The Norfolk School Games is the largest school sport event to ever be held in Norfolk. Since 2012 the annual event has provided opportunities for our pupils across the county to compete in many different sports at different levels. Each year more and more pupils take part with an estimated 18,000 young people accessing 14 different sports across 150 events this year alone. The Games are part of the national School Games initiative which aims to inspire more young people to take part in competitive school sport.
Our vision for the Norfolk School Games is to continue to make a meaningful difference to the lives of the young people who can benefit the most.
Our mission is to keep competitive sport and physical activity at the heart of schools, providing engaging opportunities for young people to develop as characters, realise their potential and continue their pathway to an active, healthy, happy and prosperous life.
The Norfolk School Games is organised by Active Norfolk and the eight School Sport Partnerships (SSPs) in the county and sponsored by the SportsPark.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]