Teams gear up for the Notts School Games event

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 10:18

Teams gear up for the Notts School Games event

Up to 1,500 young people from primary, secondary and special schools across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire are set to take part at the multi-sport event which will be held on Friday 5 July at Nottingham Trent University's Clifton Campus.

More than 100 teams will participate in 11 sporting activities after qualifying to represent their school sport partnership in inter-school competitions.

County events will be held in Boccia, Inclusive Sportshall Athletics, Mini Tennis, Mini Basketball, Pan Disability Football, Quadkids Athletics, Rounders, Tag Rugby and Tri Golf, as well as an Inclusive Multi-Sport Challenge, which will be delivered by the Coaches Academy.

Another 150 young people are expected to volunteer as sports leaders.

The School Games Event has been designed to be a fun and inspirational day, providing everyone with the opportunity to experience a multi-sports competition with an opening ceremony and medal presentations. Above all it is a celebration of participation, underpinning the core values of sport in our county.

Its' mission is to keep sport and physical activity at the heart of the school curriculum and provide more young people with the opportunity to participate and achieve their personal best.

At a local level, the School Games are delivered by schools, school games organisers, clubs, the eight school sport partnerships across Nottinghamshire, local partners and this year has been coordinated by Perfect Motion on behalf of Active Notts.

Watch this space for the results and images from the day.

Tags: Active Notts, school games, young people