Sporting partnership with Saracens Rugby - Schools Together
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Sporting partnership with Saracens Rugby

A well established partnership with many young rugby players benefiting from this association; a clear pathway that has led many to go on to play for England Youth teams.

Aims

To provide a clear professional pathway for talented young rugby players.

Background

Felsted's Head of Rugby, Andrew Le Chevalier, an ex professional rugby player, established links with this local professional rugby club. This led to a formal school partnership that supports the growth of youth rugby and the progression into senior teams.

Resources

Felsted's Head of Rugby, Andrew Le Chevalier, works closely with Saracens, to identify and support talented young players.

Impact

Many Felsted rugby players have gone on to play for professional senior sides, with a few going on to represent their country. 

Pupil Involvement

Pupils from the age of approx 11 years of age benefit from this partnership. Rugby is a core sport for boys at Felsted,  but girls' rubgy is also supported and players have gone on to play at elite level.

Frequency

Partnership activity is ongoing, occuring mostly during the rugby season.