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Multi-skills and Play Steve Peyman


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A £50 million campaign launched in 2005

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Single biggest grassroots sports development initiative in UK

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Aims to impact lives of over two million young people by 2015

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Supported by Government

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Embraced by communities across the UK


!   Cricket teaches teamwork, leadership & respect !   Reaches into ethnic communities like no other sport !   It’s wholly inclusive !   Appeals to both genders !   Provides for those with disabilities !   Effective theme for learning across the curriculum

And yet in 2004 fewer than 10% of state schools provided any form of meaningful cricket…


!   3,344 schools registered !   378,000 participants !   177,000 from BME !   65,000 with special needs !   Over 5000 teachers involved !   1500 coaches involved !   103,000 hours of activity (83,000 hours delivered in schools) !   6400 children have joined a cricket club (23% girls)


“Process of social learning that occurs and shared practices that emerge and evolve when people who have common goals interact as they strive towards those goals.�


!   To increase and enhance the delivery of cricket in schools !   To enhance teachers skills and knowledge !   To develop core physical skills of young people !   To develop young people’s social skills through cricket !   Long term sustainability


Chance to shine Regional Managers

Head Teachers

School Sport Coordinators

Cricket County Board Development Managers

Teachers

Primary Link Teachers

Club Volunteers

Classroom Assistants

Young People/Leaders

Coaches

Lunchtime Supervisors

Competition Managers

Partnership Development Managers

Parents

Officials


!   Formal training !   Specialist coaches !   Ongoing support and mentoring !   Cascade training sharing of good practice !   Teacher – Coach !   School to club transitions


What skills children develop: Physical Skills

Social Skills

Hand-eye coordination

Team Work

Flexibility

Leadership

Speed

Respect for others

Agility

How to win

Quickness

Dealing with defeat & setbacks


!   Progressive and sustainable programme (minimum 3 years) !   Structured coaching and competition programme !   All sessions delivered by local qualified coaches !   Sessions fun and enjoyable !   Young people allowed to progress and develop their skills !   Specific Spirit of Cricket sessions delivered !   Established school – club links


!   840 schools received Playground Markings through Chance to shine !   Bright, colourful targets and markings to motivate and encourage children to play games and participate multi-sport activities !   Designed to develop the FUN-damental skills of agility, balance, coordination and speed !   Helps address the challenge of children’s inactivity and levels of obesity !   Provides structured play and enhances free play for children !   Enables more contact time with children, less set up time for teachers, coaches, lunchtime supervisors, young leaders and parents !   Emphasis on ‘FUN’ and enjoyment whilst, at the same time developing essential basic sports skills !   Develops numeracy and literacy skills


!   Helps children to develop a sense of wellbeing !   Helps children develop emotional responses !   Helps children develop learning skills !   Helps improve children’s interpersonal skills !   Helps to increase community cohesion !   Play is, above all, FUN!


Chance to shine in isolation would meet the needs of cricket, however, through its collective approach and multi-agency working hits a much wider agenda. This proves the concept of a Community of Practice is a more beneficial and effective method of working.


Multi-skills and Play Steve Peyman


Steve Peyman - Multi-skills and Play  

Presentation from the ESP National Conference 2009. Presented by Steve Peyman, Operations Director, Chance to Shine.

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