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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.
Posted 15 Jan 2019, 9:45 a.m.
The new year brings with it a chance to reflect on achievements and a chance to dream about what 2019 may hold. Hopefully by now any new year resolutions are still going strong, but if not, you don’t have to wait until the following year to start.
Posted 9 Jan 2019, 3 p.m.
Since 2012 Swim England has conducted annual research into the state of swimming and water safety provision and attainment levels in primary schools. These insights help us, as the national governing body for swimming, to set up programmes and resources.
Posted 27 Nov 2018, 9 a.m.
The School Games team would like to extend a belated congratulations to the five award winners from the 2018 School Games Summit which took place on Tuesday 20 November at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.
Posted 9 Nov 2018, 2 p.m.
We are delighted to launch our new ‘Play Formats’ which are intra-competition resources. These have been designed to encourage more active play and support children to engage informally in activity before accessing more formal sport specific variations.
Posted 31 Oct 2018, 11:43 a.m.
We are delighted to announce that Alex Gregory MBE will feature as the keynote speaker at the 2018 School Games Summit. Having recently retired from sport, Alex is now sharing his knowledge and experience with audiences around the world.
Posted 4 Oct 2018, 1:49 p.m.
During his speech to the Conservative Party Conference, the Secretary of State for Education Damian Hinds made a strong commitment to the future of school sport and in particular competitive school sport.
Posted 2 Oct 2018, 2 p.m.
We are delighted to introduce three new sports to the School Games programme. This takes the number of sports that are part of the School Games to 44.
Posted 13 Sep 2018, 10:30 a.m.
We are delighted to announce the release of the 2018/19 School Games Mark criteria document.
Posted 25 Jul 2018, 11 a.m.
We are delighted to announce that the School Games has set a new inter-school participation record.
Posted 19 Jul 2018, noon
With just six weeks to go until the start of the thirteenth annual School Games National Finals at Loughborough University we spoke to Jess about her recent experience at the Commonwealth Games and her memories of the School Games.
Posted 1 Jun 2018, 1:54 p.m.
As part of this year’s School Games Celebration Lunch, a number of Awards will be presented to the network.
The Innovation Award recognises a SGO, or groups of SGOs, who approach their work innovatively to find effective solutions to providing every young person with the opportunity to engage in the School Games.
Posted 11 May 2018, 2 p.m.
We are now taking applications from those wishing to volunteer at the 2018 School Games National Finals. We are looking to recruit over 400 volunteers to support the delivery of the event which takes place between 30 August and 02 September.