Sport England have invested £2m into the School Games legacy project as the centrepiece of its Commonwealth Games legacy investment. Youth Sport Trust are co-leading this piece of work with funding through the existing England-wide School Games network that includes 450 School Games Organisers (SGOs) and 41 Active Partnerships.

Hertfordshire School Games Organisers and the Herts Sports Partnership are working together locally to bring to life the vision and mission of Birmingham 2022 by running a series of inspiring, engaging and accessible sport and physical activity opportunities and events for school aged children and young people.

The 2022 CWGs will bring people together, be they athletes from countries far and wide, or communities from across the city and region. As we prepare for this iconic celebration of sport, we embrace the Commonwealth values of humanity, equality and destiny in everything we do.

  • Bring people together:these Games will embrace and champion the youth, diversity, humanity and pride of the region and the Commonwealth.
  • Improve health and wellbeinginspire, engage and connect communities and athletes to realise their full potential and live happier, healthier lives.
  • Help the region to grow and succeed: drive sustainable growth and aspiration; creating opportunities through trade, investment, jobs and skills.
  • Be a catalyst for change: transform and strengthen local communities, working together to deliver new and improved homes, facilities and transport links.

Hertfordshire’s Perry’s Personal Challenges

Perry’s Personal Challenges is an Inspire and Engage themed resource. Inspire and Engage events focus on participation, fun and trying new activities and skills.

Perry, the multi-coloured bull, is the official mascot for Birmingham 2022. Find out more about him here.

Perry’s Personal Challenges have been developed by the Hertfordshire School Games Organisers. The challenges incorporate skills that are used in all of the sports which will be taking place at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022. In this pack there are 19 different challenges for you to try.

To access Perry’s Personal Challenges, please click here. Once you have completed the challenges, please click here to download your Participation Certificate.

Hertfordshire’s Cultural Commonwealth

To celebrate the cultural aspects of the Commonwealth Games, schools within Hertfordshire have received a Commonwealth poster where they are able to select a country and research the language spoken, cuisine, costume or sports kit, famous landmarks and flags.

Please click your area below to download the poster:

Bishop Stortford

Broxbourne / Haileybury Turnford

Dacorum

Harpenden

Harpenden (St Albans)

Hertford and Ware

North Herts

North East Herts

St Albans

Stevenage

Three Rivers and Watford

Watford and Hertsmere

Welwyn Hatfield