Cycling News

The hours are ticking by until the 2017 School Games National Finals kick off, with cycling being one of the most anticipated and exciting sports on display. Over the three days, the nation’s best young cyclists will take to their bikes for a variety of competitions. As well as the usual road race, which this…

Top Tips for Parents

The School Games is a fantastic platform for young students to achieve. In fact, if the School Games were an Olympic team on their own, they would have placed 17th in the medal table in Rio! But behind every athlete is a support network of coaches, friends and family. For parents, accommodating their child’s sporting…

Fun Facts

We bet you didn’t know these ones! By the end of this year’s competition, 19,200 young athletes will have competed at the Games between 2006 and 2017 56 of the 382 athletes representing Team GB at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio have competed at the School Games – 15% of the team. 32 of…

Top Tips for Parents

The School Games National Finals provides a fantastic platform for budding athletes to compete in and experience a multi-sport event. Replicating feel of the Olympics or Paralympics, the nation’s brightest young athletes stay in an on-site Athlete Village and are able to support their teammates in the other sports This year the School Games is…

Top Tips for Parents

The School Games is a fantastic platform for talented young athletes to get a taste of a large, multi-sport competition, complete with an Athlete Village and commentators. With an impressive number of our School Games alumni going on to compete for the Nation globally, it’s clear that the dedicated student athletes that compete in the…

Volunteer Experience: Alastair and Lily

As the School Games approaches, teams from all over Great Britain are training hard and hundreds of volunteers are excitedly finding out what their roles will be in this fantastic, multi-sport event. With the opportunity to learn about events management, watch high quality sporting performances and gain great experience for your CV, helping at the…

Louise Hunt: Wheelchair Tennis

Competing internationally and in the Paralympics, Louise Hunt has consistently demonstrated passion and skill in wheelchair tennis. Born with spina bifida, Louise let nothing hold her back. Describing how tennis surrounded her home as a child, with courts opposite her house, she told us how she had always felt destined to play. After ten world…

2017 Schedule Released

This Summer, Loughborough University welcomes the 2017 School Games National Finals, with all twelve sports being hosted in the world-class facilities on campus, creating a unique multi-sport atmosphere. With athletes from all over the country competing in the four day event, there are plenty of opportunities to see quality sporting performances in both able and disabled sports.…

Volunteer Experience: Eleanor and Maria

The 2017 School Games National Finals are fast approaching, ready to provide a platform for budding new athletes on their journey to success. The Games is often an athlete’s first taste of a big, multi-event competition, with champions such as Adam Peaty and Ellie Simmonds shooting to glory after their time at the School Games.…