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Newham College Cricket Academy

Fire up your passion for cricket by joining our elite cricket academy.

The Newham College Cricket Academy is a free programme offering all cricket players of any gender or ability, the opportunity to be involved in a highly successful cricket academy while gaining academic qualifications.

The Academy combines education with specialist coaching and outstanding facilities. Alongside your studies, you will train twice a week to develop cricketing skills through technical, tactical and game-related sessions. Individualised strength and conditioning sessions are also delivered via our fitness suite and access to free gym membership will help you with additional physical and performance-related fitness programmes to make you the best all-round competitor you can be.

Our new, women-only programme has been developed to help female learners to learn, practice, and play cricket with additional referral to women’s festivals for participation in competition.

Newham College competes in a range of indoor and outdoor leagues, cups and competitions. During the winter months, we compete in the AoC Sport indoor regional competition and the London Indoor Cricket League, held at the Leyton Cricket Hub. We are currently the reigning champions and runners-up of the FE College Indoor Cricket League for the 2021/22 season.

During the summer months, we compete in the AoC Sports T20 regional competition, the London Cup and the Essex Cup, leading to a competitive, year-long cricket offer.

So if you have a passion for cricket and want to be part of Newham College’s journey to the top, express your interest in joining our elite cricket academy today by emailing Harry Matthews at