School Games Organisers
Four sprinters line-up before their race at last summer's Suffolk School Games Festival
A School Games Organiser (SGO) supports the delivery of the School Games and Change4Life in schools.
The role is orientated around five 'core tasks' designed to provide a focus for an SGOs work programme. The core tasks for 2016/17 are:
Participation: Drive school participation in School Games competition and increase the number of young people taking part in competition.
Competition for all: Develop competitive opportunities for all, including the least active.
Clubs: Increase regular participation in club sport; involve the least active through Change4Life Sports Clubs and increase links to local clubs.
Workforce: Broaden participation opportunities through volunteering and workforce roles.
Performance: Establish key performance indicators, target delivery and review progress on a termly basis.
There are approximately 450 SGO's across the whole of England with 8 working in Suffolk across the following partnership areas;