Schools

SCHOOLS TENNIS

SCHOOL IS THE PLACE TO START 

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.

Community


Raising the school's profile in the community.


Facilities


Sharing facilities and equipment

Qualified & Experienced


Access qualified and experienced coaches, who can support the professional development of teachers and school staff.


Awareness


Increased awareness of local sessions and activities for pupils, teachers and their families

Quality Sessions


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.

TENNIS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS


What can you expect?

  • Detailed PE lesson plans
  • Developing fundamental movement skills
  • Accompanying videos for further training
  • Personal development challenges
  • Cross-curricular STEM resources
  • Intra & Inter school competitions


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.

TENNIS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS & COLLEGES

What can you expect?

  • Detailed PE lesson plans
  • GCSE assessment drills & accompanying videos
  • Modified formats of the game
  • Fun games within the sports hall
  • 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. 


SCHOOLS ROADSHOW


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.

BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

Tennis For Kids is a 6-week taster that takes place at school as a before or after-school club.

 

How it works?

 

• Our coaches will promote the sessions during an assembly to get the children interested.

• Parents sign up and pay online (schools don’t have to take in paper consent forms or cash).

• 6 weekly 1-hour sessions for £25.00. Children will receive a FREE racket, a personalized t-shirt and a set of tennis balls.

• At the end of the 6 sessions the children will be receive a follow-on offer to join Tennis Chesterfield’s coaching programme.

S.E.N.D SCHOOLS


Tennis Chesterfield runs an award-winning disability tennis programme. Our Partner at Chesterfield Lawn Tennis Club is the disability tennis HUB for Derbyshire.

 

Our disability specialist coaches can include pupils with additional needs into the tennis sessions by using adaptive equipment.

 

This includes:

✓ Learning disabilities

✓ Visually Impaired

✓ Physically Impaired

✓ Hearing-impaired

✓ Mental Health

SCHOOLS TENNIS TOUR

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.


Key elements:

 

✓ Coaching on the indoor tennis courts at         Chesterfield Lawn Tennis Club

✓ Delivered by expert LTA Licensed coaches

✓ Between 25 to 120 pupils can take part

"The children of Hasland Junior School had an outstanding day at the Tennis Roadshow. Children left the session having developed an interest in tennis and loved the coaching they received."


Callum Hiron: PE Coordinator

Hasland Junior School

"The children of Hasland Junior School had an outstanding day at the Tennis Roadshow. Children left the session having developed an interest in tennis and loved the coaching they received."


Callum Hiron: PE Coordinator

Hasland Junior School