This year schools could not apply for their School Games Mark for the year 19/20. We are pleased to inform any schools that already hold a School Games Mark (for 2018/19) that this award will be retained for the current academic year (2019/20) and normal service will be resumed for 2020/21.
The School Games Mark is a National Award Framework overseen and developed by the Youth Sport Trust and Sport England. The Mark rewards schools for their commitment to and development of competition, school sport, physical education and physical activity. There are 4 School Games Mark Awards including Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum.To apply for a School Games Mark schools MUST be registered to www.yourschoolgames.com. The School Games Mark Criteria for 2020/21 will be posted here shortly.
As schools could not apply for their normal 'School Games Mark', School Games introduced an overall 'Engagement Award' for schools that engaged in opportunites and events in the first two terms of the academic year of 19-20. The schools in Gateshead listed below have all have all acheived this award - congratulations!