This program is currently being reviewed
The Heights School offers, through support from the South Australian Cricket Association a Specialist Cricket Program.
Mr Andrew Costello is our program leader. Andrew is a level 3 qualified Coach who has had a long playing and coaching history with the Northern Districts Cricket Club.
He has had coaching roles with various SACA state teams including Under 19 Boys, Under 17 Boys, Under 14 Boys and Under 18 Girls. He is the SACA State Under 15 Boys Coach for Season 2012-13.
Students within the program study Specialist Cricket as part of their regular school curriculum. They will be taught in a high level environment and have the opportunity to participate in a range of inter-school Cricket formats both within NE Vista and Secondary School Sport SA competitions such as:
Super 8’s Carnivals
Twenty20 Knock Out
One Day Knock Out
Indoor Cricket Carnivals
Cameron / Davies Cup (Annual Game vs Wirreanda HS)
Students have access to a variety of learning opportunities and facilities:
St Jay’s Recreation Indoor Centre visits
School Bowling Machine
Level 1 Coaching & Umpiring Courses
In2 Cricket Co-ordinators Course
Basic First Aid Qualification
As part of the program Specialist Cricket students have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of off-site learning initiatives such as:
Mt Gambier Trip (2008, 2010, 2012)
Melbourne Trip (2010, 2012)
New Zealand Trip (proposed 2013)
Melbourne Specialist Cricket Trip 2012
Please note the attached brochure and poster for further information regarding the Specialist Cricket Program
Further queries relating to entry to the program can be directed via email on: