Chance to Shine
Read the Chance to Shine 2021 Impact Report here.
The aim of the Chance to Shine programme is to increase the number of school pupils being given the opportunity to play cricket, with more people being active and enjoying the game, across the country. Our coaches deliver a focused programme of primary school cricket, teaching pupils how to play cricket alongside academic and life skills. We were delighted to be announced as the winners of their 2019 Cricket Board of the Year award.
In addition to the primary school programme we also offer a number of additional products for schools. This includes taster sessions, engagement assemblies, teacher training, visits to a Middlesex match, Young Leader Training, curriculum and extra curriculum coaching and cross curricular projects.
For further information about how we can support your school’s outcomes and students, please contact: [email protected].
Girls Indoor Competitions
Middlesex Cricket, in partnership with the ECB, host competitions for U13 and U15 Girls across all secondary school. Schools compete in each borough, where the victorious team progresses into the regional rounds. The 4 winning schools then go onto compete in the county finals, before our champions go onto represent Middlesex in the South East regional final competitions alongside the other counties. To find out more information please email [email protected].
Reigning champions: U13 - Alexandra Park
U15 - Godolphin and Latymer
This is a National Programme where Year 5 & 6 participants from schools within the 32 different London boroughs compete to win their borough competition, with the winning school qualifying for the Kwik Cricket Finals, with London Youth Games. There are two competitions run – a Girls tournament, and a ‘Best’ tournament (where the best players from each school can compete). To enter, the SGO from each borough will send the school expression of interest form.
Reigning champions: Best - Little Ealing Primary School
Girls - Little Ealing Primary School
SCAM (Schools Cricket Association of Middlesex)
SCAM is responsible for the local delivery of the English Schools Cricket Association’s (ESCA) hard-ball school competitions. SCAM is affiliated to ESCA who coordinate school competitions across England and organise National Finals. Affiliation is open to state and independent schools. To find out more information please email [email protected]
Despite COVID, 2021 has seen an incredible 127 entries across the 6 competitions. You can see the rules and regulations for the 2021 tournament HERE. Please follow the links below for the cup draws:
U12 - Reigning Champion: Hampton School (Plate winner: Enfield Grammar), 2021 Draw
U13 - Reigning Champion: Merchant Taylor’s School (Plate winner: Alexandra Park School), 2021 Draw
U14 - Reigning Champion: Harrow School (Plate winner: John Lyon School), 2021 Draw
U15 T20 - Reigning Champion: Harrow School, 2021 Draw
U15 Rawlings (30 overs) - Reigning Champion: Hampton School, 2021 Draw
U19 - Reigning Champion: John Lyon School, 2021 Draw