School Games Tennis Toolkit

The School Games Tennis Toolkit has been designed for teachers and colleagues in school sport, to make running competitions as easy as possible.

It contains over 40 resources and templates  which can be downloaded below, many of which can be edited to support teachers organising intra and inter-schools competitions.


1.1 Contents

1.2 Why Schools Tennis

1.3 What is School Games

1.4 Schools Tennis Competition Framework Diagram

Level 1 Competition

2.1 Overview of Level 1 – Competition within Schools

2.2 Examples of Intra-Schools Activities

Level 2 Competition

3.1 Overview of Level 2 – Competition between Schools

3a.1 England Priority School Games Competition Year 3 & 4 Mini Red

3a.2 England Priority Aegon Team Tennis Schools Competitions

3a.3 Scotland and Wales Priority Local Competitions

3b.1 Overview of Other Options for Level 2 Competition – Primary Schools

3b.2 Overview of Other Options for Level 2 Competition – Secondary Schools

3b.3 Inclusion and Competition for Special Schools and Young People with a Disability

Competition Resources

4a.1 How to set up Mini Tennis Courts

4a.2 Example timings.format for a Mini Tennis Competition

4a.3 Mini Tennis Competition School Sign In

4a.4 Match Scorecard – Mini Tennis

4a.5 Mini Tennis and Tie Break Score Sheets

4a.6 Round Robin Box Sheets

4a.7 Order of Play Guidance

4a.8 Welcome Notice – Mini Tennis Competition

4a.9 Labels Template – Mini Tennis Competition

4a.10 Elimination Draw Sheet

4a.11 Compass Draw Sheet

4a.12 Hit & Mix Competition Cards

4a.13 Squad Tennis Draw Sheet

4a.14 Match Card Standard

Invites and Entries – Letters/Confirmations

4b.1 Cluster Event Invitation Letters

4b.2 Schools Entry Form

4b.3 Invitation to PartnershipCounty Final Letter

4b.4 EventFinal League Confirmation Letter

Venue Resources

4c.1 Event Location Directional Arrows

4c.2 Event Court Numbers

4c.3 Registration Sign In Desk

4c.4 Risk Assessment

4c.5 Incident & Accident Report Form


4d.1a Certificate – Participation

4d1.b Certificate – Runner Up

4d1.c Certificate – Winner

4d1.d Certificate – Special Achievement

4d1.e Certificate – Team Award (For School Noticeboard)

4d.2 Congratulations Parent Letter


4e.1 Young Person’s Evaluation Form

4e.2 ‘Where can I play tennis locally?’ template

4e.3 Working with the media