Dean Close boasts some fantastic cricket facilities, which both boys and girls can enjoy in the Trinity Term.  The cricket nets prove to be a very popular option at break times and in the Michaelmas and Lent Term winter nets are also available for budding cricketers.


The Director of Cricket is ex-Glamorgan and Kent professional Cricketer, Mike Powell. The XI is coached by John Sutherland (Director of Sport).


  • 1st XI,
  • 2nd XI,
  • 3rd XI,
  • 4th XI,
  • U11 A, B
  • U10 A, B, C
  • U9A & U9B

Matches are played on Wednesday and Saturday throughout the cricket season. Parents are welcome and encouraged to come and support the teams.


In recent years the school has toured to Holland, Jersey, the Isle of Wight, South Wales and the South Coast.