It’s not just the competing athletes that get to experience the 2017 School Games. A range of exciting and innovative opportunities exist for schools and young people across the School Games to maximise their experience at the event. The sport on view will be absorbing, intense and choc full of drama. But the excitement doesn’t end there. There are lots of things to see and do around the competition programme that provide even more reasons to come along and experience the games. What will you choose to get involved in?

What to expect?

Secondary Schools

On Friday 01 September 2017, gain insight into life at one of the UK’s leading higher education institutions by taking part in a curriculum workshop or take a guided campus tour as well as watching the sporting action.

The 1 hour curriculum workshops, delivered by Loughborough University are at no additional cost to spectating school groups and aimed at KS3 and GCSE PE students.

Campus tours of the World Class Loughborough University sports facilities by Loughborough University student ambassadors, also at no additional cost to spectating school groups can be booked alongside a curriculum workshop.

A description of each of the workshops and campus tour, including session capacity can be found in the attachment.

Workshops and campus tours will run at the following times:

Time Sessions
10-11 am 1a/b. Sport nutrition workshop 2. Sport science workshop 3. Strength & conditioning workshop 4. Sports technology workshop 7. Campus tour
11-12 am 5. Sport psychology workshop 2. Sport science workshop 6. Athlete Q&A session 7. Campus tour
12-1pm 1a/b. Sport nutrition workshop 3. Strength & conditioning workshop 4. Sports technology workshop 7. Campus tour
1-2 pm 5. Sport psychology workshop 2. Sport science workshop 6. Athlete Q&A session   7. Campus tour
2-3 pm 1a/b. Sport nutrition workshop   3. Strength & conditioning workshop 4. Sports technology workshop 7. Campus tour

To book tickets for any of the curriculum workshops or a campus tour:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/l4sg-engagement-session-1-sports-nutrition-tickets-34540014112

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/l4sg-engagement-session-2-sports-science-tickets-34540340087

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/l4sg-engagement-session-3-strength-conditioning-tickets-34540498561

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/l4sg-engagement-session-4-sports-technology-tickets-34539264871

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/l4sg-engagement-session-5-sports-psychology-tickets-34540547708

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/l4sg-engagement-session-6-athlete-qa-tickets-34540673083

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/l4sg-engagement-session-7-campus-tour-tickets-34540757335

Please note:

  • Schools must book spectator tickets to be eligible to book curriculum workshops and campus tours.
  • Teachers must accompany students to all sessions and should be included in the total number of tickets booked.
  • There are limited tickets available for these sessions. If you are no longer able to attend a previously booked session please cancel your booking to allow another school to take up the opportunity.
  • Sessions may include students from more than one school.

Not yet booked your spectator tickets – secure your tickets now.

 

Primary schools

A downloadable Primary, School Engagement Activity Pack provides information, activities and ideas that can be used in the build up, when you are spectating at the School Games National Finals and after the event.

It includes 5 teacher cards and a Sports Explorer Passport.

The teacher cards include:

  • School Games National Final 2017 Factsheet – facts, figures and information about the School Games National Finals.
  • School Games Values – information on the school games values and an activity that takes children on a tour around the School Games National Finals 2017 sports venues.
  • Active Lifestyles – information and activities to support teachers to increase children’s physical activity levels.
  • Active Classrooms: Literacy – information and activities to support teachers facilitate literacy activities.
  • Active Classrooms: Maths – information and activities to support teachers facilitate maths activities.

Children can use the Sports Explorer Passport to record their responses to the activities on the teacher’s cards at the School Games National Finals. 

Downloads:

1. Primary Engagement Teacher Cards – Download

2. Primary Engagement Pupil Passport – Download

3. Primary Engagement Card: Treasure Hunt – Download

4. Primary Engagement Card: Special Effects – Download

5a. Athletics: Vortex Howler Throw Challenge Card – Download

5b. Hockey: Power Pass Challenge Card – Download

5c. Catch the Rabbit Challenge Card – Download

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