Tennis At Culford 

Culford Schools Tennis programmes are among the finest in the UK. The U18 boys team were crowned National Champions winning the Glanville Cup in 2017, closely followed by the girls team winning the Aberdere Cup in 2018.

Such impressive results are the product of outstanding facilities and exceptional coaches. Alongside six indoor tennis courts, there are six outdoor courts and an Strength & Conditioning suite. Culford’s Performance Tennis programme is led by Chris Johnson, LTA level 5 Master Performance Coach, along with best coaching team based at a school in the UK, whilst its school and development programme is led by Ashton Pepper LTA level 3 coach, who has taught tennis at Culford and the local schools for over 12 years.

Everyone for Tennis

Culford’s tennis facilities are available to all pupils free of charge, irrespective of their age or ability. Tennis lesson’s for every standard are available from tots, mini red, orange and green through to normal ball and adult tennis lessons. We offer group and individual lessons and have a development pathway that can take a child through from complete beginner to the professional game and everything in between. 

Culford Tennis Scholarships

For those wishing to combine top-flight tennis coaching with a first-class education, Culford has to be your school of choice.  Our bespoke coaching programmes cover every aspect of a player’s game and are run in accordance with the LTA’s long term athlete development plan.

At Culford we pride ourselves on offering tennis scholarships that are education enhanced, not compromised.  We achieve this by creating personalised coaching and academic programmes that allow tennis scholars time to train, play and tour and yet still achieve their full academic potential. 

Competitive Tennis at Culford School

Competitive tennis at Culford School is split into Schools competitions and Open Competition. Below is a list of events we take part in as a school or support if Open Competition.

Schools Competitions
•    Glanville/Aberdere Cup
•    Year 8/10 Boys and Girls
•    ISTA
•    IAPS
•    Inter-school matches
•    Inter-house matches

Open Competition
•    ITF Junior Tour
•    Tennis Europe Junior Tour
•    LTA Grade 1-6 Tournaments
•    Match play events

Our team of 10 coaches can be seen regularly at a wide range of events across the UK, so please feel free to speak to any of them if you have any questions about our programme.

Find out more about Tennis at Culford

If you’d like to know more about tennis at Culford then please contact our friendly Admissions team on

+44(1284) 385308 or email