16 May Going for Gold!
St George’s School has once again been awarded the School Games Mark Gold Award, recognising the fantastic engagement and participation of our students in competitive school sport.
Launched in 2012, The School Games Mark is a Government-led award scheme facilitated by The Youth Sport Trust. It aims to reward schools for their commitment to the development of Physical Education and School Sport across their curriculum and in the community. We are delighted to have been recognised, once again, for our success in this area.
St George’s School have competed in a range of different sports during 2021/22 including: Football, Basketball, Table Tennis, Cross Country, Indoor Athletics, Netball and Ultimate Frisbee, alongside Outdoor Athletics, Tennis and Cricket in the Summer Term involving both boys and girls. In addition to internal House Competitions, there have been 98 fixtures and events organised during the Spring and Autumn term.
As part of our Enrichment provision for Year 7-13, we have a range of sporting activities on offer involving Squash, Swimming, Climbing and Fitness. Over the past two terms, there have been 15 extra-curricular clubs available each week including Football, Basketball, Table Tennis, Dodgeball, Running, Tchoukball and Volleyball.
Our sporting achievements this year (Autumn 2021/Spring 2022) include:
Central Birmingham U14 Boys Team School Games – 1st – Champions
Central Birmingham U16 Boys Team School Games – 1st – Joint Champions
English Schools Birmingham U13 Individual Champion – Brian Wan
North Birmingham Inclusive Primary School Games Finals – 2nd place – Runners Up
North Birmingham Inclusive Secondary School Games Finals – Winners
Central Birmingham Girls Indoor Athletics Champions
Birmingham Schools 3×3 Festival Champions
Birmingham Schools Girls Basketball League – 3rd place
Year 7 Jr, NBA West Midlands Last 8