Chance to Shine Skills Challenges

Key Stage:
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 4
  • Less than 30mins
  • A variety of tennis balls, bats or racquets, cones / space markers, scoresheets / clipboard / pens, a tape measure, stumps or similar targets
Led by:
  • Teacher
  • School staff
  • Young Leaders
  • Self led by young people
Chance to Shine Skills Challenges
Downloadable PDF (e.g. resource card, lesson plan)

Activity details

Chance to Shine have developed a set of 'Skills Challenges' across key stages, each of which develops knowledge and application of skills, which contribute to being a successful cricketer.

Each skill is measurable and can be scored using the scoresheets below - the scoring system encourages children to beat their Personal Best and also work with others to create a team or house score.

The activities focus on developing personal skills, such as perseverance, resilience, and concentration.


  • Download a further resource which breaks down the delivery of the activity, including diagrams here
  • You can download a scoresheet for the challenges here
  • Access the schools portal here


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