College has retained its place in the Top 100 Senior Schools for cricket in the
UK for the sixth year running.
has been chosen from a record number of entries to feature in the prestigious
2023 Cricketer Schools Guide as a result of providing the best cricketing
opportunities available nationally.
record dates back to 2018 and has firmly established the College among the
nation's cricketing elite - underlining its highly successful Cricket Academy and Player Pathway programme as a centre of excellence
for youngsters keen to develop their talents in the sport alongside their
compiled by the world's number one cricket magazine The Cricketer, lists the
top 100 Senior, top 50 Prep and Junior schools and top 20 all-girls schools in
the UK, which are selected against an extensive set of criteria including
facilities, coaching and fixture programmes.
Gareth Owen, Ellesmere College Cricket Academy Director,
said: "We are proud to have been named in the top 100 in this prestigious
national guide for the sixth year running - it's an amazing achievement and one
which recognises the success of our Cricket Academy.
"Cricket is an integral and inclusive part of the sports
provision at Ellesmere College and the Academy provides the ideal environment
for young players, regardless of their ability, to achieve their full potential
through a comprehensive Player Pathway coaching
programme and culture of self improvement. We provide
access to first class facilities, high performance coaching, regular structured
training and conditioning, and competitive
competition alongside academic support which is delivered as part of a
year-round cricket development programme.
"The Academy continues to be extremely successful, a centre
of excellence that most schools in the country can only dream of and one which
receives high levels of enquiry interest from prospective students and their
our place in the Guide is a testament to
everyone's efforts at the school in ensuring that we are continuing to offer
the best opportunities possible in this mainstream sport."
College has a proud cricketing tradition and has links with Shropshire,
Cheshire and Staffordshire County Cricket programmes.
It's also playing a leading role as a cricketing hub in the local community,
providing opportunities to boys and girls of all abilities.
Cricketer magazine editor Huw Turbervill said: "I've read some inspirational
stories working on this year's guide. These really are tomorrow's heroes
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