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Posted 7 Oct 2020, 4 p.m.
Ensuring more young people have a positive experience of competition is what the School Games is all about. Central to supporting that experience is the role played by parents all around the country.
Posted 23 Sep 2020, noon
We are looking for a poem or story written by young people to be used in our celebration film at the School Games National Awards.
Posted 8 Sep 2020, 11 a.m.
Nominate, celebrate and reward a School Games Organiser, Local Organising Committee, National Governing Body of Sport or an exceptional young person that you feel have changed young people’s lives. Have they provided an inspiring, appropriate and innovative offer to engage young people in competitive sport and physical activity through the School Games?
Posted 11 Jun 2020, 8 a.m.
A workforce of more than 450 School Games Organisers (SGOs), who are trusted and experienced leaders of school sport and physical activity programmes, were redeployed in March and have since helped parents, schools and communities move school sport online.
Posted 16 Apr 2020, 1 p.m.
A programme of free daily digital content to help keep young people active during the Coronavirus crisis has launched this week, including video coaching and resources from sport National Governing Bodies.
Posted 16 Apr 2020, noon
At the end of March the School Games Organiser network was redeployed by the government to support a virtual weekly sport and physical activity digital programme to keep children active during the period of school closures.
Posted 16 Apr 2020, 11 a.m.
Research carried out earlier this month has demonstrated the growing importance being placed on physical activity during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Posted 23 Mar 2020, 1 p.m.
Government backs a virtual weekly sport and physical activity digital programme to keep children active during the period of school closures
Posted 16 Jan 2020, 3 p.m.
The School Games are doing research working to ensure that all young people have a positive experience of competition.
Posted 31 Oct 2019, 11 a.m.
We are delighted to announce we have secured Philip Neville to deliver the Keynote speech at the School Games National Summit.
Posted 2 Oct 2019, 10 a.m.
The School Games National Summit 2019 is delivered by the Youth Sport Trust and supported by Sport England, through National Lottery investment.
Posted 24 Sep 2019, 9 a.m.
The 2019/20 Inclusive Health Check is now live and can be accessed via your dashboard on the School Games website.
Posted 10 Sep 2019, 9 a.m.
National children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust has launched an interactive toolkit and campaign to support the reframing of competition in school sports, following a successful 12-month pilot delivered through Sport England’s National Lottery investment in the School Games.
Posted 30 Aug 2019, 9 a.m.
We are looking for young people who have been involved in the School Games and want to share their stories with us through events, podcasts or other School Games opportunities.
Posted 5 Aug 2019, 3 p.m.
Mike Diaper, Executive Director Children, Young People and Tackling Inactivity at Sport England shares an update following the School Sport Action Plan.
Posted 2 Jul 2019, 9 a.m.
Youth Sport Trust is committed to using sport to support young people fulfil their potential and as such are launching a new opportunity for young people aged from 13 with an interest or passion for public speaking either on a stage or in front of a camera to be part of the Young Event Hosts development programme.
Posted 18 Jun 2019, 9 a.m.
This July, British Dodgeball are hosting the European Dodgeball Championships in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and on the Thursday before the event starts, are running a junior workshop involving players from the England Lions Dodgeball Team. It is totally free for children to attend. It is also free for children to attend on the Thursday and Friday as spectators.
Posted 17 May 2019, 3 p.m.
Congratulations to our six Regional School Games Innovation Award winners as voted for by the School Games network at the recent conferences.
Posted 16 May 2019, 11 a.m.
Too many young people are missing out on the life-changing benefits of sport and play that would improve their health and wellbeing and equip them with the skills to thrive.
Posted 8 Feb 2019, 3:36 p.m.
Katie Dinwoodie, 15, competed in athletics at the 2018 School Games National Finals, and won the 100m sprint 0.3 seconds ahead of her closest rival.