Event Organiser

The Youth Sport Trust is a national charity that is building a brighter future for young people through PE and sport. Through 20 years of experience we have developed a unique way of maximising the power of sport to grow young people, schools and communities through the development of qualities including creativity, aspiration, resilience and empathy.
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The Youth Sport Trust

Funding Partners

DCMS is committed to using the inspiration of the London 2012 Games to help rejuvenate sporting competition in schools and the 2016 School Games continues this legacy. This event will provide the perfect platform on which the most talented athletes can showcase their abilities, as well as inspiring other school children across the country to take up competitive sport through the School Games.

Youth Sport Trust Logo
Department for Culture, Media & Sport

Funding Partners

The Department of Health is funding several initiatives in schools across England to help improve the level of physical activity and engagement in school sport in Children and Young People.

Change 4 Life

Funding Partners

Sport England is delighted to be the main funding partner of the 2016 School Games. Helping communities across the country to live more active lives, Sport England will invest over £1 billion of National Lottery and Exchequer funding between 2012 and 2017, so that more people can access quality sporting opportunities in the best way that  suits them.

Lottery Funded Sport England
Sport England

Supporting Partners

The British Paralympic Association is the National Paralympic Committee for the UK, responsible for the promotion of the Paralympic movement in Great Britain and selecting, entering and funding the Great Britain and Northern Ireland Paralympic team. We are proud to be a supporting partner for the 2016 School Games, which is playing a vital role in providing disability sport opportunities across the country.

British Paralympic Association
British Paralympic Association


Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is the County Sport Partnership (CSP) for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. Our focus is to ensure that national sport and physical activity resources have local reach. We are proud to be a supporting partner for the School Games and hope it will inspire our young athletes to take part and enjoy competitive school sport.

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport