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 […]

2015 Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 4 Report

Day 4 of the Games saw young people from across the County travel to Diss Rugby Club to take part in the 2015 Norfolk School Games Tag Rugby Finals. The event included two separate competitions; an open Yr 5-6 competition for schools of any sized and a Yr 4-6 small schools competition for schools who […]

2015 Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 3 Report

Day 3 of the Games saw 200 pupils from across Norfolk converge on the UEA Sportspark in Norwich for the Norfolk School Gams – Playground to Podium Festival. The festival aimed to provide young people with a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND) with a specific opportunity to represent their school in a competitive school sport event. The festival gave […]

2015 Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 2 Report

On Day 2 of the Winter School Games Finals over 600 Yr 3-6 pupils from across the County represented their local School Sport Partnership (SSP) in the Cross Country Finals at Gresham’s School in Holt. The conditions were challenging with high winds battering the runners as they tackled the challenging course around the school grounds. Pupils […]

2015 Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 1 Report

Today saw the 2015 Norfolk Winter School Games Finals kick off in style with two exciting events at two of Norfolks best sporting facilities. Special School Games This morning 150 pupils from 8 of the County’s Special Schools came together at the UEA Sportspark to compete in a range of sports including; Indoor Rowing, New […]

2015 Norfolk Winter School Games – Preview

Pupils from across Norfolk will be competing from 27th February – 6th March at the Norfolk Winter School Games event. 2,500 young people will compete in 16 sports including skiing, table tennis, basketball, tag rugby and sportshall athletics in a range of venues across the County. The Norfolk School Games is the largest school sport […]

Norfolk Summer School Games – Day 6

Today was the sixth and final day of the Summer Games and the temperature was scorching both on and off the track. The Games culminated in a hugely exciting athletics finals for pupils in Years 7-10 held at Norfolk’s premier athletics track at the Sportspark, UEA. All of the pupils had qualified to take part […]

Norfolk Summer School Games – Day 5

Day 5 of the Games moved to the Easton College campus and its neighboring Norwich Family Golf Centre. The day saw pupils in years 3-6 compete in tri golf, mini tennis and basketball. The mini tennis competition was held in the colleges impressive indoor tennis centre with the support of the centres expert coaches. Teams […]

Norfolk Summer School Games – Day 4

Day 4 saw the Norfolk School Games bandwagon move back to the Sportspark at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and it was another hot day with temperatures hitting 23 degrees. The day was the biggest of the Summer Games with 5 different competitions running at the Sportspark and even spilling over to neighboring City […]

Norfolk Summer School Games – Day 3

Day 3 of the Summer Games included two County Finals in two very differing sports; football and angling. The football finals saw qualifying teams of Year 3-4 pupils from each of the eight School Sport Partnerships (SSPs) in the County converge on the Football Development Centre in Bowthorpe, Norwich to battle it out for the […]

Norfolk Summer School Games – Day 2

Day 2 of the Summer School Games took place in the beautiful sunshine of Whitlingham Country Park. The day included county finals in two sports which were both new to the Norfolk School Games; sailing and cycling. Both were introduced to provide a wider range of competitive school sport activities to young people across the […]

Norfolk Summer School Games – Day 1

Today saw the launch of the 2014 Norfolk Summer School Games. The Summer Games follows on from the successful Winter Games which was held in March and saw thousands of young people pupils compete in a variety of different winter sports. The Norfolk School Games is part of the national Sainsbury’s School Games initiative and aims […]

Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 5

Day 5 of the Games moved from the rugby pitches of Diss to the sportshalls of the Sportspark in Norwich. The morning session saw pupils from across the country take part in a sportshall athletics competition targeted specifically at pupils in mainstream schools with special educational needs or a disability (SEND). The competition aimed to give […]

Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 4

Day 4 of the Norfolk Winter School Games was blessed with beautiful sunshine for the Tag Rugby Finals at Diss Rugby Club. The event saw the top 16 teams from big schools (120 pupils+) from across the county, as well as the top 16 teams from small schools (< 120 pupils) come together to battle […]

Norfolk Winter School Games – Day 3

Day 3 of the Games moved from the windy and cold sports fields of North Norfolk to the warm indoor facilities of the UEA Sportspark in Norwich. The day saw over 600 pupils taking part in two swimming galas as well as a multi sports Playground2Podium festival aimed specifically at pupils with special educational needs or a disability […]