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School Games Festival Takes Over Keele University for a Day of Sun & Sport!

Over 2,000 children from across the county came together on a scorcher of a day to part part in over 15 different competitions, for the lastest on the days events read more

Event Results: School Games County Festival


Want to know how your school or area got on?  Take a look at the full event results.

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Media Volunteers Local High School Support School Games Festival


Thanks to pupils from Ormiston Horizon Academy in Stoke-on-Trent who became our event reporters for the day.  Take a look at their reports below....

Event Experience

Rounders & Handball




The School Games is a key Government priority for ‘realising a meaningful sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games’. With support from three Government Departments (Department of Culture, Media and Sport, Department of Health and the Department for Education) and funding from Sport England through the National Lottery, the School Games is a new approach to competitive school sport designed to motivate and enthuse all young people.

A year-round sporting calendar is created in each sub-region that is specifically designed to get young people competing at intra-school and inter-school levels, culminating in local, regional and national events. This is supported by the network of School Games Organisers.

The School Games is a celebration of competitive sport for pupils that provides opportunities for all young people regardless of their experience, talent or ability.

County School Games

Lottery Funding to run the County School Games is provided by Sport England. The County event is managed by a Local Organising Committee (LOC) consisting as a minimum of:

  • state and independent schools (at Headteacher level, including a Headteacher as Chair)
  • the County Sport Partnership (Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent in our area)
  • local government
  • young people
  • NGB and other local sports providers
  • local disability sport

The Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Local Organising Committee were established and have met regularly since September 2011.

For more information contact your School Games Organiser or

Camilla Denham-White, County School Games Coordinator, Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent,

T: 01785 619694


For national information about the School Games across England, visit