The School Games is an exciting four level (intra-school, inter school, county festivals and national finals) competition for school children in England. The School Games are designed to build on the magic of London 2012 to enable every school and child to participate in competitive sport including meaningful opportunities for disabled youngsters.
Nationally and locally the School Games is being delivered through partnerships. The national partnership is made up of:
- The Department for Culture, Media and Sport who have overall policy leadership supported by the Department for Education and the Department of Health
- Sport England who are the Lottery distributor and are supporting the engagement of sports governing bodies and county sports partnerships (Northumberland Sport)
- The British Paralympic Association bring the vision and inspiration of the Paralympics
- The Youth Sport Trust, the landscape lead organisation for school sport, have been commissioned by Sport England to provide development support to schools, sports and other local partners.
About the School Games in Northumberland
The Northumberland School Games info-graphic shows how successful the School Games has been in Northumberland.
To find out about the event in your area please contact your local SGO below or visit the Facebook page.
Ashington and Coquet
01670 812166 ext 2029
Blyth and Bedlington
01670 822625 ext 224
Cramlington and Seaton Valley
Morpeth and Ponteland