School Games

Amber Valley SSP are responsible for the delivery of the National School Games programme, a government scheme for all schools with KS2 pupils upwards.

School Games provides a pathway of events for students to take part in a huge variety of sports across a full academic year through competitions and events at a local, regional and even national level. These events cover a large spectrum of sports and festival formats giving schools an opportunity to engage as many students as possible in intra and inter-school competition. The School Games competition model is made up of four levels which schools can progress through:

The School Games values are a large focus of our competitions in Amber Valley with each event seeing a team awarded with a School Games Values award. This award recognises the values of Honesty, Respect, Teamwork, Determination, Self Belief and Passion.

Schools can also apply for a national accreditation through the School Games Mark Award which can be accessed online at

Amber Valley SSP work to deliver events, interventions and programmes to support the 5 School Games KPI’s namely:

All Amber Valley schools are registered on this website so if you are unsure of your username and/or password please contact