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School Games are back

The Norfolk School Games is back for another year! It is the largest school sport event to be held in Norfolk and your school has now been offered the chance to take part this year. The Games are part of the national School Games initiative which aims to inspire more young people to take part […]

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Day 6 – A smashing performance by all at Y3-4 Mixed Mini Tennis Finals

Friday saw 128 big hitting mini tennis players competing in an event which enabled every player to play 5 matches throughout the day. 32 teams had qualified through Ssp Level 2 events earlier in the year and several schools had 2 teams into the finals. The draw enabled teams to progress forward in the draw and […]

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Day 6 – Norfolk’s Special Schools Games

Day 6 of the Norfolk Summer School Games 2017 saw 50 Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 students from 4 of Norfolk’s Special Schools compete in a range of Olympic style events. The students from Hall School, Harford Manor, John Grant School and Sheringham Woodfields School participated in Field and Track Athletics events, Golf, Indoor […]

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Day 6 – Anglers “cast” into action, with impressive results that will see them “carping” on all summer long

Friday 23rd June witnessed a large shoal of talented Norfolk anglers descend on Barford Lakes for the final day of the Norfolk Summer School Games. Over 4o pupils from secondary schools across Norfolk came together to waggle their way to the spoils of being crowned Norfolk School Games Angling Winners 2017; after being worthy qualifiers […]

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Day 5 – Norfolk girls showed they can by not getting ‘caught out’ in the rain as they ‘hit for six’ on day 5 of the Summer County Finals.

Thursday 22nd June saw teams of girls from across all 8 school sport partnerships take part in the Girls Kwik Cricket Finals at Old Buckenham Cricket Club. The morning start off with the teams being drawn into two groups , teams played matches within their groups in a round robin format. After the first rounds of matches had […]

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Day 4 – Secondary Pupils Go The ‘Distance’ at School Games Athletics Finals

On a beautiful Summer’s day at the Sportspark nearly 700 pupils from Secondary Schools across the County came together to compete in the Secondary School School Games Athletics Finals. All the pupils taking part had qualified from the Level 2 Competitions that took place in their own partnership area meaning the quality & skills on […]

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Day 3 of the summer finals ‘bowls’ us over with lots of young cricketing talent on show.

Tuesday 20th June 2017 saw the third day of the Norfolk Summer School Games get underway with our Mixed Kwik Cricket Finals. Whilst it wasn’t as hot as Day 2, we had perfect weather for a day packed full of Kwik Cricket matches at Horsford Cricket Club. There were a total of 16 teams from […]

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Day 2 – High 5 Netball Finals ‘hotly’ contested

On Monday 19th June, 26 teams from all 8 of the SSP’s across the county descended on the Sportspark, UEA to compete in the High 5 Netball Finals as part of the Norfolk School Summer Games 2017. Over 120 teams had taken part in the L2 qualifying competitions with the top two Large Schools and top two Small […]

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Day 2 – Summer Finals ‘swing’ into action at Norwich Family Golf Centre.

Yr 1-2 & 3-4 Tri Golf Finals Day 2 saw the Summer School Games ‘swing’ into action again following the girls football earlier in the year. On a blistering hot day pupils gave their all for their schools and School Sports Partnerships in a great competition. The competition was split into two age categories with […]

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Day 1 – Summer Finals Kicks off with Girls Showing Off Their Football Skills

Today saw the 2017 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals kick off in style with the Yr 3-4 girls football finals. The event was held in unexpectedly wintery conditions at the Goals Soccer Centre in Norwich. Over 230 girls from across the County represented their school in the finals and did their very best to show off […]

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West Norfolk SSP Downham Cluster First Steps Netball festival starts the pathway to High 5 Netball

Well done to the first steps yr 3 & 4 netballers from Denver Primary, Upwell Primary  and Southery Academy schools who took part in a very successful cluster festival in the glorious sunshine. The teams were made up of players from each school and they played round robin matches with no scores being recorded. The standard of play improved […]

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Norwich Teenage Girls Get Active at #ThisGirlCan Festival

Monday afternoon saw Norwich School Sport Partnership launch a brand new festival designed to help inspire more teenage girls to be physically active as part of the Norfolk School Games. The festival targeted girls in Years 9-11 who enjoyed taking part in PE lessons but did not take part in additional sport or physical activity outside of lessons either […]

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Summer Games Qualifying Competitions underway across the County

  Girls Football qualifying events have gone down brilliantly across all Norfolk Schools Sports Partnerships. Norwich, West Norwich & Dereham, Norwich East, North, South, East and West SSP’s have already held their year 3 & 4 competitions with over 700 girls taking part so far. Breckland’s comp is after the Easter hols. The top 4 teams from east […]

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Day 4 – Norfolk School Games in ‘oar’ of Secondary Rowers.

Friday 3rd of March played host to the final day of the Norfolk Winter School Games and over 190 athletes from across the county represented their School Sports Partnership in the Indoor Rowing Finals, at UEA Sportspark The day saw each of the 8 School Sport Partnerships compete with 24 athletes spanning 4 years where […]

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Day 4 – Pupils Run, Jump & Throw Themselves into Sportshall Athletics Action

As part of the final day of 2017 Norfolk School Games Winter Finals action the Sportshall Athletics County Level 3 competition took place at the Sportspark. This saw nearly 200 young athletes from Years 4 to 6 taking part in a wide range of Athletics events & scoring as many points as possible for their […]

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Day 4 – Young Gymnasts Show Off Their Skills At School Games Gymnastics Finals

Day 4 of the Norfolk Winter School Games 2017 saw 78 Year 1 and 2children from across the County competing in our Key Stage 1 Keysteps Gymnastics Final. These children qualified from their Level 2 competitions to represent their respective School Sport Partnerships (SSP) from across the County and they have spent the last few […]

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Day 3 – Young Swimmers Make a Splash at School Games Swimming Finals

On Day 3 of the Winter Games, over 200 young swimmers competed in the Norfolk School Games Yr 4-6 swimming finals. The event saw the top young swimmers from each of the eight School Sport Partnerships (SSP) battling it out to be crowned School Games champions. The event was held at the Sportspark at the […]

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Day 3 – Pupils From Across Norfolk Take Part in Special School Winter Games

This Special School Winter Games took place on Thursday 2nd March 2017 at the Sportspark, UEA. The event involved 5 special schools from around Norfolk: Fred Nicholson School Hall School John Grant School Sidestrand Hall School The Clare School During the day, approximately 100 young people participated in a range of activities including: Badminton Boccia […]

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Day 2 – Over 600 Norfolk Pupils Take Part in School Games Cross Country Finals

Friday 10th February saw day 2 of the 2017 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) […]

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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 […]

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Norwich SSP Introduce Year 3 Swimmers to Their School Games Competition

Thursday Norwich SSP held a swimming gala for pupils in Year 3-4 at the Sportspark. The aim of the gala was to provide the next step on from school swimming lessons and to provide pupils a pathway into the sport of swimming. Approximately 80 Yr 3-4 pupils from 6 different schools took part in the gala. Many […]

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West Norfolk Tag Rugby teams brave the cold.

17 teams from 16 schools travelled to West Norfolk Rugby Club on a very cold January day to compete in the Level 2 of the School Games. Both large and small school competitions were held alongside each other and great tag rugby was witnessed throughout the morning by a good crowd of teachers and parents. […]

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WNDSSP Sportshall Athletics, very noisy and great fun!

It was a day of fast-paced fun & plenty of action as 16 teams competed in the West Norwich & Dereham SSP School Games Sportshall Athletics Competition at the UEA Sportspark. Over 300 children took part in the days activities, as 12 Schools battled it out in the Big Schools competition and 4 Schools took part in […]

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Our first ‘This Girl Can’ Secondary Festival a great success!

Last Friday saw 4 of our North Norfolk Secondary schools attend a fantastic ‘This Girl Can’ event organised by Chloe Pedlow, School Games Organiser as part of our new approach to the level 2 school games for key stage 3 pupils. The event aimed to help girls find new activities they would like to try […]

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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 […]