Get ready for Norfolk school games

The Norfolk School Games will take place on June 18 and 19, and schools are being encouraged to get involved.

Sport England is investing up to �35.5m of National Lottery funding in the games from now until 2015.

The aim is to inspire young people to take part in more competitive sport, and will see intra-school, inter-school and regional competition.

The focus is also on encouraging participation in sport regardless of abilities and experience.

Schools can also use their participation in the School Games to help qualify for London 2012 Ticketshare tickets, 100,000 tickets are available for schools through the London 2012 Get Set Network.

Laurie Hull, director of Active Norfolk said: 'The School Games will be a real sporting legacy for young people of Norfolk from London's 2012 games.

The competition will use the inspiration of 2012 to transform competitive sport in schools and get more young people playing sport.

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'We would like Norfolk to get as many schools as possible involved and are urging schools to register so as not to miss out on this great sporting opportunity.'

The Norfolk School Games will see around 1,960 young people competing in 19 sports, and the organisers hope to engage every school in Norfolk.

Schools can sign up by visiting

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