Netball Tournaments

for secondary schools

for girls in years 7-11

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  • Netball Tournaments for Years 7-11

When teamwork is your goal

Raise the morale, teamwork, fitness and enthusiasm of your netball players with a PGL netball tournament weekend, officiated by England Netball and played on courts built to England Netball standards.

First of all, it’s a weekend of intensive match experience that will help improve skills and technique. But there’s much more than that.

There are adventure activities to help build confidence, teamwork, engagement.
And evening activities providing fun and involvement for everyone.

Bring back motivated girls; girls with a strong team identity. Better players altogether.

Watch our video!

Filmed at PGL Liddington, our residential centre near Swindon, this video captures the action and adventure of a PGL netball weekend in three-and-a-half minutes.

Featured activities include the giant swing, abseiling and aeroball and, of course, the girls in action on the netball court. Plus there’s highlights of the award ceremony, with England Netball star Sasha Corbin handing out the medals. Hope you enjoy it.

Dates

2016/17 Netball Weekend Dates
Location 2016 2017
Barton Hall, South Devon   12-14 May
Boreatton Park, Shropshire 30 September - 2 October* 10-12 March*, 17-19 March*, 5-7 May*, 29 September - 1 October*
Liddington, Wiltshire 4-6 November* 24-26 February*, 3-5 March*, 10-12 March*, 17-19 March*, 24-26 March*, 5-7 May*, NEW! 12-14 May*, 3-5 November*

*joint netball and football weekend

Activities

The Netball Tournament

At the heart of your netball weekend programme is the tournament, designed for girls in years 7-11. The schedule of games allows each team maximum match experience, the chance to compete against other schools and clubs and also the opportunity to learn from watching other teams play. The tournament closes with a special presentation of medals and trophies by a member of the England netball team.

England Netball
Officiated by England Netball

Adventure

Our adventure activity sessions encourage your team members to face different challenges from those on the court. Challenges designed to help develop better support, encouragement, teamwork and communication skills.

The Evenings

To complement your daytime exertions, PGL’s unmissable and busy programme of evening activities add extra teambuilding opportunities. Added value that makes all the difference.

More details about our evening entertainment programme:  Barton Hall, South Devon  |  Boreatton Park, Shropshire  |  Liddington, Wiltshire

Select an activity for a full description

A typical itinerary for this course

Sample Itinerary for a PGL Netball Tournament Weekend for Secondary Schools 
  Friday Saturday Sunday
07.30-09.00   Breakfast Breakfast
09.00-10.30   Group A: Netball matches
Group B: PGL 'come as you please' activities
Group A: Netball matches
Group B: PGL 'come as you please' activities
10.30-12.00   Group A: Netball matches
Group B: PGL 'come as you please' activities
Group A: PGL 'come as you please' activities
Group B: Netball matches
12.00-14.00   Lunch Lunch
14.00-15.30   Group A: PGL 'come as you please' activities
Group B: Netball matches
Year group semi-finals and finals, followed by presentations and England player autographs
15.30-17.00 Arrival from 15.30, orientation and meet the PGL Team Group A: PGL 'come as you please' activities
Group B: Netball matches
Optional departure after matches or PGL ‘come as you please’ activities
17.00-19.00 Dinner and free time Dinner and free time  Depart centre at 17.00
19.00-21.00 Party Leader welcome meeting and Evening Entertainment for all participants Evening Entertainment  

Learning outcomes

Your netballers will develop their skills and gain a deeper understanding of the game.

There’s an intensive focus on team building with essential skills such as effective communication and mutual support during adventure activities, led by PGL staff.

Above all, the netball weekend is fun, challenging and competitive; your netballers bond as a team and go home inspired by their achievements.

Barton Hall

Barton Hall

A great location near Torquay and popular with groups of all ages. There are many blue flag beaches close by and Dartmoor is also within easy reach.

Beam House

Beam House

Near Bideford in north Devon, the surf school at Westward Ho! is close by and there are plenty of land-based activities in the centre grounds.

Boreatton Park

Boreatton Park

There are over 250 acres for you and your students to enjoy, as well as some great accommodation options and excellent facilities.

Caythorpe Court

Caythorpe Court

A fantastic countryside setting boasting 65 acres of grounds, packed full of adventure activities for your students to try out.

Dalguise

Dalguise

Located just five miles north of Dunkeld, there’s plenty to explore in and around this stunning centre, set in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

Hillcrest

Hillcrest

A cosy welcome awaits you at this former fishing lodge near the River Wye. The small size and homely atmosphere is perfect for younger students.

Liddington

Liddington

Minutes from the M4, near Swindon, the convenient location makes it one of our most popular centres. There are some great facilities too.

Little Canada

Little Canada

A fantastic choice for watersports lovers. Set on the banks of the beautiful Wootton Creek, we have private access to the water.

Llwyn Filly

Llwyn Filly

Close to the Welsh border town of Hay-on-Wye and situated on the edge of the stunning Brecon Beacons, giving immediate access to the mountains.

Marchants Hill

Marchants Hill

Conveniently close to London but in a countryside setting, there’s plenty of adventure in the wooded grounds and beyond for your students to discover.

Osmington Bay

Osmington Bay

There’s direct access to the beach, thrilling watersports on the sea at the nearby Portland Bay, as well as a range of exhilarating adventure activities.

Tregoyd House

Tregoyd House

Enjoy canoeing the picturesque River Wye at this beautiful centre in the heart of the Black Mountains. There’s so much to explore, see and do.

Windmill Hill

Windmill Hill

Located in the scenic Sussex Downs, close to the coast and not far from London, it’s a popular destination for secondary school groups.

Winmarleigh Hall

Winmarleigh Hall

A beautiful Victorian mansion house set within 50 acres of grounds. It’s a popular location in the north west of England, near the forest of Bowland.

Joint Netball and Football Weekends

Joint Netball and Football Weekends

Bring both your netball and football teams for a combined weekend. Available at both Liddington and Boreatton Park.