Devon Winter School Games

On Wednesday 27th March 2013 the second Devon Winter School Games will take place at Exeter University.

In 2005 Lord Seb Coe, made a promise to the International Olympic Committee that London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics would ‘Inspire a new generation to take part in sport and create a long lasting legacy for sport in Britain’. To deliver this pledge the government has tasked sporting bodies to create ‘Olympic Legacy’ projects.
One of which is called the ‘School Games’ and is designed to deliver competitive sport to school children all across the country.
The day’s event will commence at Exeter University with an opening ceremony and then consist of sporting competition in the following sports:

Hockey (Quicksticks) Year 5/6 mixed 5/6M
Netball (High 5) Year 5/6 mixed 5/6M
Cycling (Go-Ride) Year 5/6 mixed 5/6M
Volleyball Year 7/8 Boys & Year 7/8 Girls 7/8 BG
Rugby Year 7/8 Girls 7/8G
Basketball Year 8/9 Boys 8/9B
Table Tennis (Level below ESTTA) U14 Boys & U14 Girls

Goalball – inclusive
(Boccia) – inclusive
Football L3 – inclusive U14BG