Please scroll to the bottom of this page to see news articles and updates for the North Dorset School Games area or visit the Twitter feed on the right hand side to view the North Dorset weekly personal challenge and other recent events.
North Dorset's SGOs
Dorset School Games Poetry Competition
If you think that you can rhyme, And get your words down line by line, We need your help with MOVE IT WEEK, And want to see your poetry technique, So write your poem and send it in, And you might be the one to win.
Dorset Virtual Leadership Academy 2020/21
The Dorset Virtual Leadership Academy consists of a selection of pre-recorded workshops covering a variety of topics to provide training to young people on their leadership journey. The leadership academy offers a wide range of training to primary, middle, secondary and special schools and demonstrates the importance of developing young people to become the workforce of the future.
The Dorset Derby: North V South
For one week only the primary schools of North Dorset will do battle with our noisy neighbours in the South, the primary schools of the Bournemouth School Games area, in the 'North V South' Koboca Challenge to see who is the greatest!
North Dorset Champions League; The Ultimate Warrior
1 virtual competition comprising 5 events over 4 days with 5 schools involving 7 year groups.
The North Dorset Derby - Gillingham V Gryphon
A superb response from a call to arms by two North Dorset Schools saw hundreds of students participate in a virtual fixture to claim North Dorset bragging rights.
STEP INTO SPORT YOUTH LEADERSHIP
Step into Sport Youth Leadership Camps focus on the development of leadership skills in young people, with an increased emphasis on further training and deployment opportunities in workforce specific roles.
The North Dorset Lockdown Leagues
A great way to get involved in inter-school competition and represent your school from the comfort and safety of your own home. Did you push your school to the top of the Lockdown League?
The Physical Activity Bucket List
A bucket list with a selection of ideas and simple challenges to keep your little ones active during the lock-down *(can be used for big ones too!)
ACTIVE KIDS DO BETTER
Active Kids Do Better is a brilliant website to help with fit breaks at school (or at home), give ideas for playground games and for family resources.
Youth Sport Trust After School Sport Club
The Youth Sport Trust After School Sport Club was created to help all young people feel part of a club while many schools are shut and youth sport is on hold. Focusing on much more than physical fitness, the club will help children develop physical literacy and the confidence to try new sports.
Dorset School Games Skipping Channel
Dorset School Games are working with Dan the Skipping Man® this year to get everyone active and participating in skipping.
How has COVID-19 affected the health and wellbeing of young children and what can we do about it?
The following figures and stats are taken from a School Games CPD event in November 2021.
The two words most associated with school sport that drives fear into parents memories of school PE. It may come as a surprise to parents then, that most current pupils love cross country (not all, i grant you, but most!).
The North Dorset Weekly Personal Challenge
A weekly physical personal challenge set by the North Dorset SGO to get you up and moving, raise the heart rate, test your balance or catching, all whilst making it fun and easy for all to join in with. #BeAtYourBEst to #beatyourbest
North Dorset Indoor Pentathlon
A virtual indoor event which took pace in November, comprising five disciplines allowing schools to participate at their own pace before submitting scores to enable the compilation of a North Dorset league.
Inflatable Pitch Disco Football
Plenty of fun was had as the inflatable pitch toured some of the North Dorset Schools and introduced students to the concept of 'disco football'.
North Dorset Primary Leadership Academies
Primary Leadership Academies have gone mobile in North Dorset this Autumn ensuring the leadership and training opportunities are still on offer across the North of the county.
School Games Orienteering
As a reward for their fantastic efforts at virtual interaction during lockdown, Pimperne Primary received a visit from two Dorset SGO's to run a day of orienteering activity for the whole school.
Virtual Gymnastics & Football Fitness Festival
Two virtual festival packs in Gymnastics & Football Fitness for you to use in PE lessons, extra curricular clubs or at home.
Dorset School Games Virtual Pentathlon
It's HERE. The Dorset School Games virtual pentathlon is out and it's live.
Join the Movement
Sport England have launched a video for their latest campaign 'Join the Movement'. The campaign provides inspiration and trusted information to help the nation stay active in and around their home during the coronavirus outbreak.
A message from your School Games Organiser
As you are fully aware, we find ourselves in an unprecedented situation during this time of National Emergency. It is easy to become scared and overawed with reports of the current pandemic constantly on the news and social media. It is therefore important to keep the small targets in sight; to continue to look after ourselves, the people closest to us and those who rely upon us at this time.
PE Activities for home schooling for Key Stage 2 & 3
A fantastic support for PE at home. Plenty of ideas and suggestions to help you #stayinstayactive
School Games Active Championships
A national campaign to encourage children to #stayinstayactive. New challenges are released every Monday, Wednesday & Friday.
Primary PE and Activity Library
A one stop shop of links, ideas and support geared towards Primary PE leads.
School Games Interactive Board Game
Why not try this interactive activity board game, you can play by yourself or make it a race and compete with members of your family.