A Year of the Trust

2020 Achievements

  • 944 children were reached across our programmes
  • The Trust visited 24 different locations with our projects
  • We worked with 24 mainstream primary & special schools
  • The Trust was supported by 23 volunteers providing over 207 hours of
  • coaching time contributing over £2,300 worth of time to the Trust
  • Showing our commitment to diversity and inclusion we have reached
  • children from special needs, low socio-economic and ethnic
  • minority backgrounds.

Sept—March 2020

Primary School Curriculum & After-School Clubs Programme

Worked with 2 local village primary schools in Croxton Kerrial and Wymondham. The Trust provided a sports specialist to deliver curriculum PE and ran after-school sports clubs.

  • 130 children reached with the curriculum coaching.
  • 16 children were reached at the after-school clubs.

Teach Basketball

Ran at 3 primary schools delivering a 3 week curriculum coaching programme

  • 130 children took part in Teach Basketball
  • 15 hours of coachingwere delivered to5 classes
  • Enhanced schools’sports curriculum delivery and provided CPD opportunities for school staff
  • Provided exit routes for
    children to continue with out-of school sport though
    the Belvoir Basketball
    Bees junior coaching programme.

Belvoir Bees Basketball Programme

Delivered junior coaching sessions at three venues, Grove Primary School and John Ferneley College in Melton Mowbray and Belton Lane Primary School in Grantham.
One venue was heavily subsidised targeting families on low income.

  • 94 children took part
  • 103.5 hours of community coaching
  • The sessions were supported by 3local volunteers giving 112 hours of sports coaching.

Special Needs Schools Programme

The Trust provided qualified coaching of Table and Kwik Cricket into Special Schools.

    • 5 weeks of Table and Kwik Cricket
    • Reached a total of 254 children from 13 schools
    • 92 hours of curriculum coaching delivered
    • CPD opportunities provided to school staff
    • The Table Cricket programme was supported by Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club and the Lord’s Taverners.

March 2020 — June 2020 ‘LOCKDOWN’


The Trust initiated 3 new programmes to keep young people engaged and have an opportunity to work on physical and mental activities.

Coaching/Skills Challenges online videos

Weekly cricket coaching / skills videos were released to all our Belvoir Bees’ families and posted online to keep them engaged in physical activity with certificates sent to all participants of every challenge.

• 10 weekly cricket coaching/skills videos produced
• Many children took part in the skills challenges
• Over 50 videos of children taking part were sent back to the Trust
• Total views of the videos were over 33,000
• The Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club Captain Steven Mullaney ??produced one of the videos for the Trust.

Weekly Fun Educational Activity Sheets

16 weekly fun educational activity sheets were released to all our Belvoir Bees families and posted online to keep them engaged in some educational activity.

Working with Key Worker children

We worked with a cluster of 4 primary schools to deliver a weekly 2 hour session for all the key worker children for 12 weeks.
• 12 children attended the primary school sessions during lockdown


June 2020 to August 2020

Belvoir Bees Cricket

Making Junior Kwik Cricket coaching available in rural venues across Leicestershire and Lincolnshire.

For the first 3 weeks sessions 10 children and 2 coaches.

were restricted to 12;

9 weeks at 4 village venues led by Level 2 and 3 ECB coaches
95 children took part with 459 total attendance at the sessions

55 hours of community coaching provided 4 village rural venues at Croxton Kerrial, Hose, Asfordby and Knipton
1 venue subsidised targeting families on low income
The sessions were supported by 4 local volunteers, giving 30 hours helping with sports coaching and administration of the sessions.

Multi Sports & Countryside Holiday Scheme

Delivered sports activities ranging from cricket, basketball, golf, archery and countryside activities including birds
of prey and gun dog displays, orienteering and meeting the estate hounds.

  • The scheme ran for 8 days
  • Up to 27 children per day took part
  • 47 children took part in the scheme
  • 40 hours of coaching was provided, including 24 sports and 16 countryside education
  • 7 volunteers helped on the scheme giving 20 hours of volunteer time to the Trust.

September 2020

Cricket & Countryside Education Days

The days provide the opportunity for mainstream and special schools to visit the grounds of the Belvoir Estate and take part in cricket and countryside activities ranging from gamekeeping and birds of prey displays to orienteering, archery, team building, fishing and meeting the estate hounds.

• 2 days re-scheduled from the cancelled summer programme
• 2 local village schools brought 2 year group ‘bubbles’ with 80 children attending
• 8 school staff attended
• 10 volunteers provided 40 hours of coaching/instruction.