School club links enable pupils to further their enjoyment, skills and experience of tennis. In addition, they create a pathway to local clubs and facilities.
BENEFITS OF SCHOOL CLUB LINKS
Health & Wellbeing
Increased opportunities for pupils to live an active and healthy lifestyle.
Raising the school's profile in the community.
Sharing facilities and equipment
Qualified & Experienced
Access qualified and experienced coaches, who can support the professional development of teachers and school staff.
Increased awareness of local sessions and activities for pupils, teachers and their families
Make good use of quality tennis sessions with our highly trained staff.
LTA YOUTH SCHOOLS
Designed specifically for schools to support the curriculum and wider school outcomes, our programme brings together inclusive PE lesson plans, personal development resources, teacher training and much more. It’s all been designed by teachers, for teachers, and it’s all free.
We also offer schools who complete our free online primary or secondary teacher training course a £250 reward voucher. The voucher can be spent on tennis equipment or 10 hours of team teaching with an LTA Accredited Coach.
The LTA are an afPE Professional Development Board Approved Provider, recognising the high standard of both the resources and the teacher training we provide.
The Primary programme includes detailed inclusive PE lesson plans focused on developing fundamental movement skills, and accompanying videos showing the activities in action. Plus a range of personal development assemblies and challenges, cross curricular STEP resources, as well as intra and inter school competitions, including the School Games skills festivals.
Employability materials, including Tennis Leaders Award
Mental health and wellbeing resources
Intra & Inter school competitions
The Secondary school programme also includes detailed inclusive PE lesson plans, GCSE PE assessment drills, and accompanying videos. There are modified formats of the game: high energy fitness-based Cardio Tennis, and the fun games within sports hall Red Ball tennis, meaning tennis is accessible and engaging for everyone. In addition, there are a variety of employability materials including the Tennis Leaders Award, and mental health and wellbeing resources, plus intra and inter school competitions for all abilities.
The Tennis Chesterfield Schools Tennis Roadshow visits the school delivering tennis to age groups from reception through to year 3. The aim is to give as many pupils as possible the opportunity to play tennis for FREE!
Following the Roadshow, pupils will be given a participation certificate and invited to take part in a fun day at Chesterfield Lawn Tennis Club, where they will be able to continue enjoying the game.
For a full overview of the Schools Roadshow click learn more below.
We welcome you to take a visit to Chesterfield Lawn Tennis Club for the ‘Tennis Tour’. The ‘Tennis Tour’ includes coaching on the indoor tennis courts by our expert LTA licensed coaches plus off-court activities. The Tennis Tour can be delivered to one class or multiple classes in a single visit.
✓ Coaching on the indoor tennis courts at Chesterfield Lawn Tennis Club