The Norfolk School Games is part of the national School Games which is a government led programme designed to inspire young people to be physically active for life through positive experiences of daily activity and competition. The School Games is funded by Sport
England National Lottery funding and is free for all schools to take part in.
The Games is organised by an operational group made up of representatives from Active Norfolk and the School Games Organisers(SGO’s) from the 8 School Sport Partnerships in the county.
The group is overseen by a strategy group, which comprises of stakeholders including: Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Special Schools and the Youth Sport Trust.
What is the vision?
The Norfolk School Games will continue to make clear and meaningful difference to the lives of children and young people that can benefit the most.
What is the mission?
Putting physical activity and competitive sport at the heart of schools and providing more young
people with the opportunity to be regularly physically active and achieve their personal best.
For more information, please head over to our ‘ About the Games ‘ page.
Wednesday 4th March Day 7 of the 2020 Norfolk School Games Winter Finals took place at Holkham Hall. The final day of the Winter Games schedule saw 640 young runners, from over 150 schools, come together to take part in the Norfolk School Games cross country finals. Each of the participants had qualified to represent their […]
Friday 14th February saw 13 different Secondary Schools descend upon Sportspark, ready to represent their School Sport Partnership and compete at the second-ever Norfolk School Games Dance competition. After a successful first year at the Summer Games 2019, the Dance competition made a return as part of our Winter Games week but this time with […]
Today saw hundreds of young female footballers take part in the 2020 Norfolk School Games Girls Football Finals. The Finals was held at Goals Norwich and included separate events for pupils in Years 3-4 & 5-6. Organisers had their fingers crossed that the weather would be kind and wouldn’t interrupt the days play. During the […]
Our Special School Games are an integral, and a much loved & valuable, part of our biannual Norfolk School Games We were delighted to see so many pupils joining us at this year’s event from 6 schools across the County who cater for pupils with special needs. We were especially pleased to welcome The Wherry […]
Another fantastic day at Sportspark. The Primary Panathlon 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 partnership at the event and it was great to see so many […]
On the 11th February 2020, secondary school Yr 7-9 students from schools across the county took part in our Secondary Alternative Sports Days. The event was held at UEA, Sportspark, which saw students from the eight School Sport Partnerships take part in a variety of activities. These activities included hourly-rotated sessions of Killer Tennis, Skateboarding, […]
Another fantastic day was had by all at the UEA, Sportspark. The Secondary Panathlon was taking place alongside Secondary Alternative Day. The Secondary Panathlon event 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 secondary schools were invited […]
As part of the of 2020 Norfolk School Games Winter Finals, the Sportshall Athletics County Level 3 competition took place at the UEA, Sportspark today. The competition was open to teams who had qualified to represent their local School Sports Partnership (SSP) by taking part in a prior qualifying competition. 16 teams competed with a […]
What a brilliant start to the 2020 Norfolk Winter School Games, with our Year 7/8 Handball Finals! Just under 200 boys and girls from across the county arrived, resplendent in their School Sports Partnership colours, and competed with great enthusiasm and determination in this exciting, and fast moving event. We introduced Handball, as […]
It’s nearly that time of year again, its not that far away, The 2020 Winter Finals week is about to get underway. The SGO’s are working hard and the prep is being done, The excitement is building and we can’t wait to see everyone! Based on previous feedback we’ve made a few tweaks to this […]