Entries by Anna Knibb

Virtual Gymnastics

Our final celebration article is all about the virtual gymnastics challenge that was open for pupils in years 1 and 2. The challenge required pupils to create their own floor routine using a selection of body management and floor exercise skills from the Key Steps 1 gymnastics pack. Examples of movements included a stretched jump, […]

Virtual Dance

The next of our school games articles is all about dance and was open to all secondary schools. This challenge required pupils to work together as a team to either create a ‘tik tok’ style challenge, follow our steps to create their own dance or choreograph a completely new dance. Routines were recorded and submitted […]

Norfolk School Games Virtual Cross Country

Another popular event in our school games calendar is the cross country which normally takes place in the beautiful setting of Holkham Hall in North Norfolk. Last term’s cross country virtual challenge was open to both primary and secondary schools and it was fantastic to see so many schools enter this one. The challenge was […]

Norfolk School Games Virtual Golf

This week we are looking back at our primary event, golf. Tri golf is another competition that we run in our summer programme and it was great to see so many schools get involved with this one virtually! Any primary school classes could enter this one and were split into groups of 5. The aim […]

Norfolk School Games Virtual Athletics

The second of our school games virtual articles is all about the athletics competitions. Sportshall athletics is always a big hit and one of the most popular events that we run in our Norfolk School Games calendar; holding it virtually seemed to be equally as popular this year! The competition was open to both primary […]

A round up of the Virtual School Games 2020

Did your school take part in our virtual Norfolk School Games challenges last term? If you did, then keep an eye on our website and social media platforms over the next few weeks. We’ll be looking back over each of the competitions that took place and celebrating those schools who took part. This week’s article […]

Have you entered the virtual school games?

As we enter another lockdown, it’s more important now than ever to ensure that children are receiving the recommended amount of exercise. During the last lockdown, it was reported that the number of children who said they were doing the recommended 60 minutes of activity a day had dropped from 47% to 29%. Pupils have […]

A look back at the Virtual Summer Games

As another summer games has come to an end, we have been looking back on the last few months of competitions. Whilst it’s not been like our usual summer games, it certainly hasn’t been any less exciting! With the outbreak of Coronavirus in March forcing schools to close, we couldn’t let pupils miss out on […]

RAINBOW RUN

To close our summer of virtual events we will be finishing with a Rainbow Run. We want as many people as possible taking part all on the same day….the 19th June. Anyone can take part; children, young people, friends, families, school staff, parents and carers. All you need to do is grab all of your […]

Virtual Netball Challenge

Challenge 6 is Netball! Here’s Laura explaining the challenges for this one: You have until the 15th June to submit your entries. Please include your name, school and year group.

Tri-Golf Virtual Challenge

Challenge 5 is Tri-Golf See if you can have a go at this one this week and send in your entries to: For Instagram use @norfolkschoolgames For Twitter use @norfolkschgames …and for Facebook entries please post directly onto the Norfolk School Games Facebook Page. …or alternatively you can email your entry via email to schoolgames@activenorfolk.org Please […]

Athletics Virtual Challenge

Challenge 4 is Athletics. Watch the video to see what you have to do for this one. Don’t forget to submit your entries: For Instagram use @norfolkschoolgames For Twitter use @norfolkschgames …and for Facebook entries please post directly onto the Norfolk School Games Facebook Page. …or alternatively you can email your entry via email to schoolgames@activenorfolk.org […]

Angling Virtual Challenge

And here’s Challenge 3… Angling Have a go and don’t forget to tag us For Instagram use @norfolkschoolgames For Twitter use @norfolkschgames …and for Facebook entries please post directly onto the Norfolk School Games Facebook Page. …or alternatively you can email your entry via email to schoolgames@activenorfolk.org Please include your school, name and year group with […]

Kwik Cricket Virtual Challenge

Here’s Virtual Challenge 2… Kwik Cricket! Have a go and don’t forget to tag us For Instagram use @norfolkschoolgames For Twitter use @norfolkschgames …and for Facebook entries please post directly onto the Norfolk School Games Facebook Page. …or alternatively you can email your entry via email to schoolgames@activenorfolk.org Please include your school, name and year group […]

Mini-Tennis Virtual Challenge

So here is the first of the Norfolk School Games virtual challenges…mini-tennis! Have a go and don’t forget to tag us For Instagram use @norfolkschoolgames For Twitter use @norfolkschgames …and for Facebook entries please post directly onto the Norfolk School Games Facebook Page. …or alternatively you can email your entry via email to schoolgames@activenorfolk.org We will […]

Norfolk School Games Goes Virtual

During the school closures, Norfolk School Games Organiser Network will be providing activities and resources for children at school or at home to continue to be active and improve their physical literacy.

Pupils ready to ‘tan-go’ at the Dance Competition!

Thursday 20th June also saw a brand-new competition- Year 7-9 Dance. This was a first for The Norfolk School Games and we were looking forward to seeing what creativity and choreography the young pupils had to offer. 8 secondary schools, each representing the 8 partnerships began descended upon Sportspark to compete. The day began with […]

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 […]

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 […]