The d’Overbroeck’s Tennis Academy supports outstanding players who wish to develop their sporting career while studying for their A-levels. You'll receive expert coaching from our partner, the North Oxford Lawn Tennis Club.
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Applicants should have, or be working towards, a World Tennis Number of 16-19 or higher. We'll also consider players slightly below this standard if they show good potential. All applicants must meet our standard academic entry requirements.

To assess your tennis ability, you'll be required to attend an interview where we'll also watch you play with our coaches. If you're unable to attend an interview in person, we'll arrange a video interview with you instead. 

What's included in the programme?

Programme benefits include:

  • 3 and half hours of d’Overbroeck’s Tennis Academy small group coaching sessions.
  • 4 hours of North Oxford Tennis Club squad (ability appropriate) coaching sessions.
  • 2 hours of one-to-one Tennis coaching sessions. 
  • School competitions and fees paid when you are representing d’Overbroeck’s.
  • Access to indoor tennis courts for some of the training sessions and additional hitting practice.
  • Opportunity to play in club competitions all year round
  • Strength and conditioning programmes.
  • Discounted access to sports massage and injury rehabilitation programmes.
  • Mentoring programme, sports nutrition and psychology workshops.
  • Player assessment and reports.

All Tennis Academy programme benefits are included in our standard school fees and students will receive a tuition fee discount based on their playing level, typically up to 25%. Please note there will be additional costs for gym membership (£50 per month), additional one-to-one coaching, sports massage, injury rehabilitation services, and entry fees to club competitions.

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North Oxford Lawn Tennis Club

We're delighted to offer the d’Overbroeck’s Tennis Academy in partnership with the North Oxford Lawn Tennis Club. The club has around 500 members and offers many benefits for our students, including:

  • 9 floodlit macadam hard courts for all year-round tennis.
  • 10 grass courts maintained by full-time groundsmen. 
  • Fantastic clubhouse with function room, Wi-Fi and changing rooms with showers.
  • Host of the British Tour Singles Competition (Pre-Wimbledon qualifier) each year. 
  • Host of the Oxfordshire Junior County Championships. 
  • Host of the Junior and Senior County cup championships. 
  • National Tier representation in LTA Team Tennis event. 
  • Multiple teams in Oxford league tennis. 
  • 30 juniors train and compete for Oxfordshire in County squads and competitions.
  • 10 juniors in the regional training programme. 
  • All coaches are LTA licensed with up-to-date safeguarding, First Aid and DBS checks. 
  • The club runs many internal events, including box leagues, charity events, social events, team training and club nights.
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Want to find out more about the modern, forward-thinking education we offer at d’Overbroeck’s? Get in touch with our friendly admissions team today.

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