IMPORTANT MESSAGE

Technical issues are currently affecting certain areas of our website, notably Player Search, Course Search, Competition Search and Venue Registration.

We are working hard to resolve these issues. During this time we would advise, where possible, to return later.

We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

If you need any guidance or assistance, please contact us.

Help & FAQs

National Academies - Information

    • Where are the National Academies based?
    • Who are the Head Coaches of the National Academies?
    • When do the National Academies open?
    • How many people will I train with? Will boys and girls train together?
    • If a player is selected, what is their minimum commitment to the National Academy?
    • When will the National Academy run?
    • Will players who train at a centre where a National Academy is based be able to train with National Academy players?
    • Will there be access players at National Academies?
    • Will non-British passport holders be eligible for a place at a National Academy?
    • What will the Sports Science & Sports Medicine provision be at National Academies?
    • What is the selling point for National Academies (how will they compare to current best)?
    • What is the role of the LTA in the National Academy?
    • What happens if I am not selected for the Pro Scholarship Programme (PSP) at the end of my time at a National Academy?
    • How much will the National Academy programme cost? What is included in the cost of attending a National Academy?
    • What if players can’t afford the £5,000 cost to train at a National Academy?
    • Can a player who receives funding on the National Age Group Programme (NAGP) also receive funding support if they attend a National Academy?
    • What is the housing provision for National Academies?
    • Is accommodation included in the cost of the National Academy programme?
    • Do the players have to board if they live locally or have their own pastoral support available?
    • If I am selected for the programme, where would I study?
    • What are the educational commitments in order to attend a National Academy (e.g. minimum number of GCSE’s and/or A levels to be undertaken)?
    • Will there be entrance exams into the schools linked to National Academies?
    • If selected, does a player need to attend one of the partner schools?
    • How often will I get to see my child if they will be boarding?
    • My child is very bright. Can they study for more than six GSCE’s / five National 5s?
    • If I’ve got questions about the National Academies, who can I speak to?
    • What academy activity will happen during the summer holiday period?
    • Other than the £5,000 per annum fee to join an Academy, what are the other expenses parents will be expected to pay?
    • How will the £5,000 per annum National Academy fee need to be paid?
    • What does the National Academy do for players post 16, who do not immediately make PSP selection? What are the education options? Do they have to stay at school?

Still need help?