Summer 2018 Day 1 – A smashing day for Catton Grove Primary

On day 1 of the Norfolk School Games 128 eager tennis proteges from schools across the county took to the indoors halls a the UEA Sportspark to contest the Year 3/4 Mini Tennis Finals. All eight School Sports Partnerships had previously held qualifying events, with the top four teams progressing to todays county finals. Each […]

Special Schools Summer Games Festival

On Thursday 14th June, Special Schools from across Norfolk took part in the Summer Games Festival. Over 80 pupils from John Grant School, Hall School, The Clare School, Sheringham Woodfields School and Fred Nicholson School participated in the festival which aimed to introduce and engage more young people with a special educational need into school […]

Secondary Alternative Sports Day

On the 3rd and 4th May 2018, secondary school pupils from schools across the county took part in our Secondary Alternative Sports Days. The event was held at Kaset and Alive Leisure in Kings Lynn and it was hard to believe that they were in fact the last couple of days of the 2018 Winter […]

Special Schools ‘on target’ at the Games

Friday 27th April saw our re-scheduled Special School Games take place at Sportspark. The event saw pupils from John Grant, Sidestrand Hall, Clare School, Harford Manor special schools in Norfolk compete in Curling, Duathlon, Archery and Badminton and they all faced each competition with great determination! The activities were delivered brilliantly by local community clubs […]

Winter 2018 Day 3 – Hundreds of girls show off their skills at Girls Football Finals

Thirty five teams from across the county took part in the event which aimed to encourage more pupils to take part in competitive school sport and be physically active. The Finals were split into two separate competitions with one for girls in Years 3-4 and one for girls in Years 5-6. In both competitions teams […]

Winter 2018 Day 2 – 640 runners take over Holkham Hall for the Cross Country County Finals

Wednesday 7th March saw day 2 of the 2018 Norfolk School Games Winter Finals take place at our brand new venue Holkham Hall. Although the event had been postponed, after the snowy conditions last week, the second day of the Games saw 640 young runners take part in the Yr 3-6 cross country finals. Each of the […]

Spectator information reminder for Cross Country Finals

The event will be taking place at Holkham Hall this Wednesday 7th March. Cars are permitted to enter via the north gates. For Sat Navs, please use the postcode NR23 1RH. For cars bringing participants, a parking pass will need to be shown to car parking staff who will direct drivers to the correct car park. These can be […]

Norfolk Winter School Games Week Postponed

Due to weather conditions forecast this week we have taken the decision to postpone the following Norfolk School Games Finals:  Cross Country- Forecasts are suggesting that Holkham could feel as cold as -10 degrees and with there being no indoor space for competitors and predicted travel disruption we felt that in the interest of ensuring a […]

Winter 2018 Day 1 – Students inspired by the Panathlon Challenge!

It was a great opening day of the Norfolk Winter School games 2018 as two teams from Dereham Neatherd and one team from City Academy Norwich competed in their first ever Panathlon competition. For many students involved this was their first experience of participating in a Panathlon and representing their school in organised sport. Seven […]

Winter 2018 Day 1 – Pupils swing into action at the Norfolk School Games Key Steps 1 Gymnastics Finals

The opening day of the Norfolk Winter School Games 2018 brought 96 Year 1 & 2 boys and girls from across the County, to the fantastic Gymnastic Centre at the UEA Sportspark, to compete in our Key Stage 1 Keysteps Gymnastics Final. The children qualified from their Level 2 competitions to represent their respective School […]

Winter 2018 Day 1 – Pupils Run, Jump & ‘Snow’ Themselves into Sportshall Athletics Action

February 26th, 2018 As part of the first day of 2018 Norfolk School Games Winter Finals action the Sportshall Athletics County Level 3 competitions took place at the Sportspark. Despite the wintery conditions outside, close to 300 young athletes from Years 3 through to 6 took part in a wide range of Athletics events inside […]

Spectator Information for Winter School Games Finals (Mon 26th Feb – Fri 2nd Mar)

Please see below for information for spectators about each day’s events. Monday 26th February Yr 5&6 Sportshall – The event will be taking place at the UEA Sportspark in halls 1-3. It will start at 9.30 and will be finished by 1pm. Panathlon- The event will be taking place at The UEA Sportspark in halls 4&5. […]

1 week to go until the Winter School Games finals!

  With only 1 week to go until the Norfolk School Games Finals, we are gearing up for one of our most exciting week of events this year.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]