Mike Atherton Praises The Foundation’s Investment In State School Sport

Date: May 7th 2020

Sir Rod & guests bury the time capsule

Writing in the Times newspaper today former England captain Mike Atherton describes the Foundation’s partnership with Sussex Cricket in developing the Aldridge Cricket Academy as “a beacon for the sport in the state sector.”

In the article about the cricket academy at Brighton Aldridge Community Academy, entitled, “The state school that every county needs for a brighter future” Atherton describes how the non-selective state sector has slowly retreated from the game of cricket to the point where of The Cricketer’s top 100 cricket-playing schools, only a handful are from it.

“One of those on that list, proudly bucking the trend, is Brighton Aldridge Community Academy”.

You can read the full article here.

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