The School Games is funded by Sport England and delivered by the Youth Sport Trust with the support of various partner organisations.
Youth Sport Trust (YST)
The Youth Sport Trust is an independent charity with a mission to change young people's lives through sport. YST are the landscape lead organisation for school sport and have been commissioned by Sport England as the delivery agent for the School Games, providing support to help schools and other partners deliver School Games events.
Find out more about the Youth Sport Trust.
Sport England is the non-departmental public body responsible for building the foundations of sporting success, by creating a world-leading community sport environment of clubs, coaches, facilities, and volunteers. Sport England is providing funding to support the development and delivery of the School Games. They also work with Sports Governing Bodies and Active Partnerships to ensure they support and help deliver the School Games.
Find out more about Sport England.
Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
The Department of Culture, Media and Sport aims to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities. The DCMS is the lead government department for the School Games.
Find out more about the DCMS.
Department for Education (DfE)
The DfE is responsible for setting overall policy for schools. The DfE is contributing to the development and delivery of the School Games.
Find out more about the DfE.
Better Health (known as Change4Life)
Change4Life encourages children and families to eat well, move more and live longer. The Change4Life Sports Clubs at primary and secondary level link to the School Games by targeting the least active young people and encouraging participation in intra-school and local inter-school competitions.
Find out more about Better Health and Change4Life.
British Paralympic Association (BPA)
The British Paralympic Association is the National Paralympic Committee for the UK, responsible for the promotion of the Paralympic movement in Great Britain and selecting, entering, and funding the Great Britain and Northern Ireland Paralympic team.
Find out more about the British Paralympic Association.
British Olympic Association (BOA)
The British Olympic Association is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) for Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The BOA is responsible for preparing and leading competitors at the summer, winter, and youth Olympic Games; as well as promoting and protecting the Olympic Movement within the UK.
Find out more about the British Olympic Association.