Here in Villiers, we pride ourselves in offering a wide range of extracurricular activities to suit every student. We encourage our boarders and day pupils to be as active as possible in our activities throughout their school week.

Clubs & Societies

At Villiers, we have clubs and societies to suit many varied student interests. These vary year to year depending on staff availability and student interest.


The main outdoor sports in Villiers are Hockey and Rugby, which are played competitively. Other popular sports are Basketball, Soccer and Badminton.


Students have the opportunity to participate in many activities and trips which seek to provide personal and educational development.

Activities run Monday to Friday from 4pm to 6pm, and are generally run by Villiers’ teachers, complemented by outside coaches and facilitators.

Sport at Villiers is inclusive by nature. Coaches and facilitators encourage all students, regardless of skill level or ability, to get involved in physical activity and team sports, including Hockey, Rugby, Basketball, Athletics, Badminton, Soccer and Cricket. For those students who do not wish to engage in Extracurricular Sports, there are a variety of clubs and societies available for students to partake in, including Craft, Debating, Art, Choir, Music, Science, Computers, Christian Union, Gardening, Chess, Philosophy, Drama & Film and Library club.

Villiers has a strong affiliation with sport from its foundation, investing consistently in activities and facilities.

Our Sports Hall is complemented by state of the art games and conditioning equipment, an investment in quality coaching, as well as an Astro Turf Hockey Pitch, a Rugby Pitch and new changing room facilities. Villiers has strong community links, and our facilities are also used by Limerick Hockey Club, a local Theatre School and various other local sports clubs. Villiers was also one of the first schools in Ireland to offer P.E. as a Leaving Certificate subject in 2020.

There is a selection of sports and extra-curricular activities organised for the students in Villiers and during my time in school I participated in soccer, basketball, tag-rugby and hockey teams, playing hockey throughout my school years and even now in University.
Maeve, Ireland
My first time in Villiers School was very impressive. There are many facilities such as a hockey pitch, rugby pitch and a gym. After school, we have a choice, we can do sport, and we also can use the library.
Korathan, Thailand
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