Tennis with Christ Church Primary School

Partner: Christ Church New Malden CofE Primary School, New Malden
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Sporting Partnerships

Pupils from King's lead tennis coaching sessions with Year 5 pupils from Christ Church at Westside Tennis Club. Both schools are very grateful to the club for kindly donating this facility to the project. 

Aims of the project

This project aims to devlop sporting skills in the primary school pupils and help King's pupils to develop their coaching abilities. 

Background and goals

Westside Tennis Club approached King's to offer the use of their  facilities for a cross-sector partnership project, and King's was delighted to be able to implement this project following consultation with Christ Church Primary School. 


The facilities at Westside Tennis Courts, one member of teaching staff from King's and two members of Christ Church teaching staff.  


Reflections take place throughout the year and the vast majority of King's pupils taking part in this project stated that it had assisted them to improve their leadership and communication skills. 

The Christ Church pupils have developed excellent tennis skills and have greatly enjoyed taking part in the activitiy each week. 

Pupil involvement

Year 5 pupils from Christ Church work with Year 10 - 13 pupils from King's. 

Frequency and duration

The project take place for one hour weekly on Friday afternoons.