The Westfields Sports Cricket Program offers both theoretical and practical components designed
to enrich the students' knowledge of cricket and enhance skill performance.
Year 7/8 Sport Enrichment is an introduction to the program and is designed to enhance the
identified playing talents of junior students and further develop their skills and enjoyment in
Year 9/10 Applied Sport Studies is an elective subject chosen for study over two years as a
component for the School Certificate. This course offers a more advanced content with more
emphasis being placed on theoretical components to be accredited for the School Certificate.
Year 11/12 Applied Sport Studies is a continuation of the 9/10 Program with extra tuition of
skills and performance to ensure maximum and ongoing development.
All courses consist of two double period sessions per week during the school year. Practical
activities are based on development of skills in all aspects of batting, bowling, fielding,
wicket keeping and game tactics. Theoretical activities include exercise and fitness, psychology,
principles of training, laws of cricket, injury prevention, nutrition, history of cricket,
leadership and coach education.
Sports High Cricket Challenge
Mark Waugh Shield - U/14 Knockout
Davidson Shield - NSWCHSSA Open Knockout
2001 saw the initial overseas trip undertaken by the Westfields Sports Cricket Program, with a
ten day tour of New Zealand. This was followed with a tour to the UK in 2003.