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 […]

2015 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals – Day 6 Report

They do say “save the best until last” and it could be argued that we did just that on Day 6 of the Games. The final day of the 2015 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals saw over 600 pupils from across Norfolk taking part in Yr 7-10 Athletics Finals held at the Sportspark in Norwich. The event was […]

2015 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals – Day 5 Report

Day 5 of the Games again benefitted from some glorious Norfolk weather. The penultimat day of the Finals made use of the excellent community facilities at the Norwich Family Golf Centre, Easton College Tennis Centre and Old Buckenham Cricket Club. Yr 1-2 & 3-4 Tri Golf The Tri Golf Finals were split into two age groups; Yr 1-2 & Yr 3-4. […]

2015 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals – Day 4 Report

The fourth day of the Games included a Playground to Podium Festival which aimed to engage more young people with special educational needs or a disability (SEND). Over 200 pupils from 14 different schools took part in the festival. Pupils were split into 5 groups along with pupils from other schools and each group rotated around a carousel of […]

2015 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals – Day 3 Report

Day 3 of the Finals benefitted from another day of beautiful weather! The day saw two contrasting events taking place, with over 150 Yr 3-4 pupils taking part in the Football Finals at the Football Development Centre (FDC) in Norwich whilst 10 minutes down the road, the county’s most promosing young anglers were battling it out to be crowned […]

2015 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals – Day 2 Report

  Day 2 of the Norfolk Summer School Games Finals moved on to the beautiful surroundings of the Whitlingham Country Park on the edge of Norwich. The sun also made its first appearance of the Finals to make the setting even better for the Yr 5-6 Cycling and Sailing Finals. Yr 5-6 Cycling Finals The […]

2015 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals – Day 1 Report

So the big day finally arrived and the 2015 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals are now underway. Day 1 of the Games lived up to all of the hype and provided a great opening day to the Finals. Day 1 included events at two different venues; UEA Sportspark Yr 5-6 High 5 Netball Finals Yr […]

2015 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals – Preview

The 2015 Norfolk Summer School Games Finals will be held between Tuesday 23rd June and Tuesday 30th June at a variety of the County’s best sporting facilities. The aim of the Norfolk School Games is to give more young people the opportunity to represent their school in competitive school sport and also to provide high […]

Winter Games Highlights Video

You can now view all of the highlights of the 2015 Norfolk Winter School Games Finals by watching the below video. Please feel free to share the video using social media, don’t forget to mention Norfolk School Games (Facebook) or @NorfolkSchGames (Twitter). If you like this years video, why not check out the photos of […]

2015 Norfolk Winter School Games Finals – Day 6 Report

The final Day of the 2015 Norfolk Winter School Games was held at the UEA Sportspark and was a fitting end to an incredible week! The day kicked off with an impressive opening ceremony which included guest speakers; Sophie McKinna (GB Shot Putter, Commonwealth Games Finalist) and Chrisy Wellington (4 x World Iron Man Triathlon Champion). The young athletes […]

2015 Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 5 Report

On Day 5 of the Games, the action moved back to the swimming pool and sports halls of our local sponsor the UEA Sportspark. Swimming Finals During the morning approx. 100 Yr 7-9 pupils, that had qualified to represent their local School Sport Partnership (SSP),  battled it out in the pool in the School Games Swimming […]