Top 100 and Top 50 School for Cricket!

Posted on: 12月 1st 2021

预科学校 Cricket boy smiling

Bishop’s Stortford College (高级学校) and the 预科学校 have been named in the Top 100 Schools and Top 50 预科学校s for cricket respectively by 的板球运动员 magazine for the second year running. This is the fifth consecutive year that the College has been named in the Top 100 and second consecutive year the 预科学校 has made the Top 50.

包含在 的板球运动员’s Top 100 and Top 50 guides is an enormous accomplishment for both the College (高级学校) and its 预科学校. This year saw a vast number of entries from schools across the UK, both state and independent. All entries were judged against an extensive set of criteria including compelling commitment to cricket in the curriculum, 设施, 夹具项目, 训练, how schools kept the game alive during the pandemic and how schools aim to ensure cricket remains an essential part of school life.

Senior school cricketer batting  Senior school cricketer bowling

的板球运动员 杂志编辑, Huw Turbervill commented, “It has been incredibly heartening to see schools cricket making such a comeback after a very different 2020. 当然, not all schools’ programmes have been the same due to varying restrictions, 设施, and many other understandable reasons but what has been consistent across the spectrum is that the dedication to the game in schools has, not only remained unaffected, 但增加.”

戴夫HugheThe cricketer schools guide 2022 front covers, Head of Cricket at the College said, “We are delighted to be included in 的板球运动员 Top 100 and Top 50 schools guide 2022 and consider it a huge honour. A huge amount of work has gone into developing cricket within our school over a number of years and it is very special to receive recognition of this.”

As well as appearing in print as a supplement to the 12月 issue of 的板球运动员 (世界第一.板球杂志), the Cricketer Schools Guide 2022 will also be available to view online throughout the year from 15th 12月.  

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