Yr 1-2 Cricket Skills Festival (9.30-11.30am)

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Date(s) - 11/03/2024
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Sportspark (Indoor sportshall)
Norwich Research Park


Event Description

This event is being run in partnership with the Norfolk Cricket Board. Schools are invited to bring up to 20 pupils from Years 1-2.

At the festival, pupils will have the chance to take part in a carousel of fun cricket skill based activities which develop the fundamental skills of the game.

What is the objective of the event? 

The Event Theme for this event is Develop The event is for pupils who enjoy friendly competition but do not want to solely focus on winning and losing, instead they focus on supporting pupils wider development.

The Intent of the event is to “develop confidence and competence”

For more information about our SSP Event Themes and Intents  CLICK HERE

Which schools is the event open to? 

The event is open to pupils from all school 

What clothing/footwear should pupils wear? 

The festival will be held indoors. Pupils should arrive in suitable PE kit (inc footwear)

All long hair should be tied back, and any jewellery removed. All pupils should also bring a water bottle which they will be able to take round to all the activities throughout the festival.

Can parents spectate? 

Spectators are welcome to attend the event. PLEASE NOTE – The Sportspark charged an entry fee of 70p for spectators. 

Will transport be provided? 

We are pleased to be able to offer SSP member schools free transport to this event if needed. When booking, please indicate on the booking form whether you require transport and the total number of seats required (pupils + adults). Transport times will be confirmed once the booking deadline has passed, and transport has been booked. 

Photo and video consent 

We would like to use photos and videos of the event to celebrate the pupils and schools who have taken part via a variety of media including the internet, social media, newspapers and newsletters.  

It is the responsibility of the participating school to ensure that they have asked parents/guardian for permission for photos and videos of all participants to be taken by City Academy Norwich (NSSP) staff or an official event photographer.  

To view our full Photo and Video Consent Policy please follow link. 

Risk Assessment 

A risk assessment for the event will be emailed to schools prior to the event. 


Schools are reminded of the following safeguarding responsibilities at all SSP events. 

How to Enter

To enter to bring pupils to the event please complete the below booking form and press “submit”. 

Entry deadline 

The deadline for entering is Friday 16th February

Support available 

If you have any questions about the event or would like some support to help prepare your pupils, please email l.hunter@canorwich.org  


This event is currently at full capacity. If you would like to be added to the waiting list please email info@norwichssp.co.uk