Cricket Australia Overview
Cricket Australia (CA) is delighted to partner with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and build on the outstanding relationships we have with Australian schools. The Sporting Schools initiative is extremely exciting for all involved and we are keen to continually grow our game and maintain our position as Australia’s favourite sport. We are thrilled to add the Sporting Schools Cricket program to our current suite of offerings in the school yard which includes, MILO T20 Blast Schools Cups, MILO in2CRICKET Skills programs, Cricket Smart and a newly launched Cricket School Ambassador program. Through the introduction of these programs into schools cricket has reached out to over 575,000 students across the 2014.
Cricket Australia Sporting Schools
Cricket Australia is offering a coach delivered & teacher delivered program as part of the Sporting Schools initiative. These two programs are made up of practical cricket activities that focus on, Fun, Fitness and Friendships. The 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.
The Coach Delivered & Teacher Delivered programs are designed for primary students and include inclusive and engaging skills and games for all abilities.
- They compromise of four (60 minute) prescribed lessons that encompass all the skills required to score runs and take wickets
- The programs will be delivered by a trained and endorsed deliverer who will bring all the necessary equipment along to each session
- The teacher present will be asked to complete a short evaluation of each on the spot to ensure high quality outcomes
- A maximum of 30 participants can take part in the program and these students will be the same 30 for all four sessions
- All participants will receive a take home pack to allow them to complete their cricket homework out of school hours. This will include a;
- Drawstring bag
- Modified cricket Bat
- Modified (soft) cricket ball and
- An activities booklet
How to Register
Step 1: Visit www.sportingschools.gov.au/get-started/schools and apply for your funding. Schools are eligible for up to $3,100 funding to be spent on certified sporting schools programs such as cricket.
Step 2: Once your funding has been approved, book your Cricket Australia Sporting Schools program online at www.sportingschools.gov.au/sports/cricket-australia, select cricket to choose from our below product offerings.
Step 3: Choose which Cricket Australia program best suits your school and then confirm booking. You will receive email confirmation from Cricket Australia that your booking has been received. Alternatively, contact Cricket Australia directly for assistance with booking your program.
For any Sporting Schools enquiries related to Cricket offerings please contact Cricket Australia on the below details;Sportingschools@cricket.com.au
1800 CRICKET (274 25 38)