Sporting partnership with Essex Cricket
Essex Cricket enjoy the use of many of Felsted's cricket facilities, including the well known 'The Front' cricket pitch, located in front of the school's historical and iconic main building.
Felsted enjoys making use of community deals to ensure our young Felstedians can enjoy access to expert tuition, matches and the support of a county cricket ground. Essex Cricket and Felsted run joint training camps for budding young cricketers from across the region. Those reaching a high level can apply for a Felsted Sports Scholarship, which may be topped up by a bursary, subject to means testing.
The aim is to provide a professional sporting partnership for talented young cricketers. Those reaching a high level can apply for a Felsted Sports Scholarship, which may be topped up by a bursary, subject to means testing.
Felsted has had a close collaboration with Essex Cricket for many years. This was formalised in 2011 as part of a formal agreement to benefit our pupils and community.
Felsted's Director of Cricket works closely with Essex Cricket to identify opportunities to strengthen relations with Essex Cricket to the benefit of the pupils.
We have had a number of pupils use the professional pathway to continue their talents post school, playing for county senior sides including Essex.
Pupils are involved with Essex from the age of approx 7 years of age.
Felsted has both boys and girls playing for Essex junior sides and have won a number of national competitions.
A formal school partnership with Essex Cricket was put in place in 2011, following many years of collaboration. The relationship is annual, renewed on a biennual basis.