Mini’s, Little R’s and Juniors.

Roundwood Juniors started in 2006 for girls aged 8 years or older and has grown from strength to strength. Due to a high demand for places, in September 2018, RNC split the juniors in half to create a new section, Little R’s, that is mainly for younger players aged between 8 and 12 years of age.

 And an exciting new development – as of June 2021 RNC is proud to add our Minissection for players aged 5-7. Minis is aimed at developing self-confidence, sporting competence, health and fitness all whilst having fun and is line with England Netball’s Bee Netball programme.

We hope that players joining these sections will progress through the club into our senior teams.

For both Little R’s and Juniors, players are grouped according to ability rather than age but as a general guideline Little Rs is for girls in years 3, 4, 5 & 6 and Juniors for years 6, 7, 8 & 9.  Minis is based on age and is for girls in Reception through to year 2.

Training

All coaching staff are Level 2 netball qualified.  

Winter training (September 2020 to mid June 2021)

is on Thursday night; 5.30pm to 6.20pm for Little R’s and from 6.30pm to 7.20pm for Juniors on the outside courts at Croydon High School. 

 Summer training (24 June 2021 to end of August 2021). Little R’s and Junior’s training will be moving to Coombe Wood School. Our Minis section will start on 30 June 2021.  Minis will train indoors at Coombe Wood School on Wednesdays from 5pm to 6pm. Little R’s will train indoors on Thursdays from 5pm to 6pm.  As a result of the move to Coombe Wood School, an additional Junior section has been created. Junior training is either indoors on Wednesday (6pm-7pm) or Thursday (6pm-7pm).  Your day of training will be decided by our coaching staff.

From June 2021, new membership enquiries will be invited to a free taster session.

Training venues

Croydon High School, Old Farleigh Road, Selsdon, CR2 8YB

 From June 2021, RNC is moving to Coombe Wood School Sports Hall, Coombe Road, Croydon, CR2 7HY.

Shirley High School, Shirley Church Road, Croydon, CR0 5EF

 

Term Dates (2020-2021)

Due to the impact and loss of training due to Covid, Roundwood will continue to train throughout July and August 2021.

In future years, the season runs from the beginning of September to the end of June.

MatchEs & Venues

Junior Leagues:  RNC enters Under 14 teams (for girls in years 4 – 9 inclusive) into the Croydon Junior league with games being played at Shirley High School on six Sundays throughout the season. These teams are open to all members who are considered match ready by our coaching staff.

Dates for the Croydon Junior League 2021-22 season are: TBC

Shirley High School, Shirley Church Road, Croydon, CR0 5EF

Coombe Wood School Sports Hall, Coombe Road, Croydon, CR2 7HY in June 2021 

Fees

Roundwood’s training fee is a compulsory payment plan via easyregisters.com.

A compulsory membership fee is paid directly to England Netball by each individual player online.

England Netball MEMBERSHIP

All players joining Roundwood Netball Club must became a member of England Netball. The annual fee is paid directly to England Netball online by each individual player.  Existing members are expected to renew their annual membership in August.

MEMBERSHIP IS COMPULSORY

For more information on membership fees, please visit the England Netball website.

Kit

Juniors and Little Rs wear our Roundwood training top (white sports t-shirt with RNC logo) plus Roundwood skort and hoodie. Kit is an additional cost to the monthly fees and can be purchased here. For full details on kit guidelines, please see here.

This is not compulsory for Mini’s.

Enquiry Form

If you are interested in joining Roundwood please use our enquiry form. If there is space available at the time of your enquiry you will be offered a free taster session so that you can decide whether you wish to join. If you decide to accept a place in the club you will receive a comprehensive Welcome Pack with step by step joining instructions.

 

Important

Code of Conduct, Child Protection, Safeguarding/Social Media, Use of Photographic/video images and Data Protection

As a Silver CAPS netball club, Roundwood adheres to all the above policies as outlined by England Netball.  We have adopted these for our club.

Entry into Development Squad is subject to spaces available and success in gaining a place through club trials. (See dates on website). Existing junior club members will automatically receive a place in Development Squad when the coaching staff feel they are ready to move up and should the player wish to continue their membership at the club.

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