NE SSP at Norfolk School Games County Final

Young runners represent NE SSP at Norfolk School Games Cross Country Finals 

On Wednesday 22nd November a squad of 80 pupils represented the SSP at the Norfolk School Games cross country finals at High Lodge in Thetford Forest. It was a beautiful autumnal day and the conditions for cross country were perfect.

The Norfolk School Games aims to put physical activity at the heart of schools and provide all young people opportunities and experiences that can make a meaningful difference to their loves. The Games is organised by Norfolk’s 8 School Games Organisers and Active Norfolk. For more information visit the Norfolk School Games website.

SSP Squad

The SSP squad for the cross country finals comprised of pupils from Years 3 to 6 from 12 different schools. All of the pupils had qualified for the finals by finishing in the top 10 positions at our SSP cross country competition at the UEA Sportspark on the 13th of November.

The qualifying pupils came from the following schools :

Coltishall PS

Blofield PS

Dussindale PS

Fairhaven PS

Falcon JS

Hemblington PS

Old Catton JS

Salhouse PS

Sprowston JS

St Williams PS

White Woman Lane JS


Pupils raced a round a course through the beautiful Thetford Forest over the following distances:

  • Year 3 boys & girls = 1000m
  • Year 4 boys & girls = 1200m
  • Year 5 boys & girls = 1400m
  • Year 6 boys & girls = 1600m


Results will be forwrded directly to schools

Isla McFadyen, School Games Organiser commented;

“It was wonderful to see our runners representing our NE SSP, and their own schools, against all the other best runners from schools across the county. Well done to all pupis who showed amazing determination and resilience in "doing their best!”

Join a local club

If you child enjoys cross country and would like to take part more outside of school, please contact your school for information about local athletics clubs.




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