Teach Cricket Programme

  • 3 week cricket coaching programme in rural and small town primary schools to enhance their PE curriculum
  • Qualified coaches deliver a programme to develop children’s fundamental skills, cricket skills and games to suit all age groups
  • Delivering CPD to enable primary teachers to deliver cricket in their PE curriculum
  • Cross-curricular activities are provided including:-
    • Mathematics (scoring, run rates, strategy)
    • PSHE (rules, responsibility, teamwork, relationships with opposition, coaches and etiquette)

2018 Outcomes

  • 543 children took part in the programme
  • Delivered the programme in 13 primary schools; 10 village and 3 small town schools
  • 66 hours of coaching was delivered to 22 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 through the Belvoir Bees junior coaching programme

2019 Aims

  • Expand this project further to reach 2 new schools and reach 600 children
  • Run the annual primary Teach Cricket tournament
  • Provide more opportunities for exit routes for further participation out-of-school at the local Belvoir Bees junior cricket sessions