Extra-Curricular Activity


From: YST, Department of Transport, British Cycling

Who for: Years 4+

A cycling proficiency style course with 3 levels. Starts with the basics of balance and control, through to planning and making a journey by attendees on busier roads. Taken by qualified instructors however schools can train instructors.

Click here for more information about Bikeability.

Cricket Chance to Shine

From: Cricket Foundation and County Cricket Boards

Who for: School children, schools and cricket clubs

Aims to link cricket clubs to local primary schools, pay qualified cricket coaches to deliver cricket sessions and matches in schools, train teachers and encourage children to come and play at cricket clubs.

Click here for more information about Cricket Chance to Shine. To get involved, clubs and schools need to contact their county cricket board.

FA Tesco Skills

From: Football Association

Who for: 5-11 year olds

FA Tesco Skills is a nationwide initiative run by The Football Association and funded by Sport England and Tesco.  The scheme provides after-school football coaching, holiday football coaching support for charter standard football clubs, and provides specialist football coaching within primary schools.

The scheme works with 1,000 primary schools a year. A coach attends one day a week for the duration of half a term, providing age appropriate coaching for years 1 -6. The FA Tesco Skills coaches aim to pass on invaluable lesson ideas and guidance on football coaching to teachers.

Holiday sessions are free at registered Skill Centre’s. To find out more about the location of skill centres, holiday courses and the scheme, click here.