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Chance To Shine

Chance to Shine is a programme set up by the Cricket Foundation to increase the amount of competitive cricket in state Schools. The programme is driven and delivered primarily by Focus Clubs whereby clubs apply to the SCB to deliver a Chance to Shine scheme and if succcessful are given funding to deliver up to 280 hours coaching in around 6 local state schools for a 5 year period.

For more background information on Chance to Shine click here.

Teacher Training

This programme has been designed to give Primary Teachers or those working within Key Stage 2 the confidence to deliver cricket using a variety of small sided games and practices which can be delivered indoors and outdoors with limited cricket facilities. The course length is 4 hours.

The course will provide teachers with the opportunity to:

Review and practice their coaching process or how-2 coach skills.
Consider how aspects of knowledge at KS2 can be integrated into cricket.
Integrate and apply key education aspects (KS2) within cricket coaching sessions.
Practice using the Howzat! resource to plan for and deliver cricket specific games and practices.
Deliver micro-coaching and receive high quality feedback.
Reflect on their skills and knowledge and build an action plan to support their professional development.

Qualified teacher status; working towards a teacher education qualification or anyone working within education directly supporting the learner (Adults Other Than Teachers – AOTTs).

Cricket Young Leaders

Target Audience: 14-18 year olds

The aim of the Cricket Young Leaders Award is to raise the profile of cricket within a Young Leadership role, inspire Young Leaders to get actively involved with cricket and help to provide additional support for Kwik Cricket tournaments.

Get Involved Certificate
Once a candidate has completed 10 hours of voluntary time the individual can choose to receive a 'Get Involved' certificate.

This certificate can then be used for evidence in logging volunteer hours for a range of volunteer and sports leadership awards e.g. Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme, CSLA, JSLA.

Disability Cricket

The Santander Disability Cricket Day will be on May 16th 2013 at The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground. Please see flyer at the bottom of the page.

In line with the mission of Sussex Cricket, the Sussex Cricket Board is looking “To lead and inspire the growth in the quality and quantity of cricket throughout Sussex, by providing opportunity for everyone”

Disability Programmes forms an integral part of that mission as we seek to ensure that everyone can easily take part in an enjoyable cricket experience.

In partnership with Chance to Shine - http://www.chancetoshine.org & The Lord Taverners Cricket for Change Hit the Top Programme - http://cricketforchange.org.uk we have been able to support the development of Disability Cricket across the County by supporting existing clubs disability sections, developing new projects, creating a adult disability indoor league as well as developing Junior LD, VI & HI Disability County Squads along with the very successful Sharks Senior VI Team.

There are now weekly sessions offered throughout the county for Street 20, Club Coaching and Table Cricket - further information on these are available from Roger.Newman@sussexcricket.co.uk

Information on our Visually Impaired Adult Team, the Sussex Sharks can be found by contacting Steve Andrews on 07929 278880 or e-mail him Stephenrandrews11@gmail.com

Please visit http://www.ecb.co.uk/development/disability-cricket/ for information on ECB Disability Cricket

For any enquiries or suggestions for the Development of Disability Cricket in the County please contact Roger.Newman@sussexcricket.co.uk or Tel – 01273 827104

To keep up to date with all things Sussex Disability Cricket please like us at www.facebook.com/sussexdisabilitycricket

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