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What can the School Games do for me?

A video previewing what the School Games has to offer.

The School Games is a unique opportunity to motivate and inspire millions of young people across the country to take part in more competitive school sport.  The Games were designed to build on the magic of London 2012 to enable every school, and child, to participate in competitive sport, including meaningful opportunities for disabled youngsters. There are four levels of competition:


Intra-school (Level 1) - sporting competition for children in school through intra-school competition.  For many young people sporting competition is first experienced through house teams or in PE lessons.  Level 1 of the School Games will build on a school’s existing work to offer pupils a year-round programme of regular intra-school competition in a number of sports that culminate in a School Games Day: the ultimate school sports day!


Inter-school (Level 2) - individuals and teams from Years 3 to 6 are selected to represent their school in local inter-school competitions, some of which will be leagues.  Schools will have the flexibility to decide which sports to enter but are encouraged to involve as many pupils as possible by creating breadth in the sports they offer, and depth through the creation of additional teams.


Inter-school (Level 3) - can be run as developmental competitions or festival events to meet the needs of a local area. Pathway Competitions,these are inter school competitions where the winners feed into the County Final. These competitions must adhere to the NGB Priority formats, and the target audience should be defined by the LOC to ensure that when participants reach the County Final they are competing against those of a similar experience/ability.




These are an inter-school occasion aimed at year 3 and 4 pupils which includes a rotation of skill based activities which challenge young people to achieve their personal best e.g. jumping, throwing and other various skills. 

We achieved the Gold for the Schools Games Mark 2018/2019

On Wednesday 25th September 2019, Whitings Hill Primary School, were invited to attend the Barnet Partnership Sports Awards 2019 @ Art Depo in North Finchley. Whitings Hill's Girls football team were nominated for the 'Primary Team of The Year'. Unfortunately, we did not win the award, however it was a pleasure for us to attend and congratulate those who participated and received awards. 


Additionally, we would like to inform you that every year, we have participated in the school games mark awards. This year (2018/2019) we achieved the 'Gold' School Games Mark Award in recognition of our dedication towards sports and competitions at Whitings Hill Primary.