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School Games Organisers

Gemma Stokes


Job title:

Schools Games Organiser and the Director of Chorley Schools Sport Partnership

Job description:

To deliver the School Games Programme in Chorley, inspiring young people to choose and enjoy PE, School Sport and health-related activities through a range of positive experiences, activities and competitions, to encourage them to be active for 60 minutes a day, build confidence and learn new skills. Managing the Partnership has always been about raising standards, working strategically for the benefit of the Chorley community. Securing the best opportunities, delivering professional development and creating a supportive network for young people to be given every chance to succeed and reach their potential.

The best thing about being a School Games Organiser:

I love my job, feel very fortunate to have the pleasure to work with the schools, students and families in Chorley and wider Lancashire daily. The role is so varied making no day the same, overall, it's about helping people be their best and seeing their smiles is the best reward.

Fun fact:

One of my first jobs was working at McDonald's, my second job very shortly after was improving the health of the nation and I still haven't finished.