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School Games

Tower Hamlets School Sport oversees School Games within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

What is the School Games mission?

Keeping competitive sport at the heart of schools and providing more young people with the opportunity to compete and achieve their personal best.

What is the School Games vision?

By 2020 the School Games will be continuing to make a clear and meaningful difference to the lives of even more children and young people.

The School Games is a unique opportunity to inspire millions of young people across country to take part in competitive sport whilst at school. The School Games consists of four unique types of competition:

Intra-School Competition

(Level 1)    

An intra-school competition is a sporting activity taking place between pupils who attend the same school.

Inter-School Competition

(Level 2)

A local inter-school competition is a sporting activity taking place between schools from the same area - either as a one-off fixture or as part of a league. These competitions may act as qualifiers for county finals or can be run as developmental competitions or festival events.

County Final

(Level 3)

A county final is a showcase event held either as the culmination of a series of local inter-school competitions or as open entry events, with invitations made by the Local Organising Committee (LOC). Tower Hamlets schools compete in the London School Games Finals made up of the 33 London Borough in a wide variety of sports.

National Final

(Level 4)

The National Finals are made up of the winners of County Finals across the Country.

To find out more information about school games please visit the school games website: