School Games Cricketers Find the ‘Root’ to Success!

As part of ta very busy third day of the 2019 Summer Norfolk School Games the Mixed Kwik Cricket Finals were held at Manor Park – the home of Horsford Cricket Club. 16 teams from across the 8 School Sports Partnerships in Norfolk took part meaning there were over 150 girls and boys from Years […]

Catton Grove “Ace It” at Mini Tennis Finals

128 Year 3/4 pupils from across Norfolk took part in one of the biggest mini tennis tournaments of the year, held at #ueasportspark School’s had qualified for today’s finals through local sports partnership events earlier in the year. The format of the competition enabled 4 players from each school to  compete with there corresponding number […]

Summer School Games Tri Golf

Yr 1-2 & 3-4 Tri Golf Finals Day 3 saw the Summer School games ‘swing’ into action again. On a day in which the weather had ‘chipped in’ moving the competition to the DOME at Easton tennis centre pupils gave their all for their schools and School Sports Partnerships in a great competition. The competition […]

Special School Games

On the opening day of our  Norfolk School Games we were delighted to welcome the following schools to our Special School Games event, Sheringham Woodfields School, The Clare School, Hall School and Parkside School.   70 very excited boys and girls took part in a trio of events, Wheelchair Basketball, Handball and American Football.   The Wheelchair […]

‘Howzat’ for a great day of Girl’s Cricket!

As part of the first day of the 2019 Summer Norfolk School Games the Girls Kwik Cricket Finals were held at Manor Park – the home of Horsford Cricket Club. 16 teams from across the 8 School Sports Partnerships in Norfolk took part meaning there were over 150 girls from Years 5/6 enjoying the Cricketing […]

Pupils run, jump & throw themselves into action on the first day of the Norfolk School Games summer finals.

Today’s Quadkids event was split into two sessions, with teams from year 3 & 4s competing in the morning and the year 5 & 6s battling it out in the afternoon. We were extremely lucky with the weather and the sun was shinning all day as a total of 29 teams competed through out the […]

Summer School Games

With 1 week to go until the Norfolk School Games Summer Finals, find out what exciting events are taking place over the week.   Monday 17th June 2019 Quadkids- Sportspark Yr 3/4 0945 Start 1300 Depart Yr 5/6 1315 Start 1630 Depart   Special Schools Festival- Sportspark 1000 Start 1500 Departure   Horsford Cricket Club […]

640 runners, from 158 schools, take over Holkham Hall for the Norfolk School Games Cross Country County Finals 2019

Wednesday 6th March Day 6 of the 2019 Norfolk School Games Winter Finals took place at Holkham Hall. The final day of the Winter Games schedule saw 640 young runners, from 158 schools, come together to take part in the Norfok School Games cross country finals. Each of the participants had qualified to represent their […]

School Games Day 5 – Colour Run Spectacular

The Winter School Games Week concluded with a Colour Run hosted at Colney Park, UEA with over 700 secondary school pupils from 20 schools across the county taking part. After a fantastic week of sporting events for both primary and secondary school pupils, the final event showered participants in multi coloured paint during a 5k Colour […]

Norfolk School Games – Special Schools Event

Day 4 of the Norfolk School Games 2019, and we were delighted to welcome 130 young people with special needs, from schools across Norfolk, who took part in a selection of adapted games which included Dance, Goalball, Boxfit, Wheelchair Basketball, Dodgeball and Boxing. The students from John Grant, Sheringham Woodfields, Chapel Green, The Clare, Sidestrand […]

Girls Show Off Their Skills at School Games Football Finals

Today over 250 girls took part in the Norfolk School Games Girls Football Finals at Goals Norwich. The girls were representing their school and local School Sport Partnership (SSP) at the county event. All of the teams had qualified to take part in the event by taking part in local competitions ran by each of […]

School Games Day 3- High Scores in The Panathlon Challenge!

What another fantastic day we had today at Sportspark. The Primary Panathlon was one of three competitions taking place and was run by The Panathlon Challenge, a national charity which delivers sporting opportunities for children with a special education need or disability (SEND). Children from mainstream primary schools were invited to represent their school sports […]

School Games Day 3 – Sportshall Athletics ‘Jumps’ into Focus

As part of the of 2019 Norfolk School Games Winter Finals the Sportshall Athletics County Level 3 competitions took place at the Sportspark. Close to 300 young athletes from Years 3 through to 6 took part in a wide range of Athletics events inside the fantastic facility of the Sportspark & tried to score as […]

Keysteps Gymnastics – Day 3 of the Norfolk Winter School Games 2019

Norfolk School Games Keysteps Gymnastics Tuesday 12th February 2019  UEA Sportspark SPring Gymnasium Day 3 of the Norfolk Winter School Games 2019 90 Year 1 and 2 boys and girls from across the County competed in our Key Stage 1 Keysteps Gymnastics Final. These children qualified from Level 2 Gymnastics competitions across the county, to […]

Handball makes its debut at the Norfolk School Games!

Handball was included in the Norfolk School Games for the first time today as schools from across Norfolk competed in the year 7 and 8 competition at UEA Sportspark. The event brought together 16 teams, all of whom qualified from their level 2 partnership competition, with the 8 winning girls and boys teams from each […]

2019 Winter School Games Finals kicks off in style!

Today the 2019 Norfolk School Games Winter Finals kicked of in style at the Sportspark in Norwich. The winter finals will run over the next week and will see around 2200 competitors representing their school and local School Sport Partnership in 12 different competitions and events. The first event of the Finals was an exciting Alternative […]

Parking Information for the Winter School Games

Parking for the School Games events taking place at Sportspark Please be advised that there will be no onsite parking on the days of the events taking place at Sportspark. Minibuses are to drop off at the Sportspark and then park at City Academy Norwich. These will be parked at their own risk and in […]

Winter Games Begin This Week

The Norfolk School Games are coming and with only a few days to go until the first event, we have already seen thousands of primary and secondary school children access a variety of level 2 competitions and sporting festivals. Want to know more about what’s involved in the Games? Then read on to find out […]

North Norfolk SSP

We apologise that the North Norfolk SSP website is currently down. We understand that this is a difficult interim period but are working with other partners to ensure that the situation is resolved soon. Please check back here where we will keep you updated with any School Games information.

Education Secretary makes drive for more competitive school sport

YST responds to Damian Hinds’ competitive school sport pledge. Article from the Youth Sport Trust’s website. Responding to Education Secretary Damian Hinds’ Conservative Party Conference Speech announcing a new cross-government School Sport Action Plan, Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive Ali Oliver said: “It is hugely encouraging that the Secretary of State is so passionate about the […]

New ‘She Rallies’ Tennis Workshop in Cromer

‘She rallies’ is a Judy Murray initiative, to increase the female workforce delivering tennis to girls. Kim Burgess who is Norfolk’s ‘she rallies’ ambassador delivers non-technical and fun based training workshops to teachers, assistants, brownie leaders any females who may want to be involved in delivering introductory tennis. These workshops are free of charge. The […]

A Look Back on the 2017/18 School Games Finals

What a year it was for another Norfolk School Games. Over 18,000 young people took part in level 2 competitions in the year across all 8 school sports partnerships. This year alone saw nearly 3500 children compete in 22 events, 15 of which were level 3 competitions. With such a variety of sports on offer, […]

Millions of Young People engaged in school sports since the launch of The School Games

The following article from the Youth Sport Trust explains how The School Games has engaged over 10 million young people through competitive sport and helped them to achieve their personal best…. It’s been six years since the opening of London 2012 and one of the biggest legacy projects to come out of the UK’s opportunity […]

Summer 2018 – Day 5…These Girls Can… Smash plenty of runs & take lots of wickets!!!

Friday 22nd June saw the fifth & final day of the Norfolk School Games take place and part of that was the Girls Kwik Cricket Finals held at Manor Park – the home of Horsford Cricket Club. 16 teams from across the 8 School Sports Partnerships in Norfolk took part meaning there were over enthusiastic […]

Summer 2018 Day 5 – Teenagers given chance to try new activities at alternative sports festival

The final day of the 2018 Summer Games saw Year 7-9 students from across the county converge on the Sportspark at the UEA to take part in an Alternative Sports Festival. The Festival aimed to provide a range of exciting opportunities for students who might not normally be engage with school sport or the School […]