The Norfolk School Games is the largest school sport event to ever be held in Norfolk. During 2015/16 an estimated 20,000 young people from across the County took part in the Games in 27 different events covering 17 different sports. The Games provided opportunities for young people to get involved in a number of different roles including as an athlete or a sports leader . The Games are part of the national School Games initiative which aims to inspire more young people to take part in competitive school sport. The Norfolk School Games is organized by Active Norfolk and the eight School Sport Partnerships (SSPs) in the county and sponsored by the Sportspark.