Table Tennis Centre

Carlton le Willows is home to a national standard table tennis centre providing an extensive PE and extra curricular table tennis programme, as well as being used for national competition, national team training and for recreational use by the wider community.

Built with support from our partners Table Tennis England, the centre provides the perfect platform for players to develop their table tennis skills from beginner to elite performance.

The purpose-built centre, which has up to 12 tables a viewing area and small café, allows players to train every day, with access to professional coaching with the aim of developing players who can compete on a local, national and international level.

Through the centre, Carlton le Willows is also making table tennis partnerships with national and international clubs, as well as fostering links with universities, both here in Nottingham and as far afield as Ningbo in China.

Players can access a number of pathways at the Table Tennis Centre. Read more below or go to the CLW Table Tennis Centre website to register.

Click on the link below to access the latest table tennis timetable

Post 16 Table Tennis Programme

Would you like to study at an outstanding sixth form offering a wide range of A Levels and BTECs and improve your table tennis?

Carlton le Willows Academy is proud to support a dedicated table tennis programme for students alongside their academic studies.

What can students expect:

  • Training up to twice a day in a state of the art, purpose-built table tennis facility.
  • Opportunity to be part of Nottingham Sycamore Table Tennis Academy who have teams at various levels in the British League.

Nottingham Sycamore have a recent history of working with and developing some of the best players in the country including players in the England Junior Squad.  Current players within the programme have improved their game dramatically and have beaten top 10 nationally ranked players.

Diploma in Sporting Excellence

Carlton le Willows is delighted to be one of only three delivery centres for Table Tennis England.  Students enrolled on the sixth form programme could have the opportunity to be part of the DiSE programme which carries with it 64 UCAS Points.  More information on the programme here

About the Coach – Chris Turner

  • Former Talent Development Coach for Table Tennis England
  • Worked with and developed several multiple top 10 players
  • Spent time in China and Sweden as well as Euro Talents camps
  • Supports England Hopes training.

Accommodation options with host families can be investigated.

For more information contact Chris at 

Ping Pass

Sessions for players of all ages and abilities who enjoy playing table tennis and wish to learn more about the sport. Exclusive to Carlton le Willows students.

See the timetable above for details of current Ping Pass session times.

£13.50 per month

Coaching Sessions

Coaching sessions are for Discovery, Aspire or Junior members.

One coaching session a week  £17.50 per month

Two coaching sessions a week £30 per month

Three coaching sessions a week £35 per month

Coaching plus Ping Pass

For Carlton le Willows students who want to combine coaching sessions with the free play time of Ping Pass.

Unlimited coaching with Ping Pass £45 per month.