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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 3 Report

Day 3 of the Summer School Games Finals included four separate events in a range of sports and catered for boys and girls for a range of age groups. Yr 3-4 Mini Tennis The Yr 3-4 Mini Tennis Finals took place at the Easton College Tennis Centre. Fifteen teams of four pupils (2 boys and […]

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 […]

Playground to Podium Festival engages more pupils in school sport – Day 1 Report

Today over 200 pupils from across the county came together  to take part in the Norfolk School Games Playground to Podium Festival. The festival aimed to provide pupils with a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND) with the opportunity to represent their school in a fun school sport event. The festival was held at the Sportspark at the […]

FREE Angling Taster Evening for Secondary School staff at Barford Lakes

FREE Angling Taster Evening For Secondary School Staff – Tuesday 24th May 4pm – 6.30pm at Barford Lakes A FREE event to introduce school staff to the joys of angling. Food on arrival included! BBQ Pulled pork roll with homemade coleslaw. All equipment, bait and coaching is provided and the evening is designed to introduce school staff to 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) […]

2016 Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 1 Report

Day 1 of the 2016 Norfolk Winter School Games kicked off in style with some of the most promising young skiers from across the County coming together at the Norfolk Snowsports Club in Norwich for the Yr 7-9 & 10-11 Skiing Finals. The event was the culmination of a series of qualifying events which had […]