A Trust under the Auroville Foundation - Ministry of HRD - Govt. of India
CBSE Affiliation No: 1980010, School Code : 55157

The aim of our Physical Education is not to produce champions. Nor on the other hand should it be merely a pastime, and object of excitement or an opportunity for the fulfillment of one’s ambition. It is a means by which one’s physical instrument may be trained and perfected, so that something higher than the physical, the “Truth Force”, which seeks to manifest through the body may find it a fit instrument for its self-expression. – The Mother

Kabadi, softball, basketball, volleyball, cricket, and football

We play mostly

Agile body is a reflection of the status of being hale and healthy. At New Era Secondary School, we lay emphasis on fitness of the students. The school sports programme is conducted in School Sports Complex at Aspiration, Auroville. The aim of our sports is to offer a comprehensive programme for physical development, providing activities that incorporate and develop movement, mobility, control, health, fitness, strength, stamina, challenge and body skills. Emphasis is given on developing team spirit, fairness in play, the right attitude during competitions and games, and encouraging weaker children to actively participate. The following fields of sports activities are athletics, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Frisbee, cricket and football). NESS also takes pride in stating that we have junior level national basket ball team and also taking part in school level tournaments for every year. Our children are also actively involved in Auroville Marathon and state level Frisbee tournaments in and around Tamil Nadu.

The credit naturally goes to Mr. Kannan & Mr. Ashok and their committed team of 3 part-time instructors who have been striving all along to impart the importance of sports among the children.