Foundation News

30 November

King’s Named as a Top 100 Cricket School

We are thrilled to announce the news that we have been named by the prestigious Cricketer Schools Guide 2022 as one of the UK’s Top 100 cricketing schools for the second year in a row.

With a long-standing cricket tradition at the school and our commitment to coaching young cricketers, we are delighted with the achievement.

The Cricketer Schools Guide 2022 lists what it judges to be the 100 UK senior schools that demonstrate “a compelling commitment to cricket in the curriculum, facilities, fixture programmes and coaching.” Also considered was how schools kept the game alive during the pandemic, and how they look to ensure cricket remains a central part of school life. The 156-page guide has been compiled following what the editors call an ‘exhaustive process’ with a record number of submissions.

A full-page write up in the guide reflects King’s Worcester’s prestigious offering including facilities, cricket provision, location and the school’s Senior Cricket Academy.

 

Director of Cricket, Mr Greenall adds “We are absolutely delighted to be included into the top 100 schools guide for the second year in a row. It is a testament to the hard work that goes into the programme each year and the extensive program that we have in place here at King’s. It is extremely pleasing for this to be recognised by Wisden Cricketer. The boy’s program continues to move forwards while girls’ cricket has been hugely successful since its introduction four years ago. Last year the U15 girls reached the regional finals of the National Cup and we are now double county indoor champions at U13 and U15 level and look forward to competing in the regional stages next year.”

The quality of the Senior School does not stand alone as both the prep schools, King’s St Alban’s and King’s Hawford, are actively inspiring pupil cricketing talents.

Currently, our cricketers are undertaking an exhaustive winter program in preparation for the summer. Fingers crossed for more success in the summer term.

Cricket pitch at King's