We cater for our grade 1 – 3
boys who practise once a week for an
hour. The Grade 3’s play matches every
Tuesday. We prepare the boys for hard
ball cricket with the basic knowledge
and skills needed for the game.
Mount Pleasant Primary
hosts an annual mini cricket festival during the 1st term. It is a
highlight on our calendar and the day usually attracts entries from
around 17 schools from Port Elizabeth.
This is the introduction to “hard ball”
cricket. Grade 4 & 5 boys are encouraged
to take part in practices from Monday to
Thursday during the 1st and 4th terms.
The boys receive intensive coaching
which focuses on their batting, bowling
and fielding abilities.
Matches are played on Thursday
afternoons. Some matches are one-day
games and others are played over 2
weeks, batting one week and bowling the
u/13 matches take place on
Wednesdays and the boys play their games
over two weeks, batting one week and
bowling the next.
Our school participates in an annual tournament played over
three days at the end of the 3rd term. In
this tournament, boys get the
opportunity to play in 20, 35 and 50