How Does It
week throughout the summer term, a different sport will take place,
made up of four personal sporting challenges which can be completed
from home; in the living room, kitchen or garden, or at school.
for each challenge will be submitted online, and will contribute
towards the school’s average score, so it doesn’t matter whether you
are a big school or small school.
silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the best scoring schools in
each sport, with separate Primary and Secondary competitions. There
will also be an Active Adults category with trophies up for grabs, so
parents, teachers and carers can get involved and represent the school
as medals in individual sports, overall leaderboards will be kept, and
overall Sussex Champions crowned at the end of the summer term.
sport, and it’s four challenges, will be published at 9.30am on a
Monday morning, on www.sussexschoolgames.co.uk,
on social media, and sent directly to those signed
up to the mailing list.
have until midday on Friday to submit their scores, and leaderboards
will be published later that day.
for Space, Equipment and Inclusivity
will have differing space and equipment available, and each challenge
comes with some example adaptations which can be made where necessary.
Creativity and problem solving is encouraged throughout, to make sure
that as many people can get involved in the competition as possible.
are also some example adaptations for people with disabilities, to
ensure that sports are inclusive and accessible for everybody.
kicks off at 9.15am on Monday 27 April with the ‘Virtual’ Opening
Ceremony on social media, and the launch of the first sport.
can take part, and whilst there is no ‘official’ sign-up required, we
would encourage you to sign-up
to the mailing list to get updates,
challenges and results sent to you directly, and also to follow on
social media to help spread the word.
Specsavers Sussex School
are lots of ways to win with the Specsavers ‘Virtual’ Sussex School
Games. We have overall leaderboards for Primary Schools, Secondary
Schools and Active Adults running throughout the Summer Term, as well
as weekly leaderboards for each individual sport.
addition, there is also the overall School Games Area leaderboard, so
as well as representing your school, you’ll be representing your local
of the Games
the objective of the Specsavers ‘Virtual’ Sussex School Games is to
keep as many children as possible active during this period, and to
help them benefit from the physical, mental and social positives that
representing your school team can bring.
the help of schools and parents to get as many children engaged as
possible, and will be awarding special ‘Spirit of the Games’ awards to
the schools who are getting the most people up and active.
makes perfect, so participants are encouraged to train and improve each
week to be the best that they can be.
As a bit
of extra-motivation, each Monday we’ll be setting a new training
challenge alongside the sporting competition, with the chance to win a
£50 Amazon voucher as a prize.
simply need to upload their training videos and pictures to Twitter,
Facebook, Instagram and TikTok, and include the hashtag #SussexSchGames,
and a weekly winner will be selected at random. These can be posted
from a parent’s or school’s account.
Without Internet Access
children have access to the internet, so there will be a printable pack
available for each sport which teachers/carers can pass on. There will
be a hardcopy of a scorecard in these packs to record scores, which can
be transferred to the online form by somebody with internet access
before the 12pm Friday deadline.
everybody taking part the best of luck, and hope that you have tons of
fun doing so.
Specsavers Sussex School Games Local Organising Committee