Can you spot yourself? Young sports stars battle it out in Norfolk Summer School Games

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Friendly handshakes at the end of the

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Friendly handshakes at the end of the matches. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

They sprinted, jumped and batted - and then dashed off to find a nearby spot of shade.

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Thousands of schoolchildren across Norfolk basked in the sun this week as the Norfolk Summer School Games finals kicked off.

Split into winter and summer competitions, the school games - part of a national initiatve - are thought to involve about 18,000 pupils across 14 sports, making them the largest school sport event in the county.

Football, golf and netball were on the agenda at the start of the week, before Brooke Primary School triumphed in the Kwik Cricket finals on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, almost 700 pupils from the county's secondary schools took to the track and field for the athletics finals.

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Spectators feel the pain of a close ca

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Spectators feel the pain of a close call. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017


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South Norfolk's School Sport Partnership (SSP) triumphed, followed by West Norwich and Dereham and West Norfolk.

Tennis and angling are among the sports yet to be finished this week.

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This week of county finals - organised by Active Norfolk and the eight SSPs in Norfolk - comes after months of qualifying competitions.

The events are sponsored by the SportsPark.

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Friendly handshakes at the end of the

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Friendly handshakes at the end of the matches. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. Tia Tipper, 13, in the girls

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. Tia Tipper, 13, in the girls shot put. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. Freya Cushing in the girls s

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. Freya Cushing in the girls shot put. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. Ellie Ampleford in the girls

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. Ellie Ampleford in the girls javelin. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. Asha Soanes in the girls jav

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. Asha Soanes in the girls javelin. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Kwik cricket in the summer schools games events, at Horsford. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. The boys race in the 800m. P

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. The boys race in the 800m. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. The boys race in the 800m. P

Athletics at the Sportspark as part of the summer schools games events. The boys race in the 800m. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

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