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Term 2, 2020 acquittals are now being accepted. The correct due date for Term 2 acquittals is 24 July, 2020.

Term 3 funding and program delivery will be based on up-to-date advice from the State and Territory Departments of Education and Health. Further advice will be provided in due course from Sport Australia.

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Cricket Australia's programs have been specifically designed for Sporting Schools with the aim of increasing participant’s confidence and competence. Programs are also supported by school resources including curriculum aligned cricket content for schools to use.

Primary School Program

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Woolworths Cricket Blast

Cricket Australia programs for primary schools use a ‘learn through play’ philosophy and culminate with modified T20 games like a Woolworths Cricket Blast program. These programs are made up of practical cricket activities that focus on fun, fitness and friendships.

Schools benefit from:

  • Flexible delivery – 4-6 sessions to suit your needs
  • Coach delivered or teacher delivered programs
  • Resources – introduce new cricket-themed content to your curriculum

Mascot Challenge Gold

A program that runs for a minimum of 4 weeks, Each week students will be given four activities of varying levels of difficulty for them to work through each day. These activities will follow a theme for each. These themes and activities have been designed to assists students in developing fundamental motor skills and physical literacy. Mascot Challenge Gold provides each student with a stress ball to complete the challenge.

Mascot Challenge Silver

A program that runs for a minimum of 4 weeks, Each week students will be given four activities of varying levels of difficulty for them to work through each day. These activities will follow a theme for each. These themes and activities have been designed to assists students in developing fundamental motor skills and physical literacy. Mascot Challenge Silver provides the school with enough balls to run one group of 30 students.

Secondary School Programs

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Cricket Australia offers two curriculum aligned, engaging and inclusive programs for secondary school students in Year 7 and 8 that use cricket as the vehicle for promoting movement and physical activity.

  • Cricket Skills and Games is an exciting new teacher or coach delivered program that 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.
  • Cricket Australia is excited to offer a new Female Cricket Health & PE program for Year 7 and 8 secondary school girls. The program is designed with a holistic view of physical activity which contributes to social, physical and community well-being. It also promotes a positive and safe learning environment with reduced barriers to participation for female students.

Equipment

Schools have the option to purchase an equipment kit with their cricket program.

  • Primary School Kit = $500
  • Secondary School Kit = $450

For more information contact sportingschools@cricket.com.au

Teachers

Teachers can deliver cricket in Sporting Schools by meeting the requirements below:

  • Hold a valid state and/or territory teacher registration
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
  • Cricket Australia's Sporting Schools Accreditation Course
Coaches

To become a coach and deliver cricket in Sporting Schools please ensure you are working towards the following requirements:

  • Be aged 18 years or over
  • Hold a current Working With Children Check (validity of no less than 3 months)
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
  • Cricket Australia's Sporting Schools Accreditation Course
Coaching Providers

Sporting Schools is an Australia-wide program in partnership with over 30 national sporting organisations (NSO), of which the Cricket Australia is one.

The Cricket Australia coordinates all Sporting Schools programs and do not require external coaching providers. For further information please contact Cricket Australia.

Cricket Australia

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

Have any questions about Sporting Schools?

Phone: 1300 785 707
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