National School Sport Week

YST National School Sport Week
National School Sport Week encourages your pupils to be more active. This year on 25-29 June 2018.
National School Sport Week image – young boy running


National School Sport Week (NSSW) 2018 will focus on schools ‘celebrating the role of play and sport in education’.

National School Sport Week started in 2008, and in 2017, over 5,000 schools and 1.8 million pupils took part! You can see some of the social media highlights from 2017 here

Register below and access free resources to support the planning of your week. 

The first 500 registrations for early years, will receive PJ Mask stickers and wall charts. 

School registration here

Nursery registration here 

We will be working with key partners to provide themes across early years, primary, secondary and special schools as follows:​

  • Early Years and Foundation Stage, Play to Develop in partnership with Entertainment One and PJ Masks. The first 500 registrations will receive stickers and wall charts.  
  • Primary, Active to Learn in partnership with the BBC and the Premier League to bring you Super Movers.  
  • Secondary, Fit to Achieve in partnership with The Football Association, women and girl’s participation.
*The Football Association have resources available to download across all age groups.

We will be running a social media competition for schools to win an athlete mentor visit for the best NSSW photo showing young people ‘celebrating the role of play and sport in education’.  Simply share your photo with us on the week through Twitter, Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #NSSW and tag us in. 


Want to support us in pioneering new ways of using sport to improve children's wellbeing?

Schools can find out about taking part in a National School Sport Week fundraiser here.

Early Years settings can find fundraising ideas and opportunities here. Or send an email to


For further information about National School Sport Week, please contact:

01509 226600

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