On Wednesday afternoon, Cumnor House School for Boys welcomed Michael Clarke former Australian cricket captain to school for an afternoon of cricket skills and training. Michael who is regarded as one of the best batsman of all time, is in the UK as part of the Sky Sports commentary team for the ICC Cricket World Cup and kindly visited Cumnor House, one of the Top 50 preparatory schools in the UK for cricket to share his knowledge, talk about his career and discuss cricket techniques with boys in Year 2 who are starting their cricket career to those in Year 8 who will continue their cricketing success at some of the leading schools in the country.
Cumnor House Cricket
“Sport and in particular Cricket runs through the DNA fabric of our school. We are delighted to welcome Michael Clarke to school this afternoon to share his experiences and insights with our pupils, all of whom have shown great skills and developed throughout the cricket season. Cumnor House School has been the leading preparatory school for cricket in Surrey over the past 5 years with exceptional success at Year 6 and 8 level.”
Mr R Brotherton, Director of Sport, Cumnor House School for Boys
“The PE department at Cumnor House School is by far the most dedicated and professional set up I have witnessed at this age range and we are extremely privileged to welcome a sportsman in Michael, who has had not only success on the field, but also with work in the community helping children be the best that they can be, providing guidance, support, motivation and confidence needed to reach their goals; something that is intrinsic to us here at Cumnor House School”
Mr Daniel Cummings, Headmaster, Cumnor House School for Boys
About Cumnor House School
Located in South Croydon, Cumnor House School has a long history of sporting and academic achievements. The school has an outstanding scholarship record to outstanding senior destination schools and is proud of the number of highly successful international sporting alumni it has produced, within multiple sports including cricket, rugby, football and swimming. The school is proud to have a dedicated sports department, an extensive timetable of sporting fixtures, competitions and meets as well as outstanding and varied sporting facilities including onsite swimming pool and 10 acres of sports field.
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