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Free Rounders Resources

Posted 9 Jun 2021, 10 a.m.

Rounders England has created some free resources for schools to use this summer in their PE lessons or Inter and Intra competitions.

Alternative Provision Blog - June 2021

Posted 7 Jun 2021, 3 p.m.

This is part of our Alternative Provision blog series and this month sees Rob Belbin, Development Coach for Alternative Provision blog about his learnings and experiences in engaging Alternative Provision settings in the School Games.

School sports days - Clarification from DfE

Posted 2 Jun 2021, 11 a.m.

The Department for Education has provided some clarification in relation to sports days.

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Alternative Provision – Collaboration across the Sector

Posted 18 May 2021, 11 a.m.

This is part of our Alternative Provision blog series and this month sees Development Coach for Alternative Provision- Karen Erikson share her insight from engaging Alternative Provision in her area.

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Activity hub to help children achieve 60 minutes a day is launched on School Games website

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.

How can you support the Alternative Provisions across your School Games Area?

Posted 9 Apr 2021, 11 a.m.

With 5 national Development Coaches being appointed to look specifically at engaging Alternative Provision (AP) in the School Games and supporting the School Games workforce, Laura Rookard and Katie Jones blog here about some of the ideas they have about how to start engagement.

The role that sport (and the School Games) can play in supporting young people and developing positive behaviour choices.

Posted 1 Apr 2021, 9:29 a.m.

In this blog, Development Coach Niamh Mourton, one of a small team of Development Coaches specialising in Alternative Provision, shares her thoughts around positive behaviour and the link to School Games.

School Games National Awards 2020

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.

NGB and Partner Updates Feb 2021

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.

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Engaging with Alternative Provision… the story so far

Posted 12 Jan 2021, 2 p.m.

Vicci Wells, YST National Manager - Targeted Interventions, shares learnings on Alternative Provision.

Updated Government and NGB guidance 11/01/2021

Posted 11 Jan 2021, noon

The Department for Education have issued updated guidance for the current lockdown period.

School Games Mark Framework launched

Posted 9 Dec 2020, 1 p.m.

We were delighted to launch the School Games Mark Framework on Tuesday 8 December.

Celebrating our 2020 School Games award winners

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.

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Government guidance on extra-curricular sport during lockdown – 10 November update

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.

Government Guidance - 05 November

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.

How accessible is your digital offer?

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.

Celebrating Parents in Sport Week

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.

School Games Poetry/Story Spotlight

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.

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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?

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Virtual competitions to prevent children missing out on school sport

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.

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