminton, Tennis

Racket sports are open to all students, and everybody is free to try their hand at each of the sports. Students can opt to spend some time playing one or all of the racket sports after school on Wednesdays.
For more information, please talk to Ms. Dillon or Ms. Reaney.


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