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Competition and School Games

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The School Games is the national approach to competitive school sport designed to motivate and inspire all young people. Delivered locally by Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport and School Sport & Physical Activity Networks (SSPAN). The School Games provides a year-round calendar of competition for all students across the county, involving young people aged 7-18 years, of all abilities and backgrounds.

Our schools all run intra-school sport (level 1), please click here to see how The Lancaster School for Boys get their students involved.

Winning teams from Level 2 completion represent their 'partnership area' at county-wide finals events, events such as The Super-Series Finals. The Super-Series Finals run throughout the year in a selection of sports. Finally the winning teams progress to Level 3 competition, the Winter School Games Championships and the Summer School Games Championships.

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School Games success 2016 -2017

Primary Secondary Special Overall
Number of schools engaged 67 19 5 91
Number of young people engaged 8,300 4,424 380 13,104
Number of Under 16 Leaders/volunteers engaged  298
Number of 16+ volunteers engaged 88
Under 16 total hours volunteered 2,100
16+ total hours volunteered 864
Total leadership/volunteer hours 2,964

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 Visit the School Games website for more information.