Tennis Academy

Tennis Academy

Ewell Castle School Tennis Academy

The ECS Tennis Academy is a scholarship scheme that includes high level sports (tennis) coaching and an independent school tailored curriculum.

Ewell Castle School Tennis Academy offers a tennis programme aimed at pupils in Years 7-11 and offers; specialist training each week consisting of technical work, tactics and match play as well as strength and conditioning work. Pupils are also given individual targets and goal setting and offered full tournament planning and support.

Pupils who join the Ewell Castle School Tennis Academy programme will be full members of the School community. They will all follow the core academic subjects of English, Mathematics and Science but will then have some flexibility to drop some other subjects in order to free up time to train. The actual curriculum arrangement will be bespoke to the individual in consultation with parents and coaching staff.

Who the Ewell Castle School Tennis Academy is aimed at

It is for boys and girls Years 7-13 who have potential to be a professional tennis player.


Tom Burn is the Tennis Academy Coach

If you are looking for an excellent co-educational independent education that offers intensive specialist performance tennis for your child, look no further than Ewell Castle School Tennis Academy. The ECS Tennis Academy works in partnership with renowned coach and former player Tom Burn who reached an  ATP best of 550 and went on to become part of Eugenie Bouchard's coaching team as she made it to the Wimbledon Ladies Singles Final.  The Tennis Academy programme delivers a bespoke year round tennis programme (including during the school holidays) for pupils aged 11-18 years of age at Ewell Castle School who are club/county standard or better. It also supports applications for tennis scholarships to U.S. universities and did so for former Ewell Castle School Tennis Scholar Srdan Pejic who is now studying at one of the top universities in the United States on a full scholarship.


Minimum joining criteria

All pupils wishing to join the Ewell Castle School Tennis Academy must meet Ewell Castle School's academic entry standards. Additionally they must meet the Ewell Castle School Tennis Academy entry standards.

The minimum joining criteria for Year 7 is a minimum 9.1 tennis rating.

Entry process and assessment

If applicants meet Ewell Castle School and Ewell Castle School Tennis Academy criteria they are then invited to a tennis trial within one month of applying for a place on the ECS Tennis Academy. Applicants will then be informed of the outcome of their application once Ewell Castle School has the results of all three separate procedures.


Sports Scholarship and Tennis Academy Scholarship

Pupils at Ewell Castle School who are on the Tennis Academy have the opportunity of being awarded both a Tennis Academy Scholarship as well as a Sports Scholarship.


Contact Mrs E McManus, Head of Tennis at for further details.

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