Belvoir Bees

Please note: New dates will be announced in March 2019.

  • 12 and 20 week junior Kwik Cricket coaching programmes run through the summer led by Level 2 and 3 ECB coaches
  • Eight rural venues across Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
  • Providing an opportunity for children to participate in regular after-school sport, developing participation at all levels of ability
  • Engaging involvement from adults and young people as volunteers in their local communities

2018 Outcomes

  • 368 children took part with 2,376 total attendance at the sessions
  • 168 hours of community coaching was provided
  • 2 new venues at Grove Primary School in Melton Mowbray, and Croxton Sports Club in Croxton Kerrial were started alongside Asfordby, Huntingtower CP Academy in Grantham, Hose, Great Dalby, Barowby and Knipton
  • The sessions were supported by 21 local volunteers helping with sports coaching and administration of the sessions
  • Grew the Trust’s partnership with Melton Borough Council to provide subsidised sessions at two venues for families on lower incomes

Quotes from parents

‘Our two boys absolutely love it – the environment is fantastic for them because it’s such a big open space and the atmosphere is really positive. I especially like the coaching and the leadership style that seems to be all about giving it a go, good sportsmanship and fun’. Nicola Tansley

‘As parents we have really enjoyed watching the children grow in both skill level and confidence each week and think that Belvoir Bees cricket is the best thing in Asfordby’. Nadine and Nick Leah

‘The coaching is excellent and the staff attentive, capable, professional, and really enthusiastic, giving all children – boys and girls alike – the chance to excel, whatever their level of ability or experience’. Helen and Simon Lindley

2019 Aims

  • To get more children participating in regular out-of-school sport
  • To continue working with local authorities to provide subsidised sessions for families on low income
  • To encourage new volunteers to become involved and develop their own communities