We believe that cricket helps children learn resilience, teamwork and respect.

Our challenge

Only 1 in 5 children get enough physical activity each day.

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Our reach

Since 2005, we’ve coached over 5 million children.

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Our campaign

We’re an independent charity and we need your help.

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WHAT CHANCE TO SHINE CAN OFFER YOU

Find Street cricket

Find your nearest Chance to Shine Street cricket project.

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Staying active during the COVID-19 outbreak

Chance to Shine have developed stay at home cricket activities for children and young people. Weekly skills sessions are aimed at helping parents and teachers to homeschool children with physical education ideas.

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Author: Holly Jones

Free school resources

Chance to Shine has built a powerful bank of free cricket teaching resources for primary schools so teachers can lead their own cricket sessions. The resources include lesson plans, instructional videos and top tips.

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OUR IMPACT

34%

of children had not played
cricket before their
Chance to Shine session.

81%

of Street cricketers
said they'd made
new friends.

72%

of school participants
said "It made me
like cricket more".

Support us

Your support will help give children the opportunity to play and learn through cricket; a chance they might not otherwise have without our programmes. Please help us today by making a gift online. Support us

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Latest news

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