IDA International Soccer and Rugby players will study at The Newman School

Newman School will deliver the International Baccalaureate curriculum to student athletes who participate in the International Development Academy Boston and Free Jacks Rugby Program.

IDA Boston students (grades 7-12) will attend The Newman School, which will provide access to its International Baccalaureate curriculum, whilst participating in training and a competitive IDA sport schedule. “We are excited to offer a world-class Newman School education to these students, taking into consideration their ambition to excel in the sports arena”, said Michael Schafer, The Newman School Head of School.

For student-athletes with integrity and drive who want to compete in a world-class environment, the soccer program with IDA Boston and the rugby program with the New England Free Jacks will give them the perfect opportunity and environment to achieve their goals. Click here for more information or contact

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