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Qatar Academy (QA) is part of the Qatar Private Primary Schools Sports Association (QPPSSA), which consists of  30 schools in Qatar. QPPSSA is dedicated to designing, implementing and promoting quality sports events and activities through an inter-school program to its member schools and student participants. The goals of QPPSSA are as follows:

  • To promote and encourage fair play in all activities.
  • To provide a quality sports program for all participating students.
  • To encourage pupils to perform to the best of their ability.
  • To uphold the ethos of QPPSSA and participating schools.
  • To offer a fair opportunity for all students to participate.

QA is fortunate to have passionate teachers who also coach the sports teams.
Try-outs are held to determine who will be on the teams. Parents and students are notified about team try-outs via their class blog page.

This year Qatar Academy will be competing in the following events:

Semester 1


Girls Football (Grade 4&5)

Girls Football (grade 2&3)

Boys Football (Grade 4&5)

Boys Football (Grade 2&3)

Cross Country (Grade 2-5 mixed)

Girls Netball (Grade 4&5)

Rounders (Grade 4&5 mixed)



Semester 2


Outdoor Athletics (Grade 2&3 mixed)

Outdoor Athletics (Grade 4&5 mixed)

Tag Rugby (Grade 4&5)

Cricket (Grade 4&5 mixed)

Girls Basketball (Grade 2&3)

Girls Basketball (Grade 4&5)

Boys Basketball (Grade 2&3)

Boys Basketball Grade 4&5)

Swim Gala (Grade 2-5 girls)

Swim Gala (Grade 2-5 boys)

Swim Gala (KG & Grade 1)



Students are encouraged as they learn to accept and deal with new responsibilities, developing character as they work in teams and independently.

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About Qatar Academy

Qatar Academy is part of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, a private, chartered, non-profit organization founded in 1996, by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the father Emir.

It is the mission of Qatar Academy to provide internationally accepted, comprehensive, English medium programs plus Arabic and Islamic studies from pre-school through to secondary graduation. Comprising a Primary School and a Senior School, it occupies a magnificent campus in Doha.


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