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Leicester Tigers Rugby Club


Partner details

The community programme works with schools in order to educate students and introduce them to rugby. There is a strong emphasis on values and personal development.

Summary of Partnership

New College Leicester has a long-standing partnership that has included curriculum time coaching, extra-curricular clubs and aspirational tournaments at the Tigers ground.


Tag Rugby Breakfast club Wednesday mornings.

Student Comment

Ruby is a good club it teaches me how to play the sport and play is safely. I have learnt how to catch the ball and drop-kick the ball. I really enjoy the club before school as it helps me get ready for my lessons.

Staff Comment

Every Wednesday morning, we have a coach from Leicester tigers deliver rugby sessions as part of our PE breakfast club. The benefits of this club is that influences our students to be physically active, helping them to achieve their daily exercise, whilst having fun and learning to play the sport. These sessions start at 8am and go on for 45 minutes, and It’s great to see the dedication from our students arriving early to school to take part in rugby. At the end these sessions they’re rewarded a light breakfast.

Partnership Comment

The students at New College Leicester are motivated and passionate about sport. They are enthusiastic participants and show great progress every session, making every session enjoyable to coach.