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Essentials for Schools

Cricket Australia's programs have been specifically designed for Sporting Schools with the aim of increasing participant’s confidence and competence and providing the assisting school representative with additional resources around new cricket content for their curriculum.

PRIMARY SCHOOL PROGRAM

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Cricket Australia is offering two programs for primary schools in Sporting Schools. These programs are made up of practical cricket activities that focus on fun, fitness and friendships.

Both our teacher delivered and coach delivered programs have content aimed to develop participant’s skills. The programs use a ‘learn through play’ philosophy and culminate with modified T20 games like a Woolworths Cricket Blast program.

PROGRAM BENEFITS:

  • Schools have the flexibility to book between 4-6 sessions to suit their needs. 
  • Schools are provided with additional resources to introduce new cricket-themed content to their curriculum. 
  • Programs can be delivered externally by Cricket Australia’s nationally endorsed provider or can be self-delivered with teachers provided with online Professional Development resources (content / videos). 
  • All equipment is supplied and participants even get to keep bats and balls allowing students to continue their skill development at home 

Registered school contacts can login to their Sporting Schools account to access the Booking System and view all the packages available in more detail. You can also visit the Sporting Schools Help Centre for further information. 

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SECONDARY SCHOOL PROGRAM

Cricket Australia logoCricket Australia is offering two programs for secondary school students in Year 7 and 8, these are Cricket Skills and Games and the Female Cricket Health & PE program.

Cricket Skills and Games

Cricket Skills and Games is an exciting new program that uses cricket as the vehicle for promoting movement and physical activity in secondary schools. The curriculum aligned, engaging and inclusive program allows students to learn through movement by using modified games for skill development. The final week of the program consists of modified T20 games which are designed by the students themselves. 

The program can be delivered by teachers or coaches who are armed with the resources to deliver the program and facilitate communication, interaction and collaboration amongst students which increases the engagement & enjoyment levels for all participants. 

Female Cricket Health & PE

Cricket Australia is excited to offer a new Female Cricket Health & PE program for Year 7 and 8 secondary school girls. This curriculum aligned, engaging and inclusive program uses cricket as the vehicle for promoting movement and physical activity. 

The program allows students to learn through movement by using modified games for skill development. It also promotes a positive and safe learning environment with reduced barriers to participation for female students. The program is designed with a holistic view of physical activity which contributes to social, physical and community well-being.

For more information on these secondary school programs see contact details below.

CAN TEACHERS DELIVER?

Yes, teachers can deliver cricket in Sporting Schools by meeting the requirements below.

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CRICKET:

You will need to:

  • Hold a valid state and/or territory teacher registration
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
And meet the following requirements:
  • Cricket Australia's Sporting Schools Accreditation Course 

CONTACT

Interested in finding out more or making a booking?

Phone: 1800 CRICKET (1800 274 253)
Email: sportingschools@cricket.com.au