Team Tennis Schools Programme & Competitions

Schools Tennis

Tennis Foundation, Great Britain’s leading tennis charity, offer a range of support for teachers who are looking to develop tennis within their school.  They work with schools and colleges by helping more and more young players take up the sport, they equip them with a sporting attitude that stays with them for the rest of their lives.  There is no barrier stopping anyone from enjoying tennis, they helped people with a wide range of disabilities play – and love – the sport.

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Club School Links - Bringing tennis clubs and schools together

Club School Links enable pupils to further their enjoyment, skills and experiences by continuing to play tennis in their local community, whilst adding value to a school’s offer to their pupils. The Tennis Foundation aims to provide as many opportunities as possible for children and young people to get involved in tennis. 

Here’s what a school club link can offer a school:

  • An opportunity to forge links with the local community through schools
  • The rewarding experience of working with enthusiastic young people
  • The chance to inject new talent and energy into the club
  • CPD for tennis club staff
  • Raising the club’s profile in the community with positive PR
  • Ensuring the future of the sport in the local community

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Team Tennis Schools Programme & Competitions

Team Tennis Schools is a programme of nationally organised competitions, providing Secondary School and Further Education pupils with the chance to play competitive tennis. All competitions begin locally and culminate in a national final.

Entry into Team Tennis Schools competitions is free for all schools and colleges in England, Scotland and Wales. The competition team encourage schools to sign up for Schools Tennis Membership where schools can gain access to resources and exclusive offers such as the chance to be part of the Schools Tennis Wimbledon Ballot.

Year 7&8 and Year 9&10 Competition

The Year 7&8 and Year 9&10 Competition is the priority schools tennis competition for secondary schools in Great Britain. The aim of this competition is to provide players of all abilities with the opportunity to compete in a school team tennis competition, with more successful teams able to progress on a pathway to a National Final.  Local league matches are played in the Summer Term between April through to July.

Team Tennis Schools Year 8 & 10 Berkshire 2019 - Latest Resuts

Berkshire Secondary Schools Team Tennis competition 2018 results:

Division 1 winners progress to National knockout event.

Year 7/8 Boys - Reading Blue Coat - National knockout beating Bishop Wordsworth and now face Bournemouth Collegiate School.

Year 7/8 Girls – St Marys, Ascot – National knockout beating Farnborough Hill and then lost to Talbot Heath.

Year 9/10 Boys – Bradfield College A – National knockout lost to Bournemouth Collegiate School

Year 9/10 Girls – Wellington College – National knockout lost to Talbot Heath

 Division 2 winners progress to Regional Finals event at Abingdon

Year 7/8 Boys – LVS, Ascot – Regional - 3rd Place

Year 7/8 Girls – The Abbey – Regional - 2nd Place

Year 9/10 Boys – Bradfield College B – Regional winners

Year 9/10 Girls – Bradfield College B – Regional winners

Division 3 - Year 7/8 Girls Winners – Bohunt School

Berkshire Secondary Schools Team Tennis competition 2017 results:

 80 teams from 28 schools entered the competition.

Division 1 winners:  

Year 7/8 Boys – Charters School;      

Year 7/8 Girls – Newlands;

Year 9/10 Boys – Bradfield College   

 Year 9/10 Girls – Claires Court into the National finals for the 2nd year running

Division 2 winners: Bradfield College won the Regional event for both Year 9/10 Boys + Girls