The School Games is funded by Sport England and delivered by the Youth Sport Trust with the support of various partner organisations. Read on to find out more about the partners behind the School Games.
Youth Sport Trust (YST)
The Youth Sport Trust is an independent charity with a mission to change young people's lives through sport. They 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 and support with the delivery of the annual School Games National Finals event.
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 are also working with Sports Governing Bodies and County Sports Partnerships to ensure they support and help deliver the School Games.
Find out more about Sport England.
Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
DCMS aims to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities. DCMS is the lead government department for the School Games.
Find out more about DCMS.
Change4Life encourages children and families to eat well, move more and live longer. Change4Life Sports Clubs at both primary and secondary level will 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 Change4Life.
Department for Education (DfE)
DfE is responsible for setting overall policy for schools. DfE is contributing to the development and delivery of the School Games.
Find out more about DfE.
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 (BOA) 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.
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Sport England's review of the School Games
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