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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.

Summit Award Winners 2019

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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School Games Active Championships, video coaching and free resources to keep children active during school closures

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.

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SGOs receive government recognition for brilliant Coronavirus response

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.

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Sport England publish findings of physical activity survey

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.

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Government redeploys School Games Organiser network to keep children active during Coronavirus

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

Are you providing a positive experience of competition?

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.

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Philip Neville announced as key note speaker for School Games Summit

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.

School Games National Summit 2019

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.

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2019/20 Inclusive Health Check now live!

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.

Children’s charity creates toolkit to help schools reframe competition

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.

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Calling all School Games Stars

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.

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Sport England School Sport Action Plan Update

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.

Youth Sport Trust Young Event Hosts – Development Programme

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.

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