The Power to InspireManchesters' Young People

Leagues & Competitions

Team MCR manages a calendar of competitions across Primary, Secondary and Special schools.

There are over 350 annual events, leagues and competitions, with access to local heats, Manchester Finals and the opportunity to represent Manchester at the Greater Manchester School Games.

Athletics competitors

Impact report 2023-2024

  1. Delivered 327 competitions, leagues and events across 26 sports and activities
  2. Delivered training to 379 Primary Teachers in PE
  3. Provided leadership opportunities for 637 Young leaders
  4. 52 schools obtained School Games mark accreditation with 6 achieving Platinum level and 34 Gold
  5. 144 schools involved in the programme


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273 individual events managed for Primary, Secondary and Special Schools

Boy running playing rugby

'INSPIRE' events, specifically designed to encourage more participation

Students running

Bikeability programme involving 899 secondary students

Students on bikes

Engaging virtual programmes, including personal challenges and competitive opportunities

Student skipping

1,000 sports leaders trained and delivering competitions and events

Sports Leader

Secured an extension of the School Games Government funding

Student bouncy ball

Selected as a Strategic Lead FA Girls Football Partnership

Girl playing football