Frequently Asked Questions
What do the girls wear for training?
All girls must wear the LPN white T-shirt to all training sessions. Students must wear either dark training shorts/skirts/skorts or tracksuit bottoms. LPN does sell an optional training skort, which can be purchased from our shop. Girls are also advised to wear netball trainers or if these are not available, cross or running trainers.
We have purchased kit from the online store, when will it arrive?
All kit purchased prior to the start of term will be distributed onsite on the first week of Academy Netball training. If you are ordering during the term, you may have to wait two training sessions before your items become available for distribution.
Can my daughter wear jewelry to the session?
NO jewelry is permitted to be worn.
What does my child need to bring to an Academy session?
All students must bring;
1. Bottled water (no fizzy drinks allowed)
I would like to watch, am I allowed?
Parents are permitted to watch sessions; however each site has a designated viewing area, please ask a member of our team where this is.
Can I take pictures?
No pictures are permitted onsite.
My daughter needs a reference for a new school application, what do I do?
Lets Play Netball does not provide references however, we can provide a Certificate of Attendance if requested. This service is available to current members who have attended a minimum of three academic terms consecutively and have a of minimum 75% attendance record.
Unfortunately, if you have left the LetsPlayNetball Academy programmes, then we are not able to provide a Certificate of Attendance.
All requests are to be made via the member’s portal
The cost of the Certificate is £10 +£2.50 postage & packaging. Requests for Certificates will only be taken during term time, and we require 10 working days before the end of term for this to be prepared. Certificates will be sent by Royal Mail Signed for delivery and will be should be within 15 working days from date of request.
Signing IN and OUT.
Parents/Guardians are required to sign participants In and Out in our register. If you would like to make alterative arrangements about the collection of your child, please provide a written note to the Head Coach at the start of the session and must inform your child the name of the person who will be collecting them and we may ask that person for ID. We will not and cannot take responsibility for a child’s presence and whereabouts if this requirement is not complied with.
If you would like you daughter to travel independently, please complete an Independent Travel note (this can be found on the website’s member’s area). Please accept our apology if this causes you a slight delay, but we take our responsibilities very seriously.
What happens if there is bad weather?
If there is extreme weather that will affect accessibility, health and safety of our participants and staff, then all parents will be notified of the postponement (Please check the alternative dates for each term). Notification of postponement will be sent via email or text on the Friday before the session/s take places, where possible. If you are based in an outdoor facility, training goes ahead if it is rain.
Covid 19 Guidance
We request that all participants take a lateral flow test on the morning of a Lets Play Netball Activity.
Players that test positive for Covid, are not permitted to attend and are encouraged to self-isolate as per the governments most recent guidance.
Our Coaches will spray and clean balls between each session.
Participants must bring hand sanitiser to every session / netball camps.
England Netball / Government Recommendations
Whilst the government removed the legal requirement to self-isolate if testing positive, we are encouraged to take personal responsibility concerning COVID-19, and self-isolation is still recommended.