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£25,000 awarded for Sainsbury’s School Games Festival in Sussex

Next year’s Sainsbury’s School Games Festival in Sussex is set to build on the huge success of previous years, thanks to £25,000 delivery budget of National Lottery funding. The local organising committee for Sussex – has been awarded the funding from Sport England to deliver the School Games festival next year. It will be the… Read more →

Schoolchildren and Olympians Come Together For Summer Festival

700 school children from across Sussex came together on Wednesday 10 July 2013 to compete in the Sainsbury’s School Games in Sussex, Summer Festival, at K2 in Crawley. Chosen as one of only three events to be exclusively profiled as part of the nationwide competition, the Sussex event saw pupils aged 7 to 15 from… Read more →

Summer Games 2013

On Wednesday 10 July young athletes from across the county will travel to K2, Crawley to compete in the Sainsbury’s School Games Summer Festival. Around 800 participants will represent their area in athletics, stoolball, golf, netball, cricket, gymnastics and table tennis. Billed as a mini-Olympics, the day will include an opening ceremony and closing medal… Read more →

School Games Winter Finals 2013: the results

Schools from the nine School Games areas did their regions proud at the Sussex School Games Winter Finals, which took place on 6 March at Lancing College. The Winter Finals is an annual seasonal competition focusing on team sport. It features just four disciplines – football, hockey, netball and rugby sevens – with the best… Read more →

Your Instagram pics of Winter Finals

Sussex School Games has set up a gallery of your photos from the Sussex School Games Winter Finals, courtesy of Instagram. The gallery is a composite of images posted on Instagram carrying the hashtag #sxschoolgames. “Using Instagram means any photos taken on the day can be published instantly, so we can all share the excitement… Read more →

Official photos from Winter Finals 2013

The official photographs of the Sussex School Games Winter Finals, which took place at Lancing College on 6 March, are available to view online. Taken by Brighton based photographer Steve Lawrence, they capture the excitement of the day – from the opening ceremony in historic Lancing Chapel to the exciting sports competitions on the lower… Read more →

Funding boost for Sainsbury’s School Games

School sport in Sussex is set for a boost after Sport England announced additional National Lottery funding for Sainsbury’s School Games Festivals. The Sainsbury’s School Games, which is delivered by the Youth Sport Trust, is jointly managed in Sussex by Active Sussex and the local organising committee as the Sussex School Games. Sadie Mason, chief… Read more →

Olympic hockey star to guest at Winter Games

Hockey international Alex Danson is the special guest at the Sussex School Games Winter Finals, Lancing College, on 6 March. The 27-year-old was joint top scorer in the London 2012 hockey side and her opening goal in the play-off against New Zealand helped Team GB to Olympic bronze. She made her international debut at just… Read more →

Jessie Younghusband triumph in quicksticks qualifier

Schools from the West Sussex West region battled it out in a rainy December qualifier for the School Games, to represent their region in quicksticks hockey Year 5/6. Twelve teams from five schools took part in the qualifer, hosted by the Regis School on 6 December. The competition was supported by Middleton and Bognor Hockey… Read more →

Event Makers required for Sussex School Games 2013

Inspired by the London 2012 Games Maker volunteers? Why not become a local Event Maker and help create memories that will last a lifetime at this year’s School Games! Sussex School Games 2013 is keen to recruit Event Makers to help create an inspiring and safe Winter Finals event for the county’s young people on… Read more →

British Paralympic Association Department for culture, media and sport Change 4 Life Lottery funded Youth Sport Trust

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