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Posted 19 Apr 2021, 9 a.m.
A new Active Recovery Hub is launching to provide schools, local authorities, and families with easy access to free resources to get children moving before, during and after the school day.
Posted 9 Feb 2021, 2 p.m.
To celebrate all those that were shortlisted for the National Awards, seven highlight films can be found below, with those shortlisted sharing their ideas and projects.
Posted 8 Feb 2021, 2:20 p.m.
Here you can find a summary of updates from National Governing Bodies of Sport and Partners for February 2021 as found in the February School Games newsletter.
Posted 12 Jan 2021, 2 p.m.
Vicci Wells, YST National Manager - Targeted Interventions, shares learnings on Alternative Provision.
Posted 11 Jan 2021, noon
The Department for Education have issued updated guidance for the current lockdown period.
Posted 9 Dec 2020, 1 p.m.
We were delighted to launch the School Games Mark Framework on Tuesday 8 December.
Posted 20 Nov 2020, 4 p.m.
The School Games Team would like to congratulate the award winners of the School Games national awards held at the School Games Summit on Thursday 19 November.
Posted 10 Nov 2020, 11 a.m.
The Youth Sport Trust, Sport and Recreation Alliance, ukactive and Association for Physical Education have come together to help clarify what extra-curricular sport is permitted under government’s new lockdown guidance.
Posted 5 Nov 2020, noon
The government has today published new guidance for schools on the provision of physical education and sport during the national lockdown starting on 5 November.
Posted 20 Oct 2020, 3 p.m.
Through the School Games, young people across the country are engaging in inspiring and meaningful activity, whether this be during self-isolation, or in bubbles within school.
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.