Virtual Games

Your borough. Your sport. Your passion.

NIKE x LYG VIRTUAL CROSS COUNTRY

Nike x LYG Virtual Cross Country is a virtual event designed to keep you active during lockdown. Run your distance and submit your time to score points for your borough. The event is open to all young Londoners to compete across four age groups: U11, U13, U15 and U17. Points are scored for participation and performance. 

 

Participants who upload proof of time over their set distance will be entered into a leaderboard for their age group. The winning borough and leaderboards for each age group will be announced after the competition’s closing date. Make sure you read our Safety Guidance before setting out on your run. Have fun and good luck!

SCHOOL GAMES PERSONAL BEST CHALLENGES

As part of our School Games Virtual Autumn Term calendar we will be releasing weekly personal best challenges for you to complete!

 

The challenges will be released every Monday at 9.00am via our website and social media channels. You will then have until Friday at 12.00pm to complete the challenges and submit your scores. 

 

Each week’s challenge will relate to a different School Games sport and will be set by a London school. You will need to register for a LYG Playwaze account to submit your score or for group submissions you can download the School Submission Form and email to info@londonyouthgames.org. We want to see your challenge attempts. Share them on social media using #ThisIsLYG

Week One

Week One

rugby CHALLENGE

rugby

st thomas more school in haringey and grey court school in richmond

How many balls can you land in the target?

 

Pick one of the challenge variations and see how many balls you can land in the target. You have 5 attempts and will receive 1 point for each attempt you get in the target. If you don’t have a rugby ball, use any other type of ball. Try using a bucket, hoop or box as a target. Download the challenge sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.

Week Two

Week Two

Volleyball challenge

volleyball

Central Foundation in tower hamlets and Southfields Academy in wandsworth

How many times can you hit the target in 60 seconds when throwing or volleying a ball against the wall?  

 

You will receive 1 point for each time you hit the target. If you don’t have a volleyball, you can use any other type of ball. This challenge can be done indoors or outdoors, all you need is a wall and a target. You could use tape, chalk, or paper to mark your target. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Week Three

Week Three

HANDBALL CHALLENGE

HANDBALL

BOWER PARK ACADEMY IN HAVERING

How long does it take you to hit 4 targets with a ball?

 

Time how long it takes you to complete this challenge. You can use any type of ball and the targets can be made from any equipment you have available. To make this challenge easier, make your targets bigger or move closer when throwing. To make it more difficult, try moving further away from the targets or receiving the ball whilst on the move. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Week Four

Week Four

Football challenge

football

Kingsbury high in brent

You have 10 attempts to kick or throw a ball into a target from 3 different distances. The further the distance, the more points you will score.

 

1 metre from the target = 2 points, 2 metres from the target = 5 points and 3 metres from the target = 10 points. This challenge can be done from a seated or standing position. You can adapt the difficulty of this challenge by increasing the size of the ball or the size of the target. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Week Five

Week Five

Hockey challenge

hockey

poplar primary school in merton

How long does it take you to dribble a ball round the markers? You must dribble the ball round the markers twice, like in the video. 


Record how long it takes you to complete the challenge and submit your time. This challenge can be done indoors or outdoors. You can use any type of ball for this challenge. If you don’t have a hockey stick you can use a tennis racket, a cricket bat or even a broom. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Week Six

Week Six

Boccia challenge

Boccia

WAVERELY SCHOOL IN ENFIELD

How many balls can you get into the hoops? You have 5 different hoops and 5 attempts to get a ball in each hoop.

 

You will receive 10 points for each ball you get into the hoops. Place a ball in one of the hoops, this is worth 20 points if you hit it. You can use any type of ball for this challenge. You can throw, roll or use a ramp to propel the balls. If you don’t have hoops, you can use rope or tape to create your targets. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Week Seven

Week Seven

NFL challenge

NFL

Leyshana and toshane from enfield

How many catches can you complete in 60 seconds? You should try to include 4 different types of catches. 

 

If you don’t have an American football, you can use a football, a tennis ball or any other type of ball or object that you can safely catch with. If you don’t have a partner, you can throw the ball against a wall and see how many times you can catch it. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Week Eight

Week Eight

Netball challenge

netball

The Fox Federation in Kensington & Chelsea

How many times can you catch and throw the ball between the markers in 30 seconds? Remember to concentrate on your footwork. 

 

You can use any type of ball for this challenge as long as it bounces. The markers should be laid out 3 metres apart. This challenge can be done indoors or outdoors. You can do this challenge with a partner. Try the variations in the video. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips. 

Latest standings

PositionBoroughPoints
1Lewisham221
2Wandsworth218
2Kensington & Chelsea218
4Redbridge199
5Hillingdon194
5Tower Hamlets 194
7Camden173
8Havering169
9Westminster166
10Sutton155
11Hackney150
11Hounslow150
13Hammersmith & Fulham144
14Ealing135
15Enfield101
16Croydon87
17Merton74
18Newham70
19Barking & Dagenham68
19Bromley68
21Richmond47
22Southwark41
23Bexley19
24Islington18
25Kingston16
25Greenwich16
27Waltham Forest14
28Barnet13
29Brent0
29City of London0
29Haringey0
29Harrow0
29Lambeth0