Entries by Jon Osborne

Day 1 – Hundreds of Pupils From Across Norfolk Compete in School Games Tag Rugby Finals Despite Wet Weather

On Wednesday 1st February the County Finals of the Norfolk School Games Tag Rugby event were hosted at Norwich Rugby Club. Schools from across the county had been competing at level 2 events within school sports partnerships to establish qualifiers for the county finals. There were two competitions running alongside each other. One for 16 […]

Norfolk Summer School Games Finals – Day 5 Report

Today was the fifth and final day of the 2016 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals and was blessed with beautiful weather. The event was delivered in partnership with Norfolk County FA. Day five of the Games was based at the Football Development Centre (FDC) in Norwich and included the Yr 3-4 Girls Football Finals and […]

Norfolk Summer School Games Finals – Day 4 Report

Day 4 of the Summer Finals was at risk of being affected by some forecasted heavy rain, thunder and lightning but the bad weather held off and the Games went ahead as planned. The penultimate day of the Summer Games Finals included; Yr 1-2 & 3-4 Tri Golf Finals, Yr 5-6 Girls Kwik Cricket Finals, Yr 7-13 […]

Norfolk Summer School Games Finals – Day 2 Report

Today was the second day of the 2016 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals and hundreds of pupils from across the County took part. The action was split between the Sportspark at the UEA and Horsford Cricket Club. The Norfolk School Games aims to increase the number of young people take part in competitive sport. The […]

Sportspark to Sponsor School Games for another Four Years

Sportspark announce their continued support to the Norfolk School Games for the next four years. Phil Steele, director of sport at Sportspark, said: “We are really proud of our involvement with the Norfolk School Games, it is fantastic to see so many young people enjoying the facilities we have to offer and I look forward […]

Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 7 Report

Today was the 7th and final day of the Norfolk Winter School Games Finals and it culminated with 150 pupils from 8 of the county’s special schools coming together for the 2016 Special School Games. The day was split into two 2 hour sessions with pupils taking part in new age curling and badminton during […]

Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 6 Report

On day 6 of the 2016 Norfolk Winter School Games, over 200 pupils from across the country took part in a Playground to Podium Festival. The festival aimed to engage more young people who have a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND) in school sport. Pupils from the following 21 schools took part in the […]

Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 5 Report

Day 5 of the Games saw plenty of action in the swimming pool and sports halls of the UEA Sportspark, with over 700 pupils taking part in the Yr 7-8 Sportshall Athletics finals, the Yr 7-9 Swimming Finals and the Yr 4-6 Swimming Finals. Yr 7-9 Swimming Finals During the morning, high school swimmers from […]

Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 4 Report

The Norfolk School Games resumed today with Day 4 of the 2016 Winter Finals which was held at the Sportspark at the UEA. The day saw over 600 young people aged 5-15 years old taking part in the county finals for gymnastics, sportshall athletics, table tennis and indoor rowing. The event was opened with a short […]

2016 Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 3 Report

Day 3 of the Games definitely lived up to its “Winter” title with the day starting with snow showers and a biting wind blowing throughout the day. Over 300 pupils from across the county battled the elements in order to represent their local School Sport Partnerships (SSP) in the Norfolk School Games Tag Rugby Finals […]

2016 Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 2 Report

Monday 1st February saw Day 2 of the 2016 Norfolk School Games Winter Finals take place at Gresham’s School in Holt. The second day of the Games saw over 600 young runners take part in the Yr 3-6 cross country finals. Each of the participants had qualified to represent their local School Sports Partnership (SSP) […]