Special Needs Programme

Working with Special Needs schools delivering specialist sports coaching in Kwik and Table Cricket, working with children with learning difficulties and physical disabilities to develop their skills and confidence. In the summer the schools attend a Cricket and Countryside Education Day at Belvoir Castle.

2019 Outcomes

  • Reached a total of 343 children from 11 schools
  • Delivered the Kwik and Table Cricket 197 children in 13 schools
  • 6 schools and 85 children took part in the 2019 Table Cricket tournament run in conjunction with Nottinghamshire County Cricket Board
  • 6 schools brought 61 children to the Belvoir Estate on a Cricket & Countryside Education Day
  • 92 hours of curriculum coaching delivered and CPD opportunities provided to school staff
  • The programme was supported by the Lord’s Taverners to deliver the Table Cricket

Quotes from the schools

The coaching is always excellent and provides a sporting opportunity for ALL our students!’

Jim McKewan – Newark Orchard Special School


‘All children were fully engaged in the cricket sessions and thoroughly enjoyed them.The coaches are brilliant with the pupils who really look forward to them coming in each week.’

Alex Rose – Carlton Digby School, Nottingham