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Summer Games 2019

This year's School Games will be held over 3 days - Wednesday 3rd, Thursday 4th & Friday 5th July 2019 at Millfield School, Street.

Booking instructions

1. Read through the criteria below for each event.

2. Bookings must be made in advance for all sports where qualification isn't required through area events.

3. Deadline for booking is Friday 21st June 2019.

4. TO BOOK - click photograph above.


Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Sport

Age Group

Criteria

Additional Information

Athletics

Year 7 girls
Year 7 boys
Year 8 girls
Year 8 boys
year 9 girls
year 9 boys
year 10 girls
year 10 boys

Min 8, Max 10 per squad
Athletes can do
a) 1 track/2 field + relay
b) 2 track/1 field + relay
2 athletes per event from each school.
Athletes cannot run both the 800m and 1500m

Qualification through area competitions

Thursday 4th July 2019

Sport

Age

Criteria

Additional Information

Quad Kids

Years 3 - 4
Years 5 - 6

Teams of 4 boys and 4 girls. Each athlete takes part in a run, throw, jump and sprint.

Qualification through area competitions.

Tri Golf

Years 3 - 4
Years 5 - 6

Teams of 10, 5 boys and 5 girls
Each team will do a carousel of 8 stations accumulating points at each station.

No qualification required.

Rounders

Years 7 - 10

Teams of 9 - 12 girls
Innings of 27 good balls.

Qualification through area competitions.

Secondary Sports Festival

Years 8 & 9

Schools may bring a maximum of 15 students, boys or girls. Activities will include: Soft Volleyball/ Spin Bike Challenge/ Fun Tennis/ Capture the Flag

Participants should be those who haven't represented their school at a school games level 2 competition event.

Secondary Swim Festival

Years 7 & 8

Teams of 6 boys and 6 girls.
A series of fun team and individual races.

Club swimmers are not eligible for this gala.
Swimmers must be able to swim 50m.

Grass Track Cycling

Years 5 & 6

Teams of 4 boys or girls from years 5 & 6.

Qualification through area competitions.

Friday 5th July 2019

Sport

Age

Criteria

Additional Information

Parallel Athletics

Secondary Age

SEN pupils from main stream and special schools.
There is no restriction on the number of athletes a school can enter, providing their booking is made in advance. Athletes can take part in as many events as time allows on the day.

No qualification required.

Rounders

Years 5 - 6

9 in a team, max of 12 in a squad. Minimum of 4 girls playing.
1 innings of 18 good balls, 2 per batter.

3 teams per area to qualify.

Girls Softball Cricket

Years 7 & 8

Teams of 6
Everyone bowls & bats.

Limited to 12 teams
No qualification required.
Friendly festival.

Mini Red Tennis

Years 3 & 4

Teams of 4, 2 boys & 2 girls

Qualification through area competitions.

Transition Rugby and Teacher CPD

Year 6 only

Up to 10 boys or girls, plus a Teacher to engage in rugby CPD. The focus for this event is for Teachers to learn more about rugby and the children to be better prepared for the transition to Year 7 rugby.

No area qualification required.
This event will be delivered by Somerset RFU.
Entries are limited, so please book asap.

Primary Sports Festival

Years 5 & 6

Teams of 4, boys or girls.
Max. 3 teams per school.
Activities will be: Run/Archery, Motiv8 & Dodgeball. Motiv8 is a series of physical games based on the digital equivalent, e.g. Angry birds,temple run, pokemon etc. The emphasis is on simple, fun and active games.

No qualification required.
Participants should be those who haven't represented their school at a school games level 2 competition event.

Primary Swimming & Teacher CPD

Years 5 & 6

Pupils who cannot swim 25m. Maximum of 4 pupils per school. Teachers will be in the pool with their children, learning additional swim teaching techniques.

CPD is aimed at Teachers who have attended module 1 swimming or who are interested in Swim Teaching at their school. Training will be tailored to the experience of those teachers attending.

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    CPSU
    Disability Confident
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    pluss
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
    South Somerset District Council
  • Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
    Macmillan Cancer Support
  • Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    EDF
    Somerset CCG
    SAPHTO
  • together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
    British Cycling
  • Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK