Keeping Cork Active
Keeping Cork Active

Northside Schools Programme

Primary Schools

Cork Sports Partnership and Basketball Ireland have teamed up to roll out a Northside Primary Schools Basketball Programme this November. The programme will run across a limited number of Northside Primary Schools from November to December 2020.  

The aim of the programme is to introduce 3rd class primary school children to the sport of Basketball in a supportive environment. In return for full commitment to the programme, each school will receive:

  • 3 Coaching Sessions in Neptune Stadium
  • Basketball Resource Pack (Basketballs & Green Shoots Manuals)
  • Whole school Basketball Teacher Training Course
Northside Primary Schools Basketball Programme

This programme is valued at over €500 per school and is heavily subsidised by the Cork Sports Partnership. The programme will cost each school €50 per class group of 30 to take part in which will be payable upon acceptance to the programme.  

Steps involved in the Application Process

  • Step 1: School registers their 3rd class to participate in the Northside Primary Schools Basketball Programme by completing the programme registration form. 
  • Step 2: Registration will be acknowledged by Cork Sports Partnership 
  • Step 3: Successful schools will be contacted by Cork Sports Partnership to confirm acceptance on to the programme and invoiced €50 to take part. Unsuccessful schools will be placed on a waiting list for future phases of the programme. 
  • Step 4: Following receipt of payment, the Basketball Development Officer will contact all successful schools to arrange suitable training days in Neptune Stadium. 
  • Step 5: The Basketball coach will deliver the 3 coaching sessions as agreed with school. 
  • Step 6: Cork Sports Partnership will update teachers on the date of the Basketball Teacher Course to be held in Neptune Stadium.
  • Step 7: Teachers continue to deliver basketball activities as part of their curriculum. Basketball Development Officer will support schools to create further pathways for pupils to continue to play.

For further information

Contact Ciaran O’Sullivan in Cork Sports Partnership by emailing

Northside Schools basketball Programme

Please complete this form to express your interest in participating in the Northside Primary Schools Basketball Programme.

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