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Westholme, Alexandra Road,

Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4LY

Tel: 01736 331961 Email: [email protected]

Cornish Schools Rugby...


The spearhead of Rugby & Development across Cornwall

Schools’ Rugby

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The Schools’ Rugby Programme is a unique sporting and learning experience. The Programme is tailored to each school’s individual requirements and can be completed during school hours or as an extra curriculum club. The ethos behind the Programme is to create a sustainable infrastructure for local rugby development, as explained below…

Knowledge Transfer

  • Building teacher self-confidence
  • Better understanding and quality of delivery
  • Focusing on core skills of tag rugby
  • Develop an understanding of generic invasion games and their development
  • Dual ownership of sessions
  • Continuing professional learning in PE
  • Partnership between Cornish Pirates Coaches and School Staff

6 Week Development Programme for the pupils

  • Development of technical, tactical and mental understanding
  • Lifeskills development through Rugby’s core skills
  • Enhanced specific sporting skills and competence
  • Performance ready for the level of competition at the festival
  • Enriched opportunity to play tag rugby and invasion games

Festival of Rugby (hosted at Mennaye Field)

  • Festival based on participants’ needs
  • Relevent to “Kids First” initiative
  • Hosted at the professional rugby club
  • Geograpghical belonging to the local team
  • Interact with the local “Heroes” and positive role models – the players
For any questions or queries please contact Community Engagement Manager,
Neil Smith on 07889536861
or [email protected]

Cornish Pirates Schools Rugby Programme