Category: Events

South Somerset Super Bowl!

On Wednesday 22nd May, Yeovil College played host to the School Games South Somerset Super Bowl! This was created through a partnership between PE staff at Yeovil College, the local School Games Organiser and BAFA. Manager for Schools, Rob Rooksby, upskilled 20 young coaches to enable them to deliver the 3v3 format to local primary […]

Dorset’s Dazzling School Games!

At the immensely beautiful and huge Bryanston School, Blandford Forum, Active Dorset put on an incredible Dorset School Games Summer final, involving over 1,200 children (and some 30+ horses for the Equestrian event). Huge congratulations to James Day, (Dorset Sports Development Officer) and the Active Dorset team for a truly amazing event! This is the […]

BAFA ‘Get in’ at second Scout Jamboree

May 19th and 20th saw BAFA deliver to a huge scout event at Bramcote Barracks, Nuneaton. Ably led by Assistant Manager for Schools, Roger Smithies, with help from School Games Friendly clubs the Coventry Jets and the Etone Jaguars. Over 80 youngsters enjoyed award-winning School Games’ American Football activities at a fantastic venue and in […]

England Education Games

BAFA Schools is very proud to promote the National Council for School Sport’s (NCSS) England Education Games on June 14th and 15th an International School Sport Federation Education Games-style event. http://www.isfsports.org/isf-educational-games-greece BAFA Schools hopes to send two teams from two schools to participate, with the youngsters learning about the values of the Olympics and Special […]

Prize draw winners announced!

BAFA Schools is very pleased to report that the Gateshead Senators have won the ‘School Games Friendly Club Prize Draw that took place in London on March 22nd. Twelve lucky youngsters from the club will have a free, two-night stay at a PGL Activity Centre. This was the prize that BAFA won as part of […]

Talent showcase – BAFA’s U19 GB trials

On Saturday March 10th, BAFA held one of its first new-style U19 GB trials. This took place at the Alan Higgs Sport Centre, Coventry. BAFA schools attended the event to observe and discuss with the coaching staff the further development of a player pathway that will start in primary school, through secondary school, through National […]

Youth Sport Trust, Awards Dinner and Annual Conference

Photo of Assistant Manager for Schools, Roger Smithies at Youth Sport Trust Annual Conference, Ricoh Stadium, Coventry taken by Rob Rooksby, Manager for Schools. Super Awards Dinner the night before, celebrating in different ways the achievements of schools, teachers and importantly, some awe-inspiring youngsters followed by BAFA Schools’ second year exhibiting at the conference itself. […]