GCB teams up with Bristol Sport Foundation for new schools programme

Forever Sport uses the Foundation's coaches and other partner organisations to provide a unique and comprehensive primary school PE and sports coaching programme. The addition of cricket will see coaches from the GCB deliver exciting and engaging cricket sessions in primary schools across Greater Bristol. To ... More

GCB back efforts to urge Bristol children to Speak Out and Stay Safe

The community coach joined the NSPCC’s School Service as they visited Nova Primary in Bristol on January 25, to show the Board's support for the ‘Speak Out Stay Safe’ programme of assemblies and workshops. Since 2013, the charity’s staff and volunteers have visited 90 schools and spoken to more than 24,000 ... More

Dear Steve, Thank you very much for your letter confirming that our application for a Lord's Taverners Softball Cricket Bag has been successful. We very much appreciate the gift which we hope will further enthuse our children, all of whom have severe learning disabilities and/or complex needs, to take an even greater ...

Dear GCB I just want to let you know that the children from Bisley Blue Coat School really enjoyed the competition at Stroud on Friday. Bisley is a small village school, with approximately 80 pupils, and it was our first time taking part in the competition. I took a squad of 9 children, some who play for local clubs but ...

Dear GCB Thankyou very much for the support you have given us this year it has had a massive impact on our children's ability and enthusiasm for the game. Please pass on my thanks to Rich he has been a superb coach to the children and a credit to the Cricket Board. Teresa Dougherty (Kings Stanley Primary School)

Dear GCB Firstly, I thought the Get Active session was really brilliant! The children absolutely loved it and were totally engaged in everything (quite a challenge on a Friday afternoon, especially after their celebration morning - 'mega excitement', as they say!). The two coaches training them were fantastic and it was ...

Hi Eric, Just a quick email to say thank you for the cricket coaching session for the staff - they really enjoyed it and will definitely be able to put some of those drills into their teaching sessions. Best wishes, Faye Heming Headteacher, St. David's C of E Primary School

Hi Lisa and Eric, Please can you pass on my thanks to everyone involved today! The children and staff from my school had a great time! We look forward to being involved again in the future. One of my members of staff took lots of photos So as soon as I have them I will e.mail them to you if that's o.k? If not can ...

Dear Eric I wanted to thank you for the coaching that you gave to Ann Cam School. Their u9s kwik cricket team won the district tournament last week & then won their group & got through to the semifinal of the county stage at Wycliffe College on Tuesday. I think for a primary school of 92 pupils they did incredibly well ...