Sportshall Primary

Sportshall Primary is the largest school competition programme engaging over 1 million children each year. Endorsed by England Athletics, the programme culminates in an exciting series of County Finals widely deliveved by Sportshall Associates.

Sportshall Primary provides the ideal format to introduce young people to grassroots athletics and multi-skills competition. 

•   Introducing young people to primary school athletics competition in a fun team based format
•   Encouraging mass participation with teams including up to 30 children
•   Promoting local delivery through a programme of Level 1 and 2 School Games events.

The large team size is a key factor in the success of Sportshall, with the focus placed on the achievements of the team and supporting each other.

Cluster and Partnership Activity

Each School Games Organiser is encouraged to stage a series of cluster competitions prior to the leading schools progressing to a Level 2 Final. Full resources to support this are available in the Downloads Section.

Sportshall Primary County Finals

Each SGO area is invited to nominate its leading school to participate in a  County Final. These events are widely led by the Sportshall Team.

Support Services

The Sportshall Team offer a broad range of services designed to support the delivery of Sportshall across the Country. Whether it’s a free planning session, teacher training, support in developing Sports Leaders, a primary school athletics competition or the implementation of a complete development programme, the team are ready to assist –